Vermont Nut Free Chocolates expands offerings with MetaBall

first_imgVermont Nut Free Chocolates,Vermont Nut Free Chocolates, makers of nut free, gourmet specialty products, is now offering MetaBall, a new product line of energy snacks that are safe for those with peanut and tree nut allergies, to select retailers in New York. Made from the finest, all-natural ingredients, MetaBall is manufactured in a completely nut free environment by Vermont Nut Free Chocolates under license from Beyond The Mirror, LLC. MetaBall is designed for athletes and active individuals looking for a healthy, great tasting and convenient snack alternative. The unique round shape provides portion flexibility (Portion Flex) enabling people with different energy needs to ‘eat ‘em as they need ‘em’.  The fact that MetaBall products are nut free opens up a new world of nutrition alternatives for those who live with nut allergies. Made from the finest ingredients, MetaBall is designed to deliver lasting energy, consisting of slow-burning carbohydrates, healthy fats and pure whey protein isolate. MetaBall is available in tri-packs or Buy The Bucket which contains 24 individually-wrapped servings.‘We are thrilled to partner with the team at MetaBall to introduce the first round energy snack made specifically for those with nut allergies. These great tasting and will deliver lasting energy to health-conscious individuals who are looking for an all-natural alternative to the usual, sugar-laden bars,’ said Gail Elvidge, president of Vermont Nut Free. ‘As the mother of a child with peanut allergies, I know what it is like to have an active child that is looking for a quick snack to provide energy for the next soccer game or after-school activity.’ Each MetaBall three-pack has 15 grams of protein and a 3:1 carbohydrate to protein ratio, offering energy going into a workout as well as aiding in lean muscle development as a post-workout nutrition alternative. The complete nutritional combination found in MetaBall is great for business people that need that mid-day boost, and convenient for busy families. It provides fussy eaters with a delicious way to get additional protein and complex carbohydrates into their diets and the built-in portion control makes it a healthy choice for everyone.‘We embarked on the laboring process of creating the perfect nut-free, high-energy food that is fun to eat, tastes great and everyone can feel good. We are thrilled to introduce our MetaBall product line to an even wider audience through our licensing agreement with Vermont Nut Free Chocolates,’ said Neal Abramson, President of Beyond The Mirror, LLC, brand owner of MetaBall.MetaBall comes in a variety of flavors including:Bashin’ Berry ‘ This no-nut version of the best peanut butter and jelly sandwich you never had combines the flavors of raspberry and blueberry with the ‘nutty’ flavors of sunflower butter and oats. Chompin’ Chocolate ‘ This flavor is for the chocolate lovers and captures a true chocolate experience with real milk chocolate, combining flavors of chocolate, vanilla and the ‘nutty’ taste of sunflower butter. Mocho Loco ‘ A coffee lover’s treat, mixed with real espresso and then covered in just the right blend of creamy chocolate and espresso.Raisin The Roof ‘ This is an all-time favorite, developed to remind you of homemade oatmeal raisin cookies ‘ just delicious!  Safe from cross-contamination concerns that often arise with similar, mass-produced products, people with nut allergies can feel comforted by the nut-free guarantee on these healthy snacks. To learn more about MetaBall visit www.metaballnutrition.com(link is external).  MetaBall is now available to order online at http://www.vermontnutfree.com(link is external).About Beyond The MirrorBeyond The Mirror, based in New Jersey, is responsible for product innovation and marketing of the MetaBall brand.  As is the case with great products, MetaBall was born out of need ‘ the husband and wife team of Beyond The Mirror developed MetaBall in 2008 to provide a high protein energy food for their peanut and nut allergic son, who is active in sports.  There was simply not a product on the market that was safe for him, natural, and nutritious.  With a unique combination of expertise in biochemistry and marketing, the founders of Beyond The Mirror were able to develop a product that was scientifically and nutritionally sound while remaining consumer relevant. As time went on, friends and teammates began asking for MetaBall.  Word spread, and MetaBall Nation was born.About Vermont Nut Free ChocolatesEstablished in 1998, Vermont Nut Free Chocolates specializes in handmade gourmet treats that are safe for individuals with peanut and tree nut allergies. Its product line includes fudge, truffles, caramels, chocolate bars, granola bars and novelty items. All products are made in small batches with only the finest nut free ingredients available. To learn more or order products, please visit, http://www.vermontnutfree.com//index.shtml(link is external). Source: Vermont Nut Free Chocolates Grand Isle, VT, May 2010last_img

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