National Chip and Dip Day

Category: Food
National Chip and Dip Day in USA in 2023
Image by Marco Verch , from Flickr. CC BY-SA 2.0

About National Chip and Dip Day

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Dates of National Chip and Dip Day
2024 USA Saturday, March 23rdNational Chip and Dip Day
2023 USA Thursday, March 23rdNational Chip and Dip Day
2022 USA Wednesday, March 23rdNational Chip and Dip Day
2021 USA Tuesday, March 23rdNational Chip and Dip Day
2020 USA Monday, March 23rdNational Chip and Dip Day
Summary
Some things go together and some things belong together. Today is the day to celebrate that most satifying of combinations; chips and dips!

While the humble American chip industry began in a restaurant in Saratoga Springs, New York, it was Dayton-based Mikesell’s Potato Chip Co. – founded in 1910 – that mass-produced potato chips for home consumption.

In 2022,, the potato chip market was worth around $40 billion in worldwide sales. According to Statisca, 284 million Americans consume potato chips each year – about 1.85 billion pounds of chips, or 6.6 pounds per person.

Given that popularity, it’s no surprise we have a national holiday dedicated to our favorite snack food.

But really – isn’t a chip naked without a dip?

All kinds of dips – hummus, salsas, guacamole – have been around for centuries. And since 1954, onion dips have dominated in grocers’ refrigerated cases, making chips and dips a staple of tailgate/holiday buffets.

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