In the Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, we're always on the look-out for tasty new products, whether it's in our local markets or through the samples that companies send to us. Lately, we've noticed some similarities in the crunchy snacks crossing our path.Boulder Canyon
Here are the 5 biggest trends we've been seeing:
1. Sweet Potatoes:
Acknowledging consumers' desire for healthier snacks, food companies are capitalizing on sweet potato's reputation as the healthier spud and using it as a prominent ingredient in crackers and chips. If you're looking to try one of these sweet potato-based snacks, be sure to look at the label. Some are better for you than others. Just because a snack is made from a sweet potato instead of a white potato or bleached flour doesn't mean it's necessarily lower in calories or higher in fiber. On the other hand, if you just love the taste of sweet potatoes, then dig in.
Examples: Boulder Canyon Baked Sweet Potato Fries, Food Should Taste Good Sweet PotatoRead More »from The 5 Hottest Trends in Snack Foods