In 2005, Arvin Kisig G. Lopez started Vegetari Healthy Bites with a vision of offering healthy, vegetarian snacks that not only taste great but are also good for the body.
Before Vegetari, Lopez was already offering seaweed tempura chips as one of the appetizers at his vegetarian restaurant, Satya Graha Cafe and Restaurant in Laguna. But the idea to create a line of vegetarian and vegan snacks only came to him when he was invited by the Association of Laguna Food Processors (ALAFOP) to join a food bazaar.
He first offered a yummy array of dishes from vegetarian lechon kawali to cookies and brownies, he strikes it lucky when he developed his seaweed tempura chips into a snack that can serve as an alternative to the usual chips offered in the market.
Today, Vegetari offers guilt-free and tasty nori and mushroom snacks. Its Sunakku Mushroom Cracklings are “mushrooms in disguise” with rehydrated shiitake mushrooms coated in gluten-free and non-GMO flour and fried in pressed coconut oil. Thanks to its intensified umami flavor, the “chichashroom” is as equally addicting as your usual pork chicharron but lighter and better for your body.
If you love the tasty saltiness of nori, then Vegetari’s Sunakku Seaweed Cracklings hit the spot. The “nori seacharon” is made with roasted organic seaweed that is coated in gluten-free and non-GMO flour before being fried in pressed coconut oil until crispy. You will surely fall in love with the Seaweed Cracklings’ addictive crispiness and savory-salty flavor—they are meatless but flavorful!
Wait there’s more…. taste the equally flavorful “Seedcharon”! Seedcharon is made from edible plant seeds like sesame, sunflower, pumpkin and black pepper seeds. People who love plant-based snacks can surely try this.
Vegetari Healthy Bites are completely vegan, no trans-fat, and no preservatives. They are also gluten-free and non-GMO. All these vegan snacks are available in 70 grams, 60 grams and 25 grams per pack.
So, wondering where to get their healthy and plant-based snacks? You may check out Rustans Supermarket, Landers, Robinsons Supermarket, ALLGREEN, DTIGoLokal or you may order directly at their Facebook page @ Vegetari Healthy Bites, Instagram account @ vegetari_healthy_bites, @origreensph, and Shopee store @ https://shopee.ph/vegetarihb.
Every day is an opportunity to nourish your body, grab a Vegetari Healthy Bites, Here for Health!
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