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      12.07.2013 18:32
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      A lovely light, crispy, tasty snack.

      I do often indulge in the odd packet of crisp or savoury snack and I have recently seen the walker's sunbites in shops and realised that I had never actually tried them. I spotted the sour cream and cracked black pepper flavour individual bags of sunbites in Waitrose this morning and decided that I would treat myself to a packet to accompany my lunch. I purchased an individual 28g bag from Waitrose and paid £0.54 for them. I did think that this was a little expensive but I have seen these for sale in multi-packs containing 6 bags on sale in the pound shop obviously priced at £1.00. The Sunbites are made by Walkers and are described as multigrain crispy snacks. I opted for the sour cream flavour but they also come in original and sweet chilli. One thing that did attract me to the snacks was the lovely packaging. The front of the bag not only as a picture of the bites on the front with a bowl of dip but also images of butterflies, birds, plants and a large sunshine all on a lovely pale green background. You can find more detailed information about the sunbites on the back of the packet including nutritional information, ingredients listings, storage instructions, and that the sun bites are suitable for vegetarians and have 30% less fat than regular crisps. These sunbites are made with 67% wholegrain which is 1/3 of the daily suggested amount. Each 28g pack contains the following nutritional information: Calories - 134 Fat - 6.1g Saturates - 0.6g Sugars - 2.4g Salt - 0.40g The sunbites themselves are square in shape and have deep ridges, they are not a very attractive colour and do look like pieces of corrugated cardboard with the speckles of pepper being visible. But I am not easily put off by appearance so proceed to try the bites and was very impressed. The flavour is quite subtle and has a slight sweetness but this is balanced out well with the addition of the black pepper which gives a slightly spicy contrast. The bites have a lovely light and very crispy texture which makes them great as a snack as you do not feel like you have eaten anything to filling, although I could have eaten another packet straight afterwards but this is just me being greedy! Overall I have been very impressed with these sun bites they are very moreish, tasty and are low in saturated fat. I will certainly be purchasing more of these but in the multi-packs this time to save some pennies.

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        11.11.2011 12:57
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        very yummy and different, will be buying them again.

        Why and where: I was browsing in Tesco's to go food section when I saw these Walkers sun bites. I had never seen them before and I thought they looked interesting so I picked them up. They were sour cream and cracked black pepper flavour which I thought sounded yummy so I got them with my meal deal :) My Experience: They come in a standard size crisp bag (28g), and are in fun flowery packaging. The crisps themselves are little ridged squares which look whole grain and quite healthy like a rivita. They are very tasty, they are tangy like sour cream and then have that hint of black pepper which makes them taste quite grown up and like they should be in more sophisticated packaging! They are also quite sweet in a way which is interesting and I like, but which may not be to everyone's taste. What I really like about them is that they are better for you than normal crisps. For a bad they are only 134 calories and 0.4g of salt. This makes me feel better about having crisps as I am renowned for eating far too many! There are also quite a lot in a bag, I find it irritating when your bag of crisps is 90% air! Walkers also make them in a few other flavours such as chili, which I will definitely be tasting! Verdict: Very yummy crisps, nice and crunchy with a strong flavour. Will definitely be getting them again next time!

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        09.05.2011 22:43
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        yummy yummy!

