tilda pulses and rice

Tilda is launching Pulses & Rice, a range of ready-to-heat single-serve pouches intended to ­capitalise on the growing health trend for pulses and the demand for ­convenient meal solutions suitable for one-person households.

Available from June, each of the five-strong line-up (rsp: £1.39/140g) counts as one of your 5 a day and take one minute to heat up.

The products combine pulses with Basmati rice and other ingredients inspired by popular global cuisine, with the variants comprising Chickpea, Harissa & Lemon; Edamame, Spring Onion & Chive; Pinto Bean, Green Chilli & Lime; Black Bean, Jerk & Coconut; and Split Pea, Green Chilli & Coriander. “Consumers are looking for convenient and delicious plant-based proteins as alternatives to achieving a nutritionally balanced diet,” said Camilla Sheeley, head of innovation at Tilda, who hailed the new range of “on-trend, nutritionally complete meals”.