Dang Foods’ Coconut Crunch Sticky-Rice Chips is the recipient of a Bronze Award in the Sweet Snack Category in the Specialty Food Association’s
2017 sofi™ Awards competition. A sofi™ is a top honor in the $127 billion specialty food industry and the Coconut Crunch Sticky-Rice Chips were one of 154 winners from 3,000 entries across 39 categories. This award represents the best of the best from members of the Specialty Food Association with every entry being carefully assessed by passionate and knowledgeable food professionals including chefs, culinary experts, academics, food writers, and category buyers. Products are judged on taste, including flavor, appearance, texture and aroma, as well as ingredient quality.
“We’re extremely honored that our newest addition to our snack portfolio, the Sticky-Rice Chip, has been recognized with a sofi™ Award,” said CEO and Founder of Dang Foods Vincent Kitirattragarn. “We’re glad to see our efforts to innovate in the better-for-you snack space and to harness the nutritional benefits of whole, responsibly-sourced ingredients appreciated by the industry.”
Made with certified organic rice grains and other clean ingredients, Dang Sticky-Rice Chips are non-GMO, gluten-free, vegan, dairy-free and soy-free. Starting with steamed Thai sticky rice, each chip is soaked in watermelon juice, then crisped and seasoned for the ideal crunchy texture. The Sticky-Rice Chips have 30-40 percent less fat compared to regular potato chips
Sticky-Rice Chips hit stores in January 2017 in 3.5oz family-size packages for $3.99. Dang Foods products are available nationwide in over 8,000 brick-and-mortar and online outlets.