Fun Facts about Pringles

Fun Facts about Pringles

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MIAMI, FL - FEBRUARY 15: Packages of Pringles chips are seen on desplay at a convience store on February 15, 2012 in Miami, Florida. Procter & Gamble announced it will sell its Pringles product line to cereal-maker Kellogg for $2.7 billion after a deal with Diamond Foods fell through. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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Posted on February 16, 2012 at 4:00 AM

Updated Thursday, Feb 16 at 6:46 AM

UNDATED (AP) -- You may have heard that Kellogg is buying Pringles for $2.7 billion from Procter and Gamble. But how much do you know about Pringles trivia? It takes about three or four potatoes to make a can of Pringles chips. The name Pringles comes from Pringle Drive in Cincinnati. An employee of Procter and Gamble thought it had a cheerful, nostalgic sound. And the man who invented the Pringles packaging system had some of his ashes buried in a Pringles can.

 

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