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The Promise And The Purpose That Drives This Bar Saves Lives

This Bar Saves Lives (TBSL) is proud to partner with Natural Partners in the fight against severe acute malnutrition. TBSL is a one-for-one gourmet granola bar company that has partnered with Edesia, Save the Children, and Action Against Hunger to donate packets of life-saving food to children in need around the world. The company’s philanthropic mission was inspired by the extreme childhood hunger witnessed by its founders, Ryan Devlin, Todd Grinnell, and Ravi Patel during their travels in Africa.
So how do these bars save lives?
For every bar sold, TBSL’s partners produce a packet of Plumpy’Nut, a therapeutic food aid that is packed with nutrients and is used to treat severe malnutrition, and then deliver that Plumpy’Nut to children around the world who don’t have enough food to eat.
For more information about Plumpy’nut and the promise of ready-to-use foods in the fight against severe acute malnutrition, watch this informative YouTube Video.

The project got its start when Devlin and Grinnell went to Liberia in 2008 to help rebuild a bridge for local villagers. While there, they toured a refugee camp where they saw children suffering from acute malnutrition and witnessed their amazing recoveries due to an effective and impressive treatment – Plumpy’Nut.
However, the relief organization didn’t have the funds to provide enough Plumpy’Nut to all of the children who needed it. That sparked an idea: why not create a high-end granola bar sold in U.S. stores where, with each purchase, a Plumpy’Nut packet would be sent to a community in need? Devlin, Grinnell, and Patel saw this as a way to fight against severe malnutrition while providing American consumers with a product that was nutritionally good on its own. All of TBSL’s granola bars are non-GMO verified, gluten free, kosher, fair-trade, and use zero processed sugars. They are all nutrient rich and packed with fruits and nuts exclusively sourced from the US.
This Bar Saves Lives makes it easier for you to find delicious, healthy, and safe snacks for you and your family, while helping others around the world who need it most!
To date, TBSL has sold more than 400,000 granola bars and in turn, donated more than 400,000 nutritional packets around the world.
Buy a bar. Feed a child. We eat together.


*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.**This blog was written by an outside source. This blog does not necessarily reflect the views or positions of Natural Partners.