UGLIES® Kettle Cooked Potato Chips are chips crafted from potatoes with minor cosmetic imperfections.
This includes potatoes that are too large or too small, those with the wrong color, or that have the wrong sugar content. Some of the potatoes are slightly blemished and, of course, some are just farmer surplus. Until now, these orphaned potatoes were destined to become food waste. UGLIES® has helped to reduce food waste by saving over 1,500,000 pounds of potatoes since 2017.
Since 1945 the USDA grades and standards for fruits and vegetables has defined what is "perfect produce" to the fruit, vegetable and specialty crop growers and buyers. Although the standards are voluntary, produce that doesn't meet these standards gets rejected. We've become accustomed to expecting our tomatoes to be perfectly round, our vegetables symmetrical, and our fruit unblemished. These expectations have driven up the costs of produce and created the problem of food waste.
Saval Foodservice is proud to distribute UGLIES® Kettle Cooked Potato Chips to local & independent restaurants, caterers, delis & convenience stores.