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Food: Our Favorite Subject

It’s true: we love talking about our food. And we love to get questions from the people who eat it. Here are some of our favorites. If there’s something you want to know and it’s not covered here, just ask. We’ll do our best to get you an answer.

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What is CLIF Builder’s?

CLIF Builder’s is a great tasting, high-quality protein bar crafted with an optimal blend of ingredients specifically chosen to help promote muscle growth and total body fitness. Builder’s offers a variety of protein levels to help people customize their protein intake based on the day’s activities, including CLIF Builder’s® Snack Size (10g), Clif Builder’s (20g) and CLIF Builder’s MAX™ with TriBuild™ protein blend (30g).

What makes CLIF Builder’s different from other protein bars?

CLIF Builder’s tastes great and is crafted with only the best ingredients to help promote muscle growth and recovery and provide lasting energy. Each bar has an optimal blend of high-quality protein, carbohydrates and fat that sets it apart from other protein bars. Unlike many other protein bars, CLIF Builder’s do not contain trans fats, partially-hydrogenated oils, high fructose corn syrup, artificial sweeteners, chemically derived additives or ingredients sourced from GMOs.

Is CLIF Builder’s a meal replacement bar?

CLIF Builder’s bars are not meant to replace well-balanced meals. However, sometimes people don’t have time to grab a meal, and on those occasions eating a bar is better than eating nothing at all. If you need to eat a bar instead of a balanced meal, be sure to follow it up with a small snack such as yogurt, half a sandwich or a piece of fruit and drink plenty of fluids.

Is CLIF Builder’s appropriate for children to eat?

CLIF Builder’s is formulated with adult protein needs in mind. Parents may want to consider offering children CLIF Kid Zbar™, a tasty bar uniquely designed for the nutritional needs of growing, active children.

Does CLIF Builder’s contain GMOs or bioengineered ingredients?

CLIF Builder’s bars do not contain trans fats, partially-hydrogenated oils, high fructose corn syrup, artificial sweeteners, chemically derived additives or ingredients sourced from GMOs.

Is CLIF Builder’s kosher?

CLIF Builder's is Kosher Dairy. The bars are produced on the same line as some other products that do contain dairy ingredients.

Do CLIF Builder’s contain any common food allergens such as dairy, nuts, wheat, etc?

To address all of your allergen-related questions, please view our complete Allergen Reference Table.

Does CLIF Builder’s contain gluten?

To determine which Clif Bar & Company foods are gluten free, go to Find Your Favorite.

When should CLIF Builder’s be eaten?

We crafted CLIF Builder’s specifically to help active people get the most out of their workout. For best results, eat a CLIF Builder’s after a workout to help support muscle recovery, replenish energy stores and get you ready for your next workout.