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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
Home/Nutrition & Recipes/Articles/Infant & Toddler Nutrition/Healthy Eating/The Advantages of Giving Vegetables Earlier

The Advantages of Giving Vegetables Earlier

 

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A recently released study from the University of Leeds suggests a new train of thought for ensuring the positive development of your child’s taste buds!

With NHS (England) guidelines suggesting to start weaning your child onto solids from the age of 6 months, this research proposes that exposing infants to a new vegetable early and more often in life, can encourage them to not only develop a taste but to also eat more of the vegetable, compared to offering novel vegetables to older children.

This study provides positive guidance for parents who would like to help encourage healthy and mindful eating habits in their children. Interestingly, it cans the myths around fussy eaters, pointing to the results of the study which show that even if a child is a little picky with food, they are able to eat a little more of a new vegetable each time they are offered it, and do not need vegetable tastes that are masked or hidden for the child to eat them.

These studies uncovered little difference between amounts eaten over time and between those fed basic puree and those fed sweetened puree, suggesting that sweetening vegetables does not necessarily make the vegetable more appealing to the child.

Also significant in the findings is that younger children consumed more than the older children. This was concluded from results which indicate if a child is introduced to a vegetable after the age of 24 months, children are reluctant to try and will have a tendency to reject new foods.

Do you think that often and early introduction of vegies could help lessen the chance of having a fussy eater?

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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.