Mediterra Inc., New York, N.Y., says it is the first to introduce all-natural nutrition bars inspired by the Mediterranean Diet. The company also has named Acosta Sales & Marketing as its U.S. sales agency.
Mediterra recently launched six savory-flavored bars that contain healthful ingredients, such as sundried tomatoes, olives and basil. Other bars feature various fruits, vegetables and grains. All Mediterra bars are all-natural, non-GMO and gluten-Free. The MSRP is $1.99.
"Acosta represents the most prestigious brands in the food industry and our partnership proves their inherent belief in the Mediterra bars," says Marty Hagge, senior vice president of sales and marketing. "We're confident that the combination of our delicious and healthy bars with their sales skills will ensure Mediterra bars on shelves across America."
"Occasionally, we find a product that emphasizes a particular lifestyle and Mediterra is one of these brands," says Mike Anderson, president of Natural Specialty Sales, a division of Acosta Sales & Marketing. "We're excited to help introduce the first on-the-go nutrition bar that adheres to the Mediterranean Diet. The combination of a clean ingredient label, interesting flavors and delicious taste creates a winning product line."
The six bars come in three specific varieties with two flavors to choose from in each category:
The First Ever "Savory Bars" – The bars are rich in vegetable content, but low in calories, sodium and sugar and contain protein-rich pea crisps and a touch of olive oil. Each Savory Bar is 1.4oz and contains 6g of protein and fiber. They are certified kosher and dairy free. Savory Bars serve as an alternative to sweet snacks providing super foods and amaranth, an ancient grain. Flavors include:
"Sesame Honey Energy Bars" –Traditionally known as "Pasteli," these bars are dairy-free and contain only a few ingredients including, roasted sesame seeds, Greek honey, pistachios from Aegina Island or orange peel, respectively. The combination provides natural and long lasting energy. Each bar is 1.3oz and contains 5g of protein 2g of fiber. Flavors include:
- Sesame Seed/Pistachio/Greek Honey
- Sesame Seed/Orange/Greek Honey
"Yogurt and Oat Bars" –Bottom covered with yogurt-style coating, each bar is 1.6oz, certified kosher and contains 7g of protein. The bars also feature fig paste, sunflower seeds and raisins. Flavors include:
- Yogurt/Oat/Cherry Pistachio
- Yogurt/Oat/Apricot Pistachio
Visit www.MediterraNutrition.com for details.