Upcycled banana and plantain-based snack producer Barnana has launched its latest product line, Plantain Tortilla Chips.
The chips are constructed from delicately seasoned floor plantains cooked in avocado oil and are available two flours: Himalayan Pink Salt and Lime & Sea Salt.
“Our Organic Ridged Plantain Chips are flying off the shelves, validating consumer demand for salty snacks from Barnana,” mentioned Barnana founder Caue Suplicy.
“Initial taste tests of the new Plantain Tortilla Chips show we likely have another big winner for savoury snackers.”
The snack producer can be rolling out redesigned packaging and brand created by Brazilian artist and illustrator Speto. Touted as one of the crucial gifted graffiti artists on the planet, Speto’s work has been exhibited in museums akin to Palais de Tokyo in France and Museu Afro Brasil in São Paulo.
“We’re honoured for Speto to be a part of Barnana’s brand evolution,” mentioned Suplicy.
“We wanted to work with him as he not only speaks to our Latin American roots, but he also shares our vision of creating positive change in the world.”
The model’s brand is accompanied by Nana, a whimsical monkey created by Speto, to assist deliver consciousness to Barnana’s mission of lowering meals waste and selling regenerative agriculture within the Amazon.
Since Barnana was based, it has saved over 100 million bananas from going to waste by upcycling ‘imperfect’ fruit into scrumptious snacks.
The licensed B-Corporation can be a founding member of the not too long ago fashioned Upcycled Food Association (UFA), aimed to educate customers in regards to the vital local weather advantages of lowering meals waste and explaining the distinction between ‘upcycled’ and ‘recycled’.
Barnana’s Plantain Tortilla Chips – together with its Banana Bites, Cookie Brittle and Plantain Chips – will be discovered at chosen stores like Whole Foods, Costco, CVS, Kroger and Safeway. Also accessible on-line and on Amazon starting July 1.
Have your cookie and eat it, too
The Empowered Cookie creates candy treats that use solely plant-based components which were responsibly- and sustainably sourced. The cookies are palm-oil free and non-GMO, appropriate for vegans, coeliac victims and people following a Paleo life-style.
The model was based by pastry chef Natalia Barr as a means to connects folks and retains traditions alive. She believes meals tells tales and carries the soul of a tradition.
According to Barr, The Empowered Cookie is her means of placing the ‘healthy’ soul again into the American meals trade.
As such, her cookies are additionally diet-friendly, low-carb, gluten- and grain-free and comprise no soy, peanuts, dairy or refined sugars.
Available in six varieties – together with Chocolate Cherry, Chocolate Walnut, Double Chocolate Chunk, Ginger Molasses, Lemon Lavender Poppy Seed and Raisin Walnut – from the producers web site.
All in a single chew
The flavour masters at Pringles have teamed up with hamburger queen Wendy’s to produce the limited-edition Pringles Baconator, which packs all of the layers of flavours of Wendy’s Baconator in a single chew.
Each burger is made with half a pound of beef, American cheese, six strips of crispy Applewood smoked bacon, ketchup and mayo – and replicating that was no problem for Pringles.
“The Pringles brand delivers insanely accurate flavour combinations that are both delicious and convenient,” mentioned Gareth Maguire, senior director of selling for Pringles.
“With such a powerful fanbase, we knew we had to nail that recent, never-frozen Wendy’s flavour completely.
“Luckily, our flavour specialists had been up to the duty. The Pringles Baconator crisps are the proper means to benefit from the savoury goodness, multi function chew.”
Each can of Pringles Baconator comes with a code that can be utilized to rating a free Wendy’s Baconator, Son of Baconator or Breakfast Baconator whenever you order by way of the Wendy’s app, redeemable till the tip of September.
“At Wendy’s, the Baconator has long been an iconic Bacon Cheeseburger like no other. With stacked fresh beef, oven cooked Applewood smoked bacon and piping hot cheese, we knew it was going to be a challenge to get all that flavour and goodness into one bite,” mentioned Carl Loredo, Wendy’s US chief advertising officer.
“We’re excited to work with the flavour experts at Pringles to deliver the taste our fans know and love in a unique way. We know our Baconator fanatics will be in for quite a treat when they taste how insanely accurate Pringles made this delicious crisp.”
Pringles Baconator shall be accessible for a restricted time nationwide.
Taste of the long run
Pep & Lekker’s dedication to shake up the snacking institution has received it a spot on Sainsbury’s Future Brands agenda, which champions the pioneering manufacturers of tomorrow.
From June, two variants of the producer’s award-winning 30g Seed Snacks – Fennel & Chia and Rosemary & Hemp – shall be trialling in 70 Sainsbury’s shops throughout the UK, within the Taste of the Future aisle, for an RRP of £2.
Packed with fibre and protein, Seed Snacks present health-conscious snackers with a deal with that additionally recalibrates their blood/sugar stability and handle their weight. The snacks are additionally free from added sugar, gluten and refined grains, together with the 14 identified allergens.
Each Seed Snack is baked not fried utilizing apple puree and chicory root fibre. They additionally don’t embrace any palm oil and are available totally compostable pouches.
Every Seed Snack is free from any: added sugar, gluten, refined grains or any unwelcome artificial nasties.
“The life of a fledgling food supporting the war on obesity is certainly full of ups and downs, however the willingness of the fantastic Future Brands team to give Seed Snacks a break as part of their promotion of healthy eating is beyond even our wildest dreams,” mentioned Susan Gafsen, cofounder of Pep & Lekker.
