Pringles Weren't The First Chips to Come in a Can

December 6, 2016 09:10 AM

For a century, potato chips have been a popular snack. In the early 1900s, the junk food was sold in tin containers.

Snack food aficionado and potato chip connoisseur Gregg Halverson collects the chip canisters and has amassed more than 1,000 different treat tins. One of the items in Halverson’s collection has a salty story: a chip company called “Japp’s” manufacturing the food when the U.S. was bombing the Japanese during World War II.

Watch the story of how a recognizable chip company had a controversial name on AgDay above.

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