For consumers eager to indulge, satisfy and energize one bite at a time Bixby & Co. announced Bixby Bites™: 0.5-ounce single-servings of handcrafted certified organic craft candy snack bars. Bixby Bites are available in the new milk chocolate peanut flavor Nutty For Me™ and its dark chocolate equivalent Nutty For You™, which was the recipient of the prestigious 2016 Good Food Award™ in the confections category.
“We get it, sometimes you just want a small treat,” said Bixby founder Kate McAleer. “Our new Bixby Bites™ offer that and protein and fiber to help satiate hunger cravings. We’ve also added the milk chocolate version of our most popular bar, Nutty For You™, so that everyone can enjoy a satisfying treat.”
For her ingenuity and business savvy, McAleer was awarded a prestigious 2016 Fellowship with the Tory Burch Foundation, a national program that invests in the success and sustainability of women-owned small businesses by providing access to capital, entrepreneurial education, mentoring and networking opportunities.
“To be a recipient is an incredible honor,” McAleer adds. “With the foundation’s support we can focus on Bixby’s three business goals: innovation, growth and brand building.”
Manufactured in a historic refurbished ice factory on the waterfront in scenic Rockland, Maine, the organic Nutty For You™ bar was singled out by the Good Food Awards™ for its superior taste, nutritional value and commitment to social responsibility. According to McAleer, the 1.5-ounce Nutty For You™ and Nutty For Me™ bars have five times as much protein (5g/serving) and four times as much fiber (3g/serving) as most standard candy bars. In addition to its organic certification, the Nutty For You™ and Nutty For Me™ bars are also is certified Kosher, Non-GMO Verified, certified Gluten Free, and Rain Forest Alliance™ certified. All Bixby Bars are made without corn syrup, palm oil, artificial flavors, artificial colors, preservatives or additives.
Check out the June 2020 issue of Prepared Foods, featuring our cover story on creating functional flavors with stocks, bases & sauces, consumers’ appetite for beef and other animal proteins, new dairy and dairy alternative offerings, and much more.