The Stats Behind America's Favorite Fries & Potato Chips

A new consumer poll uncovers the most preferred fries and potato chips.

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National Potato Day is August 19, so if you like spuds, this one’s for you. Never celebrated this tasty tot before? Well, this year is the year. National Today, the internet’s No. 1 authority on holidays, recently surveyed 1,000 people about the holiday and found: 

  • Nearly one-in-four surveyed (22%) said curly fries are their favorite type of french fry.
  • Nearly half (46%) of all people surveyed pick Lay's as their go-to bag of potato chips. 
  • At over one-in-three (34%) people surveyed, McDonald's is chosen more than any other fast food joint as the people's favorite place for fries. 

Additionally, the top five potato dishes were:

  • French Fries
  • Mashed potatoes
  • Baked potato
  • Hash Browns
  • Tater Tots

You can check out the full survey results here in the infographic below:

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