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Have you ever wondered how stacked potato crisp manufacturers manage to find fresh potatoes that are of uniform size and shape all the time? Well, stacked potato crisps are not made from fresh potatoes.

Irregularly shaped and sized potato chips are fried from thinly sliced fresh potatoes. That explains the characteristic earthy flavour. Uniformly shaped and sized potato crisps are made from potato powder or flakes and some form of starch.

Both products shown are made from palm oil, and we have done a comparison of the nutritional value of potato chips and stacked potato crisps. Do note that the values are specific to the two products shown, and that nutrients may vary across brands and flavours.

When it comes to the crunch, which will you munch?

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