We use our own and third-party cookies to optimize your experience on this site, including to maintain user sessions. Without these cookies our site will not function well. If you continue browsing our site we take that to mean that you understand and accept how we use the cookies. If you wish to decline our cookies we will redirect you to Google.
Already have an account? Sign in.

 Remember Me | Forgot Your Password?

New Popcorn Brands Focus On Healthful Ingredients

August 10, 2020: 12:00 AM EST

As nutritionists have pointed out for years, fiber-rich popcorn is a healthful snack but lacks what health-conscious snackers want: protein. So, smaller brands of BFY pre-air popped popcorn snacks have been emerging lately that use non-GMO corn fortified with pea protein, spirulina, or nutritional yeast. Pop Zero ($3.99) adds pea protein, a complete vegan protein with all nine essential amino acids that the body can’t make on its own. Other BFY popcorn snack makers include: Azzizah’s Herbal Green Popcorn ($14.77) with protein-rich spirulina (algae); Three Dads Popcorn ($3.99) with nutritional yeast (“nooch”; Sakara’s Sweet, Salty, and Cheezy Popcorn Trio ($45) with coconut sugar and nutritional yeast; Project Pop ($22 for a 2-pack) with coconut oil; and Pop Zero with algae oil plus vitamin A, vitamin B-12, iron, and omega-3 fatty acids.[Image Credit: © Pop Zero]
Emily Laurence, "Popcorn Has Always Been a Dietitian-Approved Snack, but These Brands Are Making It Even Healthier", Well + Good, August 10, 2020, © Well+Good LLC
Domains
FOOD BUSINESS NEWS
Market Segments
News
Companies
Ingredients
New Products
Savory Snacks
Geographies
Worldwide
North America
United States of America
Categories
Brands
Companies, Organizations
Product Launches
Products & Brands
Developed by Yuri Ingultsov Software Lab.