The Origin of Mr. Tayto


Tayto Cheese & Onion Crips, the thought of these crisp ring a bell, don’t they? Your taste buds salivate and you get lost in the lip-smacking taste of Ireland.

Mr. Tayto is the official mascot of Tayto Crisps- One of the most recognised and loved characters that Irish people have a lot of fondness for. Mr. Tayto adds fun, laughter, and quirkiness crisps, which have a lot of emotional connection with Irish natives no matter which part of the world they reside in. He is a little salty and a little spicy just like all his crisps.

Let me take you through the story of the making of these yummy Crisps. These crisps are claimed to be one of the tastiest crisps in the world. The origin of Tayto Crips goes back to May 1954 and was manufactured and founded by Mr. Joe Murphy Tayto chips are being made in Tayto Castle in Tandragee for the last 60 years.

Cheese & Onion Crips and Salt & Vinegar Crisps were the first two invented Crisps ever. The recipe of this crisp was invented 50 years ago and is still being followed by Tayto company with the same love and flavours Making of the fully-flavoured Cheese & Onion Crips The Tayto Irish Crisp is made with 100% sunflower oil, the best quality potatoes, and seasoned to perfection with cheese and onion.

Every crisp is sliced to an exact thickness of 1.2mm. The crisps are 100% vegetarian and no animal products are used in manufacturing. Each packet contains 35g of crisps. Tayto crisps contain Soy and Barley so people who are allergic to these can read the ingredients before consuming. Some of the other popular flavours include Smokey Bacon, Salt & Vinegar and Prawn Cocktail.

These Crisps are top quality and have been boxed and shipped straight from Ireland. Tayto exports its products to over 43 countries worldwide. Nostalgic Taste of Ireland every Irish person born and raised in Ireland remembers the classic taste of their homeland and their childhood. Taytos being one of the many Irish brands like Barry’s Tea, Ballymaloe Relish, gives a very nostalgic feeling for every ex-pat away from their hometown Ireland.