Made with mainly raw products, the guilt-free we care range is aimed at meeting the demands of a busy contemporary lifestyle. The blends and mixes are tailor-made to meet requirements ranging from healthy heart, immune support and high energy demands, to providing brain food, and a Banting friendly blend for those following a low carb, high fat lifestyle.

Liesl Carstens, National Marketing Manager, says the Montagu Dried Fruit and Nuts we care range builds on the company’s product promise of ‘sharing the Sunshine’ and caring about customers and their families. “Our we care range is made of food from nature and the majority of the mixes can be enjoyed as is or added to muffin mixes, cereal, yoghurt and salads. We are super excited to introduce it to the market, because we know that modern lifestyles place huge demands on people’s bodies, creating the need for quality, convenient and delicious foods that support these lifestyle requirements. Our we care range ticks all those boxes and it has been selected, packed and distributed with the care people expect from the Montagu brand.”

The we care range will be on sale at all Montagu Dried Fruit and Nuts specialty stores from 1 March 2017 and consists of the following products:

*Heart Friendly Mix – a source of monounsaturated fat and potassium, both known to contribute to normal blood pressure. The Mix is naturally cholesterol free, naturally very low in sodium, naturally high in fibre and also high in energy. It includes almonds, cranberries, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds and linseeds;

*Immune Support Mix – the mix joins the body’s personal army to defend it against attacks and the tasty mix is high in copper (contributing to the normal functioning of the immune system), high in fibre, naturally cholesterol free, naturally very low in sodium, and high in energy. The Mix includes sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, cranberries, almonds, ginger cubes, goji berries and cocoa nibs;

*High Energy Snack – the daily demands of modern life offer little time for slowing down, but fortunately this snack not only tastes great, but is also high in monounsaturated fat, high in energy and fibre, naturally cholesterol free and naturally very low in sodium. It contains almonds, cashews, cranberries, tropical mix and macadamia nuts;

*Brain Food Blend – contains ALA (a plant-based Omega-3 fat which contributes to normal brain functioning), and is also very high in Omega-3 fats, high in energy, high in fibre, naturally cholesterol free and naturally very low in sodium. The Blend contains no added sugar, only sugars naturally found in fruit and nuts. It includes raisins, walnuts, pecan nuts, dried apple, chia seeds and linseeds, and

*Banting Friendly Blendlow in carbs, the Blend has no added sugar, is high in fibre and energy, and a source of monounsaturated fat. It is also naturally cholesterol free, naturally very low in sodium and contains only sugars naturally found in seeds and nuts. The Blend includes almonds, walnuts, sunflower seeds, macadamia nuts, coconut flakes, sesame seeds, pumpkin seeds and linseeds.

Visit or find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for more details and recipe ideas. **The High Energy Snack sells at R199 for 500g, while the other mixes and blends sell for R149 per 500g.