Magazine article The Exceptional Parent

Plum Organics

Magazine article The Exceptional Parent

Plum Organics

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For individuals on a pureed diet, a new food product called Plum Organics may be a great choice when traveling or anytime a convenient pureed meal with superior nutritional content is needed.

Plum Organics, a new product that hit the market in 2005, is a gourmet line of organic, frozen pureed meals. Developed as a baby food product that sells nationally in natural and organic food retail stores like Whole Foods and Wild Oats, company founder Gigi Lee Chang say, "I am delighted that Plum Organics is finding a niche among families supporting a child or adult who needs a pureed diet." Mrs. Chang told EP that she is glad to see her product making a farther reach into the population of people, not just babies, who depend on a pureed food source and genuinely hopes that the food's convenient packaging and high nutritional value will help ease the load of parents and others supporting someone with special needs.

Plum Organics fills the need for fresh, healthful and tasty food that doesn't require caretakers to spend hours cooking and pureeing. In making the meals in its line, the company uses a unique cooking process coupled with flash freezing which locks in fresh flavors and helps retain vitamins and enzymes for high nutritional content. For example, Plum Organics Banana Peach Oatmeal contains 110% of the Recommended Daily Value (RDV) of Vitamin C, and its Super Greens meal has 60% RDV of Vitamin A. The meals sound delectable and are! Listen to these offering in their line, some of their best sellers, and see if it doesn't ignite the tastebuds: Spicy Rice, Multigrain and Chicken Whole Wheat Pasta, Banana Peach Rice Pudding, Sweet Potatoes and Vegetable Stew with Beef. …

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