Mediterra Nutrition Bars Authorized in 10,000 Stores

Carol Ortenberg

NEW YORK— After launching only 20 months ago, award-winning Mediterra® (, the first company to introduce all-natural nutrition bars inspired by the Mediterranean Diet, today announced its latest milestone: authorization in 10,000 stores throughout North America.

“Mediterra’s rapid distribution speaks to the uniqueness and quality of Mediterra and the consumer demand for nutritious, convenient and satisfying snacks,” says Telemaque Lavidas, founder, Mediterra. “We look forward to continued growth and many more milestones.”

Mediterra bars are authorized in countless retailers including Kroger, Loblaws, Wakefern, Schnucks, H-E-B, Fresh & Easy, Dierbergs, Sprouts, Bristol Farms, Safeway, 7-Eleven, Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Pharmaca, Whole Foods Market locations in the West and more.

Retailers interested in the Mediterra bars can meet with executives March 11-13, 2016 at booth 9408 in the Next Pavillion at the Natural Products Expo West at the Anaheim Convention Center.

Also at Expo, Mediterra will feature its two newest savory bars: Kale/Pumpkin Seeds and Bell Peppers/Green Olives.

Like the original Sundried Tomato/Basil and Black Olives/Walnuts Savory Bars, the new Kale/Pumpkin Seeds and Bell Peppers/Green Olives flavors are low in calories and sugar. All the Mediterra Savory Bars have less than four grams of sugar with no added sugars or sweeteners. The Kale/Pumpkin Seeds and Bell Peppers/Green Olives bars have only one and two grams of sugar, respectively. In addition, Kale/Pumpkin Seeds contains six grams of protein and Bell Peppers/Green Olives five grams of protein.

Rich in vegetables, nuts, herbs and seeds the bars also contain protein-rich pea crisps, amaranth and olive oil. Each Savory Bar weighs 1.23 ounces and is all-natural, non-GMO, Gluten-Free, certified kosher and dairy free. The MSRP is $1.99.

In addition to the first ever truly “Savory Bars,” Mediterra also offers four other bar flavors that provide ancient nutrition in a modern and convenient way: “Yogurt and Oat Bars” in Yogurt/Oat/Cherry Pistachio and Yogurt/Oat/Apricot Pistachio flavors; andSesame Honey Energy Bars” featuring Sesame Seed/Pistachio/Greek Honey and Sesame Seed/Orange/Greek Honey.

All Mediterra bars are based on the Mediterranean Diet that has been studied and noted by scores of leading scientists as one of the healthiest lifestyles in the world.

Less of a diet and more of a lifestyle, the Mediterranean Diet is a way of eating based on the traditional foods (and drinks) of the countries surrounding the Mediterranean Sea. There’s an emphasis on consuming more whole grains, fruits, greens and healthy fats, and less meat and sweets.

ABOUT MEDITERRA: Headquartered in New York City, Mediterra® is the first company to offer ready-to-eat nutrition bars inspired by the Mediterranean Diet. Mediterra® nutrition bars in Savory, Yogurt and Oats and Sesame Honey Energy, offer a healthy snack alternative incorporating healthy fats, grains, seeds, vegetables, fruits and greens. It’s on-the-go fuel that’s perfectly suited for the marathon of contemporary life. For more information, please visit #GoTasteLife.

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