A magical remake
The Little Debbie model is re-introducing a fan favorite.
Sparkling Strawberry Unicorn Cakes are pink strawberry-flavoured desserts crammed with lavender-coloured vanilla crème, coated in white and blue frosting and topped with purple sweet glitter.
Available in eight to a field, every finger-shaped cake is individually wrapped with pink, purple and blue graphics, making them an actual social gathering deal with.
“Bringing back this delicious favourite is so exciting for our brand fans, and also for employees in the company,” mentioned Tara Wiese, Little Debbie affiliate model supervisor.
“We are gearing up for the fun and smiles these snacks bring to everyday moments. We can’t wait to see consumers sharing their enjoyment on social media once they return to shelves again. We loved seeing Little Debbie snacks tagged in so many posts on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter during the first launch of Unicorn Cakes, and anticipate lots of Little Debbie fan excitement and creativity this go-around.”
According to Little Debbie model proprietor McKee Foods, a Little Debbie product is bought greater than 50 occasions per second within the US and Canada. The snacks are baked recent and offered by way of retailers throughout the continent.
The Sparkling Strawberry Unicorn Cake can be found wherever Little Debbie snacks are offered.
Beat the pandemic blues with Bakedin’s Boozy Cupcake Kits.
Whether you’re partial to a refreshing Mojito, a zesty Margarita or an invigorating Espresso Martini, the desserts include a boozy kick to get summer season off to a terrific begin.
The helpful kits comprise all of the dry components home-bakers want in addition to vibrant cupcake circumstances, step-by-step directions, a piping bag, decorations and straws. All that’s wanted to deliver to the social gathering is the recent components and the all-important alcohol.
It’s fuss-free baking with no meals waste.
The boozy kits embrace Strawberry Daiquiri Cupcake Kit (£10), Mojito Cupcake Kit (£10), Espresso Martini Cupcake Kit (£10) and Lemon Margarita Cupcake Kit, all with an RRP of £10. If you’re searching for one thing extra, Bakedin additionally gives a Gin & Tonic Cupcake Kit and Prosecco & Strawberry Cake Kit, every full with miniature gin and miniature prosecco, for an RRP of £20.
The kits can be found on the Bakedin on-line bakeshop, Amazon, Wicked Uncle and excessive avenue retailers akin to Costco, Hobbycraft, Lakeland and Tesco.
Sharing snacks throughout lockdown
Royal Hawaiian Orchards has launched a sharing 24ozbag of Sea Salt macadamia nuts to take pleasure in with family members.
“The creation of a family-sized product gives consumers the opportunity to continue enjoying Royal Hawaiian Orchards in their homes, but this time, with ample opportunity to share with the whole family,” mentioned Okay.C. Blinn, GM of gross sales and advertising at Royal Hawaiian Orchards.
“With nearly all of Americans nonetheless working and studying from dwelling, we needed to supply a one-stop, wholesome possibility to assist feed and nourish the complete family.
“Whether it’s a fast snack to hold you centered in between Zoom calls, or a scrumptious reward for ending your math project, our gluten-free, Keto, Paleo, and vegan-friendly macadamias are certain to please.”
Royal Hawaiian Orchards’ Sea Salt macadamia nuts are additionally accessible in a 4oz bag, accessible on-line and in choose retail places throughout the US.
Upping the stakes
Pladis plans to take a much bigger chew of the snacking market with one other addition to its £13.3m Flipz model.
Flipz Strawberry Cheesecake gives the candy and salty style that customers have come to love, enrobing salty pretzels in a candy strawberry glaze.
“Since introducing Flipz to UK consumers back in 2018, our shopper base has remained incredibly loyal – with a strong repeat purchase rate of over 30%. We can attribute the brand’s success to the uniqueness of its ‘swavoury’ flavour,’” mentioned Jonathan Bull, head of McVitie’s Commercial & Seasonal Brands at pladis UK&I.
“In addition to the model’s established shopper base, we wish to assist retailers drive incremental gross sales by encouraging new buyers – particularly youthful customers – to purchase into Flipz. This is why we’re significantly obsessed with innovation throughout the vary and including thrilling flavour combos to our core line-up.
“We selected Strawberry Cheesecake as Flipz’s subsequent endeavour as a result of it’s a preferred flavour within the UK, interesting to buyers throughout all kinds of classes, from ice cream to yoghurt-based desserts. In combining the quintessentially British strawberry flavour with the model’s American roots, we’re assured that the newest product within the Flipz vary shall be a success with British buyers.”
Flipz Strawberry Cheesecake is offered in 90g sharing pack format at an RRP of £1.50 throughout a number of grocery, comfort and wholesale channels, together with Asda and Morrisons. Packaging is recyclable by way of pladis’ partnership with Terracycle.
Nutty about these
Pizootz Peanuts and Almonds are actually accessible on-line with direct supply to your property or workplace to be loved throughout these extraordinary occasions.
The snacks had been created by peanut pioneer Dr Alfred P Pizootz in 2016, utilizing a patented infusing course of that makes use of solely water, strain and steam to naturally put the flavours contained in the nut, in contrast to others in the marketplace which can be usually deep fried in oil and coated in varied substances.
Today, the better-for-you peanut and almond vary consists of 10 flavours, starting from New York Dill Pickle, to Bay Spice, to Inferno.
Pizootz snacks can be found on-line and will be shipped throughout the globe from Canada to Japan, Germany to American Samoa.