Q: Are there any ZonePerfect Nutrition Bars that are gluten-free?

Our Oatmeal Chocolate Chunk bars are gluten-free.


Several other ZonePerfect Nutrition Bars do not have gluten-containing ingredients (wheat, rye, barley, malt), although they are not tested and certified gluten-free. Such flavors include:


Chocolate Almond Raisin 

Chocolate Peanut Butter 

Fudge Graham

Double Dark Chocolate

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough

Q: Are the ZonePerfect Nutrition Bars that do not have gluten-containing ingredients made on the same lines as those bars that are not free of gluten-containing ingredients? If so, how do we clean the lines between each bar?
Yes, the ZonePerfect Nutrition Bars that do not have gluten-containing ingredients may be made on the same lines as bars that have gluten-containing ingredients. The manufacturing lines are cleaned thoroughly between the production of different batches of ZonePerfect Bar flavors. In manufacturing the ZonePerfect Nutrition Bars, our production and quality assurance staff are always mindful of what allergens may be present, and manufacturing lines are cleaned and inspected following good manufacturing procedures to assure allergens are not transferred to another product.
Q: How can the Peanut Butter flavored ZonePerfect Nutrition Bar not have gluten-containing ingredients if it contains partially defatted peanut flour?
Peanut flour is finely ground peanuts. Peanuts do not contain gluten.
Q: How can the Fudge Graham flavored ZonePerfect Nutrition Bars contain natural graham flavor but not have gluten-containing ingredients?
The Fudge Graham bar contains a natural graham flavor, not any actual graham flour or crackers. Therefore, the bar does not contain any gluten-containing ingredients. However, if the consumer is concerned for any food allergy or intolerance issues, we would recommend not consuming this bar.
Q: Are the ZonePerfect Nutrition Bars kosher?
All of the Zone bars are certified Kosher.
Q: Are the ZonePerfect Nutrition Bars a meal replacement?
ZonePerfect Nutrition Bars are a great choice for a nutritious snack or meal.
Q: What does "natural flavor with other natural flavors" mean on ZonePerfect Nutrition Bars?
The "natural flavor with other natural flavors" statement on the ZonePerfect Nutrition Bars refers to the combination of flavors used in the bars. The "natural flavor" part refers to the actual bar flavor. For example, the Fudge Graham bar contains a natural graham flavor. The "with other natural flavors" part refers to other flavors that may be present in the bar that do not refer to the actual bar flavor. For example, the Fudge Graham bar also contains a natural vanilla flavor.
Q: Can a person with diabetes use ZonePerfect Nutrition Bars?
ZonePerfect Nutrition Bars were not specifically designed for persons with diabetes. See the Abbott Nutrition Glucerna line of products for people with diabetes. A physician or registered dietitian should be consulted regarding the proper use of Abbott Nutrition products in diabetes.
Q: Can children use ZonePerfect Nutrition Bars?

ZonePerfect Nutrition Bars were developed based on adult nutritional needs. These products are not recommended for use in children under 4 years of age and are acceptable for only occasional use in children older than 4 years of age. If you plan to use these products for children less than 4 years of age, please check with the child's health care professional first.

Q: If only part of a ZonePerfect Nutrition Bar is eaten, what is the best way to store the remaining piece of the bar?
If you only plan on eating a portion of the ZonePerfect Nutrition Bar, cut off the portion you wish to consume and then store the unused portion in a sealed storage bag at room temperature.
Q: What is the amount of caffeine in ZonePerfect Nutrition bars?
The caffeine content in the ZonePerfect Nutrition Bars has not been tested. However, there could be a very small amount of caffeine in the bars containing chocolate or cocoa powder, such as in the Double Dark Chocolate and Fudge Graham bars.

Please refer to the product label to see if that particular flavor contains chocolate or cocoa powder as an ingredient. As a comparison, one 8-fl-oz cup of coffee contains approximately 135 milligrams of caffeine and one chocolate bar contains approximately 10 milligrams of caffeine.
Q: Do any of the ZonePerfect Nutrition Bars contain artificial sweeteners or sugar alcohols?
ZonePerfect Nutrition Bars do not contain any artificial (non-nutritive) sweeteners or sugar alcohols.
Q: Do any of the ZonePerfect Nutrition Bars contain high fructose corn syrup?
The ZonePerfect Nutrition Bars do not contain high fructose corn syrup.
Q: What nuts are processed in the facilities that produce ZonePerfect Nutrition Bars?
If nuts are present in a bar, the label declares this information under the ingredient statement. Please refer to the product label for the specific ingredients in each bar flavor.

All the ZonePerfect Nutrition Bars are manufactured in a facility that processes nuts (peanuts and/or tree nuts). Therefore bars without nuts are made on the same lines as other bars containing nuts. In manufacturing the ZonePerfect Nutrition Bars, our production and quality assurance staff are always mindful of what allergens may be present, and manufacturing lines are thoroughly cleaned and inspected following good manufacturing procedures to assure allergens are not transferred to another product.
Q: Are there any animal products or animal by-products in any of the ZonePerfect Nutrition Bars?
ZonePerfect Nutrition Bars have milk ingredients (such as nonfat dry milk, cultured whey and skim milk [as part of yogurt powder in yogurt coating] milk protein isolate, sodium caseinate). Read the product label for ingredients for each bar flavor. Be sure to review the specific product label, as ingredients vary by product and flavor.
Q: Is the glycerin in ZonePerfect Nutrition Bars from an animal or plant source?
The glycerin in the ZonePerfect Nutrition Bars is from a vegetable source.
Q: Do any of the ZonePerfect Nutrition Bars contain gelatin?
None of the ZonePerfect Nutrition Bars contain gelatin.
Q: Do the ZonePerfect Nutrition Bars contain any fish oil or fish ingredients?
No, the current ZonePerfect Nutrition Bars do not contain any fish oil or fish ingredients.

None of the bars are made in a facility that processes fish ingredients.
Q: Do the ZonePerfect Nutrition Bars contain any soy? (If so, is it genetically modified?)
Yes, the ZonePerfect Nutrition Bars do contain soy. The soy used in the ZonePerfect Nutrition Bars has been genetically modified.
Q: Are ZonePerfect Nutrition Bars lactose-free? (Any other milk ingredients?)
No, the ZonePerfect Nutrition Bars are not lactose-free. The ZonePerfect Nutrition Bars do contain milk ingredients, such as nonfat milk solids and sodium caseinate. Please refer to the product label for the specific dairy ingredients in each bar flavor.
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