COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 19 Abbott (NYSE: ABT) today announced the introduction of ZonePerfect Indulgence(TM) Nutrition Squares, a decadent new snack with a soft, whipped center that will have chocolate lovers rereading the nutrition label. Reinterpreted from classic dessert flavors, ZonePerfect Indulgence squares are available in three delicious flavors to satisfy cravings: Chocolate Peanut Butter Mousse, Caramel Toffee and German Chocolate Cheesecake.
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ZonePerfect Indulgence squares can be enjoyed as a sensible treat. Hiding within these squares' delicious chocolate taste are 18-19 vitamins and minerals and an excellent source of 10-11 grams of protein.
Commentary on New ZonePerfect Indulgence Nutrition Squares:
From Monica Hysell, Abbott Nutrition general manager and division vice president, Healthy Living:
"ZonePerfect Indulgence Nutrition Squares give candy a run for its money. With an excellent source of protein and a good source of at least 18 vitamins and minerals, you get a decadent treat you can feel good about eating."
"With the holiday season right around the corner, ZonePerfect Indulgence Nutrition Squares give you the satisfaction of taking a stress-free moment for yourself to enjoy a chocolaty treat. Because they have protein for satiety and vitamins and minerals for overall health, they are a good-for-you-snack that will not only delight the taste buds but also the body."
Where to Buy:
ZonePerfect Indulgence squares are available nationwide in flip-top boxes of four squares in the nutrition aisle at grocery stores, mass merchandisers and drug stores. ZonePerfect nutrition products also can be ordered online at http://www.AbbottStore.com.
ZonePerfect Indulgence squares are available in three flavors: Chocolate Peanut Butter Mousse, Caramel Toffee and German Chocolate Cheesecake. ZonePerfect® Nutrition Bars are available in eight Classic, six Dark Chocolate, and four Fruitified flavors and two Snack Sizes.
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The ZonePerfect brand provides balanced nutrition for busy people who refuse to sacrifice great taste. Full-size ZonePerfect Nutrition Bars and Indulgence Nutrition Squares are a good source of at least 18 essential vitamins and minerals and contain 180-220 calories and 10-15 grams of protein per serving. They are available in 21 flavors that appeal to taste preferences at any time of day.
About Abbott Nutrition
Abbott Nutrition (http://www.AbbottNutrition.com) develops and markets a wide range of science-based infant formulas, medical nutritionals, nutrition and energy bars, and related products to support the growth, health and wellness of people of all ages. Abbott Nutrition's internationally recognized brands include the Similac® brand of infant formulas; the Gain® brand of growing-up milks for older babies and toddlers; the PediaSure® brand of nutritionals and snacks for children; and the Ensure® brand of adult nutritionals.
Additionally, Abbott Nutrition is a leader in medical foods clinically shown to address the distinct dietary needs of people with serious health conditions or special nutrient requirements, such as the Glucerna® brand of nutrition shakes and bars for people with diabetes. Abbott Nutrition also offers specialized nutrition products to meet the unique needs of competitive athletes.
Abbott is a global, broad-based health care company devoted to the discovery, development, manufacture and marketing of pharmaceuticals and medical products, including nutritionals, devices and diagnostics. The company employs more than 72,000 people and markets its products in more than 130 countries.
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-- Chocolate Peanut Butter Mousse ZonePerfect Indulgence squares pair fluffy peanut butter mousse with a smooth chocolaty coating. -- Caramel Toffee ZonePerfect Indulgence squares combine the two homemade candy favorites into one decadent treat, smothered in a chocolaty glaze. -- German Chocolate Cheesecake ZonePerfect Indulgence squares feature whipped cheesecake flavor, real coconut and a chocolaty drizzle topped with crunchy nuts. -- ZonePerfect Indulgence squares are high-fructose corn syrup free. -- ZonePerfect Indulgence squares are packaged with four decadent squares per box. -- ZonePerfect Indulgence squares are available nationwide in the nutrition aisle at grocery stores, mass merchandisers and drug stores.