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.
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.
Peerless Potato Chips employee Greg Edwards, of Gary, weighs a bag of chips at the plant in Gary.
Peerless Potato Chips is shown in Gary. Owner John Hogg said Peerless chips have a distinctive taste that people “either like or hate.”
Peeled and cooked potatoes are inspected by hand at Peerless Potato Chips in Gary.
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.
Peeled and cooked potatoes travel to be inspected at Peerless Potato Chips in Gary.
Potato chips enter the fryer at Peerless Potato Chips in Gary.
Potatoes are shown on their way to be sliced at Peerless Potato Chips in Gary.
The ptoatp chip fryer at Peerless Potato Chips in Gary.
Potato chips ready to be shipped at Peerless Potato Chips in Gary.
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.
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