Gluten-Free School Snack Wins 2009 GearAwardsTM

Carlsbad, CA, September 26, 2009 --( Once again Organic Nutrition has hit a home run. Developing great-tasting and nutritious gluten-free snacks is a difficult task, but under their Jungle Grub brand, Organic Nutrition’s newest flavor, Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough, has won a 2009 “Great Gear” award from

“We are really proud to win this award; it’s quite a coup for a gluten-free product to win for taste and nutrition especially when evaluated against traditional bars. Our goal has always been to put smiles on kid’s faces (kids 3-99 that is). I receive a lot of wonderful emails from parents and kids that praise our all of our flavors. One of my favorite messages was from a parent that said they taste so good they had to hide Jungle Grub from their son’s non-gluten-free eating siblings,” says company President, Steven Brandt.

The developer, Organic Nutrition, Inc., has a winning strategy, letting kids decide how they should taste. All three flavors are award-winning products. In 2008 the Peanut Butter Groove flavor won a "Great Gear" award and the Berry Bamboozle flavor won the "Seal of Excellence" from's annual GearAwardsTM. In addition to the gear awards, in 2007 Jungle Grub was voted Kids Nutritional Product of the Year by the Ion Kids network.

Jungle Grub® Snack Bars are USDA Organic and Certified Gluten-Free by GFCO. Formulated to meet the SB-19 school nutrition requirements, each bar is only 100 calories, a good source of Calcium and Vitamin C and offers 4 grams of protein, twice what you find in an average granola bar. With 14 or less grams of total carbohydrates, Jungle Grub is a great snack for diabetics - young and old - who need to stay under 15 grams of carbs per serving.

Jungle Grub Snack Bars can be found in many Natural Markets in 14 states and on and With the recent addition of Jungle Grub to Kehe Food Distribution, Organic Nutrition now has the ability to service retailers in 49 states.

Organic Nutrition, Inc. ( is a company dedicated to developing healthy, great tasting gluten-free snacks for kids. The company mission is simple; Kids should eat well and like what they eat. is the creation of fitness and nutrition guru Tony Hale, and provides a wealth of information, articles and resources for consumers, retailers, and manufacturers in the natural & organic industry.

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