Written by Jill Morrison
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Bissli is a Kosher snack, very popular in Israel, and similar to potato chips in this country. The snacks are produced by Osem, Israel's largest grocery food manufacturer. The company sells more that 1,000 products, including dehydrated soups, crackers, cookies, cakes, and pasta. The snacks are a favorite for those following a Kosher diet.

Variations of Bissli

Bissli are cholesterol free wheat snacks that come in a variety of shapes, sizes and flavors. The ingredients include wheat flour, vegetable oil, cornstarch, monosodium glutamate, salt, sugar, flavorings, and spices. Some of the flavor choices are onion, barbecue, bacon, smoky, taco, and pizza. Each variety has its share of fans.

One popular choice of these snacks is bacon flavor. They are shaped like short hollow tubes and are very crunchy. They have a taste similar to bacon. Another variety is onion chips. Shaped like small hoops, they have a strong onion flavor and aroma. The smoky flavor snacks are shaped like small tubes and the pizza flavor snacks are shaped like wheels.

All of these snacks from Osem are Kosher and come with a warning on the package to "protect from sun." The ingredients are natural and need to be stored correctly to preserve their unique texture and flavor. Osem makes a variety of Bissli to please every taste. The choices are plentiful and delicious as well as being Kosher.

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