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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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Awesome free tour!

From start to finish you can view the entire process of how a potato chip is made - for FREE! We were fortunate in that as we walked up a truck was delivering a load of potatoes... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Fort Myers, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

From start to finish you can view the entire process of how a potato chip is made - for FREE! We were fortunate in that as we walked up a truck was delivering a load of potatoes straight from a farm. We were able to begin watching the process before we even stepped foot in the building! Once we entered... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Wonderful friendly tour where you actually see up close making of every aspect of chip making. No cameras or video in the building.. Very family friendly even for the smallest children. 15 minutes from Gettysburg

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Brooklyn, New York, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Self guided tour of the potato chip making process, overlooking the actual factory. Take your time, no guides, no rush - and free, of course. Parking is very bad - no handicapped spaces, and you have to cross a busy lot with trucks going in and out - no walkway.

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Bloomsburg
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

This tour started by entering the factory. My youngest son was turned off by the greasy smell, but I guess it is a potato chip factory! It is completely self guided. There are buttons to push that explain the process and you watch the workers below. Free snack bag of chips as you leave. I guess it was worth the... More 

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Denton, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Utz is my favorite potato chip brand, so when I was given the opportunity to tour the factory i couldn't say no! You get to see most of the behind the scenes stuff and at the end of the tour you get a free bag of chips!

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Kenton, Ohio, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 via mobile

My daughter is always interested in cooking and we thought she might enjoy learning how potato chips are made. It's really a quick look at part of the factory but you do see chips being made from start to finish. They explain how the different flavor a are added and at the end you get a free snack bag of... More 

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York, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

While I understand why this tour is now self guided, I remember when it wasn't and while informative, you miss a lot without having a live guide. No opportunity to ask questions. The employees do smile and wave so that is nice. Interesting to see the entire process from potatoe off the truck to washing, peeling, slicing, frying and finally... More 

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Hanover, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015 via mobile

Not a whole lot to the tour but still interesting to at if you're in the area. You get a free bag of chips.

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Columbia, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

Drove the kids up from Maryland for the day on Spring Break. The tour is self guided and easy to get through. You get to see every step from the potatoes rolling off the trucks to bags being stuffed into boxes for immediate shipment. If you or your kids enjoy shows like "How Its Made" then this will be a... More 

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Roanoke, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Factory Tour includes self-guided walkway above factory floor and recorded audio explanations. Enjoyable for all ages. Kids loved that workers would wave to them and that they received a free sample of chips. Nearby outlet store is worth a stop for unusual chip flavors and had a one-day week senior discount program. Check tour availability (typically weekdays). Very easy drive... More 

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Address: Address: 900 High Street, Hanover, PA
Phone Number: +1 800-367-7629
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Hanover

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