Snacks brand TagZ Foods said it is aggressively expanding its product offerings and has launched hemp-based cookies, joining the league of several global and newer direct to consumer companies that have hemp based products.
The products, known for improving heart health, will be sold on Swiggy Instamart and its own portal from next week, it said in a statement.
“Hemp-based foods are on the rise globally for their health benefits, and are considered a super food too. It is heartening to see new age companies creating products that are not only better-for-you but also equally tasty,” said Shark Tank India’ judge and the executive director of Emcure Pharmaceuticals, Namita Thapar, who is also an investor in TagZ Foods.
Hemp plant is from the same species as cannabis and has been used in products for its medicinal, nutritional benefits.
Founded by Anish Basu Roy and Sagar Bhalotia in 2019, TagZ Foods is the first brand in India to manufacture popped potato chips that are 50% less fat, international gourmet dips and a range of premium bar snacks.