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Cheddar

J Higgs

J Higgs potato chips are the house brand of Save-a-Lot, a national chain of discount grocery stores. According to an article in Supermarket News, the chips were named after the chain’s Chief Financial Officer, Joe Higgs. This is customary for… Continue Reading →

Why Cappuccino Will Win Lay’s Do Us a Flavor 2014

Anticipation builds throughout Potato Chip World as Lay’s prepares to release its Do Us a Flavor flavors for 2014. There will be four flavors available: Kettle Cooked Wasabi Ginger Wavy Mango Salsa Cheddar Bacon Mac ‘n’ Cheese Cappuccino The public can vote… Continue Reading →

Ruffles

Ruffles potato chips are one of the flagship brands under the Frito Lay snack umbrella. Known for their r-r-ridges, the rights to sell Ruffles were purchased by the Frito Lay company in the late 1950s. The brand merged with Lay in… Continue Reading →

Guy’s

Guy’s potato chips is a Kansas City-based brand with a pretty wide variety of flavors. In existence since the late 1930s, Guy’s used the “be wise, buy Guy’s” catchphrase from early on, according to its website. Of note: the Guy’s… Continue Reading →

Tyrrell’s English Crisps

Tyrrell’s English Crisps (known as Chips in the US) are a British manufacturer that has recently developed a presence stateside. The UK version of their website is discernibly British, with cheeky humor and slang. Tyrrell’s packaging is also noteworthy given the large… Continue Reading →

Wise

Wise potato chips are one of the largest of the many Pennsylvania-based chip brands (along with Herr’s and Utz). The Wise mascot is named Peppy the owl. He was brought into existence during the middle of the 20th century, according… Continue Reading →

Utz

Utz potato chips are a prominent brand in the Northeast and Southeast. The parent company, Utz Quality Foods, owns several brands featured in the Chipography – including Dirty Chips, Bachman’s, and Zapp’s. Fans of Mad Men may recognize Utz as… Continue Reading →

Uncle Ray’s

Uncle Ray’s potato chips is a Michigan-based brand that started as “Cabana Foods”, according to its website. In 1995, the founder (Uncle Ray) bought the business he sold in 1993 and focused on chips. Several different flavors of Uncle Ray’s… Continue Reading →

Tim’s Cascade Snacks

Tim’s Cascade Snacks are a noteworthy potato chip brand to come out of Washington state. Founded in 1986, Tim’s is now owned by Pinnacle Foods. Tim’s offers the following styles and flavors: Original (Cascade Style, kettle) Jalapeno (Cascade Style) Sour Cream… Continue Reading →

Shearer’s

Shearer’s potato chips, based near Ohio Amish country, is a brand that offers several varieties of chips (including the traditional Ohio kettle chip). The brand has been in business for 38 years. Shearer’s offers both a physical company store in Ohio,… Continue Reading →

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