Wonderful Pistachios No Shells’ new flavors, Honey Roasted and Chili Roasted, were voted winners of Delicious Living magazine’s 2020 Best Bite Awards. The awards recognize natural foods that prioritize flavor and clean ingredients and also consider quality, purity, efficacy and innovation.
The Delicious Living “Best Bites” Awards include both Retailer Choice Awards (voted by natural health retailers) and Consumer Choice Awards (voted by natural health shoppers).
Wonderful Pistachios No Shells Honey Roasted was awarded in the Best Sweet Snack category; obtaining the Gold rank by retailers and the Silver rank by consumers for its flavor of honey, sugar and a pinch of salt. Wonderful Pistachios No Shells Chili Roasted received the Gold rank by consumers and the Silver rank by retailers in the Best Savory Snack category. The Chili Roasted variety has red pepper, garlic and vinegar.
Both flavors contain 6 grams of plant-based protein in every serving.
“It’s an honor to receive the Delicious Living Best Bite Awards for our two newest products, particularly amongst a lineup of the grocery industry’s most visionary and ingredient-conscious brands,” said Adam Cooper, SVP of marketing for The Wonderful Co., based in Los Angeles. “We’re thrilled that our commitment to taste and quality has been received so well by consumers and retailers and that Wonderful Pistachios continues to be seen as one of the nation’s most popular snacks.”
“Congrats to the winners – the competition was tough this year,” said Kristina Hall, editor-in-chief of Delicious Living. “Every company that participated contributes healthy and tasty foods to our industry, and we thank them for that.”
This latest recognition adds to Wonderful Pistachios No Shells flavors’ growing accolades, which include being named a “Rising Star” in the Information Resources Inc. (IRI) New Product Pacesetters Report, receiving the 2020 SnackNation Insight Award for Best Nut or Trail Mix and being listed on Amazon’s Host New Releases list, taking the No. 1 and No. 2 spots in the Snack Nuts & Seed category.