October 11, 2005

Sun Chips Harvest Cheddar

sunchips.jpgSun Chips may be the most underrated product on the chip/pretzel/cracker aisle. Not only are they unlike any other chip, they are also delicious. If you care about nutrition, you’ll be glad to know they have 30 percent less fat then regular potato chips. I have loved the original variety Sun Chips since they were first introduced, but only recently tried the Harvest Cheddar flavor. They are great, as I expected. They have a mild cheddar flavor that is very tasty, and the same unique texture and crunch of original Sun Chips. Try them and you’ll agree that Sun Chips Harvest Cheddar are one of the best tasting chips you can find.

Phoood rating: Outstanding!

Posted by Jim on October 11, 2005 | TrackBack

I love Sunchips and its good b/c its 33% less fat. Its really good especially the french onion is yummy and the original.

Posted by: Na at October 12, 2005 5:32 AM

I like all of the varieties of Sun Chips, but find that they are often hard to find. I wish all restaurants/snack aisles would carry them!

Posted by: Nikki at October 12, 2005 7:20 AM

I had been eating "Sun Chips" since it arrived in 2000! I hope that is the right year, but I have been eating these for more than four years! Even my kids love them -they are fincky eaters!

The rating should have been three of the faces not one, and I am a health-nut. Try the other flavors; French Onion and the plain one. Enjoy!

Posted by: Amethyst at October 12, 2005 9:45 AM

I'm pretty sure sun chips have been around for 5 years. I have memories of eating them at least 7 years ago. Hopefully I'm not going senile.

Posted by: jars at October 12, 2005 11:19 PM

It's possible that I'm also becoming delusional, but I could have sworn they've been around for a while longer than that.

Posted by: Kirsten at October 13, 2005 5:16 AM

i agree they are delicious

Posted by: cheri at October 13, 2005 6:52 AM

We've had these chips around for at least 10 years! They're yummy! They're in all of the grocery stores, at least the original flavor is!

Posted by: b at October 13, 2005 7:00 AM

According to the customer relations department of Frito-Lay®, Sun Chips® Original and French Onion flavor were introduced & went national in 1990. Their Harvest Cheddar flavor a couple yerars later (1992).

I hope this clears up any questions about people's (Kirsten and jars) state of reality/confusion. To put it in 'Phoood' lingo "Their cheese has not slipped off of their crackers."

Posted by: Sir Osiss at October 13, 2005 8:41 AM

So, are they made out of potatoes, or what?

Posted by: maryjo at October 13, 2005 8:55 AM

maryjo, the Original flavor's listed ingredients are Corn, vegetable oil (corn and/or canola, whole wheat, rice flour, oat flour, sugar and salt. I guess no potatoes allow for the "30% less fat" stat.

Posted by: Frodrick at October 13, 2005 11:21 AM

These are so yummy!

I wish they would make these in a "baked" version, they are still pretty high in fat overall. (Especially since it is so hard to eat just one serving!)

Posted by: tigerlily at October 14, 2005 5:47 AM

A friend of mine ( christina ) introduced me to these chips, and I am hooked, I have yet to try the harvest chedder ones, but right now I am eating French onion flavor as we speak. lol, They are soooooo hard to find, the only place I have been able to find them at is Wal-Mart of all places, other than its getting more and more difficult. Fortunitaly (sp) for me, I found they have all 3 flavors at a Dollar store next door to where I live. THese chips are awesomely delicous.

Posted by: Betty at November 25, 2005 1:41 PM

Sun Chips are truely great, on their own I really prefer Original. The Harvest Cheddar are very good with a Subway sandwich (I tend to get Honey Oat bread with Turkey). I'm health conscious as well, so that's a decent combo for both taste and health.

Posted by: nexus6 at January 8, 2006 8:46 PM

actually, sunchips are not good for you. People percieve them as healthy, and end up eating so much of them that they intake a greater amount than if they had just eaten a regular amount of potatoe chips. Thats part of why 3 in 5 americans are overweight.

Posted by: holly Overton at February 20, 2006 10:54 AM

Actually - they are pretty good for you. I'm trying to eat more whole grains - and SC have a full serving in just 1 oz. And they're made with sunflower oil now, which is a healthy oil/helps lowers cholesterol. My fave is the Garden Salsa flavor - haven't noticed it before so it might be new.

Posted by: healthygal at March 5, 2006 2:02 PM

Sunchips have been around for atleast 10 years because i remember eating them when i was like 8 and im 19....so u guys are wrong

Posted by: Hollly at April 23, 2006 2:12 PM

I'm from Ireland, I was recently in the states and got addicted to Harvest Cheddar flavoured sun chips. I brought a couple of bags home and now I've run out!!! It's horrible!!

Posted by: Jennifer at August 22, 2006 12:47 AM

Do you have any coupons for your original Sun Chips.I love them but they are hard to find and when they are vary high in price ,And I'm on a fixed income.

Posted by: Jennifer at August 27, 2006 9:35 PM

i love these chips so much.

Posted by: Danielle at November 24, 2006 12:43 PM

I LOVE THESE CHIPS!! Does anyone know where I can buy the small bags. I found them once at BJ's Warehouse but they haven't had them since. My kids love them!

Posted by: Sue at December 1, 2006 10:22 AM

yeah sue you can get them at circle K or at fry's

Posted by: Danielle at December 3, 2006 4:45 PM

i love sun chips holy crap there good but my sister hates them hahah she's gay hah not really

Posted by: joe at February 21, 2007 3:56 PM

What in the world is "Harvest Cheddar"? Do the people at Frito Lay think that cheese grows in fields and you have to go harvest it? "Harvest Cheddar" doesn't make any sense at all. I would think that someone would have caught that during the naming process.

Posted by: JP at June 25, 2008 2:12 PM

A variety pack of small-size Sun Chips is available through Costco - www.costco.com...enjoy!

Posted by: alerievay at June 27, 2008 4:10 PM

i love the Orignal Sun Chips, their amazing!

does anyone know if they are good for IBS?

Posted by: Haley Kemp at September 23, 2008 6:44 AM

i love the Orignal Sun Chips, their amazing!

does anyone know if they are good for IBS?

Posted by: Haley Kemp at September 23, 2008 6:44 AM


Posted by: biren dhaliwal at December 10, 2008 9:04 AM

Sun Chips are so addicting...

I love the Salsa Garden flavor

Posted by: jae at April 14, 2009 1:49 PM

I like the Garden Salsa the best.

Posted by: kila at March 4, 2010 9:11 PM

i love these chips so much especially the cheddar ones,,the bag is hella noisey though bc its made out of plant material

Posted by: daniel at April 16, 2010 2:29 PM

Harvest cheddar are my favorite chips in the world. I love them so much i could eat myself sick on them. I once at a full size bag by myself in one sitting! Hahaha

Posted by: JakeTheSnake at July 7, 2010 8:55 PM
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