Going on a picnic? Fun facts about potato chips:

  • The first potato chips were made in 1853 by George Crum, chef at a resort in Saratoga Springs, New York. The chips were known as Saratoga chips.
  • It takes 4 pounds of raw potatoes to make 1 pound of potato chips.
  • At one time, there were more than 20 potato chip factories in Detroit, making it “the potato chip capital of the world.”





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