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Read My Interview From
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My latest Article in 518 Profiles Magazine: Elana Mark: The Ins and Outs of a Landscape Artist
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I received an email from Ron Schrotenboer (an external tax lawyer advisor who I previously worked with at GE) telling me that he saw me the other evening on an episode of the History Channel's The Food That Built America entitled "Peanut Butter Battle." Lo and behold I watched it on the History Channel on Demand and there I am. I had no idea. What's more, as far back as I can remember, I have been severely allergic to peanut butter, so it was even more of a surprise.

So in addition to multiple episodes about potato chips, I have now also appeared on episodes about both burgers and peanut butter.


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Saratoga County man
considered top
potato chip historian
Mark Mulholland WNYT
Updated: August 1, 2022 - 6:40 PM
Published: July 29, 2022 - 4:44 PM

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I have recently been featured in two
Times Union Articles
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Article 1 - Vanderbilt helped invent the chip in Saratoga?
Likely a salty myth


Article 2 - Toga Chip Guy makes a second showing on History Channel


Article from Saratoga Today
Featuring, your's truly, The Toga Chip Guy!

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Watch The History Channel's
The Food That Built America,
"When The Chips Are Down",
season 2, episode 3,
where I am prominently featured.

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Read my feature article in
"Shorelines"
The Saratoga Lake Association News Letter.

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History Channel Podcast

After appearing in several episodes of
The History Channel's Series
"The Food That Built America",
I have now been prominently featured
in an associated podcast.

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My recent interview with Julia Dunn on CBS 6.

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Article About Me In Saratoga Today Entitled
"Who: Alan Richer, The Toga Chip Guy"


April 2nd, It starts on Page 3.

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The History Channel's
"The FoodThat Built America"
that aired on
National Potato Chip Day, March 14.
Featuring the history of Herman Lay
and then rival Fritos!

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If your goal is to lose weight, snacking can be your ally. But not all snacks are equal. Well-balanced snacks can provide nutrients you need, reduce your appetite and curb overeating at your next meal.

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The Earth is round and not flat, and neither are your favourite chips! Ever wondered why chips are curved in shape? Read on to find the food science behind it.

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With Valentine’s Day being less than a month away, we’re sure that you’re getting ready to woo your special someone with something that’ll knock their socks off. But for those of you who don’t want to break the bank, or want to keep things casual, Japanese snack brand Calbee has just released a new honey & butter flavoured chips with a V-Day twist.

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Pringles, Doritos and Dove have created extensions for their big game campaigns via a platform that can increase awareness and intent in consumers.


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Chefs and foodies alike swear by these upmarket crisps made from just three ingredients - Galician potatoes, Spanish olive oil and sea salt.


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Get ready to see the word "harvest" everywhere as a new wave of health terms takes over the snack aisle. | Pringles.com


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It was a 1993 episode of Seinfeld that inspired Paul Dawson, PhD, to study double-dipping. In “The Implant,” George double-dips a chip at a wake and is razzed by Timmy, who tells him that it’s like “putting your whole mouth right in the dip.”

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A Canadian snack icon, Miss Vickie, is making her debut on TikTok — much to her fans' delight.

Vickie Kerr, the founder of Miss Vickie’s potato chips, has started an account with the intention of connecting directly with people who love her famed snacks.

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Chips, crackers, and cookies are all snack royalty, but their plastic containers cause a royally huge trash problem. Luckily, there are snack brands creating packaging that’s designed to change that.

What's fast, loud, and crunchy?

A rocket chip!😆

What was the first potato that orbited the earth called?

Spudnik 🤣

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Snacks have been a part of human life since… well, since humans first started eating food. However, mass-manufactured snacks have only been around for the last 150 years or so, and this includes everything from chips and pretzels to candy and chocolate.

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Only a select few people are so famous they're known by just their first name. Actress and singer Cher is one of those people. While she has been an entertainment icon for decades, she wasn't the first in her family to make it in Hollywood.

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The plane is not pressurized to sea level to save fuel and increase power in the climb so the pressure on the outside of the bag is dropping expanding the bag. Cabin pressure on a sealed, weak container such a chip bag can cause it to pop in the way your ears often do when taking off.

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About 40 small bags of chips were stolen from the Chocolate Moose in Bloomington, the same day 360 hot dogs were stolen from the Bryan Park pool.

Read more: No suspects found in hot dog heist

An officer responded to a report of the burglary Monday after an employee reported a missing potato chip rack but was not sure when it went missing.

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Given that Lay's is certainly no stranger to rolling out bizarre flavors (we're looking at you, Southern Biscuits & Gravy), people were still eager to chime in with their thoughts on egg salad-flavored Lay's.

A number of users in the comments just couldn't seem to sever the link between anything egg salad-flavored and flatulence.

"No one wants fart scented potato chips!" one person declared.

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Do You See The French Fry Among These Crispy Potato Chips? The Internet seems to have an insatiable hunger for them, and new optical illusions attract children to adults every day and boost their eagerness to play it. Recently there was an Optical Illusion: Do You See The French Fry Among These Crispy Potato Chips? You can check below for the Optical Illusion: Do You See The French Fry Among These Crispy Potato Chips?, the solution from the article below.

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To some Cheetos connoisseurs, excessive cheese dust is a nuisance. There are even specialized products designed to keep the powder—officially known as Cheetle—off your fingers. Other people would buy a bag of the stuff if given the chance.

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SARASOTA, Fla. (WFLA) — A Bradenton man faces several criminal charges and traffic citations after a search during a traffic stop revealed six different drugs were in his car, according to Sarasota police.

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Delaware isn’t one to stick to the status quo when it comes to sales tax—or snacks. According to a new analysis by Wise Voter, the First State’s favorite snack food is Kettle Brand potato chips, which didn’t top the list in any other U.S. state.

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There is no shortage of bizarre news on the internet and almost every week, one comes across an oddly shaped food item being sold for eyewatering prices. The latest to join this long line of oddly shaped, extremely expensive food item is a single Sour Cream and Onion Pringle potato chip.

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I usually don’t give too much thought to potato chips. After all, aren’t they all pretty much the same? Nope! Although all potato chips are good (I mean, they’re salt, fat, and carbs in crispy form, how could they not be?), some brands have figured out how to achieve greatness.

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CLEVELAND, Ohio – March 23 is celebrated as National Chip and Dip Day. Paired, these two have become a staple at parties and tailgates.

We can thank the British for coming up with the “crisp,” what we Yanks like to call the potato chip.

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Walk into almost any candy store in Philadelphia around mid-March and next to the usual chocolate truffles, caramels, and fudge, you may find piles of Irish potato candy, a uniquely Philadelphian treat that was neither invented in Ireland nor is typically made from potato.

