We are proud to be heading up the PR campaign for Perkier (, the innovative British company on a mission to perk up the nation’s wellbeing and protect the planet. The company has launched a UK first with its +Immune range of deliciously decadent plant-based chocolate dipped snack bars.

Made with all-natural ingredients and uniquely boosted with 100% NRV Vitamin D, C and B12, the products are a tasty way to support the immune system in order to better fight off respiratory infections, like seasonal flu and coronavirus. A ground-breaking first for the UK, there are no other food or drink products that provide 100% NRV of Vitamin D, C and B12.

  • Nutty Toffee with Dark Chocolate: A deliciously satisfying combination of cashew nuts, peanuts and toffee pieces for crunch, all dipped in a base layer of real dark chocolate. Guaranteed to perk up even the dullest of days.
  • Salted Caramel with Dark Chocolate: Luxurious superfood cacao is blended with peanuts and perked up with puffed quinoa and a sprinkling of sea salt, all suspended in a layer of decadent real dark chocolate.

The most delectable way to get a daily vit-hit, Perkier +Immune bars can be enjoyed as a tasty mid-morning snack at the desk, on-the-go, post workout or as a satisfying afternoon treat. Enjoy straight from the pack, or get creative and add pieces to smoothie bowls, puddings or to top dairy-free yoghurt.

All Perkier products are nutritionist approved, high in fibre, 100 per cent plant-based and gluten-free.

The Science

Each Bar provides 100% NRV of Vitamin D C & B12 and so can be used as a tastier replacement for a traditional supplement.

So much more than your average snack, Perkier has developed highly functional bars: the nuts in each Perkier +Immune bar contain healthy fats to increase absorption of Vitamin D. They contain 5g prebiotic chicory fibre for a healthy gut (70% of the immune system resides in the gut), 6g of plant protein and are under 160 kcals per bar. Proudly 100 per cent plant-based, the B12 is added to support vegan diets. 50% of vegans are deficient in Vit B12 as its main sources are animal based.

The +Immune range was created in direct response to government health guidelines[1], which recommends fortifying diets with Vitamin D during these challenging times, to help protect the body from respiratory infections[2] like Coronavirus.

The Bars are available on the Perkier website or Amazon Prime, in Sainsbury’s and Morrisons (from 9th November 2020), in the ‘free from’ aisle.

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[1] UK Government advice states “everyone is advised to consider taking a daily supplement (10 μg) of Vitamin D in autumn and winter”. The Scottish government advised: “Everyone (including children) should consider taking a daily supplement containing 10 micrograms of vitamin D”.

[2] In a systematic review of 25 randomised control studies into the role of Vitamin D in preventing respiratory infections, research from Queen Mary University of London led by Prof Adrian R Martineau

concluded that Vitamin D supplementation protects against acute respiratory tract infection (BMJ 2017; 356:i6583)