Chips are the most popular variety of snacks on various occasions. Besides being salty,spicy or flavored, consumer preference is always for fresh quality. Potato and banana chipsare popular processed food items resulting in substantial value-addition.

Potato Powder is one of the oldest commercially processed vegetable products. It is very widely used in the baking industry all over Europe, USA, far Eastern countries and Middle East, although its growth has not kept pace with other processed products of potato. In India it is used in baking industry and as a thickening agent in the soups.

Chips are the most commonly consumed first generation snack foods. They are used as snack food both in domestic as well as in fast food centres and restaurants as side dish and garnishers. Moreover, the product can be safely stored for upto six months without any change in quality.