FAQs

Where did you get the name Toosum?

Toosum is a play on the word “toothsome,” which means “temptingly tasty and delicious.” It seemed like the perfect name once we took a big, satisfying bite of our bars for the first time.

Are Toosum bars gluten-free?

Yes! In fact, Toosum oatmeal bars are Certified Gluten-Free. This is a big deal because most oat-based products can’t make that claim, but we do so proudly!

Are Toosum bars good for kids?

Kids love Toosum bars! And because our gluten-free oatmeal bars are made with only natural ingredients, have no preservatives, are low in sugar and have a low glycemic index, you can feel good about popping them in your kid’s lunchbox or backpack.

Why are Toosum bars so healthy?

Because we care! That’s why we only use natural ingredients with lots of healthy benefits like:

  • Gluten-free rolled oats – heart-healthy fiber has been shown to lower cholesterol
  • Cashew butter – monounsaturated fat to help keep your heart healthy
  • Chicory root – another protein-packed ingredient to help your digestive system
  • Sunflower seeds – packed with vitamin E and antioxidants
  • Almonds – full of nutrients, minerals and protein

What is chicory root fiber?

Chicory root is the most common source of a substance called inulin, a fiber that helps your digestive system and has been shown to help lower cholesterol.

What is an açai berry?

Açai berries are native to Central and South America, and their pulp is high in powerful antioxidants along with amino acids and omega fatty acids. They’ve been shown to help boost the immune system and slow the body’s aging process.

What are the health benefits of cranberries?

Cranberries are loaded with antioxidants and proanthocyanidins, polyphenols that keep bacteria from adhering to the lining of both kidneys and bladder.

What are the health benefits of blueberries?

Blueberries may be small, but they’re packed with fiber, potassium, folate, vitamin C, vitamin B6 and phytonutrient content to help lower cholesterol and decrease the risk of heart disease.

What is the shelf life of Toosum bars?

Your Toosum snack bars can stay in your pantry for up to 18 months and still be super tasty (although we doubt you’ll be able to wait that long!).