'Shark Tank' fans love Samy Kobrosly's pitch of a vegan alternative to pork-rind chips that makes 'snacking on junk food a healthy option'
Fans can't wait to try the vegan version of pork-rind chips shown on the recently aired episode of 'Shark Tank'
Samy Kobrosly, a first-generation American-Muslim had one of the most interesting pitches on episode four of 'Shark Tank' which aired on October 20.
Samy began his pitch by explaining how Muslims can not consume pork due to religious restrictions but grew up hearing his friends rave about pork all his life.
So, the curious entrepreneur put on his thinking cap and came up with an idea for a healthy and vegan alternative to pork rind chips which could be enjoyed by everyone — thus his venture Snacklins was born.
Samy managed to not only get the sharks but also fans intrigued by his product. The entrepreneur clearly listed out all the ingredients that were used in manufacturing the chips, which were just three simple ingredients — mushrooms, yuca, and onions.
He brought in samples of various flavors of chips and closed his sweet pitch by specifically highlighting that his chips were just 80 calories. He made sure that he drove home the point that snacking on junk food could be healthy with his product.
The judges too appeared to enjoy the product. Kevin O'Leary commented about how the chips tasted like paper initially but after having a few chips the flavors apparently came through and he said that he enjoyed them.
Fans are thoroughly intrigued by the product and can't wait to sample them. A fan tweeted, "I wonder how these chips taste. Hearing that it's only 80 calories is gonna win a lot of customers over #SharkTank."
Many fans also found the idea behind Snacklins interesting. A fan wrote, "This Snacklins product seems interesting #SharkTank". Another fan expressed, "The #Snacklins look yummy! I love pork but this is a great alternative for those who can't have it or just want a lighter snack. #SharkTank."
New episodes of 'Shark Tank' season 11 air at 9 pm ET on ABC.