While grocery shopping at Publix earlier this week, I noticed something odd on the packaging in the hummus fridge: the words “dark chocolate”. I thought that I was mistaken, but a closer look not only confirmed my first observation, but revealed even more oddball flavors.
I picked up the Boar’s Head dark chocolate dessert hummus, which is described thusly on its website:
For a limited time, experience a sweet indulgence with all the goodness you have come to expect from Boar’s Head Hummus. Our Dark Chocolate Hummus is crafted with only non-GMO project verified and gluten free ingredients. All-natural steamed chickpeas are blended with rich cocoa, organic sugar, and vanilla, to offer a smooth, creamy texture and a decadent flavor that pairs wonderfully with pretzels, strawberries, and more.
In case you were curious, it clocks in at 80 calories per 2-tablespoon serving, and the tub contains 8 such servings.
Beside the Boar’s Head dessert hummus was a selection from a company called “Delighted by Hummus” (“db” for short) with these flavors:
- brownie batter
- vanilla bean
If the name “Delighted by Hummus” sound familiar, it might be because you saw the Shark Tank episode in which its founder Makenzie Marzluff accepted $600,000 of VC money from Mark Cuban. Here’s a summary of what happened:
I’ll report on my experience with Boar’s Head dark chocolate hummus as well as with the Delight By Hummus ones when I get them. In the meantime, here’s some dessert hummus reading: