Month: October 2015

Power Your Lunchbox Program Gets Over 10,000 Pledges to Support Hungry Families

The 2015 Power Your Lunchbox Pledge by Produce for Kids
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This year, our team at Crispy Green became a proud sponsor of the annual Power Your Lunchbox program by Produce for Kids. The campaign ran right in the heart of the back to school season – from August 3rd to September 18th of this year – and promoted the importance of packing healthy, balanced school lunches. Over 10,000 parents, families and classrooms took the pledge to pack a healthier lunch over the course of the campaign at poweryourlunchbox.com.

Healthy Halloween Snacks for Kids

That time of year is just around the corner, and many parents are searching their local grocery stores for healthy Halloween snacks for kids that won’t leave them with a sugar rush.
healthy halloween snacks for kidsBut you’ll want to choose snacks that are still creative and fun, so that they tie in to the spirit of Halloween. In this post, we highlight 6 ideas for healthy Halloween snacks for kids that are easy to prepare. Check ‘em out!

Providing Healthy & Delicious Snacks for Over a Decade, Crispy Green to Exhibit at the 2015 PMA Fresh Summit in Atlanta

Check Out Our Entire Line of All-natural Freeze Dried Fruit Snacks at Booth #3686

FAIRFIELD, N.J. – October 13, 2015 – Crispy Green®, the maker of Crispy Fruit premium freeze-dried fruit snacks, will be exhibiting at the annual PMA Fresh Summit in Atlanta, Georgia, October 23-25 at booth #3686. We invite you to stop by and taste for yourself!

Healthy Snacks for Halloween

Healthy Snacks for Halloween Trick or Treat! Give Me Something Yummy (But Healthy) to Eat

Crispy Fruit – Healthy Snacks for Halloween Both Kids and Parents Love

FAIRFIELD, N.J. – October 7, 2015 – We’re not tricking you when we say Halloween treats don’t need to be scary. For many parents, the scariest part about Halloween is the bags, lanterns and pillowcases full of sugary “treats” that their kids bring home followed by the battle of what stays in the house and what does not. But there are healthy snacks for halloween that both kids and parents love. It’s called Crispy Fruit from Crispy Green®.

Healthy On the Go Snacks

We know, we know – finding healthy on the go snacks that fill you up and satisfy you when you’re hungry isn’t easy. healthy on the go snacksThat’s why we often find ourselves at the drive-thru windows of fast food restaurants more often than we’d like. Between work and home life, sometimes it seems impossible to eat healthy when our day is super busy. Check out our suggestions of healthy on the go snacks that you can pack in advance to avoid unhealthy snacking during your hectic workweek!

Be ‘Pro-Pack-Tive’ and Send a Healthful Lunch

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Lunch is important to power kids through their school day, explains Dr. Kurt Hong of the Center for Human Nutrition and director of Huntington Medical Foundation.

He recommends combining complex carbohydrates with lean protein — nonfat yogurt and granola, a lean turkey sandwich on whole grain bread, low-fat cottage cheese with fruits and vegetables — for a concentrated, long-lasting source of energy (consider Crispy Fruit from Crispy Green when fresh fruit is not available or a convenient option).

Click here to see the full article on the Philadelphia Tribune!

Crispy Fruit by Crispy Green – Now Available at Shaw’s Markets

Crispy Green Brand Expands Retail Footprint in New England

FAIRFIELD, N.J. – September 29, 2015 – Crispy Green®, the maker of Crispy Green premium Crispy Fruit freeze-dried fruit snacks has expanded its retail footprint in New England through Shaw’s Markets.

Crispy Fruit – “100% fruit, nothing else!” – is an irresistible snack choice for kids and adults alike whether on the go or in the home, office or car. Shaw’s customers will now be able to purchase four flavors of Crispy Fruit including Apple, Asian Pear, Banana and Pineapple.