The World in Chips

Blueberry Potato Chips – China

In Asia, many of the offerings that Lay’s has on the shelf are sweet — something that’s a little hard to understand if you have a North American palate. In China, potato chips that have a subtly sweet flavor are extremely popular, and Lay’s Blueberry is one of the country’s top sellers. They’re available in cans or bags, and have an odd, sweet-salty flavor profile. Other fruit-flavored chips that can be found in China are lemon tea, lychee, and mango.

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