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 lineSweets & Snacks sweet on beans 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.