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Upcycled Tortilla Chips

Kazoo Restaurant Style Tortilla Chips are Made with Corn Germ

— August 5, 2020 — Eco
Kazoo Snacks' Restaurant Style Tortilla Chips are made with corn germ, a by-product of chip processing that often goes to waste or sometimes gets used as animal feed. In an 11-ounce bag of the plant-based tortilla chips, there are three grams of protein and Kazoo Snacks emphasizes this by pointing out that this is 50% more protein than the leading tortilla chip. Additionally, the brand also points out that one snack bag of tortilla chips saves 30 gallons.

The vegan and gluten-free tortilla chips are just one example of the many new snacks that are being created with a focus on upcycled ingredients and processes that help to conserve resources. With its patent-pending tortilla chip, Kazoo Snacks shares a fusion of snacking, nutrition and sustainability.

Image Credit: Kazoo Snacks
Trend Themes
1. Upcycled Snacks - Exploring the use of by-products to create innovative and sustainable snack products such as Kazoo Snacks' Restaurant Style Tortilla chips.
2. Plant-based Protein - Promoting the use of plant-based ingredients rich in protein as an alternative to animal-based products for health and environmental benefits.
3. Resource Conservation - Incorporating sustainable and eco-friendly processes in snack manufacturing to conserve resources and reduce waste throughout the supply chain.
Industry Implications
1. Food and Beverage - Innovative upcycling methods and sustainable practices offer opportunities for growth in the food and beverage industry.
2. Snack Manufacturing - Exploring new ways to incorporate plant-based ingredients and sustainable practices in snack manufacturing can lead to market disruption and competitive advantage.
3. Sustainability Consulting - The increasing demand for environmentally sustainable products and processes creates opportunities for consulting firms specializing in sustainable business practices.
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