Martin's Potato Chips

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Martin's Potato Chips is a manufacturer of potato chips, popcorn, and other salted snack foods. Martin's headquarters is located in south-central Pennsylvania, at 5847 Lincoln Highway West in Thomasville; the company distributes to retailers in Pennsylvania and Maryland. It was founded by Harry and Fairy Martin in 1941.

Martin's potato chips were served on Air Force One [1] during the terms of presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush.[2] The company sponsors the York Revolution professional baseball team of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball.[3] Martin's recycles its waste byproducts, using potato peels and refuse from the potato cleaning process for cattle feed and fertilizer.[4] The company's plant offers factory tours.[5]

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  1. ^ Michael Chapaloney Pennsylvania Offers an Oasis for Those Attending Presidential Inauguration December 31, 2008 PRNewswire-USNewswire http://news.prnewswire.com/DisplayReleaseContent.aspx?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/12-31-2008/0004948034&EDATE=
  2. ^ "Martin's Potato Chips, the bipartisan snack aboard Air Force One" York County Visitors Bureau http://www.yorkpa.org/index.asp?act=page&pag_id=73&nws_id=53
  3. ^ "The Official Potato Chip of the York Revolution" York Revolution web site http://www.yorkrevolution.com/partnershipslist.cfm?type=official
  4. ^ "an example of a food plant that was "green before green was cool" Revisiting Your Waste Decisions,Karen Langhauser, Editor-in-Chief foodmanucaturing.com http://www.foodmanufacturing.com/scripts/Products-Revisiting-Your-Waste-Decisions.asp
  5. ^ Marie Gullard, Gas tank away: Snack-packing it on Pennsylvania factory tours January 4, 2009 Baltimore Examiner http://www.baltimoreexaminer.com/entertainment/010409emstYork.html

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