Per capita, the Irish eat more chocolate than Americans, Swedes, Danes, French, and Italians.
Potato chips are American's favorite snack food. They are devoured at a rate of 1.2 billion pounds a year.
Potato chips were invented in Saratoga Springs in 1853 by chef George Crum. They were a mocking response to a patron who complained that his French fries were too thick.