Across Regions

12 popular potato chips around the world

Salty and satisfying, what Americans call “potato chips” are universally loved. Whether you call them “chips,” “crisps,” or “pommes chips,” it’s likely you’ve found yourself at the bottom of a bag — and wishing you had more.

From Indonesia to South Africa, here’s what potato chip fans around the world love to dig into…

In the US, Lay’s chips are a staple. Canadians enjoy flavors like poutine. Walkers crisps are the go-to in the UK. In Egypt, Chipsy chips prevail. In Japan, Calbee’s potato chip flavors are a favorite. In Mexico, people often eat Sabritas. Thailand has their own version of potato chips. In South Africa, Simba chips are popular. In India, Lay’s has unique flavors. In Germany, paprika is often added to potato chips. Lay’s offers unique potato chip flavors in Indonesia. In Russia, Lay’s offers flavors that can’t be found elsewhere.

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