Martin’s Golden Russet Potato Chips

Martin’s Golden Russet Potato Chips are the dark potato chips offering from Martin’s Snacks of Thomasville, PA …

Matin's Golden Russet Potato ChipsThe official name of these chips are Martin’s Golden Russet Kettle Cook’d Potato Chips, and they come from a company with quite a long history. Martin’s Snacks dates all the way back to 1941 and is located in the south central Pennsylvania town of Thomasville. The town sits just a few miles north of the Maryland border, in The Keystone State’s famous York County …

This company, beloved in its local area, started out on a very small scale. Their Original brand of potato chips were aimed at the local market. In the years hence, Martin’s has significantly expanded, both in terms of product line and distribution.

Martin’s now boasts various flavors of potato chips, popcorn, cheese curls, and more. Their distribution extends along the eastern seaboard to North Carolina, while reaching north into western New York …

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How They’re Made …

In our estimation, the star of the show is Martin’s Golden Russet Potato Chips. As the name indicates, they’re made from russet potatoes, which carry a slightly higher sugar content than standard potatoes.

The higher sugar content caramelizes during the cooking process, which imparts a deep golden brown color to the chips. Further, the taste profile is rich and almost buttery, with a “well done” flavor …

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Try them and you’ll notice the texture. It’s crunchy and firm, not at all greasy. We suspect this is due to Martin’s Golden Russet Potato Chips being kettle cooked in sunflower oil – a lighter oil than many others. They’re seasoned with a touch of sea salt which brings out their unforgettable “natural potato” taste.

York County, Pennsylvania is often referred to as the Snack Capital of America. Over the years, dozens of small pretzel, potato chip, and snack manufacturers have thrived here. Many still remain, like Martin’s. If you’re ever in the area, touring the snack factories is a fun, educational way to spend a few days!

Specific to Martin’s products, you’ll find them on the shelves in certain areas of the east. Their distribution covers the following states / areas: Pennsylvania, western New York, Maryland, Delaware, and the eastern parts of West Virginia, Virginia, and North Carolina …

The easiest way to get ahold of Martin’s Golden Russet Potato Chips is to order online here. Enjoy!