Hi, POPMAK uses makhana / fox nut as its main ingredient. Makhana is basically a dry fruit which is having rich nutritional values.
The seeds of makhana are used in Ayurveda preparations. Makhana alleviates Vata and Pitta Dosha. It strengthens the heart and is very useful in anemia. It is an important ingredient of many herbal preparations. it strengthens body and increases energy level. Because of its aphrodisiac properties it is grouped under "Vrishyadi Varga". The herbs under this group are used in Vajikarana therapy.
Biochemical analysis of Makhana (Euryale ferox) seeds revealed
The seeds were found to contain 12 amino acids, which are histidine, leucine, isoleucine, glutamic acid, lysine, tyrosine, valine, aspartic, threonine, alanine, methionine and arginine.Alfasane, Md. A. et al., Fruit production and biochemical aspects of seeds of Euryale ferox Salisb.
All age group can consume this savory snack as it provides amazing taste and having very high food completeness score.
No Popmak is currently not having organic certification but Makhana is naturally been considered as organic because cultivation happens in sweet water lakes and almost free or permissible use of chemicals.
All the POPMAK Variants(Flavors) are100% roasted. In complete process of Popmak making we use very little amount of sunflower oil during flavoring.
Yes it is roasted.
There are 189 calories in a 50 piece serving of phool makhana. Its 8-9% of Recommended Daily Intake Of a Healthy Human Being.