Friday, October 1, 2010

How do you build a better lunch for your kids


Enter the Welch’s® Fruit Snacks “Lunchbox Notes” Contest and Win Big! Deadline December 31, 2010

Choosing the right snacks to put into our children’s lunchboxes is important, so the inclusion of products like Welch’s® Fruit Snacks—the delicious snacks made with real fruit—is a smart choice that also makes kids happy.

Another way parents can make their children’s lunch experience happy and special is by sending notes inside their kids’ lunchbox. Now the makers of Welch’s® Fruit Snacks are asking parents and caregivers to share their own lunchbox notes for a chance to win prizes!

Tell us! Do you include inspirational, funny or heart-warming notes in your child’s lunchbox? Maybe you write a note right on the outside of his or her lunch bag. If so, enter the Welch’s® Fruit Snacks “Lunchbox Notes” contest and you could win big! Entering is easy. Go to and click on the “Lunchbox Notes” banner or go directly to Follow instructions and submit a photo of a recent lunchbox packed with a note and your child’s favorite variety of Welch’s® Fruit Snacks. Submissions can also be sent via regular mail to BHGPR, c/o Welch’s® Fruit Snacks, 546 Valley Rd., Upper Montclair, NJ, 07043. Entries must be postmarked no later than December 31, 2010. Entries will be judged based on creativity and inspiration of the message. Be sure to read the official contest rules!

Who says there is no such thing as a free lunch? One grand-prize winner will receive cash for groceries to buy lunch for one year (ARV $1,000) and a one-year supply of Welch’s® Fruit Snacks (ARV $160). Ten runners-up will each win a gift certificate to a fun, family restaurant of their choice (ARV $100 each) and a one-month supply of Welch’s® Fruit Snacks (ARV$12.00).

“Welch’s® Fruit Snacks are the consummate lunchbox snack,” said Josh Shapiro, Vice President of Marketing, Promotion In Motion Companies, Inc, , manufacturer and marketer of Welch’s Fruit Snacks “Not only are they a delicious, on-the-go treat, but all nine varieties, contain Vitamins A, C and E, have no preservatives, and are fat free and Gluten free. All this amounts to a delicious snack that kids love and parents feel good about putting in their kids’ lunchboxes.”

The Welch’s® name has been built on the highest quality fruit proudly grown on family farms. Welch’s Fruit Snacks are made with real fruit and fruit juices! They are available in a wide range of varieties including Mixed Fruit, Berries 'n Cherries, Island Fruits, Strawberry, Fruit Punch, Concord Grape, White Grape Raspberry, White Grape Peach and Reduced Sugar, with 35% less sugar than other Welch’s Fruit Snacks varieties.

Welch’s® Fruit Snacks are produced, marketed and distributed by The Promotion In Motion Companies, Inc., a leading manufacturer and marketer of fruit snacks, confections and other quality foods for 30 years.

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