Norishio: Potato Chips Flavor that Represents Japan

When it comes to the flavor of Japanese potato chips, Norishio (のりしお) is among the classics that have long been favorites.

Calbee Potato Chips Norishio

It is a compound word composed of Nori (のり) which is an edible seaweed, and Shio (しお), meaning salt.

Calbee Potato Chips Nori-Shio 

Many Japanese snack food manufacturers produce and sell Nori-Shio potato chips, but Calbee has the top share in the sales.

The Norishio flavor is lightly salted potato crisps flecked with particles of Nori seaweed.

Calbee Potato Chips Nori Shio

Nori is an ingredient used in Sushi, but it comes in various varieties, and the Norishio flavor potato chip typically uses Aonori (青のり).

Together with Usu-Shio (うすしお: lightly salted), Nori-Shio is one of the most loved potato chips flavors in Japan, characterized by the pleasant fragrance of green seaweed.


Calbee Potato Chips Norishio Flavor Ingredients and Nutritions Facts

Lastly, let’s see the ingredients used in the Calbee Norishio Potato Chips.

Non-GMO potatoes, Palm oil, Rice oil, Salt, Aonori (green laver), Aosa (sea lettuce), Red chili pepper, Sesame oil, Seasoning (including Amino acid)


Hi, I'm Tomo, a Japanese blogger living in Niigata Prefecture, Japan. For the purpose of enriching your life, I would like to introduce things about Japan on this blog, especially unique Japanese products, cooking recipes, cultures, and facts and trivia.

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