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    Default Buying fresh baby food

    Hi all, just a hypothetical: If you could buy locally prepared baby food at the farmers market, made from local produce and with no thickeners, additives etc, would you? And would you prefer it in squeezy pouches or frozen cubes? Thanks for your feedback

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    Depends on the price, and probably in a jar, or squeezy, as *apparently* freezing does something to the nurtients in veggies etc...?? Not 100% sure there...
    I'm sure there would be a market for it if you were going to go like, maybe even organic, and avoid any chemicals/additives....

    Loads of hippy/do gooder mums would totally dig it!

    (myself included)

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    TBH, unless it has been tested and is regulated by the FSA, probably not. If it had been though, maybe if the flavours were good and varied and it wasn't hugely expensive. DD hates the majority of sachet food as she finds it bland and prefers the texture of home made. I think cubes would be great for home use but sachets are so handy when out.

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    Ta - I agree those pouches can be bland. My 7mo gobbled up some puréed goat curry last night. If it goes ahead it would conform to all food safety regs etc and maybe offer a home delivery service

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    There'd definitely a market, but weather I actually purchased from you would depend.... If u saw u at a market and hadn't heard any recommendations from word if mouth... No I wouldn't buy. If friends recommended then yes, yes, yes!! I guess my point is to start with friends, ask them to pass sample onto their friends and then once you have fan base, go to markets. Word of mouth is everything!

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    I think there is a gap in the market for baby meals. By that I mean real food - (not purees) prepared baby friendly with no nasties and an appropriate portion size. We have done BLW and usually DS eats what we do, but we do like to have a take-away once a week and having a meal that I could grab from the fridge or freezer for DS would be great, he usually has leftovers that night.

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    Fab idea!!!

    That is all!!


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    Default Home made baby food

    I would buy a few, but it would not be every week. DS by default has a what we cal a fussy vegetarian (only gets fish and chicken) and freeze meals that we have that fit this criteria to pull out when we have say a stake and salad for dinner. Also like I Love Hats said meals that cater for thoes of us who do BLW would be amazing.

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    Thanks, MummyBic. Hmm, maybe some sort of vacuum-sealed meals for older kids .. Hey, Cuddles - will give you a buzz next week for a coffee date.


 

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