BOULDER, Colo., April 1, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cooking and baking with butter just got better. Today, Smart Balance, the maker of great tasting heart healthier products, introduced Blended Butter Sticks as the newest addition to its popular line of better butters. http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=17892 Tasting like regular butter but with 28 percent less saturated fat, Smart Balance ® Blended Butter Sticks are made with real butter and Smart Balance ® Oil Blend as well as EPA/DHA & ALA Omega-3s and a naturally sourced ingredient that helps block the cholesterol in the butter. "Many of our consumers want the taste and texture of real butter when cooking and baking," said Smart Balance Executive Vice President John Becker. "So we've taken the great taste of butter and added the benefits of our spreadable better butters; then we put them in a convenient stick form that's easy to measure and perfect for recipe making."
The Blended Butter Sticks have 0g trans fat and absolutely no hydrogenated or partially hydrogenated oils. One serving of the butter provides 20 percent of the daily value of EPA/DHA Omega-3s and 10 percent of the daily value of ALA Omega-3s."Smart Balance ® Blended Butter Sticks are a great option for those seeking to cook with real butter but in a heart healthier way," said Registered Dietitian Tammi Hancock. The sticks are available in 8-ounce packages on grocery shelves nationwide. Other Smart Balance ® better butters include Smart Balance ® Butter & Canola Oil Blend, Smart Balance ® Light Butter & Canola Oil Blend and Smart Balance ® Butter & Canola and Extra Virgin Olive Oil Blend. To find stores that carry better butters and other Smart Balance® products, go to http://www.smartbalance.com/productlocator. About Boulder Brands, Inc. Boulder Brands, Inc. (Nasdaq:BDBD) is committed to providing superior tasting, solution-driven products in every category it enters. The company's health and wellness platform consists of brands that target specific consumer needs: Smart Balance for heart healthier diets, Glutino and Udi's for gluten-free diets; Earth Balance for plant-based diets; and Bestlife for weight management. For more information about Boulder Brands, Inc., please visit www.boulderbrands.com. The photo is also available at Newscom, www.newscom.com, and via AP PhotoExpress.
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