Borden Cheese donated 48,000 units of its Borden Cheese Crisps ‘n Cubes snack trays to Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee, which is part of the national Feeding America network. The donation, which was delivered to Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee in Nashville, Tennessee, will be distributed to hungry adults and children in 46 counties across the state. Additionally, a portion of the donated product will go to essential health care workers on the front lines at Nashville General Hospital.

“COVID-19 has brought unpredictability to all of us. We were in the initial stage of bringing this innovative, all-natural cheese snack to market. But, as grocery stores have needed to make quick adjustments to keep up with increased consumer demand, we found ourselves in a situation where we had inventory surplus in the area and knew we could put these products to good use and help people who needed them right now,” said Flavia Panza, VP Commercial Strategy and Brand Growth, DFA Dairy Brands.

Panza adds, “We’re thrilled to help Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee, while also providing on-the-go nourishment to some of the frontline healthcare personnel who are working so hard day in and day out to help fight and control this pandemic.”

As demand for food assistance rises with the COVID-19 outbreak, Feeding America, with its more than 200 affiliates across the country, has projected a $1.4 billion shortfall in the next six months alone.

“We are so grateful for this generous donation during this unprecedented time of need,” said insert Nancy Kell, president and CEO of Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee. “This contribution will make a difference for healthcare workers on the frontlines and so many local families.”

Borden Crisps ‘n Cubes are a low-carb, on-the-go snack option, which was launched earlier this year. Each snack pack tray features a duo of crunchy 100% oven-baked cheese (crisps) and 100% real cheese (cubes). Borden Cheese Crisps ‘n Cubes are gluten free with no added hormones or no added sugar and provide 9 grams of protein and less than 1 gram of carbohydrates per tray.

About Borden Cheese

Every slice, shred, bar and chunk of Borden Cheese is crafted with quality, wholesome ingredients brought to you by a cooperative of family-owned American dairy farms run by hardworking dairy farmers who work with integrity and care to deliver the best possible cheese. Borden Cheese can be found in the refrigerated dairy aisle in retailers across the country. Borden Cheese is used under license by Dairy Farmers of America (DFA), a national cooperative focusing on quality, innovation and the future of family dairies. 

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