PHOENIX — A tiny tuber is trending in new products on display at Sprouts Farmers Market stores. The specialty grocery chain is showcasing emerging brands featuring tiger nuts in applications ranging from cookies to spreads to ready-to-eat cereal.
Described as nutty and slightly sweet with a chewy texture, tiger nuts are packed with prebiotic fiber, vitamins and minerals. The root vegetable has gained traction in grain- and nut-free formulations. To build awareness of the versatile ingredient, Sprouts collaborated with six up-and-coming companies to create a dedicated display.
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