The History of Crisps

Crisps are one of the most popular savoury snacks in Britain today with an estimated 6 billion bags being consumed each year.  But where did it all begin? It has often been argued that crisps were created by the American George Crum, but other evidence points to Dr William Kitchener’s early 19th century compendium The . . . .

It’s Cheesy, but we love them!

In 2015 the nation’s favourite flavour crisp was announced with cheese topping the bill.  Cheese flavour crisps racked up sales of £320 million in the previous year.  Ready Salted came a close second with sales reaching £302 million while Cheese and Onion came in third place with sales of £244 million.  BBQ flavour crisps had . . . .

Brexit may not affect the UK crisp market

It would appear that Brexit is not likely to have such a negative impact on the crisping industry with companies such as Tyrell’s creating hundreds of new jobs since it has been taken over by the U.S. company Amplify Snack Brans.  The already global company be rolling its products out across North America and the . . . .