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Cookie-Flavored Chickpea Snacks

Biena Launched a Sweet Chickpea Snack Inspired by Thin Mints

— March 9, 2018 — Lifestyle
Biena has launched several sweet chickpea snacks in the past, including both milk and dark chocolate-coated varieties, as well as a salted caramel flavor. At Natural Products Expo West, Biena unveiled the newest addition to its line, which will surely delight fans of Girl Scouts cookies.

The all new, officially licensed flavor mimics the taste of Thin Mints with a fair trade dark chocolate coating atop sea salt chickpeas. The chickpea snacks boast just 130 calories, plus four grams of protein and fiber, making them a better-for-you alternative to many sweet snack options currently on the market.

Across the food industry, a growing number of snacks are using the versatile chickpea as a base for everything from cookie dough to brownies for a better-for-you take on popular indulgences.
Trend Themes
1. Healthy Snack Alternatives - Biena's sweet chickpea snacks are a better-for-you alternative to many sweet snack options currently on the market.
2. Chickpea-based Snacks - Chickpeas are increasingly being used as a base for everything from cookie dough to brownies for a better-for-you take on popular indulgences.
3. Alternative Sweet Flavors - Biena's officially licensed Thin Mints-flavored chickpea snacks offer a unique, healthier take on a beloved snack flavor.
Industry Implications
1. Snack Food - The snack food industry can benefit from incorporating healthier, alternative ingredients such as chickpeas into their product lines.
2. Health Food - The health food industry can capitalize on the growing demand for better-for-you snack options by incorporating interesting and unique flavors such as Biena's Thin Mints chickpea snack.
3. Food Licensing - Biena's officially licensed Thin Mints chickpea snack demonstrates an opportunity for food licensing companies to partner with beloved brands to create healthier snack alternatives.
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