V&Me vs. Baby Food Pouches: The Packaging

Baby food pouches have become a go-to for parents, especially during emergencies or while on-the-go. They offer convenience and seemingly quick nutrition for hungry babies. However, it’s important for parents to know the whole story behind baby food pouches and the potential downsides to using them.

First of all, yes, it is undeniable that pouches have a time and a place, namely in an “emergency” while out and about, and they’re definitely the better option compared to most processed adult snacks. Yet, relying solely on pouches as a mealtime replacement can start to hinder your baby’s nutrition and overall development.

The packaging:

One of the main differences between V&Me’s baby food and the type found in pouches is the packaging that it comes in.

The convenient packaging of baby food pouches has become one of the main selling points for parents. However there are some drawbacks to this type of packaging.

It’s very common to see babies and toddlers consuming the food straight from the pouch as this would seem a logical way for them to be used. Although it’s convenient, eating straight from the nozzle can actually pose a risk of being a choking hazard and contribute to worsened tooth decay due to increased contact between their teeth and the food.

In addition, the packaging of the pouches often means that children don’t actually end up seeing the food and struggle to associate the taste with the actual contents of it.

V&Me offers meals in convenient pots that are easy to carry, providing a healthier on-the-go option, with all the convenience of pouches.

You may also have noticed that most pouches are still not completely recyclable, meaning that each one will likely be contributing to landfill.

V&Me packaging is designed with sustainability in mind. Everything used is either recyclable or compostable so you don’t have to worry about the environmental impact of your baby’s food.

Why V&Me?

V&Me meals are designed to give babies a life-long love for homemade food. Being a parent of a young child can be one of the most stressful and busy periods and oftentimes the pressure to try and cook homemade meals every day for your baby can quickly become overwhelming. V&Me lets you take the pressure off yourself by giving you the peace of mind that your baby is still eating nutritious homemade meals when you simply don’t have it in you to start cooking.

If you want to your baby to have a love for homemade food, find out more about V&Me here:

Will G
Baby food expert 🥦