NEW YORK, Aug. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Meredith Corporation's (MDP) - Get Meredith Corporation Report PARENTS released the first part of two parts of its Food Awards, a selection of the 25 most tasty and healthy products. The list comprises favorites across pantry, fridge, and freezer categories. PARENTS' Food Awards 2021 is available on Parents.com/BestSnacks and in the September issue of PARENTS magazine, available now. The second part of PARENTS' Food Awards 2021, focusing on dinner shortcuts, will be featured in the October issue.
"As we head into the busiest months of the year, we know parents are looking for on-the-go snacks for every occasion, from sports practices to after school programs," said PARENTS Editor-in-Chief Julia Edelstein. "Our PARENTS' panel of kid taste-tasters sampled hundreds of nutritious products to find the ones that will make the hustle and bustle of family life easier and tastier."
PARENTS editors tested over 200 new snacks with a panel of 75 kids, from toddlers to young teens. A total of 25 products that do not contain artificial sweeteners or synthetic dyes, that are low in added sugars, and that contain nutrients made PARENTS' Food Awards 2021.
The full list of PARENTS' Food Awards 2021 is shown below by category and on Parents.com/BestSnacks.
PANTRY Best Allergy-Friendly Snack: MadeGood Star Puffed Crackers Best Bar: Quaker Chewy Fruity Fun Granola Bars, Amazing Apple Best Cereal: 123 Sesame Street C is for Cinnamon Cereal Best Chips: Good & Gather Crinkle Cut Sweet Potato Chips Best Crackers: From the Ground Up Purple Carrot Crackers Best Dried Fruit: Sun-Maid Fruity Raisin Snacks, Tropical Punch Best Nuts: Wonderful Pistachios No Shells Sea Salt & Vinegar Best Rice Cakes: Lundberg Family Farms Organic Rice Cake Minis
FRIDGE Best Cheese Snack: The Laughing Cow & Go Creamy Original Best Family Snack: Applegate Naturals Charcuterie Plate Best Flatbread: Stonefire Naan Dippers Best Morning Snack: Organic Valley Egg Bites, Uncured Ham & Swiss Best Pretzels :Hormel Soft Pretzel Bites With Cheese Best Pudding: GoGo squeeZ AlmondBlend Pudding Best Snack Kit: Sabra Kids Taco Dip & Rolled Tortilla Chips Best Yogurt: Stonyfield Organic Strawberry Yogurt and Choco Chimps
FREEZER Best Chocolate Snack: Trü Frü Nature's Raspberries Best Frozen Fruit: Wyman's Just Fruit &Greek Yogurt Bites Best Novelty Snack: FarmRich Star Wars Mandalorian Cheesy Potato Tots Best Pocket Pie: Del Monte Veggieful Broccoli Potato Cheddar Pocket Pies Best Smoothie Bowl: Kind Frozen Smoothie Bowl Best Toddler Snack: Gerber Freshful Start Organic Veggie Bites
CLASSICS Best Family Fave: Goldfish Baked Snack Crackers Best Fresh Fruit: Rockit apples Best Treat: Bakerly Chocolate Hazelnut Filled Crêpes To-Go!
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