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There's more to a potato than taste, especially when the spud is an important part of a dance routine.
Eight duos vied for a mash-up of bragging rights and a spectacular prize at the Potato Dancing World Championships on Saturday at the First Americans Museum.

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PLANO, Texas, Feb. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- As the most iconic brand in the snack game, Lay's® has been present for moments, both big and small, in people's lives for more than 75 years. America's favorite potato chip is now delivering more smiles through the release of its first Super Bowl campaign in 17 years, reminding people to Stay Golden™ through life's moments.

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Sperm in bags of potato chips – that is the way Palestinian terrorists smuggle sperm out of prison, a released terrorist prisoner told PA TV.

Cheryle Finley: Lettuce was Betty White's lone favorite green


It is funny to think that Elvis Presley and Betty White had anything in common. But apparently, their food choice ran along the same vein.

We are all familiar with Elvis’ love of peanut butter, bacon and just about everything fat-loaded. Now we find out Betty White loved hot dogs. Her favorite lunch was hot dogs and french fries. She was also quite fond of french fries, red licorice and potato chips.

While Betty tried to avoid anything green, she favored a childhood lunch of a peanut butter, bologna and lettuce sandwich on white bread. Red Vines and potato chips were also at the top of the list as faves. Elvis, whose 87th birthday is Saturday and who died at the young age of 42, and Betty White, who would have turned 100 January 17, clearly had different results from their dietary choices.


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Why Latine Communities Need Eva Longoria's New Film, "Flamin' Hot"

Eva Longoria's directorial debut "Flamin Hot" doesn't begin like your typical film. As the opening credits role, it seems normal enough, with Searchlight Pictures's drum role, a rhythm moviegoers everywhere know. But as the horns come in, the classic tune is transformed from the traditional march to mariachi — gritas and all. It's a clear sign that what's about to happen has a different flavor, a decidedly Mexican perspective.


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Shohei's secret snack? We found it.

Shohei Ohtani does so many amazing things on the baseball field that it can be easy to forget that he has regular human concerns like you and me. Sometimes he gets hungry. Sometimes, he just wants a bag of Funyuns.


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Driving along Madison Street, I sometimes swing into Dollar Tree with just one objective in mind: potato chips. Dollar Tree has 2-ounce bags of Cape Cod, Zapp’s, Kettle and other brands for a buck and a quarter a pop, much less than I’ve paid elsewhere.

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Salty, crispy, and crunchy, potato chips are one of the most beloved snack foods for a reason. Not only are they satisfying on their own, but they also pair well with various foods like sandwiches, burgers, dips, and even chocolate.

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It’s hard to beat the snack that is potato chips. Quick, plenty of variety, and most-importantly, tasty. One brand has a stranglehold on the market in the United States, but of the choices, which is the most popular?

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Win or lose, at home or not – more than one-third of Americans also admit they'll likely miss work on Monday

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A crunchy bag of potato chips is a moreish snack, but finishing off an entire family-sized packet alone in a single sitting isn't always advisable. And, if you've accidentally ripped the bag while mindlessly munching on those crispy potato discs, it makes it much harder to store them away for later.

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He threw about as good a corner ball as anybody that's ever done it. Probably the best'

28Reg%29&utm_term=K%20Daily%20-%2090%20days%20engaged%20NEW" target="_blank">I Tried (and Ranked!) Every Doritos Flavor I Could Find — And the Winner Is an “All-Time Favorite”

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At any point in time, I hope you all can have one of those “I was born to do this” moments when you’re working. For me, it was this very assignment to rate all the Doritos I could get my hands on. Truly, this is what I was made for. Close to an entire lifetime of Doritos eating has brought me here, and it’s not lost on me.

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n a groundbreaking development, researchers have discovered a novel way to repurpose aluminium-plastic composite (APL) films, commonly found in food packaging like potato chip bags, into energy-efficient cooling films.

Led by Prof. Dr. Markus Retsch from the University of Bayreuth in Germany, the team has developed an upcycling process that addresses the recycling challenges posed by APL films.

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Police say 80-year-old Thomas Lamberton was driving an SUV along Poole Road in Lake Township last week when he told them he was distracted trying to pick up a bag of dropped potato chips.

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The Husband and I agree on most things, and what we most definitely agree on is our shared love for all things Thanksgiving; turkey, sausage stuffing (The Mother-in-Law’s recipe), riced potatoes (it’s a VB thing), green bean casserole and pumpkin pie.

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Salty, crispy, and crunchy, potato chips are one of the most beloved snack foods for a reason. Not only are they satisfying on their own, but they also pair well with various foods like sandwiches, burgers, dips, and even chocolate.

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With all the interesting and exotic potato chips offered in America, sometimes we just want to say, “Hey chips, it’s OK to be yourself.” But then we’d miss out on pizza- and taco-flavored chips, and all the other weird varieties out there.

Potato Chip - Saturday Night Live


You Can Take It With You

Pringles inventor Fredric Baur’s ashes were buried in a Pringles can.

When considering a final resting place, most people ponder the conventional options, such as a coffin or, for those who prefer cremation, an urn. Not Pringles inventor Fredric Baur, whose devotion to his innovative packaging method (which stacks his perfectly curved creations in a tall tube) was so intense that he had his ashes buried in a Pringles can. “When my dad first raised the burial idea in the 1980s, I chuckled about it,” Baur’s eldest son, Larry, has said of his father’s wishes. But this was no joke. So after the inventor died in 2008, his children made a stop on their way to the funeral home: a Walgreens, where they had to decide which can to choose. “My siblings and I briefly debated what flavor to use,” Larry Baur added (sour cream and onion? Barbecue?). “But I said, ‘Look, we need to use the original.’” Baur’s ashes now rest, in the can, at his grave in a suburban section of Cincinnati, Ohio.

Baur is far from the only person to choose an unconventional burial method — and many new choices have emerged across the world in recent years and decades. Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry’s ashes were launched into space, a fitting resting place if ever there was one. Some Koreans, meanwhile, have opted to have their ashes turned into sea-green beads that are placed in bottles or jars; the process is not unlike turning sand into glass. Those who prefer an environmentally friendly option, meanwhile, have encouraged the green burial movement, which prohibits spending eternity in non-biodegradable containers — meaning that a Pringles container probably wouldn’t fly.

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How far would you go for your favourite potato chips? A father and son living in Virginia made a road trip of more than nine hours across several states to buy a load of ketchup-flavoured Lay’s from the only place they could — Canada.

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A woman from England has revealed that she mistakenly ate a heart-shaped potato chip that could have awarded her a massive cash prize.

Dawn Sagar, an Oswestry resident in Shropshire, found the chip, or "crisp" as they say in England, in a bag of Walkers – a British snack food company known for manufacturing potato crisps.

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Dachau – The Dachau police are dealing with a puzzling case: more than 900 boxes full of potato chips ended up in a Dachau warehouse. A previously unknown owner had wanted to temporarily store them there, as the police announced on Sunday.

