The Lunchbox Tour: Colorado Families Learn How to Pack Healthy Lunch Boxes Just In Time for the Back-To-School Season

The Lunchbox Tour to visit communities throughout Colorado in August and September to distribute kid-friendly, healthy samples and tips to kids and parents on how to pack a healthy lunch box.

Collingswood, NJ (Aug. 14, 2008)—Starting today, Mambo Sprouts is inviting Colorado parents and kids from Boulder to Colorado Springs to visit The Lunchbox Tour as it travels throughout Colorado. The Lunchbox Tour is taking to the streets this back-to-school season to help parents and kids make informed, and healthy choices when purchasing lunch and snack foods. With free samples on board from a number of leading natural and organic manufacturers, including, Clif Kid, Kashi, and Boulder, Colo.-based Rudi’s Organic Bakery, the Lunchbox Tour will reach parents and kids throughout Colorado interested in eating healthy without sacrificing taste and fun.

The Lunchbox Tour will be laden with a trove of free samples, coupons and product information from Rudi’s Organic, Clif Kid and Kashi. Once on-site, The Lunchbox Tour sets up sampling tables and gives kids and their parents the opportunity to taste test all kinds of natural and organic foods, and much more.

From now until September, The Lunchbox Tour will hit the roads of Colorado stopping at supermarkets like King Soopers, Whole Foods Market and other natural food stores in Lakewood, Denver, Englewood, Broomfield, Westminster, Aurora, Littleton, Boulder, Colorado Springs, and more. In addition to its retail stops, The Lunchbox Tour will also make appearances at special events, community parks, museums and amusement parks. For more information, and a full tour schedule, visit www.mambosprouts.com.

The Lunchbox Tour is also proud to announce its partnership with carbonfund.org, a not-for profit organization that supports renewable energy, energy efficiency and reforestation projects globally that reduce carbon dioxide emissions and the threat of climate change. Carbonfund.org has made it possible to make this year’s The Lunchbox Tour Carbon Free resulting in an environmentally neutral sampling excursion.

The Lunchbox Tour was developed by Mambo Sprouts, the nation’s leading natural and organic marketing company. Each quarter, almost 2 million consumers pick up a Mambo Sprouts coupon booklet in-store. Over 800 manufacturers and retailers rely on Mambo Sprouts’ direct mail, in-store, mobile sampling and web programs to build brand recognition among the nation’s growing natural and organic consumer population.

ABOUT MAMBO SPROUTS: Mambo Sprouts is the nation’s leading natural and organic marketing company. Through a unique combination of education, information and promotion services, Mambo provides a direct link between the natural and organic consumer, product manufacturers, and retailers.

Mambo Sprouts publishes client-branded newsletters, e-newsletters, direct mail, brochures and online content (www.mambosprouts.com) that include the latest information on natural and organic foods and products along with tips, recipes and recommendations for living a healthy, natural life. Online and offline couponing as well as retail sampling and Go Mambo!—the company’s popular mobile sampling program—provide interested consumers strong incentives to become customers.

ABOUT CARBONFUND.ORG: Carbonfund.org is the country’s leading carbon reduction and offset organization with offices in the Washington DC area and San Francisco. Carbonfund.org educates the public about the dangers of climate change and makes it easy and affordable for individuals, businesses and organizations to reduce their climate impact. Carbonfund.org is reducing the threat of climate change by promoting cost-effective carbon reductions and supporting renewable energy, energy efficiency and reforestation projects globally that reduce and offset carbon dioxide emissions. Carbonfund.org works with over 150 corporate and non-profit partners including the Earth Day Network, National Wildlife Federation, Dell Computers, Lancôme Cosmetics, and Working Assets. Learn more at www.carbonfund.org.