Taste test: These are made from pumpkin seeds with some chili spices added.
They're fairly moist and have a sweet taste at first, before the chili powder kicks in as an aftertaste. If you like pumpkin seeds or sunflower seeds, these might be for you. I don't think that these would work in lots of snacking situations, but they're worth a try. The problem is that they're so small that you have to grab several at a time, and yet they're also so small that it's hard to get a good grip on one, so they end up slipping through your fingers and onto the floor.
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Smell test: Sweet, fruity smell.
From the package: “Dry-roasted pumpkin seeds with natural seasonings.” ... “Pumpkorn™ makes your BODY say thanks to your BRAIN. Pumpkin seeds are a remarkable food, vlaued in countries around the world for the nutritive qualities and delicious taste.” ... “Our pledge: If, for any reason, you are not completely satisfied with Pumpkorn, please return the unused portion to us so that we can sell it to someone else.* ... *To government bureaucrats: This is humor. We don't really do this.”
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Company: Mental Processes, Inc.
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Trivia: One serving contains 17% of the recommended daily allowance of fat. But there are eight different vitamins listed.
This snack was discovered by Jeremy at Whole Foods Market (formerly Bread & Circus).