Verge Loves: Gosh!

The snacking saviours have arrived! Adding a healthier offering to the shelves this festive season, is vegan and all-natural food brand, Gosh!, with the launch of its NEW chilled, ready-to-eat Snack Bites.

Answering the UK’s need for a healthy snack that’s still delicious and moreish, Snack Bites come in a ‘grab and go’ bag format, are made from 100% natural ingredients, baked (not fried), vegan and free-from the top 14 allergens. Perfect for on the go, at your desk, kids’ lunchboxes or just treating yourself at 3pm (because, why not?), Gosh! Snack Bites help you enjoy all the fun of snacking, but safe in the knowledge that you’re still keeping it healthy.

What’s more, choosing Snack Bites is not only kinder to your health but to the planet too. The tasty bites come in 100% recyclable bags, bringing a whole new meaning to ‘snack responsibly!’

 

Catering to all-diets, new Snack Bites come in two lip-smacking, tastebud tingling flavours to choose from:

 

  • Smokey BBQ Sweet Potato: inspired by the deep South, these BBQ bites are bursting with smokey flavour. Expertly baked with sweet potato, sweetcorn and black beans, with a balanced blend of herbs and spices
  • Moroccan Spiced Veg: inspired by the cuisine of North Africa, these bites provide a delicate mix of sweet and spice. Chickpeas and red pepper are expertly blended with dates, apricots, spices and herbs

The new product launch is perfectly timed, as the desire for healthy, plant-based snack options is high and health and well-being has become even more important post lockdown. 95% of adults snack and 39% say that busy lifestyles make snacking a necessity. But almost half of adults (40%) feel guilty about snacking and over a third of adults (36%) feel self-conscious eating unhealthy snacks in front of others.

According to Google, searches for snacks has seen a steady climb over the past five years, with its peak always being in the first week of January.However, May 2020 (the height of lockdown) saw the search term reach its highest peak since 2015. Around this time, the search term for ‘healthy snacks’ was also high and compared to its usual spikes has remained higher than usual. Related search terms include ‘healthy late night snacks’, ‘healthy snacks for weight loss’, ‘healthy filling snacks’ and ‘healthy low fat snacks’ proving a strong appetite for health conscious snacking options.

New Snack Bites are available now in Morrisons’ free-from chilled aisle, and in Tesco’s plant-based chilled aisle!

 

 

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