        After talking to my friends about eating healthy & dieting during a lesson, we all got so hungry that we needed to head to boots to grab our daily 'meal deal'. I do usually pick things like special k bars, tuna sandwiches and fruit which are all, as you will agree, healthy. Although as I was particularly hungry I decided to pick up this bag of crisps that caught my eye. They were part of the meal deal offer so I thought I would give them a shot. I am unsure of their original retail price as this is the only way that I buy mine. The packet is a beige colour with a picture of the sun coming up over a field. It is a very 'farm' style picture and depicts the name 'sun bites' perfectly. The walkers logo is on the pack also and a picture of the crisps with the name and flavour. The main reason I adore these is because they are made from wholegrain rather than potato. According to the pack they are 67% wholegrain (consisting of oat flour, whole wheat and whole corn). They are really crunchy and have a great flavour due to the sour cream and cracked black pepper. The crisps look a little like bacon rashers but a lot thinner. They have a slight wave to them and taste gorgeous. You can really taste the pepper and sour cream unlike some other brands. There are not many crisps in the bag which is a disappointment, at only 25g it doesn't sound to filling, but they do conquer my hunger well. Very good for dieters looking to cut down on the amount they eat! I would recommend these crisps to anyone who likes a light snack thats good for you but fills you up. They only have 120 calories so very good for you. They do not cost much and taste delicious. Perfect for adding something tasty but nutritious to your childs lunch box too.

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        09.05.2011 11:33
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        Tiny moments of extraordinary pleasure!

        Having been on a chiefly failed attempt of a diet these past few weeks I have been looking into healthy lunch options and snacks to try. I am not normally a crisp lover and rarely buy them to eat except for parties and perhaps an odd bag in the pub every now and then. These Sunbites crisps from Walkers were on special offer at the time at only £1 for 6 bags of crisps. The usually retail for about £1.50 per multipack but like most walkers bags you'll find they are often on special offers in all the major supermarkets. The packet is a creamy, pale green colour and distinctly lives up to its name of Sunbites. The Walkers logo branding is subtly located in the top left corner of the packet. There is a childlike air about the packaging with a hand drawn orange sun above the name of the crisps and on the bottom some plant life, butterfly's and birds, with the product description and nutritional information. The crisps definitely live up to their name and are a cheerful packet to behold, which cannot be said for many crisp snacks! These are no ordinary crisps; they are made of wholegrain rather than potato chips and boast having 67% wholegrain in each pack being whole corn, whole wheat and Quaker whole oat flour. The fact that these are made of wholegrain gives them a great crunchiness, though they have quite a rough texture that goes with it. They are ridged in form and remind me slightly of waves, each crisp is approximately 3cm x 2cm and rectangular shaped. They are wafer thin and snap easily in the packet. They are certainly something completely different to your normal Walkers crisps and in a good way I must add. The flavour I tried was Sour Cream with Cracked Black Pepper, it sounded great before I had even tasted them. The sour cream really comes through with these crisps unlike other supposedly sour cream flavoured brands I have tried in the past. They taste slightly creamy and sweet but it is subtle at the same time. The cracked black pepper is not quite strong enough for me but I am a bit of a pepper fiend! These two flavours seem to burst out every now and then rather than a constant tang which makes then quite addictive and I think slightly more exciting. The predominant flavouring in this crisp is unsurprisingly the wholegrain; which tastes quite grainy but quite sweet and very filling at the same time. I always find myself wanting more crisps than there actually are in the bag, which is a good sign taste wise but the packet is just 25g so not a huge portion to start off with. Wholegrain crisps are supposedly healthier than your average packet of crisps being made of more natural ingredients and one packet of these Sunbites will provide you with 1/3 of your recommended daily wholegrain intake, which is great if you're not going to overload on other wholegrain foods during the day. As mentioned they are really filling but at the same time moreish, so a good and bad crisp for dieters! Nutritional Info: Energy 503 kj/120 kcal; Protein 1.9g; Carbohydrate; 15.1g (of which sugars) 2.1g; Fat 5.4g; (of which saturates) 0.6g; (of which monounsaturates) 3.9g; (of which polyunsaturates) 0.7g; Fibre 1.7; Sodium*0.13g; *Equivalent as Salt 0.30g. Also suitable for vegetarians I would buy and eat these crisps whether or not I was looking for a healthier snack as they are extremely tasty and something a bit different to your average Walkers crisp. The packaging is also great fun!

