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Peerless Potato Chips

Peerless Potato Chips

Peerless Potato Chips

A look inside the Peerless Potato Chips factory in Gary, Indiana. President John Hogg talks about his family's business and how the chips are made.

March 16, 2014 4:17 pm
Gary-based Peerless faces struggles as snack independent

Gary-based Peerless faces struggles as snack independent

A Gary-based snack company one of the last independents left locally, and the owner of Peerless Potato Chips has thoughts of getting out of the business.

March 15, 2014 11:51 am Video Photos

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Gary-based Peerless faces struggles as snack independent

Gary-based Peerless faces struggles as snack independent

Peerless Potato Chips employee Greg Edwards, of Gary, weighs a bag of chips at the plant in Gary.

February 27, 2014 12:48 pm
Peerless Potato Chips

Peerless Potato Chips

Peerless Potato Chips is shown in Gary. Owner John Hogg said Peerless chips have a distinctive taste that people “either like or hate.”

February 27, 2014 12:48 pm
Peerless Potato Chips

Peerless Potato Chips

Potato chips leave the fryer at Peerless Potato Chips in Gary.

February 27, 2014 12:48 pm
Peerless Potato Chips

Peerless Potato Chips

Peeled and cooked potatoes are inspected by hand at Peerless Potato Chips in Gary.

February 27, 2014 12:48 pm
Peerless Potato Chips

Peerless Potato Chips

Peerless Potato Chips Owner Jack Hogg adjusts a machine at the plant in Gary. Hogg's father John Norman Hogg started the company in 1928.

February 27, 2014 12:48 pm
Gary-based Peerless faces struggles as snack independent

Gary-based Peerless faces struggles as snack independent

Peeled and cooked potatoes travel to be inspected at Peerless Potato Chips in Gary.

February 27, 2014 12:48 pm
Gary-based Peerless faces struggles as snack independent

Gary-based Peerless faces struggles as snack independent

Potato chips enter the fryer at Peerless Potato Chips in Gary.

February 27, 2014 12:48 pm
Peerless Potato Chips

Peerless Potato Chips

Potatoes are shown on their way to be sliced at Peerless Potato Chips in Gary.

February 27, 2014 12:48 pm
Peerless Potato Chips

Peerless Potato Chips

The ptoatp chip fryer at Peerless Potato Chips in Gary.

February 27, 2014 12:48 pm
Peerless Potato Chips

Peerless Potato Chips

Potato chips leave the fryer at Peerless Potato Chips in Gary.

February 27, 2014 12:48 pm
Peerless Potato Chips

Peerless Potato Chips

Potato chips ready to be shipped at Peerless Potato Chips in Gary.

February 27, 2014 12:48 pm
Peerless Potato Chips

Peerless Potato Chips

Peerless Potato Chips in Gary. John Hogg has been a part of Peerless for nearly 60 years. His dad founded the snack company in Gary in 1928 after losing a finger at Carnegie Steel.

February 27, 2014 12:48 pm
Peerless Potato Chips

Peerless Potato Chips

Potato chips leave the fryer at Peerless Potato Chips in Gary.

February 27, 2014 12:48 pm
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