SOURCE: Turbana Plantain Chips

Turbana Plantain Chips

January 17, 2012 10:02 ET

Turbana Plantain Chips Score a Touchdown in Providing Healthier Snack Alternatives for the Big Game

Plantain Chips Are a True Game Day Winner With 30% Less Fat Than Traditional Potato Chips

CORAL GABLES, FL--(Marketwire - Jan 17, 2012) - According to the Calorie Control Council, Americans will consume 11.2 million pounds of potato chips just on the day of the Big Game. Turbana, a leading supplier of flavor-packed plantain chips, encourages Americans to select a healthier option this year. Turbana Plantain Chips contain 30 percent less fat than the traditional greasy potato chips, are gluten-free and are available in a variety of flavors.

Made from a short list of ingredients, Turbana Plantain Chips are free of trans fats, GMOs, cholesterol, preservatives and additives. They come in six delicious flavors including chili, chili-lime, lime, sweet, lightly salted and garlic, which will satisfy the pickiest snack food connoisseur. Paired with a low-fat or fat free dip, these chips are sure to be a winner during the Big Game even if your team doesn't fare so well.

"Turbana Plantain Chips are a perfect addition to any party, especially since we have a flavor for everyone. Our salted flavor is perfect with your favorite dip while our chili flavor provides enough heat to keep you snacking all game long," said Marion Tabard, marketing director of Turbana. "You should not deprive yourself of the foods you love most for the Big Game and plantain chips serve as a healthier, delicious option."

Whether it is for sports parties, family gatherings or simply to savor by yourself, Turbana Plantain Chips offer a powerful punch in flavor and crunch. Visit www.platanicious.com for more information on Turbana and its products.

About Turbana Plantain Chips:
Turbana is owned by Uniban, the largest grower-owned banana company and the largest exporter of plantains in the world, and by Fyffes, one of the largest tropical produce importers and distributors in Europe. Turbana is a vertically integrated company that operates everything from their own farms, protective plastics, cardboard boxes, international shipping, and sourcing. Turbana Plantain Chips are the latest addition to the Turbana brand. The chips are tasty mouthfuls of flavor, texture and crunch. Made from freshly harvested plantains, and available in six yummy natural flavors, including Chili, Lime, Chili-Lime, Salted, Sweet and Garlic, they're a great alternative to potato chips and other snacks. For more information, please visit www.platanicious.com.

Contact Information

  • Media Contact:
    Katie Lister
    For Turbana
    Office: 407.767.0452 ext. 229
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