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        24.04.2011 12:45
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        Delicious Wholegrain snacks with 30& less fat than regular crisps

        Being on a reasonably tight budget I tend to look out for the offers and noticed these 'new' crisps on offer at £1 for a pack of six (Sainsburys). I say new as until i came to do this review I thought they were a new Walkers product. Having seen the above old packet picture, I realise they have been re branded with a newer modern style packet. *The product* The product is made by Walkers which was founded by Henry Walker in the 1880's and is now the countrys leading brand name in crisp type snacks. Sour Cream (and cracked black pepper) flavour Sunbites are a Wholegrain Crispy snack made with 61% wholegrain, which according to the packet makes them irresistibly crispy. The crisps come in a light lime green matt packets with an orange rainbow style sun at the top, Sunbites, wholegrain crispy snacks underneath. A picture of a white dip bowl with a white dip in and 3 of the crisps next to it, with birds and butterflies flying around. Sour cream (and cracked black pepper flavour) underneath that with the strap line of "Tiny moments of extraordinary pleasure". Each pack contains 25g of crisps and has 120 calories (6% adults guideline daily amount), 2.1g of sugar (2% AGDA), 5.4g of fat (8% AGDA) 0.6g saturates (3% AGDA) and 0.3g of salt (5% AGDA). The ingredients include Whole grains (67%) made up of Whole corn, Quaker whole oat flour and whole wheat. Sunflower oil (18%), Rice flour (13%), sugar, sour cream and cracked black pepper flavour (natural flavouring, sour cream powder, sodium diacetate, black pepper) and salt. It states on the package that the product may contain traces of barley due to the farming practices and that it is suitable for Vegetarians. *My thoughts* I only bought these as they were on offer at £1 for a six pack from Sainsburys. Upon closer inspection I noticed they stated that they were 30% less fat than regular crisps so was happy as they would not totally destroy any hopes I have of loosing weight. The crisps themselves are rectangular and wavy in shape, they remind me of those old corrugated garage roofs (look wise not taste). The package is right when it states the wholegrain makes them crispy, they are lovely and crisp. I was very impressed with the taste of the crisps, the first flavour which you get when biting into one is the sour cream then a hint of the pepper as an delicate after-taste, really nice. There is just enough in the bag to fill a hole until lunch or as a bit of a treat later on in the day. I will definitely be buying these crisps again as both myself and the kids enjoyed them, in fact I will be buying these and trying the other flavours in the range (Onion and Rosemary, Sea Salted and Sweet Chilli) whilst they are on offer at Sainsburys. They really are delicious.

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        24.05.2010 14:34
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        Surprised how good these are, will be buying more!

        This is my second week of healthy eating, and sadly I didn't have any food to prepare for lunch today as I spent the weekend away. So it when it came to getting lunch from Asda, I was looking for a healthy, savoury alternative to crisps and found these Walkers SunBites. I expected them to be full of secretly bad ingredients, but they are actually 67% wholegrains, including wheat, oat flour and corn, rice flour, sunflower oil, sugar, sour cream and black pepper flavour. Apart from one or two added flavourings, they looked reasonably healthy and have a lot of fibre. Each pack will set you back 131 calories, 2.4g of sugar, 6.1g of fat, 0.6g of saturated fat and 0.4g of salt, which I think is reasonable for a 28g bag. The single bag cost me around 40p. I've seen these before but been put off by the description of sour cream and black pepper, neither of which are things I'd ever choose. I don't hate them however and there was very little choice, so I picked these up from the crisp section and I'm glad I did! Each 'crisp' is supposed to be a ridged, rectangular shape like those bacon crisps you get but without the streaks - however many of them are crushed...not that it matters! They are thin, and look like the Cool Original flavour of Doritos, or possibly a bit more brown. They taste like Doritos too, which surprised me! Each crisp has a lot of flavouring and a lot of taste which really hits you. There's a slightly aftertaste of plain wholegrain, but the crisps have a lovely cream and black pepper taste to them which isn't overpowering and is actually a little on the sweet side. It is a big bag and as with Walkers you might be a little disappointed with how much of it is air. These crisps are very moreish so if you're a crisp addict then definitely don't buy these in multipacks! According to the packet each bag contains over a third of your recommended wholegrain intake and there are no artificial colours, sweeteners or preservatives. These don't taste 'healthy', and despite the claims they still aren't a 'healthy' food at the end of the day, though they seem to be more nutritionally valuable than regular crisps and taste absolutely delicious.

