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It's official: Pringles are potato chips

pringlesPringles are officially potato chips, at least in England. Britain's Supreme Court of Judicature made that ruling, which was bad news for Pringles maker Procter & Gamble, because it means it owes $160 million in taxes. In Britain, most food is exempt from value-added taxes, but potato chips and "similar products" are taxable. Procter & Gamble argued that Pringles weren't potato chips but were "savory snacks."