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Kale Potato Chips

Simply 7 Makes a Kale Snack That Looks Like a Potato Chip

— April 4, 2016 — Lifestyle
With many consumers partaking in superfood snacking, kale snacks have become extremely popular. Kale chips typically consist of coating the leafy green in fun snack flavors, but Simply 7 decided to take an entirely new approach to the way it produces its snacks.

Simply 7's Kale Chips come in flavors like Dill Pickle, Sea Salt and Lemon & Olive Oil that are made by combining this superfood green with potato starch. This formula creates a more traditional chip snack, while also delivering a boost of nutrition—these kale chips provide 80% of one's required daily Vitamin K dose.

These green-tinged kale chips are are ideal for consumers who want the comforting crunch of a familiar snack food, without losing out on flavor or health benefits.
Trend Themes
1. Superfood Snacking - The rise of kale chips suggests an opportunity for other superfoods to be incorporated into snack products.
2. Hybrid Snacking - Combining two seemingly different ingredients, such as kale and potato, can create innovative snack products that cater to both taste and nutrition.
3. Functional Snacking - Snack products that provide health benefits, such as Simply 7's Kale Chips delivering 80% of one's required daily Vitamin K, can appeal to consumers seeking healthier snacking options.
Industry Implications
1. Snack Foods - Snack companies can capitalize on the popularity of superfoods and healthy snacking trends by incorporating new and unique ingredients, flavors, and formulations.
2. Health Foods - Food companies that specialize in health foods and products can expand their offerings by innovating in the snack category, particularly with functional snack products like kale chips.
3. Convenience Foods - Convenience store chains and brands that offer grab-and-go snack options can tap into the growing demand for healthier and more unique snacking choices by adding hybrid and functional snack products, like Simply 7's Kale Chips, to their inventories.
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