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NEW FOOD PACKAGING IN STORE NOW

From August 2018, customers will notice our rebranded food packaging start to appear on shelf in all major stockists.

  • CURRENT Packaging
  • new Packaging

We are excited to announce our new packaging will start to appear on shelf from August 2018. This transition to new packaging will occur over a number of months. During this time there will be a mix of current and new packaging on shelf.

There are no major changes to these products, in some instances there is a small name change or slight recipe improvement, see below for the full details.

Products purchased via the website will be delivered to customers in our old packaging until the end of October. From November, products ordered from the website will be delivered in the new packaging.

Please note, our Infant Formula packaging will not be rebranded until later in 2019.

For any questions, connect with our team of accredited practising Dietitians on +61 3 6332 9200

Product name changes

  • Cereal Name Changes
  • CURRENT Packaging Organic Baby Rice
  • NEW Packaging Organic Rice with Prebiotic (GOS) Note: Our Baby Rice recipe has been upgraded to now include GOS Prebiotic
  • CURRENT Packaging Organic Vanilla Rice Custard
  • NEW Packaging Organic Milk & Vanilla Baby Rice
  • CURRENT Packaging Organic Apple & Cinnamon Porridge
  • NEW Packaging Organic Apple & Cinnamon Baby Porridge
  • Ready To Serve Name Changes
  • CURRENT Packaging Organic Banana, Pear & Mango
  • New Packaging Organic Banana, Pear, Apple & Mango
  • CURRENT Packaging Organic Mango, Blueberry & Apple
  • New Packaging Organic Blueberry, Mango & Apple
  • CURRENT Packaging Organic Peach & Apple
  • New Packaging Organic Grape, Apple & Peach
  • CURRENT Packaging Organic Pumpkin & Tomato Risotto
  • New Packaging Organic Pumpkin, Sweet Potato & Tomato
  • CURRENT Packaging Organic Broccoli, Beef & Brown Rice
  • New Packaging Organic Beef & Vegetables
  • Note: We have also upgraded some of our RTS recipes to remove added sugars and to remove some of the more complex ingredients that are not required for young children such as Tamari.
  • RUSKS NAME CHANGES
  • CURRENT Packaging Organic Milk Rusks Toothiepegs
  • New Packaging Organic Milk Rusks

Mindful Eating

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At Bellamy’s we are strong believers in what we call Mindful Eating. In fact, thinking about the food we give our babies and children started us on the organic baby formula journey in the first place. Mindful Eating is becoming more important to all of us in Australia because of the ever-increasing problems people have with weight control.

So how does Bellamy’s Organic product range relate to mindful eating? In short, the more you think about your food, and your baby’s food, the greater your, and your baby’s, health and wellness. Diet is one of the keys to a long and healthy life. Mindful Eating can get that journey started correctly.

Organic Baby Food

Mindful eating is exactly what it says. You just think for one second before you buy something or put it in your mouth. Ask yourself: What’s in this? Do I need to eat this? Could I easily eat something healthier? It’s not hard, really. But it is important – especially for babies, because they can’t be Mindful. They rely on you for their choices.

Babies are pretty tough, really, and nature has equipped them to be able to deal with a lot. But nature couldn’t really foresee a world where some food contains harmful chemicals and much of our processed food is altered in one way or another. Pure foods are a better bet for babies and children because their systems are still developing. Organic baby foods are a very good choice.

How to Eat to be Healthy

We’re reminded of a little experiment that acclaimed psychologist Dr George Blair West took us through some time ago when he was tal0king about savouring food. We were to get anything we wanted from the table at the conference room at morning tea, but we were not to eat it, just bring it back into the room. Then Dr Blair West asked us to smell the food we had chosen and to think about it. Then we were to touch it to our lips and feel the texture, then to place it to our tongues and taste it. Finally, we were to take a small bite and chew it slowly. After that, we were told that if we wanted the rest we could go ahead and eat it.

Almost everyone in a hall of 100 people put the food back on the plate! After thinking about and really tasting the muffin I had picked up, I didn’t want the rest!

That was the first time that we understood the difference Mindful Eating can make. We wouldn’t expect people to go through the routine outlined above every day. But try it once. You might just find that a lot of stuff you thought was tasty quite simply is not – when you think about it. So, don’t eat just anything because its there – give it a little thought. You’ll probably find that not only will you enjoy your food more, but you might lose some weight, too!

Our message here is that Mindful Eating for babies and children is a way for you to positively guide their expectations of food. This means that you think about what you feed them. Toddlers really will eat fruit and vegetables if you present them. Over time, they will look to them before chips and even chocolate. Or if they don’t they will more likely take chips and chocolate in moderation. Of course, we hope that Mindful Eating will naturally lead you to choose more organic food and for your baby. Bellamy’s Organic range is a great place to start.

Mindful Eating

If you’d like to know more about Bellamy’s Organic click this link.

To learn more about the certified organic baby food and nutritious snack products we make click this link.

If you’d like to see more resources for parents click this link.

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Important Notice to Parents and Guardians

  • The World Health Organisation recommends that breastfeeding is best for your baby.
  • Having a balanced diet when breastfeeding is also important. Infant Formulas should only be used after you’ve sought advice from a doctor or health practitioner.
  • A decision not to breastfeed can be difficult to reverse and introducing partial bottle feeding may reduce the supply of breast milk. It is also wise to consider the cost of infant formula.
  • If you use infant formula, all preparation and feeding instructions must be followed as per the manufacturer’s instructions. This is important for your baby’s health.