Company Pushes Meat Chips Over Potato Chips

One of Britain's biggest food companies has applied for a patent to make a substitute for potato chips. The company says its meat chips are crunchy, high in protein; and have less calories and fat than chips made from potatoes.

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Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne with the news that a healthier diet may not mean giving up chips if you're willing to consider munching on meat chips. That substitute for potato chips is being developed by one of Britain's biggest food companies. It says meat chips are crunchy, high in protein and have two-thirds the calories and less than half the fat of chips made from potatoes. Possibly a hard sell in the U.S., but might be a hit in Britain, where they already eat meat-flavored potato chips.


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