In 2011, bottled coconut water showed up on store shelves and set the world ablaze with a coconut craze. Each year at food shows and in the grocery aisles, we are amazed with the new and innovative coconut products coming out. While on a recent store audit, it seems coconut moved from ‘trend’ status to being a key ingredient or base for healthier snacking. Here are a few of the coconut products that recently caught our eye:

Coconut in a new product format:

Coconut Bacon

Chewy Coconut Cubes

Three bags of Jubes Coconut Chewy

Coconut Shavings with Jerky

Coconut Tortillas

New flavors and product pairings:

Chocolate Coconut Chips

Toasted Coconut Flavored Potato Chips

Coconut Curry Popcorn (here and here)

Used as a healthy ingredient alternative:

Coconut Oil Potato Chips

Coconut Oil Popped Popcorn (here and here)

Coconut Flour