Food of the Eighties, Jean's Potato Chips
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Potato chips came in regular cut plain and plain rippled. They were packaged in a big box, regular were in a blue box, rippled were in a red box.
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Frank Blake Jr - July 10, 2010 - Report this comment
I Remember those chips they were very cheap and sold in a box.They usually were located on the bottom shelve in the store.I beleive A&P and Grand Union used to sell them.Does any one have the box art of the two colors?
Carolyn~ - February 23, 2011 - Report this comment
I used to work at the Jeans Potato Chip company in Syracuse NY, and have often tried to locate the owner (Frank Childs) If anyone knows how to contact him you can contact me at but put Jeans Potato Chips in the subject line so I know it's not junk mail. Thank you~
tla - May 10, 2011 - Report this comment
Just got the sanck size bag with a meal at Piggy Pat's BBQ in Washington Mills NY. Terrells chips bought them out in 1995
Kevin - June 01, 2011 - Report this comment
They sell Jean's Potato Chips still at Jean's Beans in Watertown. Unfortunately, the packaging has changed. You can still buy the snack size bags with the old packaging on the outside for under $.50.
Bonnie - August 11, 2012 - Report this comment
My Grandfather used to work for Jeans Potato Chip Syracuse Ny..he had died in way befoe then..I remember him Bringing them to our house.....anyone who knew Harry B. Allen
Jason - October 25, 2012 - Report this comment
When I was a kid my mom used to buy them all the time. I remember they came in a big box, I really liked the crinkle cut ones.
Charlie - January 20, 2014 - Report this comment
These came out in the 1940's
Johna Berger - August 02, 2014 - Report this comment
I can remember when I was a child in the 70's my mom and I sitting and watching roots with jean chips and Pepsi. I hope they still make them
Trevor Rogers - September 15, 2014 - Report this comment
My great aunt, Hilda (Dolly) Cook used to be the office manager for Original Jeans Beans Co. She would bring a box of these potato chips to all the family parties :)
Beverly Bedus-Zeller - January 13, 2015 - Report this comment
My mom worked 2nd shift at jeans. I would pick her up after work. She once gave me a warm bag of chips. Those were so good. My grandma would by jeans chips all the time!RML
harwood - January 15, 2015 - Report this comment
Remember fish fries on Fridays? Early 50s lived behind the plant

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