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NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — A man who threatened to kill a clerk while robbing a Norfolk Dollar Tree at gunpoint earlier this year has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.

Police say they were able to make an arrest in the case by lifting fingerprints from a potato chip can that Rahquan Lavon Matthews left at the scene.

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NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) - An early evening chip theft has one North Platte man facing burglary charges.

A scary situation for a woman on Monday. The Lincoln County 911 Center got a call from a home in the area of Homestead Road and U.S. Highway 30 at 5:11 pm. The woman said a man was in her house, talking to himself. She told the 911 Center she was locked in her office, but the man was going room to room rummaging through her things.

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A potato chip company has to really go out of its way to make its product taste awful. I mean, how hard is it to mess up a fried potato with salt and oil? Pretty darn difficult, if you ask me, which is why this ranking was a struggle bus for my palate and its ability to decipher the best of the best.

I rounded up 11 of the most popular bags you can find with three criteria:

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While some of us need no convincing, there are several good reasons to pair wine and potato chips. First, salty foods make you reach for your glass—it’s the logic behind serving caviar with dry Champagne or pretzels with beer. Potato chips also come in an array of flavors that can complement different wine styles and varieties.

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He threw about as good a corner ball as anybody that's ever done it. Probably the best'

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DUNEDIN, Fla. — The term “blister” probably brings back haunting memories for Toronto Blue Jays fans.

Gruesome blisters sabotaged Aaron Sanchez’s Toronto tenure and Cavan Biggio had one drained on his pinkie last season, part of a series of ailments that plagued his 2021. But for the new $110 million face of Toronto’s rotation, starting pitcher Kevin Gausman, a blister is the goal.

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The parabola-shaped stackable snack has a lot in common with chips...but are they? Turns out, Pringles aren't officially chips. Here's the complicated international saga.

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Calling all carb-lovers, the ultimate gig for foodies has just opened up as one lucky person will now get paid to eat potatoes.
Boiled, fried, baked, sautéed, mashed, scalloped, cubed, crisped and roasted, there are countless ways to enjoy the versatile vegetable, and that's not even mentioning flavors of chips.

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A determined snacker reaching for a final crisp spends a lifetime with his hand stuck in a Pringles can, the brand’s 2022 Super Bowl ad shows.

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When Covid-19 forced people to stay home, many of us found solace in a snack: potato chips. The crispy treats enjoyed around a $350 million increase in sales from 2019 to 2020. When the chips are down, it seems, Americans gobble them up.

Are Cheetoes crunchy or dangerously cheesy?

From the beginning, Cheetos' slogan was "The cheese that goes crunch!". That slogan remained until 1996, when it became "Dangerously cheesy!". This was the current slogan for the product. Cheetos originally did not have a mascot, and in 1986, Chester Cheetah, an anthropomorphic cartoon cheetah character was introduced. Since his commercial was successful, he starred in another commercial, and eventually, he became Cheetos' official mascot. He has even starred in two video games.

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DIPPING DELIGHTS

Tortilla chips bring consumers together for enjoyment and relaxation.

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Potato Facts




Acres of U.S. farmland used for potato growing in 2020
1 million

Rough percentage of annual U.S. potato crop used for french fries, tots, chips, and other processed foods
60



WASHINGTON — The National Potato Council estimates the United States’ domestic potato industry created 714,000 jobs, generated $34.1 billion in wages, and added $53.5 billion to the U.S. Gross Domestic Product in one year alone.

Potato chips are one of the US’s favorite foods. In fact, according to data collected in 2020, more than 284 million Americans enjoy bags of crispy, salty snacks every year.

This year’s Super Bowl, taking place Sunday, February 11 in Las Vegas, Nevada between the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers, will be watched by an estimated 113 million people.

Why it matters: Ned!!! Ned Ryerson makes a triumphant return in this series of ads that highlights the many flavors of Lay's chips. The witty execution of the "Groundhog Day" trope, which is slated to run over and over and over again on Friday, might even be funny enough to make grumpy Phil Connors crack a smile.

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Reuben and Peggy’s jobs are not top secret in the way top secret jobs usually are. They don’t have guns, for example – and the grey conference table they sit at is much the same as you’d find in any office in the UK.

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Tuna sandwiches are easy to make and taste great, making them an always-reliable pick when you need a quick lunch. While a simple tuna salad sandwich relies mainly on mayo and canned fish, you can also add many different ingredients to suit your tastes.

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In a peculiar and unfortunate incident, a 75-year-old man from Dalton, suffered severe injuries while attempting to open a bag of potato chips using a lighter.

Did Pringles used to have a different name?

The chips were originally sold as Newfangled Potato Chips, but the name didn’t last. Some believe “Pringles” was taken from a street name in an Ohio telephone book, though this has never been confirmed.

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GreekCityTimes.com reports that dozens of parents have complained about Lithuanian-made crisps sold in the Greek island of Crete. According to the packaging, which bears the inscription “18+ adults only”, the crisps have vulva and penis flavour.

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In the grand culinary tapestry of America, few foods hold such universal appeal as the humble potato chip. Scarfing down some 1.85 billion pounds annually, its population enjoys an average of 6.6 pounds of these crunch-filled delights per capita.

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Have you ever noticed the tiny ridges on the bottom of a salt shaker? Me neither, and after 35 years of being alive, the old saying, “you learn something new every day,” could not be more relevant. If you have a salt shaker in your kitchen, it’s likely that when needed, you’ve grabbed that shaker and given it a good shake until the desired amount of salt comes out.

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According to WBRZ, the Louisana Department of Public Safety and Corrections reported that Alisa Plessy, 53, a correctional officer at the Louisana State Penitentiary, had been searched heading into work on Friday and was allegedly caught hiding about 16.89 ounces of methamphetamine in bags of chips.

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) — Can you beat the heat? An Evansville Police Department officer took on a spicy challenge that left him sweating.

The Paqui “One Chip Challenge” dares brave souls to eat one potato chip without any water. Here’s the catch — the chip is covered in Carolina reaper and scorpion pepper dust.

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Sept. 20 (UPI) -- A North Carolina woman said a trip to buy potato chips took an unexpected detour and led to her winning a $100,000 lottery prize.

Marcia Finney, 44, of Shelby, told North Carolina Education Lottery officials she went out to buy gas and potato chips, but found her usual store was closed, leading her to instead visit Mike's Food Store on Earl Road in Shelby for her snack.

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Anybody who’s attended a professional golf tournament has been there. You’re standing by the green, whispering to a friend or rustling the pairings sheet a bit, and you think to yourself: How much do these guys hear of what goes on outside the ropes? For some, apparently, all it takes is chewing. Yes, chewing!

