Snackademy Awards 2023

There’s nothing like finding a new favourite crisp flavour to make me think about running the Snackademy Awards again. We’ve been pretty remiss over the past few years – one of the Crisp Museum administrators moved to Australia in 2021 and we’ve both been pretty busy catching up with life in the meantime. But nowContinue reading “Snackademy Awards 2023”

Hedgehog-flavour Crisps: the first novelty flavour?

Hedgehog flavoured crisps were created in 1981 by Phillip Lewis, landlord of the Vaults public house in Welshpool. He created them as a joke, in part inspired by a Gypsy tale of eating baked hedgehog. Just to be sure no-one worried about actual hedgehogs, the back of the packet had a disclaimer: “Savour all theContinue reading “Hedgehog-flavour Crisps: the first novelty flavour?”

The weird and the wonderful: 30 of the strangest crisp flavours

One of the joys of being a crisp professional is the opportunity to explore the variety of crisp flavours worldwide. We’ve now charted more than 600 and the list is growing all the time, thanks our growing network of crisp spotters. With crisp curation comes great responsibility. We’re very strict about crisps and rightly so.Continue reading “The weird and the wonderful: 30 of the strangest crisp flavours”