Flavour varieties in crisps know no bounds. One brand that can’t resist testing the limit is Pringles, as proven by its Eggs Benedict offering (JPY132.00/75p). This limited edition is said to resemble a New York breakfast.
Fo' shizzle it’s Angie’s Holidrizzle Boom Chicka Pop. That’s holiday-inspired flavoured popcorn to the rest of us. The Hot Cocoa Marshmallow Kettle Corn tastes like holiday spirit, according to Angie’s, making a simple, delicious wintry treat.
Kale: The health junkie’s go-to veg just got more interesting (and arguably more virtuous). Visionary Foods Inspiral has air dried it and coated it with spicy wasabi and wheatgrass crunchy cashew nut sauce (€3.30/£2.52).
Want chilli pie on the go? Lunchables Uploaded says you can with its Chili Pie Taco Heat & Eat Snack ($1.38/96p), which comprises ground beef, chilli sauce, corn chops and cheese. Simply microwave for 15 seconds and enjoy.
The Good Bean has created a ‘power-protein’ blend of chickpeas, navy beans, red lentils and peas with sweet potatoes and red quinoa for added superfood power. The BBQ Bacon Bean Chips are gluten and corn free.
Loblaws World of Flavours sub-range travels the globe through tasty flavour combinations. Harissa Hummus Flavoured Ripple Potato Chips (CAD$1.67/88p) are a tasty take on the North African creamy houmous spiced with caraway, chili, coriander, cumin and spearmint.
‘You’ll never go back to boring chips,’ boasts Gringo Jack’s of its Flaky Tortilla Chips. In case the flakiness isn’t different enough, the brand has gone one step further to release a sweet Cinnamon & Sugar variant ($1.50/£1.05).
Eat Real aims to get consumers to do just that, with snacks made from natural ingredients and ‘no nasties’. It’s Quinoa Chips with Sour Cream & Chives (€2.69/£2.05) are made from the super grain and are suitable for vegans.
Combining some of this year’s biggest snacking trends, Epic Hunt has launched its Honest Harvest Wholesome Trail Mix ($4.99/£3.49). The mix combines beef jerky, roasted almonds, Brazil nuts, pecans and pistachios.
Protein is taking grocery by storm and bagged snacks are no exception. Novo Easy Protein Bites – think Quavers on steroids – have a whopping 20g of protein per pack (€2.45/£1.87).