Take the UCOP potato chip survey
On March 14, spud lovers throughout the United States will celebrate National Potato Chip Day with a satisfying crunch. Whether you’re a ranch, salt and vinegar, kettle or classic fan – or even if potato chips aren’t your thing – we want to hear from you.
Potato chip fun facts*
- Ten pounds of potatoes are needed to make 3 pounds of potato chips.
- The first-ever potato chip flavor was salt and vinegar.
- Americans consume 1.5 billion pounds of potato chips each year.
- Potatoes from Pennsylvania are considered to be the best ones for making chips.
These facts were gathered from UC Davis Integrative Medicine. Try a recipe for oil-free potato chips from Founding Director Rosane Oliveira.