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Until we're liberated from the confines of this unprecedented spring of 2022, many of us are killing time by snacking. Some snacks are healthy. Nuts, fresh and dried fruits and pickled veggies all have their nutritional and digestive benefits. But let's face it, there comes a time when our cravings can only be satiated by junk food snacks.

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What was the problem with other potato chips? Broken and greasy chips. That’s why, in 1956, Proctor & Gamble enlisted the help of Fredric Baur. Baur, a trained chemist, just also happened to be a guy with great mathematical skills. Baur used a geometric formula to create a saddle-shaped chip that would not break when individually stacked inside a cardboard cylinder. Pringles were invented along with their iconic container. Problem solved? Nope! The chips tasted terrible.

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FOX23 obtained exclusive video from the owner of El Gallo showing the person breaking into the store, stealing a register and leaving with more than 30 bags of potato chips.

While many have given him nicknames like the "Potato Chip Thief" the owners and police are serious about getting him found.

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If I tallied the amount of time I’ve spent staring at potatoes, it would be hours. In that time I could have started to learn a new language, finally finished my stash of pandemic-purchased needlepoint canvases, properly trained for a marathon, perhaps even run said marathon. But instead, I stare at spuds of every color and creed—red potatoes, new potatoes, Yukon golds, baking potatoes, sweet potatoes (or are they yams?), and the large-and-in-charge russet. The problem is, eventually some start to stare back at me. What are those creepy little eyes sprouting chaotically from my potatoes? Should I cut them off? Are they safe to eat?

“Wow! These Chips Just Made Me Crap My Pants”



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The fat substitute came with a warning label for ‘loose stools,’ but Procter & Gamble wagered that Americans wanted to snack without weight gains more than they cared about underwear stains

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PLANO, Texas, Jan. 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Football fans know there's no place quite like their favorite NFL team's home field – the hallowed grounds where the passion of the game comes to life. Today, America's favorite potato chip brand is celebrating fans who rally for their teams season after season by bringing the field to them with Lay's® Golden Grounds™.

How did Elmer turn lunch into Fritos?

Fritos is the name of a brand of corn chips made by Frito-Lay. Elmer Doolin was so taken with the bag of corn chips served with his lunch in San Antonio, Texas that he paid $100 for the recipe. In 1932 he started the Frito Corporation. From 1967 until about 1971, the Frito Bandito was the mascot. In the mid-1970s, Fritos' mascot was a W. C. Fields caricature, W.C. Fritos.



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ere’s something I’ve never told my parents: I used to steal chips at family events. I was a shy kid, so instead of playing with the others I would mill around the food table and wait for all the responsible adults to distract themselves, then gorge myself.

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Calories don’t count on Super Bowl Sunday. (Right?) Maybe that’s why we gorge ourselves on an obscene amount of food as we watch finely tuned athletes battle for the NFL championship. Unfortunately, those snacks don’t come without a cost. And Wells Fargo’s annual survey of Super Bowl snack costs is a bit of a mixed bag for people who are hosting a large crowd.

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Andy Cohen shared a funny video after catching his 4-year-old son Ben hiding behind a chair while sneakily eating chips. "Eating chips because I love chips. I do it every day," Ben explains.

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A Portsmouth man is really fond of his potato chips. His teenage cousin took a bag of chips from his home without permission. The teen’s father contacted police at 1:55 pm to report the man was now threatening the kid.

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We totally get where she’s coming from.

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SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – The Santa Fe Police Department said it responded to a call about a suspicious in southwest Santa Fe on Wednesday just after 11 a.m. The department said a caller was trying to throw away a potato chip bag when he saw what looked like a grenade in the bag. The department’s Explosive Ordinance Disposal Team determined the item wasn’t a threat and was a prop.

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A hot chip challenge might have become deadly for 14-year-old Harris Wolobah in Massachusetts this month. According to his family, the boy felt sick and died mere hours after eating a potato chip made with two of the hottest peppers on record. A final determination into his cause of death has not been released yet, however.

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Have you ever really thought about how you open a bag of chips? Never? Well, then you’ve been serving your favorite snacks wrong all along. At snack time our brains often click to autopilot, and we tear open the bag from the top without a second thought. But the best way to make sure the last bite is as good as the first is to gently shake the bag before opening. Here’s why.

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These days, most restaurants keep saltshakers on every table, and chefs sprinkle salt liberally into each dish before serving. But in ancient Rome, this now-common seasoning was an extremely valuable commodity. It was used as a preservative only on the most expensive cuts of meat and fish, and it was considered a signifier of rank and prominence.

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LAREDO, Texas (ValleyCentral) — Two Mexican women pleaded guilty to smuggling two pounds of heroin in potato chip bags, federal authorities said.

Maria Luisa Hernandez-Alanis, 41, and Tania Melissa Coutino-Hernandez, 40, pleaded guilty importing 100 grams or more of heroin, court documents show.

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In what could be a headline from The Onion, you can now wash your fingertips with a Lay’s potato chip-branded tiny washing machine. It’s a real product, but Lay’s in Taiwan is only making five of them. If you’re one of the few lucky lottery winners, your days of wiping your greasy fingertips on the nearest napkin, cushion, or pant leg are over. Just set it up to your favorite spot to veg out, open a bag of your favorite chips, and have at it. A greasy potato chip fingers washing machine! What will they think of next?

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The moment we’ve all been waiting for is here.

Chester County chip company Herr’s has announced the winner of its “Flavored by Philly” competition, which sourced ideas for local-themed flavors from regular folks.

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BLACK HISTORYChef George Crum: A Deep-Fried Stunt Gone Right
During his youth, George Crum (1824–1914), born George Speck in Saratoga Lake, N.Y., worked as a guide in the Adirondack Mountains and as an Indian trader. Over time, he began to realize his passion for cooking and focused on working as a chef. The restaurant and the success of his snack dish were a part of his dream; he had created a luxury.

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CHICAGO — Nubia Ptah knew the person lying on the colorful rug wasn’t really shot. She knew the T-shirt tourniquet being tied wasn’t really necessary, and that the various invisible wounds weren’t real.

But for Ptah, just watching a person pretend to be riddled with bullets at a first-responder training recently at the Chicago Torture Justice Center was unnerving.

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DIY solutions to extending Wi-Fi have existed for as long as Wi-Fi itself has. Ingenious internet users have been using everything from kitchen foil and food strainers, to homemade Yagi-style antennas to boost their Wi-Fi ranges. While there are many ways you can fine-tune your home Wi-Fi system without building additional hardware, there are simple DIY solutions that can also make a real difference to your surfing experience.

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H-E-B’s house brands have long been a source of consternation among Texan consumers. They require us not merely to weigh the merits of various flavor combinations, but to ponder heavier existential questions such as the nature of good and evil, order and chaos.

