Macro Air Popped Corn

Our Rating:

4 apples (out of 5)

Flavours available:

Lime & cracked pepper

Cheese & rosemary

BBQ

Sea salt

Cheese

Ingredients:  (Lime & Cracked Pepper)

Popcorn (75%), sunflower oil (sunflower oil, antioxidants (306 (from soy), 304), Lime and cracked pepper seasoning (12%) (milk solids, maize starch, rice flour, natural flavourings, sugar, fruit powders (lime, lemon), salt, vinegar powder, vegetable powder (onion), spice and spice extract (pepper), herb (parsley), vegetable oil).

The Stats (Lime & cracked pepper):

Nutrient Per 100g Per serve (20g)
Energy – kJ (calories) 1840 (440) 368 (88)
Protein (g) 11 2.2

Fat

Total (g)

Saturated Fat (g)

 

16.3

1.5

 

3.3

<1.0

Carbohydrate

Total (g)

Sugars (g)

 

57.4

2.8

 

11.5

<1.0

Sodium (mg) 280 56
Dietary Fibre (g) 8.6 1.7

Nutrition Claims:

  • No artificial colours, flavours or preservatives
  • Contains wholegrains

The good news:

  • Low in saturated fat, with 1.5g per 100g, compared to around 12g per 100g in regular potato chips
  • Low in sugar
  • Great savoury taste
  • Portion controlled and inexpensive snack option

The not-so good news:

Quite low in protein and fibre so may not sustain appetite for long

Bottom Line:

Macro Air popped popcorn is a light savoury snack, and a great alternative to indulgent options like chips. Containing little saturated fat and sugar, and in a portion controlled packet, the product is a smart choice for those who enjoy a crunchy snack.

 

 

 

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