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 >>

Dear Walkers, Is It Raining?

What do Brit's love best? If you said crisps and moaning about the weather, then Walkers is gunning for you with a bit of nifty packaging. Read More >>


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