Paprika flavoured yuca chips (50g)


Crunchy paprika flavoured yuca crisps (cassava or manioc). Locally packed.

Partner: Coopesarapiqui (Costa Rica)

Why this product matters

Coopesarapiqui producer holds yuca that will be made into yuca chips for Oxfam Fair Trade (photo courtesy of Oxfam-Wereldwinkels)
Photo courtesy of Oxfam-Wereldwinkels

“Oxfam pays us considerably more than the low market price for yuca in Costa Rica. Coopesarapiquí uses the fair trade premium to set up social projects and to support our coffee growing activities.” -Coopesarapiqui, Costa Rica

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These paprika flavoured yuca chips (similar to BBQ chips) by Oxfam Fair Trade are fairly traded with small producers in Costa Rica. Available in 50g bags.

These chips are processed and packaged on-site by the Costa Rican producer cooperative, keeping even more of the value-add (and income) in the producer community! So products like this really help producers achieve financial independence.

Yuca is the most common name for this root in Latin America, and some folks also call it cassava or manioc. But no matter what you call it, it’s surprisingly similar to a potato chip when sliced thinly and fried, then seasoned. And because the Fairtrade Certification system is still trying to play catch-up with the many products in existence, we don’t have standards yet to cover products like yuca. But these paprika flavoured yuca chips were traded ethically and fairly with the producer group in Costa Rica. So you can rest assured that nobody was exploited in the making of your yummy snack!

Deliciously crunchy, light and perfectly seasoned! A satisfying snack for those who love salty snacks. Quite similar to a classic BBQ flavoured potato chip. Made with the goodness of yuca & natural flavours.

Ingredients: yuca* (69,8%) , vegetable oil* (palm oil), paprika spices (salt, sugar, pepper powder, flavour enhancer (E621), whey powder (MILK), maltodextrin, natural flavours, silicon dioxide (E551)). * ingredient from a fair trade relationship

Product details

  • Name: Yuca Chips (paprika)
  • Product: Yuca chips with BBQ style seasoning
  • Category: Snacks
  • Brand: Oxfam Fair Trade
  • Item weight: 50g
  • Item size: about 8″ (20cm) tall
  • Origin country: Costa Rica
  • Cooperative: Coopesarapiqui (Costa Rica)
  • Package details: Plasticized foil bags with easy-tear seal
  • Details: If you haven’t tried the satisfying crunch of yuca chips before, you’re in for a real treat! These BBQ style yuca chips are perfect for those who like BBQ potato chips. The seasoning is made of natural flavours like paprika and given a yuca base. Available in 50g bags, which is just big enough to share with a friend, if you can resist finishing them yourself!

Additional information

Weight 50 g
Dimensions 20 × 13 × 5 cm

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