Packaged Food

Sun Chips Bamboozles Customers, Shrinks Bags From 10.5 Ounces to 7 Ounces


Apparently Sun Chips is trying to pull a fast one on us. Recently Frito-Lay has been stocking store shelves with 7 ounce bags of these wonderfully addicting multigrain snacks, which wouldn’t be so bad if they weren’t originally 10.5 ounces. Now if the 33 percent reduction had been in the half bag of air that’s packed in with our salty snacks that would’ve been once thing, but no, it’s 33 percent less chips. So, basically we’re getting more air.

Although the bags were downsized the price supposedly has remained the same. What the French Onion guys?!

Customers aren’t taking the sneaky move lightly with complaints dominating the Sun Chips Facebook page. Sun Chips has been replying to customer comments explaining that a price reduction should be reflected at grocers. The new 7 ounce bags should retail for $3.29 versus $3.99 for the 10.5 ounce bags, but so far customers are reporting the price has remained the same.

H/T + PicThx Consumerist


Here’s How to Make Munchies White Chocolate Bark

Earlier this year, I moved to Boulder, CO from the east coast. I have to say the people here are quite passionate about three main things: the outdoors, organic/free-range food, and well, you know the third. While I’m working on participating in the first, the second two don’t interest me much. Regardless, I aim to please, so I thought I’d throw together a little homage to the passing of Amendment 64. FritoLay is already on point with their awesome (and fittingly named) Munchies snack mix: Doritos, Cheetos, Sun Chips, and pretzels? Yes, please! But I thought I would add some chocolate, subtract the cheese fingers, and multiply your joy with this tasty Munchies Bark.

Munchies Bark



  1. Line cookie sheet with wax paper.
  2. Melt chocolate chips and spread on wax paper.
  3. Take the Munchies by handfuls, give them a little squeeze to crunch them up a bit, and strew them evenly about the chocolate. (I used maybe 3/4 of the bag, but feel free to use as much or little as you see fit).
  4. Definitely make sure you pick out all the pretzels, break them up a bit, and add them to your bark.
  5. Give everything a little press into the chocolate, stick it in the freezer to set, and then break apart and consume when ready.

In regards to the snack mix itself, I am of the personal opinion that the ratio of pretzel to cheesy items is too low (hence my suggestion to use them ), but my “better” half feels they are completely unnecessary and eats around them. Different strokes for different folks. But this sweet and salty combo is something that we both agree on… and I am pretty confident you will too.


Sun Chips: Cinnamon

Sun Chips has a new flavor that might sound weird to eat as a chip, but it comes packed with flavor. Think Apple Jacks cereal or Taco Bell’s cinnamon twist; put it in a chip form and you have the new Cinnamon Sun Chips. There is also a buttery aftertaste. Get out there and try some!