Tuesday, 7 June 2011

REVIEW + COMPETITION: Nature Valley Snack Bars

I was very happy to receive a large selection of the various varieties of Nature Valley snack bars to review and this is what I thought...


CrunchyRolled wholegrain oats baked until crisp. 2 Bars in every pack. They come in packs of 6 double bars. And there are 3 flavours and a variety pack with two of each flavour in:

Roasted AlmondReally nice not overpoweringly nutty like I was expecting them to be.

Oats & HoneyNice crunchy with a delicious oaty taste. With real honey in to sweeten it nicely.

Canadian Maple SyrupNice oaty flavour again but this time topped off with maple syrup flavour.

Chewy TrailThese come in packs of six, RRP £2.19 from Sainsburys and Waitrose. They contain oats, nuts and fruit pieces:

Mixed BerryOpening the packet they have a really nice fruity smell. The bar is soft and easy to pull bits off. The main taste is the berries. Soft and easy to chew. Not overly sweet like some snacks. Filled with mixed berry pieces, roasted nuts, honey and whole grain oats.

Fruit and nutJust like the mixed berry this one is soft, chewy and easily breakable. Opening the packet releases a deliciously nutty aroma. I preferred the berry one but that is just down to personal taste. They are full of almonds, peanuts, honey, raisins, sunflower seeds and oats.

Crunchy and moreThese are new from Nature Valley and they have been well thought out! Two great flavours with good sizes pieces in them. They come in packs of 5 double bars:

Oats and berryNice crunchy bars with real chewy fruit pieces in. These smell fantastic and are good and satisfying to munch on. And you get the real feeling that they are much better for you than chocolate bars!

Oats and hazelnutsVery much like the regular crunchy Nature Valley bars. The big difference is the size of the nutty pieces which are much chunkier rather than the smaller bits. Also just when you think your snack time is over there is a whole second bar in the packet.



In my pack, I was also sent some gardening gloves which was fantastic as I do a lot of grow your own (vegetables and fruit). I also received some "ready to plant" seeds, a USB stick and a lovely bag for them all too.

If you would like to know more about Nature Valley products, you can visit their website at www.naturevalley.co.uk.

COMPETITION
How would you like to win some delicious Nature Valley snack bars? We have 3 prizes up for grabs:

1st Prize 1x 10 bar pack of Nature Valley Crunchy & More Granola Bars: Oats & Hazelnuts plus a 50p off coupon
2nd Prize 2x Nature Valley Chewy Trail Mix: Mixed Berry bars, 2x Nature Valley Chewy Trail Mix: Fruit & Nut bars plus a 50p off coupon
3rd prize 2x Nature Valley Chewy Trail Mix: Mixed Berry bars, 1x Nature Valley Chewy Trail Mix: Fruit & Nut bar plus a 50p off coupon

HOW TO WIN
1. Follow my blog using Google Connect
2. Visit www.naturevalley.co.uk and leave a comment telling me which snack bar you would most like to try and let me know if you have ever tried Nature Valley snack bars before - be sure to leave your Twitter username, a link to your Facebook profile or your e-mail address in order for me to contact you if you are a winner

BONUS ENTRIES
6. Leave a comment on any other blog post (not including competition posts) and leave a separate comment here telling me which one you left it on (3 entries)
7. Sign up to the blog newsletter over on the right - you must click to verify in your e-mails (3 entries)


COMPETITION ENDS ON 20TH JUNE 2011 AND IS OPEN TO UK RESIDENTS ONLY.


1ST PRIZE WINNER: @googoodoll83
2ND PRIZE WINNER: @bloomingfox
3RD PRIZE WINNER: @essexgirlSE
Please e-mail your name & address to twitter@myrandomblurb.co.uk

66 comments:

  1. i already follow your blog, i would like the Canadian Maple Syrup ones, they sound tasty!

    @ashlalaln

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  2. i am following your other blog as mummy24

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  4. i am following on twitter as @ashlallan

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  5. I love Nature Valley bars - they're so moorish! I would like the Canadian maple most...
    @Bobbity666

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  6. I follow your blog on Twitter @Bobbity666

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  7. I follow your blog on FB (Louise Strachan)@Bobbity666

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  8. Google Connect won't errr connect for me at the moment :(

    And I would love to try the new chewy berry bars!

