Half Moon Bay, Calif., April 17, 2012 –– Parents on a quest for fortified, natural 100% juice their kids might actually enjoy drinking can now find some delicious assistance from Odwalla. Beginning this week, Odwalla is introducing a new line of lunchbox-suitable, not-from-concentrate smoothies, giving parents a great new option to serve their families.
Conveniently packaged in easy-to-hold drink boxes, the smoothies are perfect for lunchboxes or on-the-go use. They are available for purchase in 6.75 fl. oz. single units and in four-pack bundles. With no added sugar and 110-120 calories per box, they are also a great source of vitamin C. See nutrition facts for sugar and calorie content.
“Our line of Odwalla Smoothies For Kids is a convenient – and delicious – way for moms to help their families get several nutrients they need for good health,” said Irma Shrivastava, Vice President of Marketing, Odwalla, Inc. “We’re dedicated to helping parents meet the nutritional needs of their children, one fruit at a time.”
To strengthen its commitment to nutritious and accessible snack options for children, Odwalla is now a proud supporter of HealthyChildren.org, the official parenting web site of the AAP. The AAP is the nation’s largest pediatric organization, with a membership of 60,000 primary care pediatricians, pediatric medical subspecialists and pediatric surgical specialists.
“We are pleased to have Odwalla as a proud supporter of HealthyChildren.org,” said Dr. Jennifer Shu, Medical Editor of HealthyChildren.org from the AAP. "Helping parents and caregivers know where to go online for nutritional information for their children is important to both AAP and Odwalla."
Packaging of all three Odwalla Smoothies For Kids flavors will feature the HealthyChildren.org logo. Odwalla Smoothies For Kids can be found in the refrigerated section of natural food stores, select supermarkets and specialty outlets throughout the United States. All Odwalla products are made with care and wrapped in fun, brightly colored labels. The appearance of American Academy of Pediatrics or HealthyChildren.org does not constitute a guarantee or endorsement of any products.
*According to the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, one serving of fruit= ½ cup (4 fl oz) of 100% Juice. The majority of your daily fruit intake should come from whole fruit.
Odwalla, Inc. delivers nourishment coast to coast with the Odwalla family of juices, juice drinks, smoothies, protein drinks, and nourishing food bars. Odwalla has been making juices and innovating in the natural health beverage category for 30 years. Its nourishing beverages and food bars are available in natural food stores, select supermarkets and specialty outlets throughout the country. To learn more about Odwalla products and Odwalla’s commitment to the environment, please visit www.Odwalla.com or call 1.800.ODWALLA. Also follow Odwalla on Facebook (www.facebook.com/odwalla) and Twitter (@Odwalla).
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