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National Potato Chip Day 2015

This article is written by a student writer from the Her Campus at U Conn chapter.

What better way to start spring break than National Potato Chip Day? It’s on March 14, 2015 so open up a bag of your favorite flavor and get munchin’!

Let’s look at some of the best and most unique flavors from around the world.

Top 5 Best Classic Flavors:

1.     Barbecue

2.     Sour Cream and Onion

3.     Cheddar and Sour Cream

4.     Honey Barbecue

5.     Original/Classic


Let’s face it. When you open a bag of Original Lays, everyone thinks you tooted. But dang is it irresistible. 


Unique Flavors from Around the World!

Top 5 Flavors from North America:

1.     Chicken and Waffles

2.     Kettle Cooked Wasabi Ginger

3.     Wavy Mango Salsa

4.     Cappuccino

5.     Pico de Gallo


Cappuccino flavor is for those people who need their daily Starbuck’s intake and also any kind of coffee/coffee flavored thing in between.


Top 5 Flavors from Europe:

*In the UK, Lays goes by Walkers. It’s like Lays’ younger British Sister.

1.     English Roast Beef and Yorkshire Pudding (UK)

2.     Feta Cheese Flavor (Greece)

3.     Oven Roasted Chicken (Germany)

4.     Cheese Onion (Netherlands)

5.     Cucumber and Goats (Belgium)


English Roast Beef and Yorkshire Pudding is a very common dinner that English people have! But I guess they can’t get enough of it since they also need it in potato chip form.


Top 5 Flavors from Asia:

1.     India’s Magic Masala (India)

2.     Spicy Chili Squid (Thailand)

3.     Cool & Refreshing: Kiwi, Blueberry, Cucumber (China)

4.     Salmon Teriyaki (Indonesia)

5.     Beijing Roasted Duck (Vietnam)


I know, you must be wondering, how could a potato chip be refreshing? OR TASTE LIKE BLUEBERRIES? China figured out a way.


Create Your Own Flavor!

Lays is still doing their “Do Us a Flavor” campaign. This is how they got those crazy flavors like Wasabi Ginger and Cappuccino that are in stores right now. Just go onto dousaflavor.com and create your own innovative tasty potato chip in honor of National Potato Chip Day!


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