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The U.S. calendar is chock full of interesting holidays, from National Puppy Day to National Hugging Day. Arguably one of the most enjoyable to celebrate though has to be National Potato Chip Day.

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Frites by Idaho is the limited-edition fragrance available only on the Idaho Potato Commission’s website.
The commission cites polling that suggests almost 90 percent of Americans can’t resist the smell of the salty, tasty side item.

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Fans of the 9-8 Philadelphia Eagles are an extremely superstitious bunch, so much so that there’s an entire It’s Always Sunny episode about our belief that any repeated action taken on game day will guarantee an Eagles win. (It works, so keep doing it.) But are Eagles fans superstitious enough to believe that Lay’s chips made from potatoes grown in the same dirt as Lincoln Financial Field will help the team win Sunday’s game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers? Only one way to find out.

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What unusual uses do people put a Pringles can to?

on May 14, 2023
Published in Daily Trivia

Because of the metallic interior and long, tubular shape, Pringles cans have been used to make Wi-Fi network antennas, known as cantennas. Some fans of the chip brand collect the empty holders, which are colorful, uniform, and useful for storing small items such as paintbrushes. It is possible to throw the plastic lid on a Pringles can in a similar fashion to a flying disc. When released with the correct technique, they are surprisingly stable in flight, and can travel upwards of 50 feet




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With Valentine’s Day being less than a month away, we’re sure that you’re getting ready to woo your special someone with something that’ll knock their socks off. But for those of you who don’t want to break the bank, or want to keep things casual, Japanese snack brand Calbee has just released a new honey & butter flavoured chips with a V-Day twist.

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Pringles, Doritos and Dove have created extensions for their big game campaigns via a platform that can increase awareness and intent in consumers.


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Chefs and foodies alike swear by these upmarket crisps made from just three ingredients - Galician potatoes, Spanish olive oil and sea salt.


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Get ready to see the word "harvest" everywhere as a new wave of health terms takes over the snack aisle. | Pringles.com


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It was a 1993 episode of Seinfeld that inspired Paul Dawson, PhD, to study double-dipping. In “The Implant,” George double-dips a chip at a wake and is razzed by Timmy, who tells him that it’s like “putting your whole mouth right in the dip.”

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A Canadian snack icon, Miss Vickie, is making her debut on TikTok — much to her fans' delight.

Vickie Kerr, the founder of Miss Vickie’s potato chips, has started an account with the intention of connecting directly with people who love her famed snacks.

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Chips, crackers, and cookies are all snack royalty, but their plastic containers cause a royally huge trash problem. Luckily, there are snack brands creating packaging that’s designed to change that.

What's fast, loud, and crunchy?

A rocket chip!😆

What was the first potato that orbited the earth called?

Spudnik 🤣

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Snacks have been a part of human life since… well, since humans first started eating food. However, mass-manufactured snacks have only been around for the last 150 years or so, and this includes everything from chips and pretzels to candy and chocolate.

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Only a select few people are so famous they're known by just their first name. Actress and singer Cher is one of those people. While she has been an entertainment icon for decades, she wasn't the first in her family to make it in Hollywood.

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The plane is not pressurized to sea level to save fuel and increase power in the climb so the pressure on the outside of the bag is dropping expanding the bag. Cabin pressure on a sealed, weak container such a chip bag can cause it to pop in the way your ears often do when taking off.

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About 40 small bags of chips were stolen from the Chocolate Moose in Bloomington, the same day 360 hot dogs were stolen from the Bryan Park pool.

Read more: No suspects found in hot dog heist

An officer responded to a report of the burglary Monday after an employee reported a missing potato chip rack but was not sure when it went missing.

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Given that Lay's is certainly no stranger to rolling out bizarre flavors (we're looking at you, Southern Biscuits & Gravy), people were still eager to chime in with their thoughts on egg salad-flavored Lay's.

A number of users in the comments just couldn't seem to sever the link between anything egg salad-flavored and flatulence.

"No one wants fart scented potato chips!" one person declared.

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Do You See The French Fry Among These Crispy Potato Chips? The Internet seems to have an insatiable hunger for them, and new optical illusions attract children to adults every day and boost their eagerness to play it. Recently there was an Optical Illusion: Do You See The French Fry Among These Crispy Potato Chips? You can check below for the Optical Illusion: Do You See The French Fry Among These Crispy Potato Chips?, the solution from the article below.

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To some Cheetos connoisseurs, excessive cheese dust is a nuisance. There are even specialized products designed to keep the powder—officially known as Cheetle—off your fingers. Other people would buy a bag of the stuff if given the chance.

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SARASOTA, Fla. (WFLA) — A Bradenton man faces several criminal charges and traffic citations after a search during a traffic stop revealed six different drugs were in his car, according to Sarasota police.

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Delaware isn’t one to stick to the status quo when it comes to sales tax—or snacks. According to a new analysis by Wise Voter, the First State’s favorite snack food is Kettle Brand potato chips, which didn’t top the list in any other U.S. state.

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There is no shortage of bizarre news on the internet and almost every week, one comes across an oddly shaped food item being sold for eyewatering prices. The latest to join this long line of oddly shaped, extremely expensive food item is a single Sour Cream and Onion Pringle potato chip.

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I usually don’t give too much thought to potato chips. After all, aren’t they all pretty much the same? Nope! Although all potato chips are good (I mean, they’re salt, fat, and carbs in crispy form, how could they not be?), some brands have figured out how to achieve greatness.

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CLEVELAND, Ohio – March 23 is celebrated as National Chip and Dip Day. Paired, these two have become a staple at parties and tailgates.

We can thank the British for coming up with the “crisp,” what we Yanks like to call the potato chip.

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Walk into almost any candy store in Philadelphia around mid-March and next to the usual chocolate truffles, caramels, and fudge, you may find piles of Irish potato candy, a uniquely Philadelphian treat that was neither invented in Ireland nor is typically made from potato.

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There's more to a potato than taste, especially when the spud is an important part of a dance routine.
Eight duos vied for a mash-up of bragging rights and a spectacular prize at the Potato Dancing World Championships on Saturday at the First Americans Museum.

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PLANO, Texas, Feb. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- As the most iconic brand in the snack game, Lay's® has been present for moments, both big and small, in people's lives for more than 75 years. America's favorite potato chip is now delivering more smiles through the release of its first Super Bowl campaign in 17 years, reminding people to Stay Golden™ through life's moments.

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Sperm in bags of potato chips – that is the way Palestinian terrorists smuggle sperm out of prison, a released terrorist prisoner told PA TV.

Cheryle Finley: Lettuce was Betty White's lone favorite green


It is funny to think that Elvis Presley and Betty White had anything in common. But apparently, their food choice ran along the same vein.

