Salt and Vinegar Crisps Added to List of Very Bad Things

You might think crisps are at least partially good for your teeth thanks to not containing half an acre's worth of high fructose corn syrup, but no. Salt and vinegar ones are bad for your teeth, they say, as the acid levels contribute to the wearing away of your wonky little mouthypegs. Read More >>

Doritos Plans “Low Crunch” Crisps for the Ladies

The current boss of brand behemoth PepsiCo has revealed a plan to attack the difficult world of what women eat when they allow themselves to, revealing that the company's Doritos crisps line is shortly to expand to feature several items created specifically for the ladies. Read More >>

Walkers Crisps Engineers New Crisp Specifically to Complement Beer

Walkers Crisps and owner PepsiCo are having another go at cracking the man-crisp market after several failed attempts at besting entrenched ridged rival McCoy's, with the launch of a crisp the manufacturer claims has been created to be "perfect with beer." Read More >>

Crisps Are as Bad For You as Everyone Says

The latest news about what causes cancer is extremely bad for the UK population, as it's one of our favourite things. There's no way of breaking this to you gently, so let's just say it: It's crisps. Lovely crisps, the essential part of every lunch. Read More >>

A Day With the Willy Wonka of Crisps, Kettle Chips Head Chef Chris Barnard

As a crisp connoisseur, one name in the potato snack industry stands above all others. Kettle Chips. While Walkers go in your lunchbox, and Pringles come out for parties, Kettle Chips are a luxury. They are the Rolls Royce of crisps, the “posh” option for when you’re pushing the boat out, treating yourself, saved for that quiet special moment on a Sunday afternoon when the car’s been washed, the football’s on and Monday morning still seems far, far away. Read More >>

This Crisp Packet Boat Proves There’s Far Too Much Air in Your Bag of Snacks

We all know the frustration of tearing open a huge, tantalising bag of crisps, or nachos, or Quavers or whatever and realising the bag's 2/3rds air. Two South Korean college students just proved how empty our snack vessels are, by paddling a raft made of unopened potato chip bags across a river. Read More >>

Would You, Could You, Eat Cheesy Beans on Toast Flavour Crisps?

The preliminary stages of the Walkers "Do us a flavour" new type of crisp social media stunt are in, with six potential new flavours up for the vote. Read More >>

Dead Shrew Flavour Kettle Chips Perform Poorly With Test Audience

A lucky couple responsibly enjoying a pack of Kettle Chips as part of a balanced diet were shocked and literally disgusted by the contents of the packet, finding a dead rodent at the bottom of the bag halfway through eating it. Read More >>

Would You Swap Pub Grub Pork Scratchings for “Cock Scratchings”?

A pint of bitter, a gin and tonic and a bag of your finest deep-fried chicken skin please, barkeep! Read More >>

This Pringles Dispenser Will Revolutionise Snacks In a Can

Pringles changed the world for the better when it released its perfectly-stacked potato crisps-in-a-can approach to snack food. But while the design helped to minimise broken crisps, it also made them harder to reach as you went deeper in the can—a problem that's now solved thanks to this brilliant contraption that looks kind of like a shoe horn that mated with a slap wrap bracelet. Read More >>

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Watching Crisps Being Made Is as Addictive as Eating Them

NPR has a nice little video feature about Hers crisps (or potato chips, as our American cousins like to call them) being made, and it's worth taking a few minutes to watch. But the real stars are the animated gifs of the machinery at work. I can't look away. I want to watch a machine that makes crisps all day while another machine feeds them to me, constantly, forever. Mmmm, crisps. [NPR] Read More >>

In China They Have Pepsi Flavoured Crisps

Soft drink-flavoured snacks sound like something invented by a lazy stoner, but apparently chicken wings cooked in Coca-Cola are a popular comfort food in China. So hey, the fact that Pepsi Chicken-flavoured crisps are launching over there isn't that surprising. Read More >>

How to Make Crystal Clear Potato Crisps

The results might look like some kind of fancy sugary confection, but this detailed Instructable shows you how to make a see-through snack that tastes exactly like potato crisps. Minus the fat, greasy fingers, and guilt. Read More >>

This Cheesy Snack Turns Your Tongue Blue

Ah, crisps. Who doesn't love them? If only — and I'm being nitpicky here — if only they could, I don't know, turn your tongue some ungodly colour for no reason. Right? Oh, wait, PepsiCo's Twisties to the rescue! Read More >>

Food Scientists To Make Crisps Healthier So You Can Eat More

Crisp lovers, rejoice! Scientists from the University of Nottingham have found that the salt in crisps is only released into the mouth around 20 seconds after chewing, and by that time, the crisps are probably on their way down your neck. The researchers say that this "salt burst" is underused and could pave the way for a reduction in salt but not taste within your snack foods. Read More >>