JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Nov. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Skeeter Snacks, LLC, maker of Skeeter Nut Free™ snacks that are delicious and safe for people with peanut and tree nut allergies, announced the successful launch of an assortment of its cookies in Kroger, Dillons, King Scoopers, City Market, Fry's Food Store, Ralphs and Smiths stores across the country.
"Kroger is a leading grocer and recognized as an industry leader in identifying innovative and wholesome options for its customers. We are proud our cookie multipacks are now available in most of the Kroger Co. family stores across the nation. We believe Kroger customers will find us to be the perfect choice for school lunches, team sport snacks and an everyday pantry treat," says Will Holsworth, CEO of Skeeter Snacks.
All Skeeter Nut Free cookies are made from natural ingredients and whole grains with no artificial preservatives, high fructose corn syrup or trans fats.
Kroger customers will find Skeeter Nut Free's eight count Chocolate Chip Mini Cookie pack and eight count Cookie Variety pack in the cookie multipack section.
In addition to Kroger family stores, parents, coaches and teachers can purchase Skeeter Nut Free snacks at Wegmans, Stop & Shop, Central Market and other regional and local food stores or online at target.com and amazon.com. Visit www.skeeternutfree.com to use the store locator to find a retailer nearest to you.
About Nut Allergies*
More than two million children – and approximately one in 25 school children in the U.S. – have a peanut or tree-nut allergy. Nut allergies are the leading cause of fatal reactions among food allergies and they have experienced a 400-percent growth in incidence since 1997.
About Skeeter Snacks
Jacksonville, Fla.-based Skeeter Snacks, LLC was founded by two fathers of nut-allergic children frustrated by the lack of great-tasting, safe snacks for their families. The company's mission is to create foods that are readily available, loved by all and ensure safety and inclusion for people with nut allergies. All Skeeter Nut Free products are made in a dedicated nut-free facility with an audited nut-free supply chain, and each production run is tested internally and by third parties before being released for distribution. Skeeter Nut Free chocolate chip mini cookies are available as a complimentary offering in the JetBlue Airways snack basket, seen and enjoyed by millions of JetBlue passengers annually. All Skeeter Nut Free products meet the nutritional requirements of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kid Act for inclusion in school nutrition programs as a whole grain and are served in schools across the country. For more information, please visit www.skeeternutfree.com or visit us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/skeeternutfree.
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