We are all familiar with Elvis’ love of peanut butter, bacon and just about everything fat-loaded. Now we find out Betty White loved hot dogs. Her favorite lunch was hot dogs and french fries. She was also quite fond of french fries, red licorice and potato chips.

While Betty tried to avoid anything green, she favored a childhood lunch of a peanut butter, bologna and lettuce sandwich on white bread. Red Vines and potato chips were also at the top of the list as faves. Elvis, whose 87th birthday is Saturday and who died at the young age of 42, and Betty White, who would have turned 100 January 17, clearly had different results from their dietary choices.


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Why Latine Communities Need Eva Longoria's New Film, "Flamin' Hot"

Eva Longoria's directorial debut "Flamin Hot" doesn't begin like your typical film. As the opening credits role, it seems normal enough, with Searchlight Pictures's drum role, a rhythm moviegoers everywhere know. But as the horns come in, the classic tune is transformed from the traditional march to mariachi — gritas and all. It's a clear sign that what's about to happen has a different flavor, a decidedly Mexican perspective.


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Shohei's secret snack? We found it.

Shohei Ohtani does so many amazing things on the baseball field that it can be easy to forget that he has regular human concerns like you and me. Sometimes he gets hungry. Sometimes, he just wants a bag of Funyuns.


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It’s hard to beat the snack that is potato chips. Quick, plenty of variety, and most-importantly, tasty. One brand has a stranglehold on the market in the United States, but of the choices, which is the most popular?

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Win or lose, at home or not – more than one-third of Americans also admit they'll likely miss work on Monday

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A crunchy bag of potato chips is a moreish snack, but finishing off an entire family-sized packet alone in a single sitting isn't always advisable. And, if you've accidentally ripped the bag while mindlessly munching on those crispy potato discs, it makes it much harder to store them away for later.

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DUNEDIN, Fla. — The term “blister” probably brings back haunting memories for Toronto Blue Jays fans.

Gruesome blisters sabotaged Aaron Sanchez’s Toronto tenure and Cavan Biggio had one drained on his pinkie last season, part of a series of ailments that plagued his 2021. But for the new $110 million face of Toronto’s rotation, starting pitcher Kevin Gausman, a blister is the goal.

28Reg%29&utm_term=K%20Daily%20-%2090%20days%20engaged%20NEW" target="_blank">I Tried (and Ranked!) Every Doritos Flavor I Could Find — And the Winner Is an “All-Time Favorite”

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At any point in time, I hope you all can have one of those “I was born to do this” moments when you’re working. For me, it was this very assignment to rate all the Doritos I could get my hands on. Truly, this is what I was made for. Close to an entire lifetime of Doritos eating has brought me here, and it’s not lost on me.

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n a groundbreaking development, researchers have discovered a novel way to repurpose aluminium-plastic composite (APL) films, commonly found in food packaging like potato chip bags, into energy-efficient cooling films.

Led by Prof. Dr. Markus Retsch from the University of Bayreuth in Germany, the team has developed an upcycling process that addresses the recycling challenges posed by APL films.

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Police say 80-year-old Thomas Lamberton was driving an SUV along Poole Road in Lake Township last week when he told them he was distracted trying to pick up a bag of dropped potato chips.

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The Husband and I agree on most things, and what we most definitely agree on is our shared love for all things Thanksgiving; turkey, sausage stuffing (The Mother-in-Law’s recipe), riced potatoes (it’s a VB thing), green bean casserole and pumpkin pie.

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Salty, crispy, and crunchy, potato chips are one of the most beloved snack foods for a reason. Not only are they satisfying on their own, but they also pair well with various foods like sandwiches, burgers, dips, and even chocolate.

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With all the interesting and exotic potato chips offered in America, sometimes we just want to say, “Hey chips, it’s OK to be yourself.” But then we’d miss out on pizza- and taco-flavored chips, and all the other weird varieties out there.

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You Can Take It With You

Pringles inventor Fredric Baur’s ashes were buried in a Pringles can.

When considering a final resting place, most people ponder the conventional options, such as a coffin or, for those who prefer cremation, an urn. Not Pringles inventor Fredric Baur, whose devotion to his innovative packaging method (which stacks his perfectly curved creations in a tall tube) was so intense that he had his ashes buried in a Pringles can. “When my dad first raised the burial idea in the 1980s, I chuckled about it,” Baur’s eldest son, Larry, has said of his father’s wishes. But this was no joke. So after the inventor died in 2008, his children made a stop on their way to the funeral home: a Walgreens, where they had to decide which can to choose. “My siblings and I briefly debated what flavor to use,” Larry Baur added (sour cream and onion? Barbecue?). “But I said, ‘Look, we need to use the original.’” Baur’s ashes now rest, in the can, at his grave in a suburban section of Cincinnati, Ohio.

Baur is far from the only person to choose an unconventional burial method — and many new choices have emerged across the world in recent years and decades. Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry’s ashes were launched into space, a fitting resting place if ever there was one. Some Koreans, meanwhile, have opted to have their ashes turned into sea-green beads that are placed in bottles or jars; the process is not unlike turning sand into glass. Those who prefer an environmentally friendly option, meanwhile, have encouraged the green burial movement, which prohibits spending eternity in non-biodegradable containers — meaning that a Pringles container probably wouldn’t fly.

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How far would you go for your favourite potato chips? A father and son living in Virginia made a road trip of more than nine hours across several states to buy a load of ketchup-flavoured Lay’s from the only place they could — Canada.

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A woman from England has revealed that she mistakenly ate a heart-shaped potato chip that could have awarded her a massive cash prize.

Dawn Sagar, an Oswestry resident in Shropshire, found the chip, or "crisp" as they say in England, in a bag of Walkers – a British snack food company known for manufacturing potato crisps.

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Dachau – The Dachau police are dealing with a puzzling case: more than 900 boxes full of potato chips ended up in a Dachau warehouse. A previously unknown owner had wanted to temporarily store them there, as the police announced on Sunday.

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NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — A man who threatened to kill a clerk while robbing a Norfolk Dollar Tree at gunpoint earlier this year has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.

Police say they were able to make an arrest in the case by lifting fingerprints from a potato chip can that Rahquan Lavon Matthews left at the scene.

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NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) - An early evening chip theft has one North Platte man facing burglary charges.

A scary situation for a woman on Monday. The Lincoln County 911 Center got a call from a home in the area of Homestead Road and U.S. Highway 30 at 5:11 pm. The woman said a man was in her house, talking to himself. She told the 911 Center she was locked in her office, but the man was going room to room rummaging through her things.

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A potato chip company has to really go out of its way to make its product taste awful. I mean, how hard is it to mess up a fried potato with salt and oil? Pretty darn difficult, if you ask me, which is why this ranking was a struggle bus for my palate and its ability to decipher the best of the best.

