Simply Eight launches line of bars, snacks

Simply Eight launches line of bars, snacks

Simply Eight announced the launch of its new breakfast and snack food line. in D&Ws and VG's grocery stores owned and operated by Michigan-based Spartan Stores. Simply Eight announced the launch of its new breakfast and snack food line.


Simply Eight
announced the launch of its new breakfast and snack food line in D&Ws and VG's grocery stores owned and operated by Michigan-based Spartan Stores. Simply Eight announced the launch of its new breakfast and snack food line.

The new food is part of Simply Eight's ongoing commitment to provide great tasting breakfast and snack food products free of artificial preservatives, artificial flavors, artificial colors, hydrogenated oils, High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS), Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) and trans fats.

"Consumers are getting back to nature with simple, less processed packaged foods. Simply Eight is responding to consumers turning back to times when food was made at home with simple pantry ingredients that we know and trust," said Simply Eight Founder Ernie Pang.

Simply Eight is starting its product line with four great tasting breakfast and snack food products. They are Real Chocolate Chip Chewy Granola Bars, Real Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Chewy Granola Bars, Real Chocolate Chip Cookies, and Real Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies.

Each of these products contains only eight or fewer of the following ingredients: whole wheat flour, whole oats, brown sugar, honey, rice crisps, chocolate chips, canola oil, vanilla extract, peanut butter, vegetable shortening, baking powder, eggs, baking powder, and salt.

In the creation of this food line, Simply Eight intentionally avoided trans fats, HFCS, hydrogenated oils, artificial flavors, artificial colors, artificial preservatives or GMOs.  

To align with food regulations, the company is required to use sub-ingredients in the nutrition label, as in the case with a kitchen pantry favorite like chocolate chips. However, Simply Eight ensures those sub-ingredients are familiar and can be pronounced.  Each product's overall ingredient list has been carefully designed to be minimally processed while maintaining great taste.

Starting in August 2011, consumers can find the Simply Eight products in select Michigan-based Spartan Stores—specifically VG's and D&W Fresh Markets stores in Brighton, Burton, Caro, Clio, Davison, Fenton, Genesee, Howell, Marine City, New Baltimore, North Fenton, Owosso, Pontiac, Shelby Township, Sterling Heights, Waterford and West Flint.

For more product information, visit the Simply Eight website at www.simplyeight.com.

About Simply Eight

Simply Eight is based in Kalamazoo, near Michigan's rich agriculture and food innovation industries. Simply Eight Founder Ernie Pang and his team created Simply Eight with a philosophy of providing minimally processed packaged foods for consumers who want simplicity and familiar kitchen pantry ingredients. The product line has started with four kinds of breakfast and snack food products. Each food product contains just eight ingredients or less. For more information, visit www.simplyeight.com.

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