Key stakeholders in the starchy roots market are experimenting to deliver different forms of starchy roots-based snacks, in a bid to compete with established manufacturers of corn snack
'With our new intensely Bold Spicy Wings Flavour, we're responding to a growing demand for a more spicy and meaty corn snack
that is satisfying, delicious and relevant to our daring audience that thrive on turning everyday experiences into full-on experiences with Doritos,' says Unathi Mhlatyana, MU GM SSA, at PepsiCo.
As it expands its global footprint, the company brought its well-known brands, such as Hagen-Dazs ice cream, Betty Crocker cake mixes, Bugles corn snack
, Yoplait yoghurt, Nature Valley granola bars, Green Giant frozen vegetables, Old El Paso Tex-Mex food, Pillsbury baking products, Jus-Rol frozen pastry, and Cheerios cereal, to countless consumers across the Middle East, Africa and the Indian subcontinent.
* (http://thecakeblog.com/2013/10/recipe-caramel-corn-cupcakes.html) Carmel Corn Cupcakes: This recipe takes the requisite popcorn and candy corn snack
in a dessert direction.
You'll find familiar ceviches, the fried corn snack
that everyone loves, traditional causa (stacked potato) dishes and all kinds of fish, chicken, beef, plantains, yuca, chaufas (fried rice) and that satisfying medley of flash-fried seafood and fried yuca called jalea ($12).
The light corn crunch and fun-to-eat crispy corn snack
was well received by our panelists.
Qancha (pronounced kahn-shah) is an American version of a popular Peruvian corn snack
. Qancha uses only three ingredients -- raw heirloom corn kernels, imported from the Andes of Peru; premium avocado oil that coats the kernels but is never heated; and sea salt.
Medora's primary brand, PopCorners, is a better-for-you popped corn snack
. Medora currently offers PopCorners in seven flavors and the company is in the process of rolling out new products, including better-for-you popped potato chips and popped bean chips.
Clockwise from top left: Wall of Fame, a donut burger from Red's True Barbecue, a corn snack
from Wahaca, and Viva Brazil is about to reopen
Jimmy Doherty travels to Iceland to investigate cod fishing, Kate, pictured, visits British supermarkets to discover why, unlike other fruits, they only stock one variety of banana and Matt uncovers the process of popcorn-making while revealing why eating bucketfuls of the corn snack
sometimes still leaves you hungry.
an Honorable Mention (2 teaspoons): Angie's Boomchickapop Lightly Sweet Popcorn (150 calories and 1 1/2 teaspoons of sugar in 4 cups) and Trader Joe's single-serve Lite Kettle Corn Snack
Bags (110 calories and 1 teaspoon of sugar in each 3-cup bag).