I rounded up 11 of the most popular bags you can find with three criteria:

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While some of us need no convincing, there are several good reasons to pair wine and potato chips. First, salty foods make you reach for your glass—it’s the logic behind serving caviar with dry Champagne or pretzels with beer. Potato chips also come in an array of flavors that can complement different wine styles and varieties.

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He threw about as good a corner ball as anybody that's ever done it. Probably the best'

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DUNEDIN, Fla. — The term “blister” probably brings back haunting memories for Toronto Blue Jays fans.

Gruesome blisters sabotaged Aaron Sanchez’s Toronto tenure and Cavan Biggio had one drained on his pinkie last season, part of a series of ailments that plagued his 2021. But for the new $110 million face of Toronto’s rotation, starting pitcher Kevin Gausman, a blister is the goal.

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The parabola-shaped stackable snack has a lot in common with chips...but are they? Turns out, Pringles aren't officially chips. Here's the complicated international saga.

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Calling all carb-lovers, the ultimate gig for foodies has just opened up as one lucky person will now get paid to eat potatoes.
Boiled, fried, baked, sautéed, mashed, scalloped, cubed, crisped and roasted, there are countless ways to enjoy the versatile vegetable, and that's not even mentioning flavors of chips.

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A determined snacker reaching for a final crisp spends a lifetime with his hand stuck in a Pringles can, the brand’s 2022 Super Bowl ad shows.

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When Covid-19 forced people to stay home, many of us found solace in a snack: potato chips. The crispy treats enjoyed around a $350 million increase in sales from 2019 to 2020. When the chips are down, it seems, Americans gobble them up.

Are Cheetoes crunchy or dangerously cheesy?

From the beginning, Cheetos' slogan was "The cheese that goes crunch!". That slogan remained until 1996, when it became "Dangerously cheesy!". This was the current slogan for the product. Cheetos originally did not have a mascot, and in 1986, Chester Cheetah, an anthropomorphic cartoon cheetah character was introduced. Since his commercial was successful, he starred in another commercial, and eventually, he became Cheetos' official mascot. He has even starred in two video games.

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DIPPING DELIGHTS

Tortilla chips bring consumers together for enjoyment and relaxation.

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Potato Facts




Acres of U.S. farmland used for potato growing in 2020
1 million

Rough percentage of annual U.S. potato crop used for french fries, tots, chips, and other processed foods
60



Potato chips are one of the US’s favorite foods. In fact, according to data collected in 2020, more than 284 million Americans enjoy bags of crispy, salty snacks every year.

This year’s Super Bowl, taking place Sunday, February 11 in Las Vegas, Nevada between the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers, will be watched by an estimated 113 million people.

Why it matters: Ned!!! Ned Ryerson makes a triumphant return in this series of ads that highlights the many flavors of Lay's chips. The witty execution of the "Groundhog Day" trope, which is slated to run over and over and over again on Friday, might even be funny enough to make grumpy Phil Connors crack a smile.

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Reuben and Peggy’s jobs are not top secret in the way top secret jobs usually are. They don’t have guns, for example – and the grey conference table they sit at is much the same as you’d find in any office in the UK.

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Tuna sandwiches are easy to make and taste great, making them an always-reliable pick when you need a quick lunch. While a simple tuna salad sandwich relies mainly on mayo and canned fish, you can also add many different ingredients to suit your tastes.

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In a peculiar and unfortunate incident, a 75-year-old man from Dalton, suffered severe injuries while attempting to open a bag of potato chips using a lighter.

Did Pringles used to have a different name?

The chips were originally sold as Newfangled Potato Chips, but the name didn’t last. Some believe “Pringles” was taken from a street name in an Ohio telephone book, though this has never been confirmed.

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GreekCityTimes.com reports that dozens of parents have complained about Lithuanian-made crisps sold in the Greek island of Crete. According to the packaging, which bears the inscription “18+ adults only”, the crisps have vulva and penis flavour.

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In the grand culinary tapestry of America, few foods hold such universal appeal as the humble potato chip. Scarfing down some 1.85 billion pounds annually, its population enjoys an average of 6.6 pounds of these crunch-filled delights per capita.

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Have you ever noticed the tiny ridges on the bottom of a salt shaker? Me neither, and after 35 years of being alive, the old saying, “you learn something new every day,” could not be more relevant. If you have a salt shaker in your kitchen, it’s likely that when needed, you’ve grabbed that shaker and given it a good shake until the desired amount of salt comes out.

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According to WBRZ, the Louisana Department of Public Safety and Corrections reported that Alisa Plessy, 53, a correctional officer at the Louisana State Penitentiary, had been searched heading into work on Friday and was allegedly caught hiding about 16.89 ounces of methamphetamine in bags of chips.

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) — Can you beat the heat? An Evansville Police Department officer took on a spicy challenge that left him sweating.

The Paqui “One Chip Challenge” dares brave souls to eat one potato chip without any water. Here’s the catch — the chip is covered in Carolina reaper and scorpion pepper dust.

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Sept. 20 (UPI) -- A North Carolina woman said a trip to buy potato chips took an unexpected detour and led to her winning a $100,000 lottery prize.

Marcia Finney, 44, of Shelby, told North Carolina Education Lottery officials she went out to buy gas and potato chips, but found her usual store was closed, leading her to instead visit Mike's Food Store on Earl Road in Shelby for her snack.

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Anybody who’s attended a professional golf tournament has been there. You’re standing by the green, whispering to a friend or rustling the pairings sheet a bit, and you think to yourself: How much do these guys hear of what goes on outside the ropes? For some, apparently, all it takes is chewing. Yes, chewing!

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Until we're liberated from the confines of this unprecedented spring of 2022, many of us are killing time by snacking. Some snacks are healthy. Nuts, fresh and dried fruits and pickled veggies all have their nutritional and digestive benefits. But let's face it, there comes a time when our cravings can only be satiated by junk food snacks.

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What was the problem with other potato chips? Broken and greasy chips. That’s why, in 1956, Proctor & Gamble enlisted the help of Fredric Baur. Baur, a trained chemist, just also happened to be a guy with great mathematical skills. Baur used a geometric formula to create a saddle-shaped chip that would not break when individually stacked inside a cardboard cylinder. Pringles were invented along with their iconic container. Problem solved? Nope! The chips tasted terrible.

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FOX23 obtained exclusive video from the owner of El Gallo showing the person breaking into the store, stealing a register and leaving with more than 30 bags of potato chips.

While many have given him nicknames like the "Potato Chip Thief" the owners and police are serious about getting him found.

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If I tallied the amount of time I’ve spent staring at potatoes, it would be hours. In that time I could have started to learn a new language, finally finished my stash of pandemic-purchased needlepoint canvases, properly trained for a marathon, perhaps even run said marathon. But instead, I stare at spuds of every color and creed—red potatoes, new potatoes, Yukon golds, baking potatoes, sweet potatoes (or are they yams?), and the large-and-in-charge russet. The problem is, eventually some start to stare back at me. What are those creepy little eyes sprouting chaotically from my potatoes? Should I cut them off? Are they safe to eat?

