Sargento Foods, Plymouth, Wis., said it launched Sargento Sunrise Balanced Breaks to meet consumer demand for morning snacks that deliver convenience, satiation and balance. The refrigerated snack kits combine natural cheese and other ingredients such as walnut oat granola, quinoa clusters and maple pumpkin seeds.

“Mornings can be hectic, and consumers are looking for ways to start their day on track with a morning snack that delivers convenience in a delicious way,” said Stephanie Meyer, senior marketing manager of Sargento Foods. “Sunrise Balanced Breaks offer a unique balance of ingredients, flavors and textures to start your day on the right track.”

Sargento said its Balanced Breaks have been a major success the company, driving 28% growth in 2018. This latest endeavor comes as an effort to innovate the company’s portfolio.

According to the company, Sunrise Balanced Breaks provide 6 to 7 grams of protein and 10-15% of the recommended daily amount of calcium per kit. They come in four varieties: natural double cheddar cheese, vanilla blueberry quinoa clusters and blueberry juice-infused dried cranberries; colby jack natural cheese, coconut clusters with seed medley and dried cranberries; natural medium cheddar cheese, raisins and maple pumpkin seeds; and Monterey Jack natural cheese, walnut oat granola with dark chocolate and golden raisins.

Sargento said Sunrise Balanced Breaks can be found at retailers nationwide in the dairy aisle.