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as seen on dragon's den, dear snackers makhana on CBC

It's time for a new kind of CRUNCH.

One that won't leave you with kernels stuck in your teeth.

Enjoy 3 Delicious Flavours!

Introducing, a new kind of crunch.

Enjoy 3 delicious new flavours!

Sweet & Salty

himalayan salt, coconut flour, and cane sugar

Cheesy Golden Turmeric

turmeric, himalayan salt and natural cheese flavour

Bold BBQ

tomato powder, himalayan salt, chipotle powder

Popped water lily seeds are grown without the use of pesticides or fertilizers
&
we buy raw seeds directly from local farmers in Bihar, India at a fair wage.

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in the forefront a hand is holding a bag of vegan sweet and salty dear snackers makhana. in the background you can see a woman eating from another bag

What Are Makhana?

Makhana are light, crunchy, airy puffs similar to popcorn. High in fibre and low in sugar, they are a great source of plant-based protein. Makhana are also gluten-free and vegan and are perfect for the whole family!

Popped Water Lily Seeds (aka. Makhana)

Pronounced Mak•Ha•Na, these puffs are crunchier than popcorn and packed with way more nutrients!
We are the extra-crunchy, ACTUALLY healthy, easy-snacking puff you've been looking for.

puffed water lily seeds also known as makhana on a white background

SHOP ALL OUR FLAVOURS

a little sweet. a little salty, perfectly balanced.
a cheese puff to love, without any guilt
a little sweet. a little salty, perfectly balanced.
a cheese puff to love, without any guilt

Post Crunch Reviews

Don't Just Take Our Word For It

Dear Snackers is the perfect snack because its rich with the good stuff like fiber, protein and antioxidants, but tastes delicious at the same time!

-Angie

Sooo good and addicting... but they're healthy so it makes it good to snack on!

-cindy

A snack should always have that comfort feeling and I get that from the cheesey like flavor.

-JOSHUA

The BBQ Makhanas are one of my absolute favorite! 

-SHAR

Will def get these again since they pair well with a glass of wine and Netflix.

-stacybell

They taste like the new white cheddar cheetos

-JACLYN

I love the added health kick with the turmeric! Watch out cheese puffs 😜

-NAT

I just tried these puffs for the first time after seeing them on IG. Really glad I did!

-C

 I absolutely loved the salty and sweet combination!

-SANJOT

It is very crunchy and I love its nutritional properties.

-LUCY

Top tip, drizzle some honey into a freshly opened bag and shake well for some next level coating!

-ANNIE

Thanks for the multipack option and fuelling our adventures Dear Snackers! 

-DIANA

a female farmer in bihar, india smiling for the camera, wearing a blue sari and pink t-shirt

Our Mission

Sustainable Snackin Is What We're All About!

Our seeds grow in the most perfect and fertile climate. In northern India at the foothills of the Himalayan mountain range. Our planet means everything to us and sustainability is at the core of everything we do.
We source directly from farmers in India. We also place emphasis on hiring female farmers, giving women the opportunity to earn a living in rural areas where they often unemployed.

LEARN MORE ABOUT SUSTAINABILITY & FAIR TRADE AT DEAR SNACKERS

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