Renowned potato chip maker, Herr Foods Inc., searches high and low to find unique products that will fascinate and entice consumers. Herr's has once again created an extraordinary product to captivate potato chip connoisseurs. Herr's is proud to introduce the newest addition to their delectable kettle cooked potato chip collection, Blue Kettle Cooked Potato Chips.Made from nature's finest blue potatoes, Herr's Naturally Blue Kettle Cooked Potato Chips are cooked in small batches and sprinkled with just the right amount of salt. Herr's Blue Kettle Cooked Potato Chips are made from potatoes that are naturally blue. There are no dyes or preservatives added to achieve the bluish-purple color. In fact, you may see slight variations of the blue chips within each bag due to the variation in color of the naturally blue potatoes. Each potato chip is unique in color, and yet consistently delicious.
Blue potatoes originated in South America and have recently begun to gain popularity in the United States. Blue potatoes are now being grown in high altitude regions of the US in response to the demand of these vibrant tubers. What makes a blue potato so extraordinary? Their brilliant blue color is an obvious reason; however, they also have one of the highest antioxidant levels of all vegetables. Antioxidants allow fruits and vegetables to develop vibrant colors, but also have healthful properties that are beneficial to a well-balanced diet. Even when cooked, blue potatoes retain 75 percent of their antioxidant capacity.
Indulge in this unique and tasty snack to enjoy the subtle nutty flavor, healthful antioxidants, and fascinating blue color this snack has to offer. Look for Herr's Blue Kettle Cooked Potato Chips at your local grocery store starting January 23.
The following sizes became available on Jan. 23, 2008, 1.125 oz bag (retail: $0.50), 2.125 oz bag (retail: $0.99), and 8.5 oz bag (retail: $2.99).