--They are 100% fruit so no added sugar. This is how I like applesauce in general. It is sweet enough, why ruin the nutrition with extra sugar.
--It comes in 11! different flavors according to the information they sent me. They sent us the "appleapple" flavor which is just regular applesauce but the applepeach really sounds yummy.
--It is convenient. This would be the reason these things are so popular (and pricey). You can take them anywhere, they do not have to be refrigerated, and the lid is resealable (if for some reason you can't finish a 3oz pouch?). A spoon is also unnecessary which is good if your little one often forgets.
--If your child is in a "nut-free" classroom (this would be my youngest's situation for the last two years), applesauce cups and pouches are on most of the "approved snacks" lists.
--It is non-GMO, no added colors or flavors
--The packaging. While it's BPA-free so not a health issue, I try to be as green as I can without putting in too much extra effort in. For snacks away from the home, I prefer to send fresh fruit or use a reusable container to send dry snacks.
--The price. For the cost of one 4-pack, I could buy two medium jars of applesauce and give my kids a loooot of 3oz bowls of applesauce. If I really wanted pouches, they do even sell reusable ones now. These are cheaper than some of the other brands though at about $2.50 (Walmart) per four-pack. Like I said above, I'd really just rather send fruit or dry snacks and leave the applesauce for at home though.
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