Kraft Foods, the Northfield, Ill., maker of Lunchables brand lunch kits, introduced new varieties that include Strawberry Banana-flavored smoothies from Chiquita Brands International, Inc., Charlotte, N.C.
"Moms tell us they need wholesome lunch-time options for their kids, but kids want an exciting lunch they look forward to eating," says Joe Fragnito, director of marketing, Lunchables. "That's why we created new Lunchables with Smoothie. Filled with kid-favorite foods and a smoothie made with real fruit, these varieties give moms choices they can feel good about and kids are thrilled to have a lunch-time option that's fun to eat."
Available in the refrigerated section of grocery stores nationwide with a suggested retail price of $3.79 per pack, they come in the following varieties:
• Chicken strips made with Oscar Mayer white meat breaded chicken, Chiquita Strawberry Banana Smoothie and Double Stuf OREO cookies.
• Deep dish pizza, includes pepperoni, Kraft cheese blend, pizza crust made with 8 grams of whole grain, pizza sauce, plus Chiquita Strawberry Banana Smoothie and Chewy Chips Ahoy! cookies.
• Turkey and cheddar sub sandwich made with Oscar Mayer lean turkey containing only white breast meat, Kraft fat-free mayo, Kraft cheddar, a sub bun made with 8 grams of whole grain, plus Chiquita Strawberry Banana Smoothie and Double Stuf OREO cookies.