Plant Pops (www.plantpopssnacks.com) is a British brand on a mission to help individuals snack differently with its range of plant-based products, that it creates using exciting ancient grains and seeds from across the globe.
Plant Pops is bringing to the UK the snacks that are eaten by a billion people worldwide, but which Brits may never have heard of. The brand wants to inspire consumers to be adventurous and expand their snacking horizons by producing snacks that are good for individuals, good for the environment and good for the communities that help produce them.
Plant Pops is launching with a three-flavour range of Popped Lotus Seeds that make a delicious alternative to sweet and savoury snacks, such as popcorn and crisps:
- Himalayan Salt – Move over popcorn, there’s a new movie time snack in town! Plant Pops’ classic edition is lightly salted for a tasty, anytime snack.
- Smoked Chilli – Plant Pops’ Smoked Chilli edition is a smoky, spicy taste sensation that delivers a dash of heat and makes the perfect mid-afternoon pick-me-up.
- Peanut Butter – Sweet, salty and crunchy, Plant Pops’ Peanut Butter Popped Lotus Seeds are a moreish snack time treat, and are also delicious atop a bowl of porridge.
Made from the seeds of the water lily plant, the snack has been a cultural staple in India for centuries. Plant Pops has updated the product for a contemporary audience with a fully plant-based recipe and innovative flavour combinations.
Plant Pops’ Popped Lotus Seeds have a popcorn-like crunch and a light, airy texture, making them the ideal healthy snacking option for the whole family, that can be enjoyed anytime, whether as an al-desko, study time or mid-afternoon snack.
The snacks are roasted, not fried, contain no artificial ingredients, preservatives or palm oil, are 100% vegan and gluten-free. Each packet is also under 99 calories for a light but satisfying snacking option.
Plant Pops sources its seeds directly from local farmers in Bihar, India, where they are sustainably grown and harvested. The seeds are collected from water lily ponds, dried and popped, and then roasted, dried and seasoned using natural ingredients to create delicious, plant-based snacks.