Sweet on beans
Traditionally seen in savory snacks, beans add crunch and nutrition to indulgent offerings highlighted at the show. Biena Snacks recently expanded its line of sweet, coated chickpeas with a Girl Scouts Thin Mints cookie inspired variety.
Lebby Snacks offers a range of crunchy chickpeas in milk chocolate, dark chocolate, mocha and sesame honey varieties. Saffron Road recently introduced a line of indulgent chickpea snacks, including dark chocolate chai, salted caramel, honey roasted and dark chocolate flavors.
Another legume, black edamame, stars in a line of premium indulgent snacks from Greenwave Foods. The toasted beans feature flavors including dark chocolate, salted caramel coconut, toasted coconut and white chocolate matcha.