Abbott's New ZonePerfect® Cookie Dough Nutrition Bars: A Nutritious Twist for Cookie Dough Lovers

Oct 27, 2010, 09:00 ET from Abbott

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott makes nutritious snacking a lot tastier for cookie lovers today with the introduction of ZonePerfect Cookie Dough Bars, the first-ever full line of soft, chewy cookie dough nutrition bars offering antioxidants, vitamins and minerals and an excellent source of protein.  A creative blend of taste, texture and nutrition, ZonePerfect Cookie Dough bars are now available in three delicious flavors: Chocolate Chip, Peanut Butter and Oatmeal Raisin.

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News Facts:

  • Available in three new flavors including Chocolate Chip, Peanut Butter and Oatmeal Raisin, the newest addition to the ZonePerfect brand takes a creative approach to nutrition, combining great taste with an excellent source of protein (10 grams) for a ready-to-eat and delicious snack.
  • ZonePerfect Cookie Dough bars are a good source of 17 vitamins and minerals, and are rich in antioxidants (vitamins C & E, and selenium).
  • ZonePerfect Cookie Dough bars contain 170-190 calories per serving and a balance of carbohydrates, protein and fat to help satisfy snackers on the go.
  • ZonePerfect Cookie Dough bars are ready-to-eat.  There is no raw egg in the bars.
  • ZonePerfect Cookie Dough bars are available nationwide in the nutrition aisle at grocery stores, drug stores and mass merchandisers (store locator), and are sold individually, or in packs of five.

Commentary on new ZonePerfect Cookie Dough Bars:

From Monica Hysell, division vice president and general manager of Global Performance Nutrition, Abbott Nutrition:

"We've always taken a creative approach to nutrition, giving people a way to get important vitamins, minerals and protein but without sacrificing great taste.  The new ZonePerfect Cookie Dough bars combine breakthrough cookie-inspired flavors, essential nutrients, and a soft, chewy texture for a delicious snack that could have you rethinking traditional cookie dough."

Where to Buy ZonePerfect® Cookie Dough Bars:

ZonePerfect Cookie Dough bars are available nationwide in the nutrition aisle at grocery stores, drug stores and mass merchandisers (store locator).  ZonePerfect nutrition products also can be ordered online at http://store.ZonePerfect.com.

About ZonePerfect®

The ZonePerfect brand provides balanced nutrition for busy people who refuse to sacrifice great taste.  Full-size ZonePerfect Nutrition Bars are a good source of at least 17 essential vitamins and minerals and contain 170-220 calories and 10-15 grams of protein per serving.  They are available in 21 flavors that appeal to taste preferences at any time of day.

About Abbott Nutrition

For more than 85 years, Abbott Nutrition has been developing and marketing science-based nutritional products to support the growth, health and wellness of people of all ages. Internationally recognized brands include the Similac® brand of infant formulas; the Gain® brand of growing-up milks; the PediaSure® brand of nutritionals for children; and the Ensure® brand of complete and balanced nutrition for adults.

The company is a leader in nutritional products clinically shown to address the distinct dietary needs of people with serious health conditions or special nutrient requirements, such as the Glucerna® brand of nutrition shakes and bars for people with diabetes.

Abbott Nutrition also offers EAS® specialized products to meet the unique nutritional needs of athletes, as well as ZonePerfect® all-natural nutrition bars for busy, active lifestyles.

More information about Abbott Nutrition's products is available on the Web at http://www.AbbottNutrition.com.

About Abbott

Abbott is a global, broad-based health care company devoted to the discovery, development, manufacture and marketing of pharmaceuticals and medical products, including nutritionals, devices and diagnostics.  The company employs nearly 90,000 people and markets its products in more than 130 countries.

Abbott's news releases and other information are available on the company's website at http://www.Abbott.com/.  

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