Snyder of Berlin Hawaiian Sweet Onion Kettle Cooked Potato Chips Review
Bag Calories Fat Saturated Salt Sugars
28g 150 9g 1g 95mg 1g
Snyder of Berlin's Kettle Cooked range feature a flavor color coded background to what is a fairly mundane bunch of graphics and text. The flavor dominates, as it perhaps should, but the giant letters are uncalled for. The rest of the text disappears towards the bottom. Although now part of one of the largest corporations of this type in the US, little has been done about employing professional graphic designers to sort out the packaging.
These had a really crispy crunch. Almost like the King of regular snappy crunch Chips, but it says they are Kettle Cooked on the bag, so were were looking for a harder and firmer, strong sort of crunch. Which these did not provide. Were they crisp an crunchy though? Yes.
These Chips were rather thin for Kettle Chips. This led to some broken bag constituents and a softly bubbled surface. They were relatively light in color, with some browning and not much visible seasoning.
A lot of companies call this variety 'Sweet Maui Onion' but it amounts to the same thing - the essence has not been taken from the rich soil on the side of a volcano, it is a mix of powders developed in a laboratory. A Nose Plunge Test revealed a slight onion aroma. It should also be noted that these were really quite low in salt compared to many Kettle Cooked Chips. And they were sweet. Maybe even overly sweet, but the combo was clearly of Onion and Sweet, so as it says that on the pack...