Farming Our potatoes are grown locally within Ontario, Alliston Ontario to be exact. Alliston is a settlement in the Simcoe County. The town is a commercial centre for area farmers and is best known as a potato growing area. Our partnering farmer has been with us since the beginning. He produces Chipping Potatoes for Craft Chippery. Potatoes are generally grown from seed potatoes – these are tubers specifically grown to be disease free and provide consistent and healthy plants. To be disease free, the areas where seed potatoes are grown are selected with care. Varieties While there are close to 4000 different varieties of potato, it has been bred into many standard or well-known varieties, each of which has particular agricultural or culinary attributes. Craft Chippery uses Chipping Potatoes of various strains for High Starch and low sugar content.
In terms of freshness and quality of our potato chips, we ensure that the Potato is of upmost quality and locally grown in decrease our carbon footprint and to keep our title for the best fresh potato chips. Other root vegetables such as sweet potato, taro, cassava, plantain etc are all locally grown or obtained in order to keep it fresh!
KEEP IT FRESH!