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Potato Chip History

THE HISTORY OF POTATO CHIPS 1910 Mikesell's Founded Mikesell's claims to be the oldest potato chip company in the U.S. still operating , tracing their history back to 1910 ! Flavored chips hit the scene 1954 It wasn't until 1954 that chips came in any other flavor than salt . Irish BBQ sauce The chip is born 1853 ITASTESNACKS.COM Legend says Chef George Crum invented potato chips after a diner at his restaurant complained his fries were too thick . I bet your parents told you sarcasm wouldn't get you anywhere . Packaging makes possibilities Kettle Chips company Tayto used new technology to develop the worlds rock the snack first flavored chips ! This was the birth of salt and vinegar chips , a staple to this day . In the same year , America became home to the now famous BBQ chips . landscape 1920's By the 1920's the dual combination of the newly invented Cellophane with some ingenuity on the part of Laura Scudder meant that chips could now last far longer , and pushed us much closer to the chips we know today ! 1980's Kettle Chips were catapulted into mainstream success with the founding of Cape Cod Potato Chips in the 1980's . Kettle Chips brought more crunch and have only seen even greater success in the last few years .

Potato Chip History

shared by kevingawthrop on Apr 19
This is a simple timeline infographic running through the major events in the history of potato chips, from their invention to the popularization of kettle chips.


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