Zak Organics Food Co. Ltd., a certified organic snack food producer near Fir Mountain, expanded their flavour line of crunchy green pea snacks on February 1.
The family-run organic farm and food company has added Sweet Cocoa to its original flavour line of Sea Salt and Lime, Garden Herb and Smoky Barbecue. According to the company, a crispy coating of sweet organic cocoa surrounds the nut-flavoured roasted green peas.
Zak Organics Crunchy Peas is a crunchy, flavoured snack made from organic peas that are grown, processed and packaged all in Saskatchewan by the family-run Zak Organics Food Co. Ltd.
Allen and Marilyn Zak and family operate a 6,000-acre organic farm and have been growing lentils for the past 30 years. The entire family is involved is various aspects of operations from growing the peas all the way to marketing, Allen Zak, company CEO, explained.
Their pea snack product is representative of how farm families can add value to their operations and keep production local in Saskatchewan.
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