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UTZ Potato Chip Factory Tour

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Address: 900 High Street, Hanover, PA
Phone Number: +1 800-367-7629
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Description: You can see and smell the making of the famous Utz Potato Chips and Snacks...
You can see and smell the making of the famous Utz Potato Chips and Snacks at our over 600,000 square foot facility in Hanover, Pennsylvania. There, we have built a special glass enclosed observation gallery that looks down on our production process from beginning to end. You will be guided step-by-step with the aid of a push-to-talk audio program and closed-circuit TV monitors. A wall display of Utz's history will enhance your understanding of the company and its products. From start to finish, you'll be impressed with the care we put into Utz Potato Chips. At Utz, we use the finest ingredients and the most advanced equipment. Our factory is one of the cleanest and most modern snack food operations in America. The Utz Potato Chip Trip is fun for the whole family, a learning experience for young and old, and a snack lover's delight. Come and enjoy the free tour at your own pace!
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Utz Potato Chip Factory Tour.....an Education and Fun Tour.

If your looking for a fun and educational factory tour....this! And you get a small bag of chips at the end. You must be able to climb sets of stairs to view the factory tour from... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 7, 2015
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Bethlehem
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

If your looking for a fun and educational factory tour....this! And you get a small bag of chips at the end. You must be able to climb sets of stairs to view the factory tour from above. It is not Handi-cap friendly..no elevator. Worth the climb even with my bad knees. Window sections for viewing with push-button talks for each... More 

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New York City, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Believe it or not my family and I will purchase Utz chips moving forward. Although we were separated by glass and couldn't see the whole factory, the kids really enjoyed the experience and we all walked away very satisfied with nice free activity on a cold winter day. I will note that depending on where you're coming from the drive... More 

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Hanover, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Great place to visit for out of town guests and their kids.Watching the process of turning the lowly potato to delicious chips via automation and hard working employees is truly amazing. As one of my teacher friends exclaimed after seeing the women monotonously bag the chips. "I'm glad I went to college and belong to a union!"

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Fantastic place. Of course we love their products and had to visit the factory store while we were there. Good variety, some I had not seen before. And they do ship items!

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72 reviews 72 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Self guided tour that you have to do at least once to appreciate the sheer volume of potatoes and manufacturing that goes on here. Love the smell. Worth a trip with the kids. Get a free bag of chips too...

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Hanover, Pennsylvania
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Very interesting to see a home grown business that is very successful. Definitely do the tour when in Hanover.

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Hanover, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015 via mobile

Great free tour of the Utz Chip factory. You walk thru at your own pace. Be sure to go to the outlet store for free samples.

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Fairfax County, Virginia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

This tour is self guided which is fine. Walk along upper viewing area and activate description of the process as you go. Then there is the outlet. If you cant find it here at the outlet, well its not a potato chip. No advance reservations needed at this one which means you can to Snyder's pretzels for a tour of... More 

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Odessa, Florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Their products are excellent but a bit pricey when you consider the shipping charges which seem very high. The Crab chip and covered pretzels are great. Hint, hint wait until they do free shipping or have 25% off, then cost is more reasonable.

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Hanover, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This is the best tour of a potato chip Factory. My Family had a wonderful time. After the tour we stopped at the Utz Potato Chip Store and purchased potato chips and pretzels. We had a lot of fun.

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