We Filipinos love to eat chicharon whether it may be for snacks or for pulutan. Thanks to Oishi, they've made it very convenient to all of us by manufacturing two variants - Marty's Vegetarian Chicharon and Baked Porky Popps - which are readily available in most supermarkets nationwide. O, Wow!
To make it fun, we hosted The Crunch Between The Bunch, the ultimate chicharon face-off, over at our official Facebook Page. We gave our fans two sides to choose from - Team Pea or Team Porky.
#TeamPea / Marty's Vegetarian Chicharon
Why Pea? As a vegetarian chicharon, did you know that Marty's is made with dehydrated green peas? Yes, now you do. It's avaiable in three flavors: Salt & Vinegar, Plain Salted, and Spicy Vinegar. Take your pick and try it out!
#TeamPorky / Baked Porky Popps
This one is closest to the traditional chicharon we all love. It comes with the meaty goodness of lean pork skin, which are air-popped and baked - NOT fried. Therefore, it's 30% less fat and calories than regular chicharon. Its two flavors are: Classic Vinegar and Hot & Spicy.
After a week of votation, #TeamPorky won by landslide victory! And our lucky winner who will be taking home a huge Habi Bag (made by folks at Baseco) with tons of Oishi goodies is...