Kashi Company Combines Fruit and Veggie in New Tasty Soft n' Chewy Bar

New Soft-Baked Snack Bar Offers Banana Chocolate Chip Flavor Plus One Half Serving of Both Fruit and Vegetable

Mar 06, 2012, 11:03 ET from Kashi Company

LA JOLLA, Calif., March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Kashi, the premier natural food and lifestyle company, today announced the launch of Kashi® Banana Chocolate Chip Soft n' Chewy Bars, a brand new addition to its family of wholesome and tasty snacks.  With a yummy flavor combination of soft-baked banana bread and dark chocolate chips, each tasty bar provides one half serving of fruit and one half serving of vegetable for a naturally delicious and nutritious snack that the whole family will love.

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"We're excited to introduce a delicious new snack bar designed to delight everyone's taste buds through the timeless flavor pairing of banana and chocolate," says Jeff Johnson, senior nutritionist and natural lifestyle expert at Kashi.  "We know that finding nutritious foods that kids like is always a nice surprise.  Our Banana Chocolate Chip Soft n' Chewy Bars are a great solution with a delicious banana bread taste the entire family will enjoy along with the goodness of fruit and veggie."

Kashi Banana Chocolate Chip Soft n' Chewy Granola Bars offer soft-baked, whole food nutrition you can see and taste through Kashi's signature blend of 7 Whole Grains, naturally sweetened with real fruit and rich dark chocolate.  Each bar provides half a serving of fruit from apples and bananas and half a serving of vegetable from pumpkin, 4g of fiber*, 3g of protein and 9g of whole grains.  Made with all natural ingredients and no high fructose corn syrup, these bars are ideal for lunchboxes or a quick anytime snack.

Kashi Banana Chocolate Chip Soft n' Chewy Granola Bars are now available at grocers and natural food retailers nationwide for a suggested retail price of $3.89.  For more information please visit www.kashi.com.

* Kashi Banana Chocolate Chip Soft n' Chewy Granola Bars have 3 grams of fat per serving (1 bar)

About Kashi Company

Founded in 1984, Kashi dreams of a world where everyone embraces natural health. As a natural lifestyle pioneer, Kashi is passionate about and committed to improving the health of people and our planet.  By providing great tasting, nutritious and innovative foods, Kashi enables people to achieve optimal health and wellness, while also leading them on a path toward embracing a natural lifestyle.  Kashi encourages people to live their best lives through its interactive online community at Kashi.com and the Kashi REAL Tour, a lifestyle immersion program and national grassroots tour that educates people about the importance of natural foods and healthy living.  The company also champions non-profit organizations working to keep real food in the minds and hands of communities across the country through the Kashi REAL Project.  To learn more about 25 years of Kashi's mission, sustainable efforts, values and roots, get inspired by the Yearbook on Kashi.com.

Kashi's products are natural, minimally processed and free of highly refined sugars, artificial additives and preservatives. Kashi® brands and foods include: GOLEAN® cereals and bars; Kashi® Heart to Heart® cereal, instant oatmeal and whole grain crackers; Kashi® 7 Whole Grain Puffs, Honey Puffs, Nuggets and Flakes cereals; Kashi® Good Friends® cereals; Kashi® Autumn Wheat®, Cinnamon Harvest®, Island Vanilla® and Strawberry Fields® (organic) cereals; Kashi® Honey Sunshine®, Berry Blossoms® and Golden Goodness™ cereals; Kashi® Black Currant and Walnut cereal; Cocoa Beach™, Mountain Medley® and Summer Berry™ granola; Kashi® Pita Crisps; Kashi® chewy and crunchy granola bars, layered granola bars, soft-baked cereal bars; Kashi® snack crackers and cookies; Kashi® all natural frozen waffles, entrées and pizzas; and Kashi® 7 Whole Grain Pilaf. 

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