Product Type: Walkers Snacks
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Forget Fish & Chips. Try These Fish Chips!
Walkers French Fries
Member Name: Recon
Walkers French Fries
Advantages: Tasty, Light, Satisfying Snack, Cheap
French Fries are just one of the many varieties of Walkers crisps. They are unique from any other shape with their diverse shape and subtle taste. I normally buy multi-packs of crisps as snacks everyday to keep me going, and these have to be one of my favourite. Being crisps, they aren't exactly good for you, but they really do feel light when you are eating them. You can buy them as single packs or in multi-packs where the flavours are mixed so you must like them all!
They come in vivid coloured packs, which represent their flavour. There are five flavours in total: Ready Salted, Cheese & Onion, Salt & Vinegar, Worcester Sauce and Fish & Chips. No longer will you ever have a craving for Fish & Chips if you keep a few packs of these with you! The French Fries logo is situated slap-bang in the middle in big, bold yellow font. The Walkers logo is to the top right of each packet, and they are designed with French fries surrounding the fonts. The multi-packs are blue, and look similar and clearly state the flavours and how many packs are in the multi-pack. All the ingredients and nutritional information is on the back with plenty of other information to keep you entertained whilst eating them.
They taste quite light overall. Some flavours are weaker than others. The ready salted flavour seems pretty week to be, but then you get the salt & vinegar flavour, which is delicious and has a strong flavour! I love the salt & vinegar flavour, because the intensity of the flavour is immense! It provides an excellent taste, but they aren't too bad for your health with minimal fat and salt in them! The cheese and onion ones have a strong taste too and the Fish & Chip flavour I have yet to try, because I haven't seen them in any shop. I am sure they are fishy though. As for the Worcester sauce ones, I won't even go near them as I hate Worcester sauce! Overall the taste is good; I mean they are made by Walkers so they should taste good. Comparing them to other ranges I would say they are better than most, because I love their shape. Some are shaped the same shape as your teeth, like a curve, so you can slot them in your mouth and CRUNCH! They are pretty firm crisps - very crispy to eat. I have actually tried dipping these 'French Fries' in ketchup once, which is NOT advised as it was just disgusting and ruined the flavour. They are filling enough for a snack, but lighter than most crisps, which is a good thing or you will put on too much weight! With each pack providing just 95kcal, they are very low in energy, and each pack also has just 3.7g of fat in them, so they aren't too bad. Apparently, there crisps are made with sun seed oil, which is considerably better than saturated fat. It is naturally high in mono-unsaturates, making it better than saturated fat, which causes fat build up.
You can buy the single packs from around 30 pence onwards. They are never more than a pound unless you have been ripped off, but some places like train stations or vending machines elsewhere will charge you a lot. Stick to the local confectionary shop, and you can buy them for around 32p on average. You can buy the multi-packs for just 99p normally. Sometimes I have seen them priced higher, but commonly I see them at just 99p for 6 packs. Do the maths, and that is just 16.5p per pack! Much cheaper! They probably cost around 1p to produce believe it or not, so they still make their profit. They aren't stupid, Walkers, or they wouldn't be the most successful crisp maker in the UK and even internationally in parts.
Try them! I am sure you will like them. Perhaps try the ready salted pack first as they don't have a really strong taste, unless you like the intensity of the flavour. If you have found a fish and chip flavour please leave a comment as I would like to know where I can get a pack! For just 30p or so for a single pack and around 99p for a multi-pack, these are a must try!
22g Standard Pack
19g Inner Multipack
6 Pack Variety
12 Pack Variety
Suiatble for Vegetarians
Each 22g Pack Contains:
...Making them some of the healthier crisps on the market!
Thanks for reading,
- Recon -
Summary: Great little snacks when you need them - a healthier variety of crisps out there.