Disney launches range of character-themed snacks

MUMBAI:In an attempt to get kids an essential diet of five or more daily servings of fruit, Disney launched ‘Disney Garden‘ which is a new line of character-themed fruit and vegetable snacks.

Disney Garden‘s new food products were unveiled at the International Trade show which will be held till 15 October in Houston.

Presented by Mickey, Minnie, Donald and Goofy, and with names like ‘Totally Teriyaki Sugar Snap Peas‘, ‘Sunny Honey Orange Carrot Coins‘, ‘Threezy Cheezy Broccoli Bites‘, ‘My Size Minis and Foodles‘, the new line of Disney Garden selections offers options that are nutritious.

According to an official statement, all of the products meet Disney‘s food guidelines which place limits on calories, fat, saturated fat, sugar and sodium.

"Disney Garden offers delicious combinations of fresh fruits and vegetables with sauces, dips and sides that will get kids excited about eating better. We‘ve packaged the line in a colorful way that truly captures Disney‘s magical appeal," said Disney consumer products, food, health and beauty category EVP Harry Dolman. "Parents want healthier options that are easy to prepare and serve, and kids like tasty choices that are fun and appealing. Disney Garden is a win-win solution for today‘s busy families."

The new Disney Garden menu includes choices like:

Disney Garden Foodles: Mickey Mouse Clubhouse characters. Includes ‘Build A FoodleDoodle‘ instructions to help kids create pieces of art with the food, and then eat them. Seven Foodles choices include: celery, peanut butter and raisins; carrots, celery, tomatoes and ranch dip; carrots, celery, pretzels and cheese dip; Apples, cheese and crackers; apples, caramel and cheese; apples, peanut butter and raisins; and apples, grapes and cheese.

Disney Garden Fresh Veggies and Sauce: Kid-sized cut vegetables with a pouch of sauce specially formulated, tested and approved by children. It is available in five different varieties, including totally teriyaki sugar snap peas, sunny honey orange carrot coins, threezy cheezy broccoli bites, lemon butter blast broccoli bites and pizzalicious broccoli bites.

Disney Garden Quick Snacks: Fruits and veggies paired with dips, like carrots and light ranch dressing, or celery and peanut butter. Additional lunch box options include fresh veggies and fruits cut and ready to eat in small individual bags.

For the Halloween season, Disney Garden will offer Pirates pumpkins with large collectible stickers.

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