Fascinating video from NPR that looks at the evolution of potato chip making. Reportedly, if production of potato chips did not involve automation, a bag would cost about $25.
Americans spend less money on groceries than we did a few decades ago. That's partly because of new machines and technology that have made it much cheaper to produce food.
We went to Herr's potato chip factory to see some of this food-making technology in action.
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