National Nutrition Month Has Found Its Perfect Snack: Crispy Green’s Irresistibly Delicious All-Natural Freeze-Dried Fruit Snacks. Crispy Green Also Steals the Show at the 54th Annual Grammy Awards

FAIRFIELD, NJ – March 1, 2012 – Here’s an easy way to celebrate National Nutrition Month every day (not just in March): choose all-natural Crispy Fruit and FruitziO as the snacks of choice for you and your kids. Crispy Green® Crispy Fruit freeze-dried fruit snacks, “real fruit, real taste, nothing else!” and the new line of FruitziO® freeze-dried fruit snacks, with a hint of pure cane sugar, are full of flavor to satisfy your desire for a snack that is sweet and crunchy with the added benefit of being free of fat, cholesterol, gluten and nuts, low calorie and low sodium.

National Nutrition Month, celebrated each March, started in 1973 as a week-long event, National Nutrition Week, and in response to growing public interest in nutrition, it became a month-long observance in 1980. The campaign is designed to focus attention on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits.

“Snacking is an important part of our daily food intake, but most snacks provide little or no nutritional value, just empty calories,” says Angela Liu, President and Founder of Crispy Green. “At Crispy Green, we aspire to give our customers a way to add more fruit into their diet with our totally guilt-free, nutritious freeze-dried fruit snacks.”

Crispy Fruit comes in a single-serving bag containing approximately one serving of fruit and 55 calories or less per bag; FruitziO, with a hint of added cane sugar, has 2.5 servings per bag and only 100 calories for the entire bag. Both are vegan-friendly, peanut/tree-nut-free, gluten-free, dairy-free and are kosher-certified.

Crispy Green® Crispy Fruit and FruitziO® freeze-dried fruit snacks were recently selected for inclusion in the exclusive Swag bags for the performers at the 54th Annual Grammy Awards. It’s no surprise because high quality fruit and good taste take center stage in every bag of Crispy Fruit and FruitziO.

Crispy Green® award-winning Crispy Fruit snacks come in six delicious flavors: Crispy Apples, Crispy Asian Pears, Crispy Bananas, Crispy Cantaloupe, Crispy Mangoes and Crispy Pineapples (MSRP: $1.49). In addition to single-serving bags, Crispy Fruit is available in the handy “Grab and Go” 6-PACK – six single-serving bags in one convenient multi-bag (MSRP: $7.99).

Made with the finest freeze-dried fruit slices with just a hint of pure cane sugar, FruitziO® snacks combine the wholesomeness of fresh fruit with a sweet taste.  Packaged in convenient, travel-friendly, moisture-free 25-gram (.88-ounce) resealable pouches (MSRP: $3.49), each package contains less than 100 calories with varieties including Apples & Strawberries, Apricots, Kiwi, Peaches and Strawberries.

Crispy Green® and FruitziO® products are available in stores such as The Fresh Market, Harris Teeter, Bloom, Earth Fare and selected Whole Food Market. To find a retailer in your area that carries Crispy Green’s® and FruitziO® products, go to www.crispygreen.com/where-to-buy.html. For more information, please visit www.crispygreen.com. For news updates, information and special offers, follow Crispy Green and FruitziO® on Twitter @CrispyGreen and @FruitziO and become a fan at Facebook at www.facebook.com/crispygreen.

About Crispy Green

Crispy Green Inc. (www.crispygreen.com) is the maker of Crispy Green® Crispy Fruit freeze-dried fruit snacks, “real fruit, real taste, nothing else!” and the new line of FruitziO® freeze-dried fruit snacks, with a hint of pure cane sugar. The Crispy Green® and FruitziO® line of snacks are made of only the finest fruits available. A sophisticated freeze-drying process removes the water from fresh, sweet fruit, leaving behind the fruit’s true essence in a light and crispy texture that’s perfect for snacking. Crispy Green® and FruitziO® are a delicious, convenient way to add more fruit to your daily diet. The company was founded in August 2004 with a vision to be the leading provider of high quality, natural food products desired by everyone who wants to live a healthy and better life. In 2005, Crispy Green introduced its line of Crispy Green® Crispy Fruit in the United States. Since then, Crispy Green® has been adding one new product each year to its product line to meet its rapidly growing distribution footprint. In 2009, Crispy Green® launched FruitziO® Strawberry, the first product in its line of FruitziO® freeze-dried fruit snacks.

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