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        10.05.2010 18:53
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        Kids loved the healthy crisps

        These wholegrain snacks are a great alternative to crisps, the main benefit is definatley that they are a healthy option, being made with wholegrains providing nutrients and fibre and prepared with sunseed oil, i like that you can eat them without feeling like you been bad or filled your body up with all the fat which usually comes from other crisps. Walkers have made a truely tasty snack with this one, they have a real crunch when you bite into them and a great texture. The only downside is that they do leave you mouth feeling a little dry so i would recomend having a drink with them. Walkers insist they are made using no artificial colours, flavour or preservatives. One 25g bag contains only: 117 calories 2.1g sugar 5.4g fat 0.6 saturated fat 0.3g salt I thought with this in mind that the kids probably wouldn't like them as they usually take a dislike to the heathy alternative but they actually liked them and they were a hit in the lunch box. The 25g bag actually contains alot of the snacks as they are only light so you do get a decent amount in the bag so a bag of these will fill you up. Being Walkers they are a tasty good quality snack with a delicious sour cream and cracked black pepper taste, the sour cream flavour mixed with the black pepper makes them tangy with a twist which are get the taste buds going and you wanting more. I believe they only come in one other flavour of Oven Roasted Onion and Rosemary but i haven't tried these one yet and i'd really like to see some other flavours added to the collection. These snacks will definately be going on our shopping list on a regualar basis. They are priced at £1.48 for a multi pack of 6, but Walkers are currently doing an offer in most supermarkets of 3 multi Walkers multi packs for £3 so they're a bargain at the moment aswell!

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          17.02.2010 12:11
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          If you eat a lot of crisps, it might be worth giving Sunbites a try instead.

          I don't really tend to buy crisps because if I am going to sit and munch carbs and fat I prefer it to be something healthyish like nuts or cheese and crackers. Unfortunately living a couple of doors down from a Coop means that the occasional late night dash for kettle chips has been unavoidable, but at the supermarket at least I stick to my rules. The exception came after I made the fatal mistake of going shopping hungry, and without a proper list. As well as going seriously overbudget, I ended up making several purchases of questionable nutritional benefit. I went for SunBites because the "wholegrain" tag got me hooked in, but when I thought about it more I realised the problem with crisps is not that they are made from potatoes. Nethertheless SunBites have less saturated fat than normal Walkers crisps, slightly fewer calories and about half as much salt. Whilst 5.6g of fat (0.6g saturates) per bag isn't exactly virtuous, it isn't completely terrible either. On to the important bit, the taste! I found these pretty damn good The wholegrains give the thing a bit more depth of flavour, like the difference between white and granary bread. The texture is lovely and crispy and crunchy, but eating a bag of these does not leave you with a dried out mouth in the same way as other products might, I personally find Snack-a-Jacks pretty bad for this. The sour cream and black pepper flavour is good, quite tangy but still fairly subtle, and it makes you want to keep eating them. That could possibly be a bad point, they are so moreish you might find yourself scoffing several bags at once!

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          24.08.2009 14:57
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          Try them if you haven't already!

