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Savory Snacks to Debut at Show

Specialty snacks with interesting flavor profiles that also appeal to those with dietary restrictions are set to debut at the Summer Fancy Food Show, kicking off this Sunday, June 25, at New York’s Javits Center.

Maine Crisp, an artisanal snack brand, will launch its newest crisp flavor, Olive & Za’atar. The crackers are made with buckwheat flour and are gluten-free and plant-based.

“Since we had already adapted our crisp recipe to be dairy-free, I had the freedom to be really creative with a new flavor profile,” said Karen Getz, founder and chief product officer at Maine Crisp, in a statement. “I love pairing cheese with olives, which sparked an idea to create a crisp that complements salty and savory notes with the bright herbs of za’atar. The nutty buckwheat base is rounded out with sesame and almonds for a rich tasting experience.”

This is the first product from the company to be launched in its new manufacturing facility which opened in late 2022. Maine Crisp’s entire line of products will be on display at booth #6447.

OMG! Pretzels, maker of gourmet snacks, will highlight its newest Buffalo Pretzel Nuggets and updated packaging. The pretzels are kosher-certified. The new flavor joins the existing lineup of eight varieties, all of which will be available for sampling at booth #6415.

Tochi, a family-owned snack company, will launch its gourmet popcorn line at the Show, featuring Asian-inspired flavors including Salted Egg, Black Sesame, Black Milk Tea, and Ube.

"We love popcorn for its versatility and as a timeless snack. It's the perfect blank canvas to deliver these amazing flavors we grew up eating," said Dina Shi Tochi founder, in a statement.

The popcorn varieties are made with all-natural, non-GMO ingredients, and leverage coconut oil in its production rather than vegetable oils. The offerings will be on display in the (included) section of the Diversity Pavilion. 

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