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Banana Joe is delivering snacks beyond what you’ve seen before. Full of prebiotics and probiotics this synbiotic chip delivers health benefits on top of the satisfying crunch you crave.
Sourced from fragrant Hom Thong bananas, this isn’t your run-of-the-mill banana chip.
The History of Banana Joe
Joe, the namesake of Banana Joe, is an avid runner. In 2012, after a night of marathon-prepping, he was ravenous. However, all that he could find in his kitchen were some unripe Hom Thong bananas. With a little hunger-fueled innovation, he sliced them thinly, added rice bran oil, and invented the product that started it all.
Joe collaborated with his friend Nat, who was working with a social enterprise that helped convert farmers to organic and fair-trade farming. As a team, they worked to provide a unique snack powered by the unique flavor of ethically sourced Thai bananas.
Banana Joe Company Mission
Banana Joe believes that snacking can and should be healthy both for you and the environment. Not only do Banana Joe products support digestive health, immune function and enhance protein utilization, but the company also gives back to the earth with its deep-rooted support of sustainable farming.
Benefits of Banana Joe
Banana Joe is a snack you can trust to leave you feeling good. Much like your typical potato chip, it’s thin, crispy and tasty. Some other benefits include:
- Banana Joe’s chips are sourced from Hom Thong bananas, also known as Gros Michel, which were the original dominant export of bananas in the 1950s. While disease wiped out much of the plantations that provided Hom Thong bananas, Banana Joe supports farmers in Thailand to preserve this tasty species.
- As the first synbiotic chip on the market, you can reap the benefits of both prebiotics and probiotics.
- 100% of Banana Joe’s bananas are sourced from small, family-owned farms and 10% of profits go towards sustainable agriculture.
Top Banana Joe Products
Everything you love about snacking; none of the downsides. Bask in the sweet flavor, health benefits and beyond when you choose Banana Joe. Thrive Market offers the following products:
Banana Chips, Sea Salt
Gluten-free, vegan and non-GMO verified! Banana Joe’s sea salt banana chips are handmade from fresh, green young bananas (which means less sugar!). Pack these with your lunch and enjoy.
Banana Chips, Thai Sweet Chili
All of the benefits of the classic sea salt, but with the bonus of a mild sweet and sour sauce. With a subtle chili finish, they may be your next snacking addiction.
Feel Good About Your Snacks
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Being in a car for extended periods of time is far from conducive to a healthy diet. But don’t let the close quarters limit you. Plan ahead and pack some of these smart choices.
Meals in 30 Minutes
Sometimes in the most chaotic of days, you still need to sit down and enjoy a healthy meal. We’ve got you. Thrive Market has a roundup of tasty, timesaving recipes that you or the whole family can enjoy.