          I have recently decided to begin eating healthy and starting more exercise, I am now in training for a 10k and half marathon next year, this is how I found my new favourite snack! My crisp of choice has always been doritos, and since stopping some of the sports I was involved in and getting a desk job it has begun to show! I went out to a local supermarket for lunch in search of something that wasn't packed with calories and fat but still gave me the feeling that I wasn't being overly healthy! I could only find Walkers Sunbites in multi-packs but decided it was worth a try, they are sold as a low fat wholegrain snack, nowhere does it mention the amazing taste! I am never confident of getting a good tasting snack when looking for something healthy but this was different. Each 28g bag contains just 9% of your guidline daily allowance (gda) of fat and just 7% of your gda of calories! Also boasting a content level of 67% wholegrain there really is nothing unhealthy about this snack. Despite these low levels of naughtiness Walkers have still managed to produce an irrisistable taste, initially very creamy yet ended with a slight hint of pepper, when eating the taste is not over-powering however I wouldn't be confident to go on a date just after eating them! Walkers Sunbites are well worth the slightly higher price tag put on them of, £1.45 for a 6x25g multi-pack (Ocado). The Sour Cream & Black Pepper was my favourite flavour for a while until I found the new (possibley limited) Sun Ripened Sweet Chilli flavour, which are sold seperately but as of yet I have only seen them in Home & Bargain (I live in the North-West), but I have no doubt they are worth travelling out of my way for. They offer a far greater taste, there is a slight chilli kick but nothing too hot, and are actually slightly lower in calories & fat content... I would recomend these to anyone that can find them! Walkers Sunbites are well worth the slightly higher price tag put on them of, £1.45 for a 6x25g multi-pack (Ocado).

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            23.08.2009 17:30
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            Great alternative to crisps

            Sunbites are from Walkers and as they say "they are deliciously light and crispy wholegrain snacks made with whole oats, whole wheat and whole corn, every bag of sunbites provides more than 1/3 of the suggested daily amount of wholegrains. They contain no artificial colours or preservatives. Sunbites also contains 30% less fat than regular crisps". Ingredients Wholegrains (67%), sunflower oil (18%), rice flour (13%), sugar, sour cream & black pepper flavour, salt. There is a warning that it may contain traces of barley due to farming practices. Thet are suitable for vegetarians. Nutritional Information Per 25g pack Energy 117kcal, Protein 1.9g, Carbohydrate 15.1g, Fat 5.4g, Fibre 1.7g, Sodium 0.13g. My Experience I wasn't too sure what these would taste like but was very pleasantly surprised. The packet has a nice scene of a field with a lovely blue sky above then a picture of the sunbites and some sour cream and black pepper. The bites are corrugated squares of wholegrain, which I was expecting to taste like cardboard (assumption made due to them being a healthier alternative to crisps!). They are lovely and crisp with a definite sour cream flavour but not all that peppery. With crisps I find that I need to eat more than one packet to feel full but with these the 25g pack was just enough. They also come in original flavour and oven roasted onion & rosemary. You can buy them in individual packs but mine were from a multipack containing 6 packets. Costs around £1.44 Will definitely buy again.

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              31.07.2009 14:58
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              Possibly my new favourite snack!

