Product Review: Rise Energy+ Bar

Product Name: Rise Bar

Product Flavors (Energy+ Line): Blueberry Coconut, Apricot Goji, Coconut Acai, Cherry Almond, Raspberry Pomegranate

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Website: http://www.risebar.com

About Rise Bar: The line of bars formerly known as Prana/Boomi recently underwent a rebrand! The revamped Rise Bars are made from antioxidant-rich fruits and nutrient-dense nuts to create a wholesome, convenient snack option.

Although Rise Bar makes three product lines, we reviewed only the vegan, Energy+ flavors. The Energy+ line is designed to provide a unique combination of quick and sustained energy. Each of the five flavors has a short list of ingredients, including different combinations of dried fruit, nuts and brown rice/tapioca syrup. This line of bars is also:

  • Vegan
  • Gluten-free
  • 100% organic
  • Non-GMO
  • Peanut, soy and dairy-free
  • Preservative-free
  • Kosher

The One Green Planet Verdict: Although the five bars in this line have a relatively similar list of ingredients, they actually vary quite a bit in taste and texture! Of the bars, our three favorites were:

  1. Blueberry Coconut – This bar has a moist, chewy texture and an amazing (and sweet) coconut flavor. Definitely the best of the bunch!
  2. Apricot Goji – This bar also has a moist, chewy texture and a pleasant, mild cashew flavor. The cashews give it a nice crunch.
  3. Coconut Acai – This bar has a very mild flavor (without a strong coconut presence) and a nice crunch from the almonds and amaranth.

CONTEST DETAILS: (CLOSED)

You know our verdict, now we need yours! The good people at Rise Bar have generously offered to send a few lucky One Green Planet readers all 5 energy+ bar flavors right to their door step!

To make our jobs easier, all you have to do is ANSWER THE QUESTION BELOW. Respond in the comments section below. Be creative!

WHY SHOULD WE SEND RISE ENERGY+ BARS RIGHT TO YOUR DOORSTEP?

CONTEST WINNERS: Congratulations and thank you for participating! Karen Davis, Jennifer Meehan, Renee Hodges, Mark Mandel, Jeffrey Lammers, Rebekah Sorbo, Jana Bergman, Ashley Capps, Alicia MacLean, Kristi Smith, Jeff Patt, Amanda Just, Cheryl Tulkoff, shauna Espey, Ajay Waghmare, Catie Bertges, Daniel Aucelluzzo, Alexis Caleb, Kathy McCrae, Mitali Mahajani and David Gumner! :-)
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