Also at the SECC we met the guys from Stoats. They mold organic porridge oats into handy bars as well as selling bags of the raw stuff and other bits and pieces (and spelling porridge correctly too…).
Another wee independant producing the stuff we need.
The flavours are varied and tasty, and the textures are those that only come from natural ingredients that haven’t been overprocessed to within an inch of their lives and their nutritional values.
It’s changed days when it comes to nutrition for the hills. Healthy, functional and tasty food is widely available if you know where to look. Even freeze dried and dehydrated food can be had that’s tasty and has physically recognisable ingredients.
Eating less sugary shite on the hills is quite strange, but I think everything from my digestion to my teeth are faring well froma generally better outdoor diet.
I’ll never abandon chocolate and bakery treats for the tent, these are necessary for morale. But as a friend recently said “D’you think Kendal Mint Cake would burn, I mean, it is just a mint flavoured hexamine block isn’t it?”.