We used to have Charles Chips delivered to our home by a delivery truck when my children were young--they are now in their early 40's with families of their own. I was excited to see these in the Vermont Country Store catalog and ordered them to give to two of my sons as a nostalgic birthday gift. I can't comment on the taste or freshness of the chips because I gave them away as a gift, but was disappointed that BOTH cans I ordered were dented and because these chips were a fond memory of ours, I expected the cans to be kept as a keepsake after the chips were consumed.
June 8, 2015
Just as I remembered
Haven't seen these chips for years and had to give them a try...they are great and brought back good memories.
April 15, 2015
Memories of the past are brought to life
Mom's birthday is a tough one since she is in her seventies and really has a need for nothing. Imagination and perspective is required because she is set in her ways. I saw the Charles Chips and had a cow! This was it, something from the past and I knew that was going to be the ringer. As a child I remember the Charles Chips truck stopping at the house, sometimes we could afford the visit, sometimes not. It was a special Sunday afternoon treat to have the chips and a bottle of Pepsi. She opened the box for her birthday and was shocked to see the Chips in the original tin. Did I mention mom has a great love for good chips. Thank you for helping me bring fond memories to a special mom.
February 22, 2015
A blast from the past
My husband and I were talking about how we used to buy Charlie's Chips many years ago and how we liked the tin and the chips. On a lark I started looking for them and lo and behold found them on your website.
Ordered them and already gone. What a treat. Thanks.
February 9, 2015
Great taste, have not had then in over 30 years.
Didn't know still being made.
February 2, 2015
When I saw the Charles Chips can, I knew I had to get it for my husband for Christmas. His face lit up at the memories of his childhood the can brought back.
The chips are very good. Much thinner and much less salty than the big name brands. Light & crispy. The tin is completely full of chips too. I bought a replacement bag, but the tin will last us awhile.
I just placed an order to give a can to my husband's Dad for his birthday this month. I have a feeling they won't last him as long. :)
January 12, 2015
Great childhood memory
As so many others have said, the classic gold and brown tin, the classic taste and growing up in the 50s and 60s. When I saw these in your catalog, I could not wait to have them shipped to a cousin and friend who were both turning 60. We had these delivered to our home and my cousin moved out of state many years ago. She was so pleasantly surprised when she got them. A friend who I grew up with received them at her workplace on her actual birthday and was so pleasantly surprised. She was able to share them with coworkers at lunch and will have the tin as a childhood memory. I can remember my mother storing the Christmas cookies in the empty tins. Thanks again Vermont Country store.
January 9, 2015
The Perfect Crisp Gift
I am a big fan of the original Charles Chips canister & chips. I have a friend that found out I've been buying them recently. She mentioned it a few months ago and soon she will receive her own Charles Chips tin & extra chips for her birthday! I know she will be thrilled! These chips just "take you back" to the good ole days. They are always fresh, crunchy & delicious!
January 7, 2015