REMEMBERING ROGERS: Factory Made Chips For Almost Four Decades

No One Seems To Know Why Rogers' Only Potato Chip Factory Went Out Of Business Around 1961

Posted: February 7, 2013 at 5 a.m.

The Proctor Potato Chip Factory exists today at the corner of South Second and Sycamore streets in Rogers. The company produced chips for Northwest Arkansas for almost four decades.

Did you know the delicious smell of cooking potato chips treated the residents of Rogers for almost four decades?

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