              After my summer hols last month I was feeling rather podgy so I'm on a bit of a health kick at the moment and for the first time ever am counting calories. Two weeks in (and 5lbs down!), I was craving something really bad for me, something like ... CRISPS! I went to the shop to look for something pseudo-healthy like Snack-a-Jacks before I got too crazed and ended up scoffing a big tube of Pringles in one gobful, and there on the shelf next to them were these relatively new Walkers Sun Bites. I had seen these advertised but it was in my pre-podge days and I had pooh-poohed them, imagining them to be cardboardy and tasteless. But now being a fully paid up subscriber to the Low-Cal culture, I snapped them up. (I actually hate Walkers as a crisp brand - I find them really low quality, give me Seabrook's any day - but as these are not a potato crisp as such I was prepared to keep an open mind.) Walkers Sun Bites come in a normal 28g crisp packet with an ever-so-wholesome countryside image of fields and trees on the front, which, along with the THREE references to wholegrains on the front of the pack alone, give you the impression that this is a lovely healthy and natural product. There is also an image of two of the 'bites' (they do look a little bit like corrugated cardboard) and a large bowl of sour cream (yum!) and some peppercorns. The first thing that struck me upon opening the packet was the size of the bites - I was expecting them to be tiny, about the size of 'Squares' crisps, but they are a good 3cm square - more like corrugated iron than corrugated card! They smelled delicious so I quickly crammed one in my mouth. I was pleasantly surprised to find that they are not at all greasy like crisps and are crunchy in a brittle, crispy way rather than a makes-your-mouth-bleed way, if you know what I mean. They taste fantastic too, just a hint of pepper, not enough to make me cough and splutter, and with an undertone of the sour cream to soften the flavour. I could actually taste quite a sweetness after a little chew, rather than a sour flavour - I really liked that but I guess a lot of people wouldn't want that in a savoury snack. They didn't leave my mouth tingling like some pepper crisps, but I did notice they made me very thirsty - but hey, at least it helps towards your 8-glasses-a-day! Now, much as the packet likes to draw our attention to the fact that these snacks contain wholegrains (more than 1/3 of the suggested daily amount in fact), are made with sunseed oil, contain no artificial colours, flavours or preservatives and have 30% less fat than regular crisps, I still don't think we can count them as a healthy snack (unfortunately). They contain 131 calories, which is only 18 less than a packet of Walkers Cheese and Onion, surprisingly, and obviously a lot more than a fruity alternative. They also contain 6.1g of fat (9% of your daily allowance) and 0.4g of salt (6%). I read all this after I'd eaten them and felt a bit cheated I have to say, having been lured into buying them by their wholesome images and marketing. Nevertheless, this would not stop me buying them again as they are so delicious. I paid 46p for these in Tesco ... I wonder if they do multipacks? Also available in Original and Roasted Onion & Rosemary. Suitable for vegetarians. More info can be found at: www.sunbites.co.uk

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                04.06.2009 17:44
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                You really feel like this is a healthy snack

                Walker's sunbites are wholegrain snacks. They are a type of 'crisp' although absolutely nothing like potato crisps! I have been eating these for a while now and they are really tasty. I've tried the sour cream and cracked black pepper flavour (my favorite) and the oven roasted rosemary and garlic which are also really nice. There is a chilli flavour on the market too, which I am yet to try. A 28g bag will set you back around 40p, but you can buy a multi pack in most supermarkets. The packaging is attractive and gives a real sense of how rustic these snacks are. The snacks themselves are rectangular in shape and are ridged. They are nicely seasoned and you can really tell they are wholegrain when you eat them. They are not at all oily or greasy, just really enjoyable. They are made with sunseed oil which is high in mono-unsaturates and low in saturates. The wholegrain content (67%) means that they are high in fibre and have plenty of nutrients. They have no artificial flavours or preservatives. They contain at least 30% less fat than ordinary crisps. A 28g pack provides 131 calories and 0.6g of saturated fat...so if you are following the weight watchers plan that's 1.5 points.

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                  04.03.2009 19:41
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                  One of my favourite crisps!

                  Mmm I absolutely love Walker's SunBites but only 'Sour Cream and Cracked Black Pepper'. They've got a really delicious taste; really creamy with just a hint of pepper to give that little extra taste which is needed in any good crisp. When I had decided to "eat healthily" I wondered what I could have that would make me feel like I'd had my "treat" for the day without it actually being really fatty and bad for me. I was looking at this detox thing and it said wholegrains are really great and potentially good for your diet especially when you're cutting back. Then I found 'SunBites Wholegrain Snacks', with a really great taste and only 5g of fat and 117 calories in a packet it seemed a really nice treat to have during my break. SunBites are deliciously light and crispy, they include 67% wholegrains and the scrummy taste of Sour Cream and Cracked Black Pepper. Walkers prepare SunBites with Sunseed oil which is lower in saturates. Because they have so much wholegrain in them they have also got fibre which is one of your essential nutrients. SunBites have no artificial colours or preservities for those of you who don't eat things with those in. Also Last but not least they have 30% LESS fat than normal crips. They're great!

