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IN OMG! ON 21 Oct, 2016
Potato chips are like holy basil (tulsi) for many Indians. A panacea which can satisfy the appetite for a long time, right?
One who never discriminate between fat or skinny, poor or rich, black or white, who is our all time favorite rock star, who stand by our side during every moment of a crisis, who knows how to stop the gurgling sound of our stomach during midnight hours. I guess, you already know whom I am talking about? Our childhood lunch partner, our very own favorite 'potato chips'.
Whether it's party time, family reunion or movie hour everyone loves to gather around the chip bowl, right? After all, cricket and chips are the 'secret' of our unity.
Everybody is fond of crispy and salty potato chips but how far are you willing to pay for a packet of your crunchy slices? Before your curiosity strikes, the nerves of your brain let me tell you about the world's most expensive potato chips packet.
It is not a hoax. It is a box whose price will leave you in tears.
Every single batch cost around $56.17 (₹3700), i.e. ₹750 per piece according to INR.
They're made with some of the most expensive ingredients present in the Nordic region. Here's the complete list of components which is used to make these delicious potato chips.
Matsutake: One of the world's most famous species of mushroom which is picked by hand using cotton gloves.
Truffle Seaweed: It is collected from the waters around the Faroe Islands.
Crown Dill: It is found on the Bjäre Peninsula in southern Sweden and used because of its freshness, yet robust flavor.
Leksand Onion: These special onions are always planted on the eighteenth of May and harvested on the tenth of August each year.
India Pale Ale Wort: It is used to add sweetness to the chips.
You can enjoy the mouth-watering taste of matsutake mushrooms, truffle seaweed, crown dill, Leksand onions, and India Pale Ale in a single packet.
"A first-class beer deserves the first-class snack, and this is why we made a significant effort to produce the world's most expensive potato chips."
One packet contains five potato chips and is part of a limited edition of 100 boxes which is currently out of stock.