Peanut Energy Truffles

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Our Wild Bird energy truffles will be seen as big balls of joy for your feathered visitors. Packed with protein, they provide the power needed to fly on through the colder months and breeding season.

Our high energy truffles offer wild birds an immediate source of energy essential for survival. They s contain only the highest quality vegetable fat which, along with other food like seed, is an important part of a balanced bird diet. Available in peanut or berry flavours, they’re perfect in a Wild Bird Feeder, in birdhouses or even on the end of a stick.

  • Made with sustainably sourced soya oil, wheat flour and love, glorious love
  • Serve them up in a great Topflite Wild Bird Truffle Feeder
  • Ideal for attracting silvereye, yellowhammer, sparrow, blackbird and thrush
  • Packaging is compostable. Made from plant-based materials, the film and tray are certified as compostable in home compost systems. Simply cut into thin pieces and add to your pile

Ingredients: Vegetable fat, wheat flour, peanut flour.

Analysis: Protein 7.1%, fibre 2.3%, fat 28.4%, ash 0.7%

 FAQs

Where can commercially compostable packaging be processed in New Zealand?

A number of facilities around New Zealand accept commercially compostable packaging, and the list is growing.

  • Christchurch City Council Organics Processing Plant – Operated by Living Earth
  • Capital Compost – Wellington Southern Landfill
  • Revital - Central North Island including Waikato, Bay of Plenty and Taranaki
  • Palmerston North City Council (Awapuni Resource Recovery Park)
  • Hampton Organics – Hampton PARRC - Waikato
  • Envirofert Limited - Auckland & Waikato

An alternative is to find someone locally who makes “hot compost”. In this method of composting, the temperature of the heap rises to 55°C, just like a commercial facility. Our packaging will break down in a well-managed hot compost heap.

Does Energy Food melt in the sun?

No, despite the vegetable fat content, our Wild Bird Energy Food recipe is designed to withstand New Zealand’s harsh sunlight while remaining soft enough for birds’ beaks. For bird-comfort though, they are best hung in a shady spot under a high branch or suspended from a Peka Peka Feeder, where they are sure to last a long summer’s day (if they don’t get eaten first).

How do I compost Topflite’s compostable packaging?

Snip the packaging into thin pieces before adding to your compost pile. This exposes more of the surface area to those hard-working microorganisms and helps it break down faster.

Which birds eat Energy Food?

The number one fan tends to be the tauhou. Those little green cuties just love pecking away at this energy rich food. Topflite Energy Food can also attract sparrows, thrushes, blackbirds and yellowhammers.

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