Taste test: This version of Sun Chips looked much like the other kinds, with a similar color, square shapes and wide ripples, but they promised a very different flavor from sweet potato. We checked the ingredients to find that they did indeed contain sweet potato, but less of it than corn, wheat, rice and even sugar. (Only Sea Salt and Calcium Chloride were listed lower on the ingredients!)
We crunched in to find a slightly crispier, less brittle crunch than standard Sun Chips, with a taste that was a far cry from an actual sweet potato chip, but still did offer a strong hint of sweet potato. Pretty good.
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Smell test: Very mild sweet potato smell, within the standard Sun Chips smell.
From the package: “At Sun Chips® we believe being different is good, that's why we created tasty, one-of-a-kind chips that take snacking from ho hum to oh yeah! We're making waves with our wavy unique shape and combination of whole grains and mouthwatering flavors. The delicious taste of Sweet Potato sprinkled with a touch of sea salt creates the perfect blend of sweet and savory.” ... “Diets rich in whole grain foods and other plant foods, and low in saturated fat and cholesterol, may help reduce the risk of heart disease.”
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This snack was discovered by Jeremy at Market Basket. Review published .