Skippy® continues to make nutrition delicious

Skippy®, one of America’s favorite peanut butter brands for close to 80 years, is introducing Skippy® Natural Creamy with 1/3 Less Sodium and Sugar.

Englewood Cliffs, NJ (September 5, 2012) – Skippy®, one of America’s favorite peanut butter brands for close to 80 years, is introducing Skippy® Natural Creamy with 1/3 Less Sodium and Sugar, offering the great natural peanut butter taste families love with 1/3 less sodium and sugar than regular Skippy® Creamy Peanut Butter.

“Skippy brings nutritious and delicious fun to a balanced diet with recipes families can enjoy anytime of the day,” said Mike Dwyer, Marketing Director, Foods at Unilever U.S. “From Peanut Butter and Fruit Sushi to Easy Banana-Peanut Butter Ice Cream, with new Skippy® Natural Creamy with 1/3 Less Sodium and Sugar, parents now have endless possibilities for imagining exciting new dishes their families will love.”

Skippy® Natural Creamy with 1/3 Less Sodium and Sugar is the first natural peanut butter variety available nationwide in the growing low sodium and low sugar segment of the peanut butter category.

New Skippy® Natural Creamy with 1/3 Less Sodium and Sugar is available in 15 ounce jars at grocery stores nationwide. For more information and recipes visit www.peanutbutter.com or www.facebook.com/Skippy

Skippy® Peanut Butter & Fruit Sushi

4 servings

Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 10 minutes

4 slices whole wheat bread

1/4 cup Skippy® Natural Creamy Peanut Butter with 1/3 Less Sodium and Sugar

1/4 cup apricot preserves

16 slices colorful fruit (kiwi, mango and/or strawberries)

Preheat oven to 375°.

Trim crust off bread, then cut each slice into 4 slices. Arrange on baking sheet and bake eight minutes or until toasted. Combine Skippy® Natural Creamy Peanut Butter with 1/3 Less Sodium and Sugar with apricot preserves. Reserve 1/2 of the mixture for dipping. Spread remaining mixture on toasted bread, then top with fruit. Serve with dipping sauce.

Nutrition Information per serving for Peanut Butter & Fruit Sushi: Calories 240, Calories From Fat 90, Saturated Fat 2g, Trans Fat 0g, Total Fat 10g, Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 180mg, Total Carbohydrate 32g, Sugars 14g, Dietary Fiber 4g, Protein 8g, Vitamin A 2%, Vitamin C 40%, Calcium 6%, Iron 6%

About Unilever United States, Inc.

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