From the moment you step out of your car and begin walking toward the factory, the aroma of fresh kettle cooked potato chips fills your nose and entices your taste buds.
I had my first experience with kettle chips while visiting Europe as a child. Now each time I come across that distinct smell and taste of kettle chips, a nostalgic moment from my childhood is replayed.
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You will begin your self-guided tour as soon as you enter the building. The tour takes you down a hallway where you can glance through windows to view the process of how these delicious potato chips are created. More details are given on several poster boards along the way.
You may ask what makes these chips so special? Well that is a great question; the company is very choosy on the quality of potatoes and where they source them from. Local farmers along the eastern coast supply just the right type of potato (water content, colour, etc). Also, they only use all-natural ingredients and make the chips in small batches.
You just have to try them to truly appreciate why kettle cooked potato chips are so yummy.
As you head over to visit “The Cape” (Cape Cod), make a stop in the lovely town of Hyannis. The Cape Cod Potato Chip Factory Tour is FREE, and you get a small gift as you leave: a freshly made bag of potato chips. The gift shop has more delicious offerings: try a new flavour, a new product or bring back some for friends and family.
This family friendly tour is definitely recommended for all potato chip lovers. If you have never experienced the big crunch of kettle cooked chips, I invite you to try some.
What’s your favourite flavour of potato chips? Mine is anything hot favoured, like Jalapeno.
Cape Cod Potato Chips
100 Breed’s Hill Road, Hyannis, MA 02601