Dare puts the wow! into school lunches with peanut-free snacks that taste just like peanut butter

New Dare Bear Paws Morning Snack Wowbutter® and Strawberries taste just like peanut butter but are peanut-free (CNW Group/Dare Foods Limited)

New Dare Bear Paws Minis Chocolate Chip & Wowbutter® taste just like peanut butter but are peanut-free (CNW Group/Dare Foods Limited)

New Dare Wagon Wheels Wowbutter® taste just like peanut butter but are peanut-free (CNW Group/Dare Foods Limited)

New Bear Paws and Wagon Wheels with Wowbutter® peanut-free snacks are perfect for school, after school activities or anywhere on the go!

KITCHENER, ON, Aug. 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Just in time for back-to-school season, Dare Foods Limited recently introduced new peanut-free snacks to make lunch tastier for kids and easier for parents. Dare Bear Paws Morning Snack Wowbutter® and Strawberries, Bear Paws Minis Chocolate Chip & Wowbutter®, and Wagon Wheels Wowbutter® deliver the great taste of peanut butter kids love, using a toasted soy spread called Wowbutter®.

Like all Bear Paws and Wagon Wheels snacks, the new Bear Paws and Wagon Wheels with Wowbutter® are made in Dare's nut-free and peanut-free Canadian facility. The cookies contain protein and support Dare Foods' Made Better promise – a family commitment to providing delicious, better-for-you snacks.

"We understand how tough it can be to find a good variety of peanut-free school snacks kids can enjoy," said Kelly McInenly, Senior Director of Marketing, Dare Foods Limited. "At Dare, we are committed to creating products that not only taste great but are more nutritious and safe for kids to eat. Each Bear Paws and Wagon Wheels pouch features a peanut free logo so parents and teachers can rest assured they're perfect for school lunchboxes."

Morning Snack Wowbutter® and Strawberries:

  • Made with 8 g whole grains
  • 3 g protein per pouch
  • 3 g of fibre
  • No artificial colours or flavours
  • No trans fat
  • Baked in a nut-free/peanut-free facility

Bear Paws Minis Chocolate Chip & Wowbutter®:

  • Made with 3 g protein per pouch
  • No artificial colours or flavours
  • No trans-fat
  • Baked in a nut-free/peanut-free facility

Wagon Wheels Wowbutter®:

  • Made with 2 g protein per cookie
  • No artificial colours
  • Baked in a nut-free/peanut-free facility

The new Bear Paws and Wagon Wheels with Wowbutter® are available at major grocery and mass merchandise stores across Canada, priced between $2.99 and $3.49.

Visit www.facebook.com/BearPaws.PattesDours or www.darefoods.com to learn more

About Dare Foods Limited
Dare is a Canadian, family-owned company with a 120-year history of providing Canadians with the quality products that make every snacking, entertaining and lunchbox occasion better. The company was a pioneer in offering peanut-free food solutions, and continues to develop delicious new cookies, candies, fruit snacks, crackers and fine breads to satisfy the changing needs of Canadian families. Key brands include Breton, Bear Paws, RealFruit, Whippet, Simple Pleasures, Boulangerie Grissol and Wagon Wheels. With six plants and more than 1,100 employees in North America, Dare is headquartered in Kitchener, Ontario.

SOURCE Dare Foods Limited

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