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What are Carnation Breakfast Essentials® Powder Drink Mix products?

Carnation Breakfast Essentials® Powder Drink Mix products provide essential nutrition at home or on-the-go to help start the day right. Each powder serving is mixed with 1 cup of skim milk for a nutritional drink that provides 20% or more of the daily value for protein plus 21 vitamins and minerals, including calcium and vitamin D to help build strong bones. Carnation Breakfast Essentials® Powder Drink Mixes are available in Original, High Protein and Light Start™ varieties. Learn more

What flavors do Carnation Breakfast Essentials® Powder Drink Mix products come in?

Original Powder

Rich Milk Chocolate
Classic French Vanilla
Strawberry Sensation

Variety Pack (includes Rich Milk Chocolate, Classic French Vanilla & Strawberry Sensation) 

 

High Protein Powder

Rich Milk Chocolate
Classic French Vanilla


Light Start™ Powder

Rich Milk Chocolate
Classic French Vanilla

Can Carnation Breakfast Essentials® Powder Drink Mix products be mixed with any kind of dairy or non-dairy beverage?

Carnation Breakfast Essentials® Powder Drink Mixes were designed to be mixed with 1 cup of skim milk for a nutritional drink that provides 20% or more of the daily value for protein plus 21 vitamins and minerals, including calcium and vitamin D to help build strong bones. Carnation Breakfast Essentials® Powders can be mixed with other dairy beverages (such as 1%, 2% or whole milk), if preferred.  The nutritional content of non-dairy plant-based beverages is variable, and if used, may not contain the amount of protein and other essential vitamins and minerals found in dairy beverages.

Do Carnation Breakfast Essentials® Powder Drink Mix products contain any of the Top 8 allergens as identified by the FDA?

The ingredients and allergens are variable by product. Carnation Breakfast Essentials® Original Powder Drink Mix (Classic French Vanilla and Strawberry Sensation) contain a milk ingredient. They do not contain peanuts, tree nuts, fish, shell fish, or eggs; however, they are made on equipment that also processes wheat and soy. Original Carnation Breakfast Essentials® Powder Drink Mix (Rich Milk Chocolate) contains milk and soy ingredients. It does not contain peanuts, tree nuts, fish, shell fish, or eggs; however, it is made on equipment that also processes wheat.

Carnation Breakfast Essentials® High Protein Powder Drink Mix (Classic French Vanilla) contains a milk ingredient. It does not contain peanuts, tree nuts, fish, shell fish, or eggs; however, it is made on equipment that also processes wheat and soy. Carnation Breakfast Essentials® High Protein Powder Drink Mix (Rich Milk Chocolate) contains milk and soy ingredients. It does not contain peanuts, tree nuts, fish, shell fish, or eggs; however, it is made on equipment that also processes wheat.

Carnation Breakfast Essentials® Light Start Powder Drink Mix (Classic French Vanilla) contains a milk ingredient. It does not contain peanuts, tree nuts, fish, shell fish, or eggs; however, it is made on equipment that also processes wheat and soy. Carnation Breakfast Essentials® Light Start™ Powder Drink Mix (Rich Milk Chocolate) contains milk and soy ingredients. It does not contain peanuts, tree nuts, fish, shell fish, or eggs; however, it is made on equipment that also processes wheat.

Are Carnation Breakfast Essentials® Powder Drink Mix products gluten-free?

Carnation Breakfast Essentials® Powder Drink Mixes do not contain wheat; however, they are made on equipment that also processes wheat. Therefore they are not considered gluten-free.

How many tablespoons of Carnation Breakfast Essentials® powders are needed for recipes that use 1 packet of Carnation Breakfast Essentials® powder?

One pre-measured packet (36 grams) of Carnation Breakfast Essentials® Original and High Protein powders is equivalent to 6 level tablespoons. One pre-measured packet (20 grams) of Carnation Breakfast Essentials® Light Start™ powder is equivalent to 4 level tablespoons.

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