AN OLD STANDBY THAT’LL SATISFY NEW REQUIREMENTS.

Bush’s Best® Beans have been around for over 100 years. While you may already be using them in your kitchen, new government regulations regarding kids’ cuisine may inspire you to bring more of this nutrient-packed vegetable to your menu.

From the First Lady’s “Let’s Move” initiative to the NRA’s “Kids LiveWell“ Program, improving nutrition levels in both school lunch programs and restaurants has become a key consideration in 2013.

Say hello TO OUR LOW SODIUM LINEUP:

Just one more way we can help you stay within the guidelines.

  • Low Sodium Black Beans
  • Low Sodium Pinto Beans
  • Low Sodium Kidney Beans
  • Low Sodium Garbanzo Beans

Here are a few suggestions that can help get things started:

  • Baked Nachos with Garbanzo Cheese Sauce

LOOKING FOR HEALTHY VEGGIES? LOOK FOR BUSH’S BEST.®

Putting healthy kids’ options on your menu that kids will eat isn’t an easy task. Fortunately, as you would expect from any vegetable, Bush’s Best® are nutrient-rich, low in calories, low in fat and cholesterol-free. It’s amazing that something so small can offer so much nourishment.

Check out this quick comparison:

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  • Baked Beans
    • protein: 12.07g
    • IRON: 3mg (1 cup)
    • Potassium: 569mg
    • FIBER: 10.4g
  • Broccoli
    • protein: 2.57g
    • IRON: 0.66mg (1 cup)
    • Potassium: 288mg
    • FIBER: 2.3g (raw)
    • 5.5g (cooked)
  • Carrots
    • protein: 1.19g
    • IRON: 0.38mg (1 cup)
    • Potassium: 410m
    • FIBER: 3.6g
  • Corn
    • protein: 4.74g
    • IRON: 0.75mg (1 cup)
    • Potassium: 392mg
    • FIBER: 2.29g

According to the USDA Nutrient Database for Standard Reference

HUMBLE APPEARANCE.
HUGE PRESENCE.

There’s an incredibly long list of menu items that can be created with Bush’s Best® beans. Right out of the can, we offer over 15 varieties to choose from.
Economical and super versatile, you can use beans to create dips, sides, salads, appetizers, soups and main courses.
  • Puree Puree beans to create hummus spread
  • Layer Layer Mexican dishes with your favorite beans
  • Add Add beans to a few of your everyday menu items
  • Bring bring a touch of unique ethnic flair to the basics with beans

HEALTHY MENUS ARE
A FAMILY AFFAIR.

Parents are no longer force-feeding their children healthy foods. Kids are starting to embrace healthier eating on their own, especially when dining out. They’re becoming more comfortable with fruits, vegetables and ethnic dishes, and in turn, restaurants are embracing kids’ changing palates by upgrading their kids’ menus.
The key to offering dishes kids will love is using ingredients that aren’t too far beyond their comfort zone. Beans are the perfect vegetable to incorporate into a healthier kids’ menu. Kids like them2, they’re packed with nutrients and they’re a low-cost addition to your operation.
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