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The Real Reason Pringles Aren't Actually Potato Chips

Thanks to their unique shape, Pringles have always stood out from the pack. According to Delish, they were originally sold as "Newfangled Potato Chips" before being rebranded Pringles. The product was reportedly designed to address many of the problems so often associated with potato chips: Namely, they can be greasy. They can get stale. And they can break into pieces far too easily. But no... not Pringles. They really are the perfect snack when you just gotta have some crunch, right?

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The Real Reason Pringles Aren't Actually Potato Chips

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    The Real Reason Pringles Aren't Actually Potato Chips

    The Real Reason Pringles Aren't Actually Potato Chips

    From their inception, Pringles have sought to stand out from other brands and types of potato-based snacks. Delish says they were originally marketed …

    The Strange History Of Potato Chips - Mashed

    The Strange History Of Potato Chips - Mashed

    It doesn't matter whether you call them chips or crisps, they're one of the most popular snack foods in the world. How popular? According to the Northern Plains Potato Growers Association, the average American eats around four pounds of them each and every year, and in 2011, that added up to 1.5 billion pounds of potato chips. Time Money says around 11.2 million pounds of chips are eaten on Super Bowl Sunday alone, and that's an almost unthinkable amount of chips.

    You've Been Storing Potato Chips Wrong Your Entire Life - Mashed

    You've Been Storing Potato Chips Wrong Your Entire Life - Mashed

    How much thought do you put into storing your potato chips? Maybe a chip clip, but other than rolling up the bag and shoving it in the back of the kitchen pantry, you probably don't devote a ton of brainpower to it, right? Here's the thing though: Your chips are never going to taste better than when you first rip open that bag and bite into that first crunchy chip. Even just a day later, they're probably not going to taste quite as fresh and a week later — well, the word "crisp" is no longer even in the picture.

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