Jane Parker potato chips (1949)
Old potato chip brands from the 1950s
Party favorite for all ages: Potato chips in cellophane (1955)
Potato chips are a must for parties, a quick ‘n easy way to perk up ordinary meals — and it’s just no picnic without ’em! You can see the chips you buy, know they’re crispy, fresh, and clean when you buy chips in Cellophane.
Old potato chip brands in foil bags (1956)
Laura Scudder’s, Snyder’s potato chips, Williams fancy Saratoga chips & Tom Sawyer rippled potato chips in Reynolds Wrap aluminum foil bags
Old potato chip brands from the 1960s
Vintage Morton chip brands & dips (1967)
Onion & garlic flavored potato ships, Barbeque chips, Waves chips and Morton’s plain potato chips
Wizard of Oz actor Bert Lahr for Lay’s potato chips
Vintage Tater Twists potato snacks (1960s)
Vintage 60s Granny Goose potato chips ad (1961)
Bell vintage potato chip brands (1964)
Krinkle dip chips, Bar-B-Que potato chips, regular chips, and onion & garlic potato chips (plus corn chips and cheddar cheese puffs)
Chipsters potato snacks – The hip chip (1968)
Old potato chip brands from the 1970s
Crisp-i-Taters potato chips like French fries (1971)
Chipos new-fashioned potato chips (1973)
ALSO SEE: Chipos new-fashioned potato chips (1972)
Joey Chips – The corny potato chip, from General Mills (1973)
Laura Scudder’s Dittos Potato Chips in a can (1974)
The celeb on the left here is Jamie Farr, an actor best known as Klinger on the hit TV show, M*A*S*H.
Vintage Pringles potato chips snacks (1975)
Stacked Planter’s Potato Chips in a can (1975)
Just one bit of new Planters Potato Chips will convince you they’re the new stackable chip with the perfect taste. A taste you’ve never experienced in any other stackable chip.
Because they’re stacked with flavor. And they come in a resealable canister to stay fresher, crispier longer. And to make new Planters Potato Chips even more tempting, we’re taking a big chunk off the regular price — 12 cents to be exact.
Vintage Nabisco Tater Puffs crackers (1975)
Mrs Bumby’s potato chips (c1976)
Mrs Bumby’s potato chips from dried russet potatoes (1976)
Better Made Special potato chips (1977)
Chipster potato snacks (1977)
Retro bags of Wise potato chips (1977)
Wise potato chips bag & Wise natural potato chip Lights (“Light in color, delicate in flavor”)
Old potato chip brands from the 1980s
Lay’s potato chip bags on supermarket shelves (1981)
Cottage Fries retro potato chips (1984)
Wise natural flavor potato chips (1985)
See lots of different potato chip brands at Safeway back in 1987
Potato chip brands shown include: Granny Goose Ripples, Lay’s, 50% Less Salt, O’Grady, Granny Goose Texas Style & Dip Chips, Laura Scudder’s, Lay’s Jalapeno & Cheddar, Granny Goose Hawaiian Chips, Laura Scudder’s barbecue chips, Ruffles Cajun spice chips, Granny Goose Bar-B-Q, Delta Gold Dip-Style Potato Chips, Lay’s Bar-B-Q chips, and Granny Goose Sour Cream & Onion chips
Tortilla chips & other snacks shown include: Mission brand tortilla chips, Laura Scudder’s tortilla chips, Cheetos puffs, Granny Goose Nacho Cheese tortilla chips, Mission tortilla strips, Doritos toasted corn flavor, Mission salsa-flavored restaurant chips, and Laura Scudder’s toasted corn flavor chips
Chip brands from 1987 – NY Deli, Krunchers, Cottage Fries
Old 1980s potato chip bags – Wise, Chesty, Jay’s (1987)
Seyferts potato chips, Geiser’s chips and Laura Scudder’s potato chips for dips (1987)
80s potato chip brands – Cain’s, Buckeye, Kas, Guy’s Original (1987)
Wise brand, Kitty Clover, and Clover Club golden potato chips (1987)
Borden Krunchers Potato Chips (1988)
Weight Watchers Great Snackers potato snacks (1989)
Crisp, crunchy potato snacks are back. (Cheddar cheese flavor shown)
Old potato chip brands from the 1990s
Guy’s Wavy chips and Jay’s Potato Chips (1992)
Bell Dip Chips Max Pack – American Stores Company supermarkets (1994)
Wavy Lay’s Super Size potato chips bag (1995)
Grippo’s & Husman’s potato chips from Ohio (1998-1999)
The side effects of the faux fat were bad enough that they needed to put a warning label on foods made with it: “This product contains Olestra. Olestra may cause abdominal cramping and loose stools. Olestra inhibits the absorption of some vitamins and other nutrients. Vitamins A, D, E and K have been added.”
Lay’s WOW potato chips with Olestra/Olean (1998)
Remember the simple pleasures of being a kid? They’re back. Introducing new Lay’s WOW potato chips.
Remember when all you cared about was the taste? And you didn’t know what a calorie was? New Lay’s WOW potato chips taste as good as — some say even better than — regular Lay’s chips.
And because they’re made with OLEAN, they have half the calories and are 100% fat free. Hey, now you can eat like a kid again.