    @BoostieBoo

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  9. I follow on FB - JoJo Young

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  10. I follow on Twitter @BoostieBoo

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  11. I've signed up for your newsletter :)

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  12. canadian maple syrup sound divine !!

    i usually go for the nutty flavours but i do like maple syrup too ...
    the nature valley roasted almond are gorgeous :)

    @clareandtribe

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  14. I've tried these once or twice but never the Roasted Almond granola bar which I'd love to try. @Isis1981uk on Twitter

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  15. Following you on Twitter @Isis1981uk

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  16. following

    i have tried them before ,like the canadian maple syrup

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  17. I buy Nature Valley bars quite regularly, I would really like to try the 'Crunchy and More' bars.

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  18. I'm following your blog on Facebook. I'm Alison Ducky (Sperry).

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  19. I'm following you on Twitter @googoodoll83.

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  20. I'm following your other blog.

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  21. I like the sound of the roasted almond bar

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  22. I am following on Twitter as foxyowl

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  23. I'm following on Facebook as Lisa Day.Mixed Berry sounds lovely.I've never tried nature valley before.

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  24. I'm now following your blog
    @Choclette8

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  25. I already follow your blog (hazzzzel)

    I would like to try Roasted Almond granola bar - sounds delicious.

    @beachrambler on Twitter

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  26. Already like you on Facebook (Hazel Rea)

    @beachrambler

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  27. Following TruRuv

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  28. following on twitter @original_castir

    Just reading your descriptions makes the smells and flavour come to life

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  29. Following your Blog :-)

    @MrsWebster147

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  30. I would like to try the Roasted Almonds Granola bar, I had a sample of the new Oats & Hazlenuts last week and it was delicious.

    @MrsWebster147

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  31. Liked you on FB

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  32. Following you on Twitter

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  33. I follow your blog via GFC xx

    I fancy trying the Granola bars, esp the maple syrup one. Never tried them because I have a coeliac in the house so we mainly eat Eat natural or 9 Bars or I make my own, but I would love to have some just for me :)

    @medsdemon

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  34. I follow you on FB x

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  35. I follow on Twitter xx

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  36. I follow your other blog xx

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  37. I subscribe by email xx

    @medsdemon

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  38. I already follow your blog via GFC

    I would like to try the Roasted Almond Bar

    Yes I have tried Nature Valley Bars before

    Twitter - @bloomingfox
    Facebook - Kirsty Fox

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  39. I am following your blog on Facebook - Kirsty Fox

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  40. I am following your blog on Twitter - @bloomingfox

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  41. I am now following your other blog TruRvu - robertfox24

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  42. I have also commented on REVIEW: WeightWatchers Biscuits 5 caramel wafers

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  43. I'm following.

    I'd love to try the Crunchy & More variety just because I love the others but i've never even heard of these so I'm keen to give them a go!

    Thanks :)

    @emilyh13

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  44. Hi I follow your blog through GFC
    I have not tried Nature Valley bars before
    I would like to try the Honey and Oats Granola bars
    @sophiejanem

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  45. I follow your blog on Facebook!
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  46. I follow your blog on twitter!
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  47. I follow TruRvu through GFC
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  48. I have signed up to your newsletter by email
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  49. I have commented on WeightWatchers Biscuits!
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  50. I already follow your blog on GFC.
    The bar I would most like to try is The Nature Valley Chewy Trail Mix Mixed Berry bar.
    Never tried them before, don't know why, but I promise to give them a go next time I see them on sale.
    @emma1111111

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  51. Already follow on GFC.
    I haven't tried nature valley so I'd go for a variety pack so I could try them all!
    @angiehoggett

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  52. Following blog and have tried natural valley bars before, love the oats and berries! :)
    @andrewcbo

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  53. Following on twitter @andrewcbo

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  54. Following on facebook andrew cakebread @andrewcbo

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  55. I would like to try maple syrup bars

    my email: leonie_1979@hotmail.co.uk

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  56. I follow you on twitter
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  57. Yes I have tried them once before, yummy

    Following on twitter @kimmy393, and your blog

    Would love to try the Oats and Hazelnuts ones.

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  58. Follwing on twitter as @toffeefudge1

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  59. Have left a comment on your website

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  60. The roasted almond sounds lovely. I don't eat them already but would like to. Following both your blogs on Friends Connect, following you on twitter and liked you on FB @essexgirlSE

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  61. following the blog Mixed Berry bars are my fav @kikicomp

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