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Chickapea Launches First-of-its Kind Vegan Mac, a Healthy Twist to our Favorite Comfort Food

Monday, December 17th, 2018

Chickapea, a certified B Corporation and maker of Chickapea pasta with a mission to create good for the world through nutritious, organic meal options and impactful social contributions, announced today its newest product line: Chickapea Vegan Mac.

The Vegan Mac packs an impressive nutritional punch with 17g of protein and 10g of fiber

The Vegan Mac pairs Chickapea’s organic chickpea lentil pasta with a creamy sweet potato and pumpkin sauce is a first-of-its kind dairy-free option in the chickpea pasta line, joining the ranks of Chickapea’s current pasta offerings: penne, spirals, shells, and mac and cheese. The Vegan Mac packs an impressive nutritional punch with 17g of protein, 10g of fiber, no added sugars or ingredients you can't pronounce plus, it tastes great! It has less than 300mg of sodium per serving, turning this childhood favorite into a nutritious, healthy comfort meal. It’s organic, gluten-free, low glycemic, vegan, Kosher, and Non-GMO Project Verified.

Shelby Taylor, Founder & CEO, Chickapea“We are thrilled to once again expand the availability of innovative pastas that serve the desire and need for healthy, convenient, plant-based products that everyone can enjoy,” says Shelby Taylor, Founder & CEO at Chickapea. “We’re excited to be an industry leader with the launch of our Vegan Mac which is not only a great alternative to traditional pasta but to animal-based proteins and one that packs a one-two punch with its nutritious content of high protein and fiber.”

The Vegan Mac, follows suit in what the brand is best known for, a commitment to people and planet and the belief that healthy food should be accessible to all. Like its sister brands, for every Chickapea product sold, 3 cents is donated to WE Villages Food Pillar of Impact supporting a school nutrition program. This program provides nutritious meals as well as education on proper nutrition to fuel growing minds and contribute to thriving communities. In just four months Chickapea has provided nutritious lunches to 184 school children in need for an entire year.

Chickapea’s line of pastas are available in all varieties on its website and in over 2500 stores across North America. The new Vegan Mac is available exclusively online and will roll out into stores nationwide in January 2019.

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