General informationPlantain chips which are also known as alloco, kpekere, or chicharritas are made from thinly sliced green plantains and deep-fried until they become crispy and golden and sprinkled with seasoning. Because plantains grow well in the tropics where potatoes can't take the heat, they're an excellent carb alternative.It is hard to describe what they taste like to people who haven't tasted them before. They taste mostly like potatoes, with a slight sweetness to them but not like sweet potatoes, it is crispy and the taste is slightly salty.Plantain chips are usually spherical or elongated-shaped. The colour is usually golden yellow. Plantain chips offer more vitamins A and C than potato chips, both vitamins help keep your skin healthy and help keep your immune system free of infection. Vitamin A also plays a role in low-light vision, while vitamin C's antioxidant function protects your tissues from damage.NutritionNutritional value for 100g:Calories from Fat264kcalCalories540kcalTotal Fat30gSaturated Fat8.4gTrans Fat0.1gCholesterol0mgSodium204mgPotassium792mgTotal Carbohydrates64.8gDietary Fiber3.5gSugars1gProtein2.3gVitamin A27.6%Vitamin C54%Calcium1%Iron5.4%Recycling InformationPlease dispose of the plastic bag in the general waste bin. Any food waste should be disposed of in the compost bin.Did You Know?Plantain chips can be baked and deep-fried.Segundo and Margaret Argudo started the first-ever plantain chips business.What is plantain?Plantainis a tropical fruit from the same family as banana, which it resembles very well. However it is bigger and harder than a banana and it is usually boiled, fried or baked before consumption. It is nutritionally high in potassium and low in cholesterol.You might also like-Fresh Plantains x6 2kgDisclaimerThis page serves as a summary for information purposes only, and is designed to enhance your shopping experience on the website. While we have taken care in preparing this summary and believe it is accurate, it is not a substitute for your reading the product packaging and label prior to use. You should be aware that products and their ingredients are subject to change. If you do require precise ingredient information you should consult the manufacturer, whose contact details will appear on the packaging or label. Niyis Limited is therefore unable to accept liability for any incorrect information. If the description of the product on this page contains a link to another party's website for further information on the product, please note that Niyis Limited has no control over and cannot be hold responsible for the contents of that website. You should also note that the picture images show only serving suggestions of how to prepare your food - all table accessories and additional items and/or ingredients pictured with the product you are purchasing are not included. This data is supplied for personal use only. It may not be reproduced in any way whatsoever without Niyis Limited's prior consent, nor without due acknowledgement.