TSUMo, a team of self-proclaimed ‘savvy-snackers’ and ‘cannabis scholars’, have made it their mission to create snacks that send you on a nostalgic high. To achieve this, they’ve taken some of our favorite childhood snacks and infused them with cannabis.
Fiery Hot Cheese Crunchers are like crunchy Hot Cheetos, while the Zesty Ranch and Salsa Verda Mini Tortilla Rounds will give chips and dip and whole new meaning. Sure to keep your yule lit for the next 12 days of Christmas, each bag packs 10mg of THC. You can grab some today by visiting their website.
Cool Ranch Doritos has long lived as a classic, untouched and unfettered for decades. Never did we think Cool Ranch would ever heat up your local grocer’s aisle — until today.
Doritos has just announced that Cool Ranch will be joining their already robust Flamin’ Hot lineup. On paper, the joining of two iconic and ultra popular snack flavors is sure to be a banger. The actual flavor of the chips should be interesting as each flavor is in such stark contrast from one another.
Doritos Flamin’ Hot Cool Ranch will be unleashed just in time for the new year at your local retailer and grocer. The chips will be available in 9.25oz bags for $4.79 and 2.75oz bags for $2.19.
Snacking has been around since the beginning of time. I’m sure our Cro-Magnon OGs were munching heavily on wild berries while gathering, and I wouldn’t be surprised if a few were secretly tucked away in their fur pelts.
Since those days, our love for snacking ‘round the clock has evolved our means of consumption. Gathering now consists of walking a couple blocks to your local convenience store, which is essentially a snacktopia. Luckily, you can now get your munch on sans sabretooth attack.
When it comes to convenience stores, 7-Eleven tops the list as not only the first of it’s kind but also the most widely known. If I said there is a 7-Eleven every 5 blocks in every city in America I’d only be a pebble’s throw from the truth.
With a pulse on youth culture, 7-Eleven smartly teamed with fashion and creative force Kerwin Frost to create The Snack Attack Uniform. Known for his quirky yet utilitarian designs, works of his tend to promote a sense of playful stylishness. The Snack Attack Uniform is no different, it comes in pink and green, and was made to ensure all your munchie needs are met.
The uniform consists of Kerwin’s Snack Attack jacket, pants, and glitter tee shirt, which all can be worn together or separately. Equipped with a total of 18 pockets, the jacket comes with 7 while the pants have an audacious 11. Someone understood the assignment. Each pocket comes filled with one of Kerwin’s favorite 7-Eleven selects:
Kerwin’s Snack Attack Jacket:
7-Select Apple Snack Pie
7-Select Strawberry Cheesecake Snack Pie
7-Select Crispy Rice Treat
7-Select Replenish Guava Splash
7-Select Fried Pork Rinds
7-Select Gummi Bears
7-Select Gummi Blue Sharks
7-Select Trail Mix
7-Select Gummi Peach Rings
7-Select Gummi Fun Bugs
Kerwin’s Snack Attack Pants:
7-Select Sour Watermelon Wedges
Kerwin’s Snack Party Mix Popcorn
7-Select Go!Smart Energy Shot (Assorted Flavors)
7-Select Fiery Hot Flavored Potato Chips
7-Select Chips or Pretzels (Assorted Flavors)
7-Select Caramel Flavored Popcorn
7-Select Peanut Butter Filled Pretzels
Of course I had to ask Kerwin what his top three snacks were, to which he humbly replied, “Not to be biased, but my favorite has to be my limited-edition Kerwin’s Snack Party Mix Popcorn. It’s made with white chocolate popcorn, candied chocolate pieces, cinnamon toasted cereal and chocolate cake mix – plus the party mix snack comes in a canister I designed.” That’s right, the cherry on top of this is a specially curated popcorn mixture in a container of his own design. The other two snacks that received shoutouts were the 7-Select Buffalo Chicken Flavored Chips and the 7-Select Gummi Peach Rings.
As the year is nearing a close and with the Super Bowl right around the corner, there will be lots of binge-time for snacking. To take your munching up a notch, head here and grab one of Kerwin’s limited edition 7-Eleven Snack Attack Uniforms for $280.
Ben & Jerry’s has tapped in with Chance the Rapper to debut a new flavor, Mint Chocolate Chance ice cream and non-dairy frozen dessert.
Mint Chocolate Chance takes inspo from Chance the Rapper’s own childhood mixture and incorporates fudge brownie pieces in a cool mint ice cream or sunflower butter-based non-dairy dessert. Both iterations are locked in to hit nationwide in the first quarter of 2022 for $4.99 to $5.49 per pint.
What’s even better is that a portion of proceeds will benefit Chance the Rapper’s non-profit, SocialWorks, which has a goal to invest in youth through the arts, education and civic engagement with programming that focuses on education, mental health, homelessness and performing and literary arts.
Come January 2022, our local stores will be stocked with two new OREO flavors: Toffee Crunch and Ultimate Chocolate.
Ultimate Chocolate OREOs are a limited edition flavor and will feature a triple layer of chocolate cremes, while Toffee Crunch will be a permanent addition to the OREO roster and has toffee-flavored creme with sugar crystals sandwiched between OREO cookies.
Both flavors will start popping up on shelves around the beginning of January for $4.29, so OREO fans need to keep watch.
The concept of a vegan lifestyle isn’t all that common in the Philippines, and though there is a burgeoning contingent of vegan Filipinos, there remains a dearth of vegan options in Filipino cuisine. That’s why my interest was piqued when I first started to hear the buzz around San & Wolves Bakeshop, which is the first all vegan Filipino bakeshop of its kind.
Owner Kym Estrada shared, “I’ve been vegan for a decade and I just wanted people to have a taste of my culture. I’ve met a lot of people like myself, and I thought to myself that I need to feed these people, because a lot of them would want the same things I want.”
Estrada pretty much makes everything from scratch, which then goes into the myriad of soy free, nut free, and palm oil free pastries. That level of control over foundational ingredients ensures a truly vegan product. Customers can get vegan versions of unique Filipino pastries like Ube Cinnamon Rolls, Chocolate Pandan Cake, and even Buko Pop-Tarts.
Check out the video above for a delicious dive into the vegan Filipino treats at San & Wolves Bakeshop.
Field Roast has partnered with Sam’s Club to bring plant-based snacking to a town near you. This is the first time a Field Roast product has been sold at Sam’s Club, a milestone which will introduce the burgeoning brand to a wider consumer base.
Just in time for the holidays, these bite-sized doggies are the perfect appetizer for gatherings. The combo of Field Roast’s savory Classic Smoked Frankfurters wrapped up in traditional cornbread batter is sure to bring back memories of yesteryear. In addition to a great taste, each mini corn dog packs 8 grams of protein per serving.
If you’re looking to add some more plant-based tastiness to your holiday grocery list, you can check for availability here.
Pop-Tarts have always carried big breakfast energy that can be enjoyed at any time of the day. The same can be said for donuts. Which is why it makes all the sense in the world for Pop-Tarts to debut new donut-inspired flavors like Apple Fritter and Boston Creme Donut.
Inspired by top-selling donut flavors, both new Pop-Tarts varieties will be available nationwide at the end of December in an 8-count box for a suggested price of $2.99.