National Potato Chip Day
When is National Potato Chip Day? This holiday is always celebrated on March 14
National Potato Chip Day is today, a March 14 holiday. It celebrates the ever-popular potato chip. Potato Chips are America’s #1 snack food. But, it’s not just a snack food. It’s the potato of choice for many lunchtime and dinner meals. Regular (or plain) potato chips are by far the most popular. Other popular flavors are barbecue, sour cream & onion, oil & vinegar, ranch, and more. Of course, you can have regular or Krinkle cut which is great for dips. And let’s not forget kettle-cooked potato chips, which are crisper chips.
Did you Know? Potato chips were first made by Chef George Crum in Saratoga Springs, NY on August 24, 1853. Americans have been in love with them ever since.
Make your potato chips! It’s easy to do. The kids will love it, and so will you. Find out how.
How to Celebrate National Potato Chip Day
Here are some ways you can celebrate National Potato Chop Day:
- Eat potato chips during meals and snacks. Oh, and don’t forget the dip!
- See how many different kinds you can eat.
- Bring potato chips to work to share with your co-workers.
- Make homemade potato chips.
“The best way to predict the future is to create it.” – – Peter F. Drucker
History and Origin of National Potato Chip Day
Our research did not find the creator or the origin of this day. This day was most likely created by the snack food industry.
This is referred to as a “National” day. We did not find any congressional records or presidential proclamations for this day. However, if any snack food is truly a national day, the potato chip should be number one.
Definition of “National” Days – and why it is important to distinguish true National days.
More March 14 Holidays
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