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                  10.02.2009 23:15
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                  Don't be fooled into thinking they are a much heealthier option

                  I'm not particularly good at healthy eating, I like chocolate, and all sorts of things that I know are bad for me really. I try to get around it by keeping to everything in moderation, but if I see something that claims to be a healthier alternative to the things I love, I'll give it a try. I was in the local coop shop this morning and I spotted packets of Sunbites, and I seemed to remember seeing an advert on the television that told me they were a healthier option for crisps, so I thought I would give them a try. The packet is a normal crisp packet size but it gives you the impression of wholesomeness with a picture of a blue sky and and a green field,with a picture of the crisps and a spoonful of what I suppose is sour cream, and a few peppercorns. Acorss the top is a banner advertising a competition, saying that one in 5 bags wins a prize (my packet said sorry no win) Below the banner is Sunbites, with the Walkers logo, and beneath that it says wholegrain snacks, and tells us they are "bursting with the goodness of wholegrains" they are sour cream and cracked black pepper flavour, and then it tells us that they have more than a third of the suggested daily abmount of wholegrains, and that they are a good sosurce of fibre. The rear of the packet has more information about the competition, telling you about the prizes that are to be won, and giving the terms and conditions, there is the nutritional information and a chart giving guideline daily amounts. The best before date is there and ingredients. It also gives the information that they may contain traces of barley due to farming practices. they are suitable for vegetarians My thoughts When you open the bag there is a mild scent, nothing too strong, just a little bit peppery. The crisps are light and rectangular, with a corrugated surface, and have a nice crunch when you bite them, just as satisfying as crisps. The taste is lovely, you get a creamy cheesy taste, which must be the sour cream, with just a hint of pepper, but nothing too strong, it isn't too hot and peppery, as some crisps I've tasted. There is no unpleasant aftertaste. You can't particularly taste the wholegrains, in fact it's difficult to tell the difference between these and flavoured potato crisps, although they have no potato in them. They are made of whole corn, whole wheat, and whole oat flour. there is also rice flour, and the flavourings, and they are cooked with sunflower oil. I really enjoyed this snack, they are tasty, but not overpowering, and they don't leave too much of a residue upon your fingers (I hate that!). I'm not sure they are that much healthier than a normal bag of crisps though, because although they contain whole grains, they have 131 calories, and 6.1g of fat. Admittedly, it doesn't anywhere on the packet say that they are a healthier option, just says that they are bursting with the goodness of wholegrain, so that and the sunny green meadow on the front of the packet are designed to give you that impression. That worries me a little, because it does seem as if Walkers are trying to persuade people to eat these as a healthy option, when they aren't really. Of course wholegrain is healthier than processed grain, but nothing else about these is any better for you than a bag of normal crisps. Having said that, I really enjoyed them, and would buy them again, but not as a healthy option, just because like ordinary crisps, I enjoy them. Nuritional information per packet: Energy 131kcals Protein 2.1g Carbohydrate 16.9g Fat 6.1g Fibre 1.8g Salt equivalent 0.4g

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                    For a healthy snack I can highly recommend these

                    Sainsbury's are very naughty indeed. When these crisps first became available they had them on offer. If memory serves me right, they were like 69p for a 6-pack, total bargain. The aim is to introduce a new product at this price and then get you hooked, well it worked! If you imagine a frazzle, make it thinner and crispier, then give it s zingy flavour that is so addictive that you have to scoff the whole bag, then you have SunBites. These are aimed at the health conscious market, with less fat (30% less) and rich in wholegrain. The other health benefit, but cheeky I think, is less packet content. Most bags of crisps are 30g or 40g, well the SunBites are 25g. Some may argue that it is because they are thinner, but I think it is just so that Walker's have more to go around :-) Back to the taste and they really do have it spot on. So for a healthy snack I can highly recommend these.

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