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Press release from CNW Group

Trick and Treat the Neighbourhood Kids to Healthy Options this Halloween

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Trick and Treat the Neighbourhood Kids to Healthy Options this Halloween06:58 EDT Wednesday, October 19, 2011TORONTO, Oct. 19, 2011 /CNW/ - Halloween is just around the corner and everyone is looking for ways to stand out. Trick-or-treaters are on the hunt for the best costume on the block, while parents are seeking out the ultimate household decorations. This year, forget the fuss! Metro is making it easier than ever to have a unique edge on October 31. Be the go-to house on the block by offering trick-or-treaters a wide variety of healthy Halloween treats. These salty and sweet snacks are a healthy alternative that will make your Halloween offering the talk of the town.Irresistibles Fruit Strips (Tropical & Variety Pack)Delicious and nutritious! This family favourite is available in a flavour to satisfy every trick-or-treater on the street - pineapple, mango, pomegranate, strawberry, wild berry and raspberry.  What's more? It even offers 50 per cent of your recommended daily vitamin C intake.Irresistibles Fruit Twists (Variety Pack)Strawberry, raspberry and cherry - all your favourites are twisted up into a delicious bite-sized snack that is under 60 calories per package. It's the perfect treat to replace the conventional high sugar and high fat gummy fruit treats trick-or-treaters are used to getting.Irresistibles Life Smart Praline Dry Roasted Almonds & Natural Whole AlmondsEnjoy one of the healthiest nuts around in a convenient 100 calorie pack in either Praline Dry Roasted or Natural Whole flavours. The kids will never notice this salty treat is a great source of protein.Irresistibles Life Smart Apple Sauce (Assorted flavours)A childhood favourite loved by tricker treaters of all ages, Life Smart apple sauce is a great way to ensure kids are getting the fruit servings they need each day without having to load up on unnecessary sugars. Available in six in flavours for everyone's pallet - apple, apple berry, apple blueberry, apple grape and apple mango peach, there is certainly something for everyone.Irresistibles Life Smart Rice Crispy BarsForget about the usual mini chocolate bars and give the kiddies a sweet alternative. Irresistibles Life Smart Rice Crispy Bars provide the same sweet, salty and crunchy characteristics as high sugar chocolate treats. One bar is only 80 calories and might become your new Halloween staple.For further information: Media Contact: Robyn Landau, Optimum PR l robyn.landau@cossette.com l 416.934.8046