Snaffling Pig’s NEW Popped Pork vs. The Curators Pork Puffs: Which is the healthier protein snack? May 3, 2023 06:57
If you're a fan of porky snacks, and we’re taking a punt that you are, you might have heard a bit of noise about our brand-spanking new air-popped (not fried), protein-packed product, Popped Pork. We’re very proud of this, the first of its kind in the UK.
As a protein snack-loving swine, or perhaps you follow a keto diet, you may have come across our competitors who make a similar product to ours, ‘Pork Puffs’. And that’s okay - we know we’re not the only peddlers of pork snacks out there, and there’s plenty of room for everybody. Their wares are also tasty, but if you're looking for a healthier protein crisp, one stands out as the clear winner.
Snaffling Pig’s Popped Pork has a lot of nutritional benefits that might be a better choice for you than The Curators’ Pork Puffs. The first thing that you'll notice is that Snaffling Pig Popped Pork has fewer calories per serving. With only 85kcal per 20g serving, it's a great option for anyone who's looking to cut back on their calorie intake.
In addition to having fewer calories, Snaffling Pig Popped Pork also has less fat than The Curators’ Pork Puffs. While The Curators’ Pork Puffs have 6.1g of fat per 22g serving, Snaffling Pig Popped Pork has only 2.3g of fat per 20g serving. That's a significant difference, and it makes Snaffling Pig Popped Pork a much healthier option in that respect.
But that's not all. Snaffling Pig Popped Pork also has less saturated fat than The Curators Pork Puffs. While The Curators' Pork Puffs have 2.2g of saturated fat per 22g serving, Snaffling Pig Popped Pork has only 0.8g of saturated fat per 20g serving. Saturated fat is known to increase the risk of heart disease, so it's great to see that Snaffling Pig Popped Pork has a much lower saturated fat content.
Last but not least, our Popped Pork boasts an impressive 79.8g protein content. That means that almost three-quarters of each serving is pure protein. This is excellent news for anyone who wants to increase their protein intake, as protein is essential for building and repairing muscles, as well as keeping us feeling full and satisfied Did we also mention they taste EPIC?
So, what about The Curators Pork Puffs? While they're also a good source of protein, with 71.1g per 100g, they only contain 15.6g of protein per 22g serving. That works out to around 71% protein, which is still pretty good, but not quite as impressive as Snaffling Pig Popped Pork.
Overall, Snaffling Pig Popped Pork is the clear winner when it comes to nutritional benefits. With fewer calories, less fat, less saturated fat, and more protein than The Curators Pork Puffs, it's the healthier choice for anyone who wants to indulge in a tasty pork snack without compromising on their health.
To save you the bother, here is a handy comparison of Snaffling Pig Popped Pork and The Curators' Pork Puffs:
|NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION||THE CURATORS PORK PUFFS (PER 100G)||SNAFFLING PIG POPPED PORK (PER 100G)||% DIFFERENCE|
OF WHICH SATURATES 9.9g
OF WHICH SATURATES 3.8g
OF WHICH SUGARS <0.1g
OF WHICH SUGARS <0.1g
Piggin’ disclaimer: We're not qualified health experts. We just know a good pork snack when we taste one. Our snacks, just like everyone else’s should be snaffled responsibly and as part of an awesomely balanced diet and lifestyle. While we stand by the numbers we've quoted here, we highly recommend seeking specific dietary advice from a qualified professional.