Taste test: This is the Frito-Lay version of Puffcorn, which is basically a cheese puff shaped sort of like an oversized popcorn kernel.
We've previously tasted similar products other snack companies, including Mike-Sells Puffcorn, Ballreich's Cheese Puffs and Shearer's Cheese Corn Puffs. Chester's version of Puffcorn seemed to have a slightly styrofoamy texture but it also had quite a lot of cheese, and after biting in, the styrofoam-like feeling didn't last long, as the entire Puffcorn melted in the mouth after a single bite. Out tasters were mostly impressed by these.
Smell test: Very strong cheese smell, similar to Cheetos, but just on the border of being too cheesy.
From the package: “Oven Baked” ... “Unlike Popcorn, No Hulls or Hard Kernels” ... “A Corny Poem from Chester Cheetah: Chester's™ the name, and Snackin's my game. These Puffcorn snacks are sure to gain fame. They're the puffiest, popable bites, from the north to the south ... With a crunchy corn taste and absolutely melts in your mouth. So taste for yourself this most cheesy treat. I'm sure you'll agree there's no other puffcorn to eat!"”
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This snack was discovered by Jeremy at Wal-Mart. Review published .