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Care Packages for College Students

Six products for the finals feeding frenzy.
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It’s that time of year, when college kids are overwhelmed by finals. Make your favorite student’s day by sending them a care package of treats that will sustain them through exams. —Denise Shoukas

Tasty Energy Boost

GoGo Beans

  
GoGo Beans
($10/3 containers) are coffee beans coated in cocoa, then encased in a sugar shell. To make an even more potent energy snack, they’re fortified with more caffeine, plus ginseng, taurine and B vitamins, making them seem like health food … almost.

  

Natural Caffeine Kick

 
Roboostas
($10/3 containers) are a combination of coffee berries, cacao fruits and sugar cane, which will keep any studious one satisfied and naturally awake. This 100 percent natural energy snack is fortified with organically occurring caffeine; each container holds a little more than the equivalent of a cup of coffee.

Italian Wake-up Call

Java   Bark 
Originally intended for wine pairings, Java Bark ($5.99) chocolate-smothered Italian espresso beans are available in 60 percent cacao dark or milk chocolate. The espresso gives a delicious buzz; if your student prefers her coffee with milk, buy the Latte flavor, or if you think she’s more in need of unwinding, grab a bag of Decaf Bark.

Add Some Spice

Brimstone

A midnight snack often comes in handy when cramming for an exam. Help students get their second wind with Brimstone Originals All Natural Pepper Jelly ($8) and a box of crackers. Plus, these jellies need no refrigeration—a necessity in a dorm with no mini-fridge. Available in Cranberry Jalapeño, Jalapeño, Habanero Pepper, and Pineapple Pepper. Throw in some peanut butter and sliced bread for a peppery PB&J.

 

Take a Tea Break

Tea

Help them keep calm with Tea Forte’s Rejuvenation Gift Set

($42). The set includes Tea Forte's signature porcelain Café Cup, a ceramic tea tray and Petite Ribbon Box Sampler. It will transform their stress into focus and calm.

Popcorn Factory

Show You Love 'em Snacks

  
The Popcorn Factory’s College Hang in There Basket
($39.99) packs an array of comfort food. They can dig in and enjoy cheese- and chocolate-drizzled caramel corn, four nutty-caramel Pixies, chocolate-chip cookies, honey-roasted peanuts, sweet Bavarian pretzels, Tootsie Roll Midgees, Jelly Belly beans and sour hard candies.

  


Denise Shoukas is a regular foodspring.com contributor
and is the author of foodspring’s food forager blog.

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