Food Alert – Carman’s label change – 29 June 2021

Carman's new allergen packsMILK allergen update for Carman’s Dark Choc Espresso Nut Bar, Salted Dark Choc & Almond Protein Bar and Dark Choc & Cranberry Protein Bar – 28 June 2021

Carman’s is heightening its vigilance and reviewing all the company’s products to ensure that anyone who lives with food allergies can easily identify the products which may or may not cause an allergic reaction.

Whilst none of the below products require changing from a legislative perspective or a change to manufacturing, Carman’s has made the decision to alert consumers* that the dark chocolate compound found in the below products will now state “contains milk” as opposed to “may contain milk”:

  1. Dark Choc Espresso Nut Bar
  2. Salted Dark Choc & Almond Protein Bar
  3. Dark Choc & Cranberry Protein Bar

Carman's new allergen packs 

The opening tab on packaging of the products above will be updated to call out “new allergen alert – contains milk”. 

Carman's new allergen pack side

New packaging will be rolled out across supermarkets and on shelves from July 2021.

For further information on any of these products, you can contact Carman’s Consumer Care team on 1300 555 885 between the hours of 9am & 5pm AEST Monday to Friday.

About Carman’s Kitchen

For over 25 years, Carman’s Kitchen has been committed to creating delicious breakfast and snacking products, made right here in Australia from the most wholesome ingredients. Founded by Carolyn Creswell, then an 18-year-old university student, the brand has evolved into Australia’s number one nutritious snacking brand but remains true to its core purpose — making real food, with real passion. Carman’s commitment to developing delicious products using whole foods has solidified its reputation as a gourmet breakfast and snacking brand that consumers around the world can trust. For more information, please visit:

*Carman's is making this change in line with best practice around the risk to people with milk allergy from dark chocolate. See this statement on the issue from Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia:

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