Singapore is known as the Southeast Asia’s snack powerhouse and is credited for popularising salted egg chips, fish skin chips and mala chips. The latest innovation, the truffle potato chips, first made available around September 2018, represents an ambitious attempt by a Singaporean snack company to tackle a premium Western ingredient.
Black Summer Truffle Potato Chips by Aroma Truffle and Co claim to be the world’s strongest truffle chips and use “100% naturally grown truffles, harvested and air-flown from our partner’s forest from Spoleto, Italy.”
Available in two flavours Original and Parmesan Cheese, the truffle chips are the first truffle chips from Singapore. They are available online (SGD 10) and at Cold Storage (SGD 9.95).
The ingredients in the original potato chip are:
Potato, Olive Oil, Sugar, Parsley, Maltodextrin, Salt, Himalayan Salt, Edible Oil, Vegetable Powder, Dextrose, Carob Powder, Italian Black Truffle, and Flavorings.
The parmesan cheese potato chip contains:
Potato, Olive Oil, Parmesan Cheese, Sugar, Dill, Maltodextrin, Garlic Powder, Himalayan Salt, Edible Oil, Vegetable Powder, Dextrose, Carob Powder, Italian Black Truffle, and Flavorings