Fried breakfast lovers faced are rejoicing as black pudding has reportedly joined the ranks of kale, blueberries and pomegranate as a superfood.
The blood sausage, traditionally eaten with a full English breakfast, is being celebrated as a great source of iron, potassium, calcium and magnesium. Both the MailOnline and the Evening Standard are among publications to report that black puddings, which generally contain pork blood and oatmeal, are going to be an it-food of 2016.
“It’s been interesting to note how our customers are changing their ordering habits depending on the new buzz words in clean eating," Darren Beale of Muscle Food, which named black pudding as a 2016 superfood, told the MailOnline.
Other predictions included black beans, seaweed and avocado oil, he added.
As the news spread, delighted black pudding fans took to Twitter to celebrate.