DANBURY, CONN. – LesserEvil Healthy Brands launched two sustainable snack innovations at Natural Products Expo East, held September 22-25 in Philadelphia. Sun Poppers and PeaNOTS join a line of organic popcorn, cabbage, grain-free snacks and cookies.
Sun Poppers are made with recycled watermelon and pumpkin seeds, puffed and tumbled in avocado oil, with 3 grams of plant protein per serving. Flavors include pink Himalayan salt, sour cream, and onion.
PeaNOTS are formulated with organic peas and offer 9-10 grams of protein per serving. Peas require seven times less water per gram of protein than walnuts, according to the company. Flavors include pink Himalayan salt and vegan ranch.
Both product lines are organic, vegan, project verified non-GMO, grain-free and kosher. Sun Poppers are available for purchase from Thrive Market, Whole Foods Market, and lesserevil.com. PeaNOTS are available exclusively on Thrive Market, and additional outlets will be arriving early next year.
âConsumers continue to look to brands for healthy and sustainable snack options, so we’ve decided to think outside the box and source our eco-friendly ingredients – like recycled watermelon and pumpkin seeds and water-efficient peas – to create a crunchy and tasty snack. it’s good for consumers and the planet, âsaid Charles Coristine, President and CEO. âWe have always valued the use of clean ingredients and now we are taking our sustainability to the next level: rich in protein and fueled by the sun. “