FAQ's

Common Questions Asked

What is ACT II diet range?

Diet word mean different to different people, ACT II DIET POP range are offerings for specific dietary needs of people in different formats. We have each SKU for specific set of health consumer needs. These days’ consumers are becoming more and more conscious about health and thus believe in SMART SNACKING. Smart snacking includes three things: LESS FAT, LESS SALT and LESS SUGAR. In our range of products we have offered different variant for reduced FAT, SALT and No SUGAR.

Why is ACT II Diet Range different from other “DIET” products available in the market?

ACT II DIET Pop range is different from other Diet snacks in the market because it has a UNIQUE PROPOSITION FOR EVERY HEALTH CONSCIOUS CONSUMER. Following are the benefits offered across the range:

 

  • i. LOW FAT: Currently there are variety of products available in market ranging from Namkeen’s to Chips (Other diet snacks in the market). If you check back panel Nutritional information of these products their FAT percentage ranges from 22%-30% (This is because majority of these products are FRIED). ACT II DIET POP Low Fat variants are different because none of these products has more than 10% FAT. Available across MWPC and RTE formats.
  • ii. GOOD FAT: There are two broad categories of beneficial fats: monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats. Olive oil has higher monounsaturated Fats which is healthy and lower Saturated Fats (Bad Fat that increases cholesterol). This variant is available in IPC
  • iii. LOW SALT: It is recommended by doctors to control Salt intake in our day to day life, but today’s food habits have much more salt than daily requirement. Diets in low Salt helps manage High blood pressure thus there is increasing no. of consumers looking for less salt variants in snacks. ACT II DIET POP range offers lower salt versus regular variants and thus is an offering for all consumers looking for lower salt. Available in IPC currently and MWPC and RTE will be launched in coming 2 months

What does it mean by "CALORIES PER BOWL"?

We have used a standard household measuring bowl, like the one which many of us use at home for eating Popcorn on a regular basis. Popcorn typically weighs around 8g per bowl. Thus the claim on front panel for CALORIES PER BOWL, takes in CALORIES PER 8g of Popped Product.

What is "Serve" or "Serving" mentioned in the Nutritional Information?

Serving size is defined as 2 "BOWLS" of Popcorn thus 1 serve (2 bowls) =16g.

INSTANT POPCORN: GOODNESS OF OLIVE OIL

Why is there a need of Olive Oil Variant? How is this variant different versus regular Instant Popcorn packs? What oil is other variants in Instant Popcorn made of?

Our regular Instant Popcorn packs have Palmolein Oil versus DIET variant of Olive Oil. Among Consumers Olive oil has higher perceived health value and thus there is a merit to offer OLIVE OIL variant. Olive Oil is having lesser Saturated Fats versus regular oils (high consumption of Saturated fat can increase cholesterol levels). Olive oil has higher monounsaturated Fats (Good Fat which is considered extremely healthy).

What it means by "41 Calories per bowl"?

This mean 8g of popped OLIVE OIL variant has 41 calories.

What are benefits of this variant?

  • • Goodness of Olive Oil
  • • 41 Calories per bowl (8g)
  • • Dietary Fibre (Dietary Fibre aids better digestion)
  • • Zero Trans Fat (What is Trans Fat: Trans fats raise your bad (LDL) cholesterol levels and lower your good (HDL) cholesterol levels)

INSTANT POPCORN: 60% LESS SALT

What does it mean by "60% LESS SALT"?

This means the Salt is 60% less versus regular ACT II Classic Salted variant

What is the need of Low Salt Variant?

Our body needs 5-6g of salt every day for the sodium it contains. But majority of Indians consume way more salt than needed, this in turn can boost blood pressure and stress the heart and blood vessels. Thus these days’ doctors suggest to reduce/control salt intake in Diet.

What are the benefits of this variant?

  • • Less Salt versus regular variant of Instant Popcorn
  • • 42 Calories per bowl (8g)
  • • Diets in low Salt helps manage High blood pressure*
  • • Dietary Fibre (Dietary Fibre aids better digestion)
  • • Zero Trans Fat (What is Trans Fat: Trans fats raise your bad (LDL) cholesterol levels and lower your good (HDL) cholesterol levels)

* Reducing salt along with maintaining a healthy lifestyle & diet, exercising regularly and reducing stress helps in keeping your blood pressure in control

MICROWAVE POPCORN : 93% FAT FREE

What does it mean by "93% FAT FREE"?

It means that the product has less than 7% FAT. Eg 100g of this product will have less than 7g of Fats. This fat percentage is way too low in snacks that are at an average of 25% Fat.

What are the benefits?

  • • Only 7% FAT
  • • 33 calories per bowl (8g)
  • • Dietary Fibre (Dietary Fibre aids better digestion)
  • • Zero Trans Fat (What is Trans Fat: Trans fats raise your bad (LDL) cholesterol levels and lower your good (HDL) cholesterol levels)

How is it to be popped in microwave?

The process of making the popcorn is same as our regular range. One needs to carefully listen popping sound till it slows down to 1-2 second between pops. The time of putting in microwave may differ based on the Wattage of the microwave.

MICROWAVE POPCORN: ZERO ADDED FAT

What is Zero Added Fat?

This means there is no added FATs, only natural fat present in the corn is there. Fat percentage is 4% in the variant.

What is so different in ZERO ADDED FAT?

In this variant there is no added fat thus the popping will happen with natural oil and moisture contained in the corn itself.

What are the benefits?

  • • All Natural Corn FAT, ZERO Added fats
  • • 32 calories per bowl (8g)
  • • Dietary Fibre (Dietary Fibre aids better digestion)
  • • Zero Trans Fat (What is Trans Fat: Trans fats raise your bad (LDL) cholesterol levels and lower your good (HDL) cholesterol levels)

How is it to be popped in microwave?

The process of making the popcorn is same as our regular range. One needs to carefully listen popping sound till it slows down to 1-2 second between pops. The time of putting in microwave may differ based on the Wattage of the microwave.

READY TO EAT: 90% FAT FREE

What does it mean by "90% FAT FREE"?

It means that the product has less than 10% FAT. Eg. 100g of this product will have less than 10g of Fats. This fat percentage is way too low in snacks that are at an average of 25% Fat.

What are the benefits?

  • • Only 10% FAT
  • • 37 calories per bowl
  • • Dietary Fibre (Dietary Fibre aids better digestion)
  • • Zero Trans Fat (What is Trans Fat: Trans fats raise your bad (LDL) cholesterol levels and lower your good (HDL) cholesterol levels)

READY TO EAT: Slim and Trim

What is "Slim n Trim" variant?

This variant of Ready to eat Popcorn has been Air Popped, and it is a completely Natural. Only. Fat percentage is 4% in the variant.

What are the benefits?

  • • All Natural Corn FAT, ZERO Added fats
  • • 33 calories per bowl (8g)
  • • Dietary Fibre (Dietary Fibre aids better digestion)
  • • No Added Salt
  • • Zero Sugar
  • • Zero Trans Fat (What is Trans Fat: Trans fats raise your bad (LDL) cholesterol levels and lower your good (HDL) cholesterol levels)