Skratch Labs - Energy Chews

Skratch Labs - Energy Chews

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Energy Chews Sport Fuel can essentially be described as a candy gumdrop made of sugar and pectin. Or even a version of cooled down fruit pie filling that you forgot to put in a pie. The caveat though is that our Skratch Labs Energy chews are made for when you’re working out, not just for when you’re hungry for pie filling, which for us is most of the time.

We created these chews as an energy supplement for when you’re going hard and the best thing to keep you going is a steady source of carbohydrate that won’t destroy your stomach or gut. And hopefully, you get that when we say energy, we mean fuel or calories. You know, like the first law of thermodynamics where energy is neither created nor destroyed. Not like the kind of “energy” you get after washing a handful of caffeine pills down with your sixth cup of coffee.

But, let’s get back to chews. The unique thing about a chew is that they’ve got a physical form factor that allows them to be loaded and held up in the stomach. As they’re digested, they provide fast energy. They’re a great alternative if you’ve ever gotten sick from really sweet and gooey gels, because gooey things tend to empty from the stomach faster than the gut can absorb. And when that happens, there’s nowhere for that gooey stuff to go except to where the light does not shine. So with energy chews, you get what seems like a paradox – quick energy that won’t rot your gut. It’s similar to how gravity bends both space and time, but that’s more than you need to know.

So, what makes our Energy Chews different than all the others? Well, that we’ve weeded out all the excess ingredients that you don’t need like carnauba wax, colouring agents, and mystery flavours that get to be called natural. Instead, we use real fruit and a light dusting of granulated sugar and sour powder for function and taste. They work. They’re delicious. 

  1. Ingredients: Skratch Labs prides itself on using natural ingredients in its products. Their Energy Chews are typically made with real fruit puree, cane sugar, pectin, and salt. These ingredients are chosen for their ability to provide a quick source of energy and to aid in hydration.
  2. Carbohydrate Source: The primary source of energy in these chews is carbohydrates, specifically from the cane sugar and fruit puree. Carbohydrates are essential for providing quick energy during physical activities.
  3. Electrolytes: Skratch Labs Energy Chews often contain electrolytes like sodium and potassium, which help with hydration and maintaining proper muscle function during exercise.
  4. Portability: Energy chews are easy to carry and consume during workouts or races. They are typically packaged in small, bite-sized pieces, making them convenient for on-the-go energy.
  5. Flavours: Skratch Labs offers a variety of flavours for their Energy Chews, which include options like raspberry, orange, cherry, and blueberry. The natural fruit flavours can be appealing to athletes and provide a pleasant taste during exercise.
  6. Gluten-Free and Vegan Options: Some of their products may be labeled as gluten-free or vegan to cater to individuals with specific dietary preferences or restrictions.
  7. No Artificial Ingredients: Skratch Labs prides itself on avoiding artificial colours, flavours, and preservatives in its products.

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