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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
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Rice & apples. Are all baby foods pretty much the same?

Rice-&-apples

We often get asked at Bellamy’s what is the difference between baby foods? Whilst it’s not possible to look at other manufacturer’s recipes, generally we have some clues as to where some source their product and that can be quite revealing.

Price vs quality

Baby food is a very competitive market. In Australia there are a number of manufacturers providing product to what is quite a small number of mothers each year. Competition is good because it drives value for consumers, but it doesn’t mean that a cheaper product is the same as a more expensive one.

Making baby food is a lot like home cooking. Brands can choose quality fresh ingredients to make the sort of nutritious home-cooked meals you’d make yourself, or they can make like a cheap restaurant and skimp using cheaper ingredients and imported cereals and vegetables from Asia. Baby rice is a good example.

Baby Rice

Baby rice is usually a baby’s first taste of solid food because it’s gentle on the stomach and easy to digest. So, to our mind, it should be as pure and wholesome as it can be.

Bellamy’s Organic Rice is premium grade whole rice, 100% certified organic. As you can imagine, it’s more expensive. In fact it’s three times more expensive. But you get what you pay for.

Our process gently flakes the whole rice, dries it and packs it off into airtight, resealable foil pouches to lock in the goodness. What could be simpler?

She’s apples

While we’re on the subject of quality, perhaps you’d like to know about the apples in our fruit snacks.  One of our favourite suppliers is from Tasmania, R & R Smith. A father and son farming family with long experience, so these apples aren’t just any old variety, but the very best selected apples that retain their flavour when dried and produces that fabulous snap! We believe you can taste the difference.

So, the one thing you can be sure of when you buy our products is that we never skimp on quality and that’s how we back up our claim to give your little one a pure start to life.

Mindful Eating

If you’d like to know more about Bellamy’s Organic and the certified organic baby foods we make, click on this link.

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Important Notice to Parents and Guardians

  • Breast milk is the best for babies. The World Health Organisation recommends exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of life. Unnecessary introduction of bottle feeding or other food and drinks will have a negative impact on breastfeeding. After six months of age, infants should receive age-appropriate foods while breastfeeding continues for up to two years of age or beyond. Consult your doctor before deciding to use infant formula or if you have difficulty breastfeeding.
  • The content on this website is intended as general information for Singaporean residents only and should not be used as a substitute for medical care and advice from your healthcare practitioner. According to recommendations from the Singapore Health Promotion Board, solid food should be given to babies only after 6 months.
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