Banza, a maker of chickpea-based comfort foods, is launching Banza Cascatelli by Sporkful, a better-for-you and gluten-free version of the new cascatelli pasta shape.
The gluten-free cascatelli product offers the same nutritional benefits as Banza’s other pasta shapes, with 20 grams of protein and 8 grams of fiber per serving.
Arcadia Biosciences plans to launch its fiber-rich GoodWheat pastas at retailers in May.
The GoodWheat pastas contain proprietary GoodWheat grain as the sole ingredient to provide four times the fiber of traditional pasta and 9 grams of protein per serving without sacrificing taste, according to the company.
Patagonia Provisions, the food brand under Patagonia, Inc., is adding an organic fusilli pasta made with Kernza, a perennial grain that comes from intermediate wheatgrass, and semolina flours.
Since Kernza is a perennial grain, its roots stay alive in one place throughout the year, and it doesn’t need to be planted annually. The grain also uses less water than wheat and requires no tilling.
Technology transfer company Yissum announced that researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have developed a technique to transform dried pasta sheets into traditional, bulkier pasta shapes when placed in boiling water.
"We’re excited to help this project make the jump from lab to grocery aisle in the near future,” said Itzik Goldwaser, PhD, chief executive officer of Yissum.
Club Crisps Sweet & Salty becomes the first-ever sweet and savory flavor within Kellogg’s expansive Club crackers portfolio. The new wavy crisps are baked light and thin, and combine the taste of sweet, caramelized flavored sugar with a pop of salt that blends with a buttery base, according to Kellogg.
Club Crisps debuted in March 2021 in sea salt and ranch flavors. The baked snacks contain 140 calories per 19-crisp serving.
Atkins Nutritionals, Inc. has released Atkins Protein Chips, a new keto-friendly chip in nacho cheese and ranch flavors that contains protein instead of carbs.
The product contains 13 grams of protein, 4 grams of net carbs and 4 grams of dietary fiber, as well as 7 grams of fat per serving.
Seapoint Farms released the newest addition to its Mighty Lil’ snack line: Mighty Lil’ Crunchy Corn, joining Mighty Lil’ Lentils, which come in four flavors.
The new corn snack is vegan, gluten-free and kosher. It’s currently available in two flavors: pink Himalayan salt and zesty ranch.
Atlas Bar has added coconut almond, dark chocolate sea salt and peanut butter dark chocolate flavors to its line of snacks.
The bars have no added sugar and are keto-friendly, according to the company.
Each bar features 300 mg of ashwagandha and has 15 grams of protein from brown rice and almonds.
Clif Bar & Co. is expanding its snack offerings with the launch of Clif Thins. Described by the company as a “crispy, crunchy take on the original Clif Bar,” the snacks are available in three varieties: chocolate chip, chocolate peanut brownie and white chocolate macadamia nut.
Clif Thins contain 100 calories and 5 grams of sugar per two-pack serving.
Magic Spoon released a limited-edition cereal bar in two flavors. The cookies and cream cereal bar combines chocolate cookies with a creamy flavor, and the cocoa peanut butter bar combines chocolatey cocoa with peanut butter.
The gluten-free cereal bars contain 10 grams of protein, 1 gram of sugar and 4 grams of net carbs.
Baking mixes and sweet treats seek to expand snacking occasions.