FAQ's

Ingredients & Nutrition

Q: Are all petit zèbre & friends products organic?

A: All petit zèbre & friends food products are made out of only the purest organic ingredients, carefully selected by EU-certified farmers. It is important for us that our food products are always organic, always nutritious and always delicious, so you can confidently feed your little one.

Q: Why should I choose organic products?

Organic means working with nature. It means higher levels of animal welfare, lower levels of pesticides, no manufactured herbicides or artificial fertilisers and more environmentally sustainable management of the land and natural environment, which means more wildlife. No matter what it is that you buy, when you choose organic food, cleaning products and skin care, you choose products that promote a better world. Organic food comes from trusted sources. All organic farms and food companies are inspected at least once a year and the standards for organic food are laid down in European law.

  • Organic means the very highest standards of animal welfare & animals reared without the routine use of drugs, antibiotics & wormers.
  • In organic farming systems, animals are reared without the routine use of drugs, antibiotics and wormers common in intensive livestock farming.
  • Organic farms are havens for wildlife and provide homes for bees, birds and butterflies – there is up to 50% more wildlife on organic farms!
  • No system of farming does more to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture and protect natural resources.
  • +1 million tonnes of GM crops are imported each year to feed non-organic livestock. Organic animals can’t be fed on GM feed.

Q: Where can I find out what ingredients are in the petit zèbre & friends products?

A: A full list of the ingredients can be found on each of our product labels as well as under the description section on our website.

Q: Why is vitamin B1 added to some of your food products?

A: Vitamin B1 (also known as Thiamine) is a water-soluble vitamin responsible for enabling the body to transform food into energy. Vitamin B1 also has a big role in supporting the nervous system. Therefore, to ensure your little one gets enough of this essential nutrient, a law was enforced, stating vitamin B1 must be added to all baby cereals and snacks.

Q: What is gluten? Are petit zèbre & friends food products gluten free?

A: Gluten is a protein found in wheat, rye, barley, semolina, spelt, malts, couscous and a cross between wheat and barley called triticale. Oats are genetically gluten free however it is possible that they may have contact with gluten containing grains during harvesting or while being processed in the factories. Many foods are naturally gluten free, such as dairy products, nuts, fresh meat, fruits and vegetables. All petit zèbre & friends food products will state clearly if they are gluten free or not, as part of the petit zèbre & friends Pledge.

Q: What is the petit zèbre & friends Pledge?

A: The petit zèbre & friends Pledge is our promise to you, that our products are:

  • 100% Organic
  • No Added Sugar
  • No Added Salt            
  • No Preservatives
  • No Artificial Flavours
  • No Artificial Colours
  • GMO Free
  • No Palm Oil
  • Vegetarian

Disclaimer: Although puree pouches are mess free and very convenient for on-the-go, they are not a substitute for eating real fruits, vegetables and grains. It is very important that babies and children learn to eat different textures and chew a variety of foods. All petit zèbre & friends food products are meant to be consumed as part of a well balanced diet. Please consult your pediatrician if you have concerns about your child’s health.

Usage & Storage

Q: What’s the best way to serve petit zèbre & friends baby and toddler food pouches?

A: You can either squeeze the food onto a spoon or your little one can self-feed themselves the pouches.

Q: How should I store unopened petit zèbre & friends baby and toddler food pouches?

A: Unopened food pouches should be kept at room temperature in your kitchen closet or pantry.  

Q: How should I store opened petit zèbre & friends baby and toddler food pouches?

A: Opened food pouches should be kept in the refrigerator and used within 24 hours.  

Q: How do I heat up the petit zèbre & friends baby and toddler food pouches?

A: Never place any food pouches in the microwave. Not all pouches need heating, however should you wish to warm one up, we suggest you stand the pouch in some hot water and let it warm up this way for a few minutes. To avoid burning them, make sure you test the food before giving it straight to your child. Alternatively, you can squeeze out the baby food into a bowl and microwave it.

 

Packaging

Q: Are the petit zèbre & friends food pouches recyclable?

A: Petit Zèbre always try our best to make sure we are as environmentally friendly as possible, while maintaining the freshness and quality of our products. We use AmLite pouches which are recyclable, excellent metal-free ultra high barrier packaging. These are a highly sustainable packaging solution, with up to 64% reduced carbon footprint. 

Distribution 

Q: Where can I buy petit zèbre & friends products in Switzerland?

A: All Petit Zèbre products can be bought on our website or from these distributors:

Q: I am interested to distribute petit zèbre & friends products in my shop or through my website. Who should I contact?

A: Please send an email to info@petitzebre.ch and we will get in touch to collaborate.

Our Blog 

Q: I would like to write for the petit zèbre & friends blog. Who should I contact?

A: We would love to have more bloggers writing for us and sharing their petit zèbre & friends adventures in Switzerland with our followers. If you can write in English, English-German or English-French, please get in touch. Send an email to info@petitzebre.ch and we'll get back to you shortly.

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