Planet-Friendly Vegan, Gluten Free Dried Fruit Snacks from Wallaroo

Dried fruit in lunchbox perfect sized packets is nothing new but if you want to know that your snack has been prepared with a real concern for the planet then Wallaroo is the brand for you.

dried mango, pineapple and toasted coconut from Wallaroo

For a start the pineapples, mangoes and coconuts used for the "yummy by nature" products are grown in small community farms which have been looked after by the same families for generations.

dried fruit in compostable packaging from Wallaroo
When the fruit is harvested it's moved to a state of the art drying facility right next to the fields so that the food is as fresh as it can be and food waste during transportation is minimised.

dried mango from Wallaroo review
In the drying facility the fruit is cut by hand and dried with the help of sustainable solar power using a technique dating back to Roman times. The process requires nothing to be added for the fruit to be preserved - no sugar, salt, preservatives or sulphites.

dried coconut from Wallaroo

The range includes gently dried pineapple chunks, toasted coconut chips and gently dried mango slices. They are perfect for children for an after school snack, picnic treat and lunchbox ingredient but are equally yummy for adults.

girl proffers plate of dried fruit

Pop a packet in your handbag, gym bag or lunchbox for a sweet treat that is gluten free, vegan, high fibre and counts as one of your five a day..

Wallaroo fruit snacks are shipped globally via sea which the company has calculated is the best way to minimise the brand's carbon footprint.

Anti-plastic campaigners will be delighted to earn that the fruit is sealed into certified home compostable packaging which contains no plastic anything else to harm the environment.

dried pineapple from Wallaroo

You can pick Wallaroo snacks up in stores or order online where the product will be packaged in recyclable boxes to be sent out to you.

Disclaimer: I was sent samples of Wallaroo products for the purpose of this honest review.

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