Company Focus: Our new Potato Chip brand is Carolina Kettle, and I’d like to tell you a little about them. Carolina Kettle is made by “1 in 6 Snacks” based in Raleigh, North Carolina. The company was started in 2014, when a young man stumbled across a statistic that alarmed him: 1 in 6 Americans do not know where their next meal is coming from. That young man was Josh Monahan, and he was in his junior year at NC State, studying agribusiness management. He acted, and he made a difference. Josh started a company called 1 in 6 Snacks, and for every bag of Carolin
a Kettle Chips sold, he donates 10 cents to local food banks. That’s why you’ll see a dime on every package. Josh’s potato chips are non-GMO, gluten free, nut free, kosher, and depending on the flavor, many are vegan and dairy free as well. Josh’s commitment to serve his community is my favorite thing about these chips. My second favorite thing? They’re delicious! They come in traditional and creative flavors that I cannot resist! 1 in 6 Snacks also makes Memaw’s Cookies, (which we also carry), and Pine State Popcorn and Rustic Roots Salsa (which we may carry soon as well!). Chose a snack that’s healthy and delicious, and you’ll be choosing to help feed hungry people as well! Come see us at The Main Gourmet, inside of the Hamtown Mercantile. Open 7 Days a Week, Late Til 8!