History[ edit ] In the s, Walker moved from Mansfield to Leicester to take over an established butcher's shop in the high street. Meat rationing after World War II saw the factory output drop dramatically, and so in the company starting looking at alternative products.
Meat rationing after World War II saw the factory output drop dramatically, and so in the company starting looking at alternative products. Potato crisps were becoming increasingly popular Walkers crips the public, leading managing director R.
Gerrard to shift the company focus and begin hand-slicing and frying potatoes. It derives from the Walkers logo used in The company is still a significant presence in Leicester.
The company employs over 4, people in fifteen locations. Walkers updated their packaging style in Junemoving to a brand identity reminiscent of the logo used from — Many of Walkers brands were formerly branded under the Smiths Crisps name.
After the takeover by PepsiCo, the Tudor name was dropped, and the Smiths brand has become secondary to Walkers. The only products currently[ when? The six finalists of the "Do Us a Flavour" campaign To promote the freshness of its products, Walkers began to package them in foil bags fromthen frombegan filling them with nitrogen instead of air.
In AugustWalkers launched Max, a brand with a range of crisps.
More Max flavours were introduced in In the same year Walkers bought Squaresa range of snacks from Smiths. In Walkers bought Wotsits from Golden Wonder. Nutrition information has appeared on the front of Walkers crisps packets since In January six flavours were chosen from among the entries and released as special editions, available until May During this period, consumers could vote on their favourite, and the winner would become a permanent flavour.
In summer Walkers launched its premium "Red Sky" brand of "all natural" potato crisps and snacks.
The previous packaging design had only existed for 12 months. Along with this packaging design, there came news that the company would begin using real meat products in its Smoky Bacon and Roast Chicken flavoured crisps.
In Lineker launched a new "Do Us a Flavour" Walkers competition which encouraged people to submit new flavours of crisps, with the best six being sold later in the year before a public vote to decide the winner.Welcome to the home of the nation's favourite crisps, Walkers.
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