Saratoga Dark Russet Chips

Saratoga Chips, known as “America’s First Kettle Chip”, produces a variety dark potato chip lovers crave – Saratoga Dark Russet Chips. But more about that in a moment …

The History of Saratoga Chips

Saratoga Dark Russet ChipsStill based in Saratoga Springs, New York, Saratoga Chips has quite a history. The company’s roots date back to the 1850’s when the inventor of Saratoga style chips, George “Crum” Speck, worked as a cook at a local establishment on the shores of Saratoga Lake …

It seems one day a patron placed an order for fried potatoes, which were a house specialty. Upon receiving his order from the kitchen, the patron returned them and asked for the potatoes to be sliced thinner and cooked longer.

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“Crum” sliced the potatoes thinner and cooked them longer, but the patron wasn’t satisfied and sent them back to the kitchen again.

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Exasperated, the cook sliced the potatoes wafer thin, fried them to a crisp, and seasoned the chips with salt. To Crum’s surprise, the patron was so pleased with the end result that he requested another order and told all his friends about these wonderful chips …

Soon, George “Crum” Speck’s chips became known as Original Saratoga Chips, and were packaged for take out in distinctive boxes. They gained a rabid cult following over the many ensuing decades in The Empire State and nearby regions beyond …

In 2013, Saratoga Chips began to blossom under new ownership, who focused on increased visibility and distribution. The company introduced several new varieties to complement the Original Saratoga Chips, including the aforementioned Saratoga Dark Russet Chips …

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Carefully crafted from russet potatoes, sunflower oil, and Himalayan salt, the chips are cooked to a golden brown and offer a rich, hearty flavor. Because russet potatoes have a slightly higher sugar content than regular potatoes, these Saratoga Dark Russet Chips look “well done” but they’re really not … it’s just the magic of caramelizing at work.

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In the last five years, the new ownership has made significant strides in making the entire line of Saratoga Chips available to consumers. Distribution has been enhanced in New York, Pennsylvania, the mid Atlantic, Southeast, and portions of the Midwest.

There’s a comprehensive list of retailers at the company’s website.

NEW! Saratoga Wavy Dark Russets

Saratoga WAvy Dark Russet Chips

Saratoga Wavy Dark Russet Chips

Saratoga Wavy Dark Russets

There’s a new variety of Saratoga Chips on the market … Wavy Dark Russets!

These beauties have the same bold rich flavor and deep golden brown color as the original Saratoga Dark Russet Chips. The only difference, as you can see in the photo, is they’re created “wavy style”, so they’re even better for dipping.

These chips are made in the company’s traditional manner with just three ingredients – russet potatoes, sunflower oil, and mountain pure Himalayan Salt.

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Himalayan Salt is very prized and considered to be one of the purest salts on the planet. The salt is harvested deep in the Himalayan Mountains, where for centuries it has been protected from environmental pollution and impurities …




As an added bonus, Himalayan Salt is high in mineral content and is beneficial in a healthy diet …

Most importantly, both varieties of Saratoga Dark Russet Chips offer a spectacular flavor! They’re without question one of the best, if not THE best, dark chips on the market today …

We’d like to thank Keith Snavely of Saratoga Chips for hooking us up with samples of Saratoga Dark Russet Chips and the new Wavy Dark Russets!

Stay tuned for more complete details on purchase options for these outstanding dark potato chips …