“Wow! These Chips Just Made Me Crap My Pants”



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The fat substitute came with a warning label for ‘loose stools,’ but Procter & Gamble wagered that Americans wanted to snack without weight gains more than they cared about underwear stains

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PLANO, Texas, Jan. 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Football fans know there's no place quite like their favorite NFL team's home field – the hallowed grounds where the passion of the game comes to life. Today, America's favorite potato chip brand is celebrating fans who rally for their teams season after season by bringing the field to them with Lay's® Golden Grounds™.

How did Elmer turn lunch into Fritos?

Fritos is the name of a brand of corn chips made by Frito-Lay. Elmer Doolin was so taken with the bag of corn chips served with his lunch in San Antonio, Texas that he paid $100 for the recipe. In 1932 he started the Frito Corporation. From 1967 until about 1971, the Frito Bandito was the mascot. In the mid-1970s, Fritos' mascot was a W. C. Fields caricature, W.C. Fritos.



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ere’s something I’ve never told my parents: I used to steal chips at family events. I was a shy kid, so instead of playing with the others I would mill around the food table and wait for all the responsible adults to distract themselves, then gorge myself.

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Calories don’t count on Super Bowl Sunday. (Right?) Maybe that’s why we gorge ourselves on an obscene amount of food as we watch finely tuned athletes battle for the NFL championship. Unfortunately, those snacks don’t come without a cost. And Wells Fargo’s annual survey of Super Bowl snack costs is a bit of a mixed bag for people who are hosting a large crowd.

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Andy Cohen shared a funny video after catching his 4-year-old son Ben hiding behind a chair while sneakily eating chips. "Eating chips because I love chips. I do it every day," Ben explains.

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A Portsmouth man is really fond of his potato chips. His teenage cousin took a bag of chips from his home without permission. The teen’s father contacted police at 1:55 pm to report the man was now threatening the kid.

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We totally get where she’s coming from.

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SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – The Santa Fe Police Department said it responded to a call about a suspicious in southwest Santa Fe on Wednesday just after 11 a.m. The department said a caller was trying to throw away a potato chip bag when he saw what looked like a grenade in the bag. The department’s Explosive Ordinance Disposal Team determined the item wasn’t a threat and was a prop.

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A hot chip challenge might have become deadly for 14-year-old Harris Wolobah in Massachusetts this month. According to his family, the boy felt sick and died mere hours after eating a potato chip made with two of the hottest peppers on record. A final determination into his cause of death has not been released yet, however.

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Have you ever really thought about how you open a bag of chips? Never? Well, then you’ve been serving your favorite snacks wrong all along. At snack time our brains often click to autopilot, and we tear open the bag from the top without a second thought. But the best way to make sure the last bite is as good as the first is to gently shake the bag before opening. Here’s why.

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These days, most restaurants keep saltshakers on every table, and chefs sprinkle salt liberally into each dish before serving. But in ancient Rome, this now-common seasoning was an extremely valuable commodity. It was used as a preservative only on the most expensive cuts of meat and fish, and it was considered a signifier of rank and prominence.

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LAREDO, Texas (ValleyCentral) — Two Mexican women pleaded guilty to smuggling two pounds of heroin in potato chip bags, federal authorities said.

Maria Luisa Hernandez-Alanis, 41, and Tania Melissa Coutino-Hernandez, 40, pleaded guilty importing 100 grams or more of heroin, court documents show.

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In what could be a headline from The Onion, you can now wash your fingertips with a Lay’s potato chip-branded tiny washing machine. It’s a real product, but Lay’s in Taiwan is only making five of them. If you’re one of the few lucky lottery winners, your days of wiping your greasy fingertips on the nearest napkin, cushion, or pant leg are over. Just set it up to your favorite spot to veg out, open a bag of your favorite chips, and have at it. A greasy potato chip fingers washing machine! What will they think of next?

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The moment we’ve all been waiting for is here.

Chester County chip company Herr’s has announced the winner of its “Flavored by Philly” competition, which sourced ideas for local-themed flavors from regular folks.

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BLACK HISTORYChef George Crum: A Deep-Fried Stunt Gone Right
During his youth, George Crum (1824–1914), born George Speck in Saratoga Lake, N.Y., worked as a guide in the Adirondack Mountains and as an Indian trader. Over time, he began to realize his passion for cooking and focused on working as a chef. The restaurant and the success of his snack dish were a part of his dream; he had created a luxury.

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CHICAGO — Nubia Ptah knew the person lying on the colorful rug wasn’t really shot. She knew the T-shirt tourniquet being tied wasn’t really necessary, and that the various invisible wounds weren’t real.

But for Ptah, just watching a person pretend to be riddled with bullets at a first-responder training recently at the Chicago Torture Justice Center was unnerving.

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DIY solutions to extending Wi-Fi have existed for as long as Wi-Fi itself has. Ingenious internet users have been using everything from kitchen foil and food strainers, to homemade Yagi-style antennas to boost their Wi-Fi ranges. While there are many ways you can fine-tune your home Wi-Fi system without building additional hardware, there are simple DIY solutions that can also make a real difference to your surfing experience.

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H-E-B’s house brands have long been a source of consternation among Texan consumers. They require us not merely to weigh the merits of various flavor combinations, but to ponder heavier existential questions such as the nature of good and evil, order and chaos.

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The U.S. calendar is chock full of interesting holidays, from National Puppy Day to National Hugging Day. Arguably one of the most enjoyable to celebrate though has to be National Potato Chip Day.

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Frites by Idaho is the limited-edition fragrance available only on the Idaho Potato Commission’s website.
The commission cites polling that suggests almost 90 percent of Americans can’t resist the smell of the salty, tasty side item.

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Fans of the 9-8 Philadelphia Eagles are an extremely superstitious bunch, so much so that there’s an entire It’s Always Sunny episode about our belief that any repeated action taken on game day will guarantee an Eagles win. (It works, so keep doing it.) But are Eagles fans superstitious enough to believe that Lay’s chips made from potatoes grown in the same dirt as Lincoln Financial Field will help the team win Sunday’s game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers? Only one way to find out.

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What unusual uses do people put a Pringles can to?

on May 14, 2023
Published in Daily Trivia

Because of the metallic interior and long, tubular shape, Pringles cans have been used to make Wi-Fi network antennas, known as cantennas. Some fans of the chip brand collect the empty holders, which are colorful, uniform, and useful for storing small items such as paintbrushes. It is possible to throw the plastic lid on a Pringles can in a similar fashion to a flying disc. When released with the correct technique, they are surprisingly stable in flight, and can travel upwards of 50 feet