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Utz Potato Chip Factory Tour

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Address: 900 High St, Hanover, PA 17331-1639
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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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From potatoes to chips, before your eyes

This is a mostly self-guided experience as you watch an introductory video and then follow the production line from above with audio recorded explanations. And a free sample bag... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a mostly self-guided experience as you watch an introductory video and then follow the production line from above with audio recorded explanations. And a free sample bag of chips at the end! A fun experience.

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Hanover
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love this tour! Seeing how they get those potato chips seasoned is so cool. You get to see everything from start to finish and then get a bag of chips at the end. Utz is the very best you can get!

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MD, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved going on this self-guided tour. There is a ton of information on the company, the staff is friendly, and you get a free bag of original chips. But the best part is walking along the catwalk behind glass and seeing exactly how quickly and efficiently potatoes are turned into tasty chips! They roll out of the truck, and... More 

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Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the Utz Factory with our grandson so he could see how potato chips are made commercially. There is a glass enclosed gallery that shows the production process from beginning to end. The guided tour is self-paced as it has a push-to-talk audio program. The tour begins at the Utz factory on High Street. The observation gallery is open... More 

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Hanover, pa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Took my daughter on my day off and was a simple but informative self guided tour. If you have kids and/or like UTZ, it is worth the short visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017

We stopped in at the Utz Factory over Christmas week for the self guided tour. It is really awesome to watch potato chips being made. The tour is good, as it is self paced, with buttons to push to hear an explanation of each part of the manufacturing process. At the end of the tour, when you go back to... More 

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Hanover, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

This is a great title trip to take with kids of any age. We all love seeing the Utz employees work in real time, especially silly when they wave to us! Of course, my teenagers love the free chips in our way out. This review would have 5 stars if they updated and upgraded their sound system in they our... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

I am a sucker for factory tours, and the Utz Potato Chip tour is probably my newest favorite. It takes about 30 minutes to watch the entire process, from potato entering the assembly line to ending up a wonderful evenly brown, flavored or unflavored, chip in a bag. The tour moves along a second floor windowed overlook where you see... More 

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

The tour at Utz factory is so much fun! It is free to do, and a self-guided tour. My kids loved it and found it fascinating to hear about and see the chips being made. They lived hat they got a small sample bag of chips on the way out too. Will definitely go again!

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Syracuse, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

If you like snacks, this is the place for you. Sensors activate for a self guided tour, watch a movie then follow an elevated enclosed walkway over plant floor. Just hit a button near each area and it explains the operation. Great idea and you get a bag of chips on the way out. Factory outlet a few blocks away... More 

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