Western Commodities, a UK based importer/exporter of dates and date-based products, has announced the launch of its first ever consumer product – the Good Full Stop bar.

Available in six different flavours the bars are gluten and dairy free and suitable for vegans. They all feature ingredients designed to keep you satisfied for longer and come with a number of health benefits.

Each Good Full Stop bar contains a blend of dates, date syrup, nuts and natural flavourings, with all but the double choc fruit and nut bar, counting as one of your five-a-day.

Western Commodity company owner Richard Stoker said: “We didn’t just want to produce a new snack or health bar, we wanted to produce the best bar on the market, and we think we have done it – a perfect balance between super healthy nutritious bar that tastes amazing and a snack bar that has incredible health qualities.”

The flavours include: Cherry Sweet and Cherry Good (cherry and maple); Sun Kissed and Good (chocolate and orange); Chocolate is Twice as Good (double chocolate); Very Nutty and Very Good (cashew, hazelnut and almond): I’m Berry Berry Good (raspberry) and Richard Stoker’s own favourite, Cool, Minty and Good (chocolate and mint).

The dates themselves used in Good Full Stop bars have been found to contain three times the amount of iron as in previously recorded data on the dates – with iron helping to metabolise proteins and play a role in the production of haemoglobin and red blood cells.

Western Commodities is initially focusing on distributing the bars via independent outlets, health and convenience stores. The bars are available to buy online via the Good Full Stop website: www.goodfullstop.com