August 31st is National Trail Mix Day!
Trail mix is a combination of different nuts and dried fruits that is known to be a protein-packed portable snack. It has been around for decades, but where in the world did it come from? Some sources claim that it was invented by two original Californian surfers one day in 1968 when they combined peanuts and raisins to make GORP (good old raisins and peanuts) as a quick and portable snack, However, as long ago as that seems, it’s been around much longer than that.
Likely originating in Europe but mixes went by different names in and around the 17th century. In New Zealand, it can go by “scroggin” or “schmogle.” It was first mentioned as ‘trail mix’ in an outdoor survival guide written by Horace Kephart in 1910. These days we get to enjoy trail mixes while hiking, watching a movie, while camping, or as a reliable pacifier for the kids on a long road trip.
However you enjoy a good trail mix, SunRidge Farms is pleased to offer a wide variety of trail mixes for you to choose from ranging from classics like “Hit the Trail Mix” to kid favorites like our “Rainbow Party Mix!”
Browse our Trail Mixes to find your favorite! We know you’ll find at least one you love! Use ‘trailmix25’ for 25% off your order through Labor Day!