In the good ole U.S. of A., a bag of chips usually retails anywhere from $1 to $5, depending on brand and size. Delicious, cheap, and easy to grab on your lunch break.
Way across the blue seas in Sweden, though, five potato chips were sold for $59 at St. Erik’s brewery in a lavish chip box, Mashable reports. That’s right — five chips for nearly 60 bucks. “These are not just any potato chips,” St. Erik’s website reads. “These are the most exclusive potato chips in the world.”
The reason for the insane cost? The chips were produced in conjunction with the Swedish National Culinary team and made from rare Nordic ingredients, including India Pale Ale wort, Leksand onion, Ammarnäs potatoes, matsutake mushrooms, truffle seaweed, and crown dill. The chips complement St. Erik’s India Pale Ale, and come with a document guaranteeing their legitimacy. Pretty intense.
The brewery has already sold out of the 100 chip boxes, which were limited-edition. So if you were looking to throw a few 20s at a couple of chips, you’re fresh out of luck. Maybe next time.
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