Kettle Foods Inc. is the manufacturer of Kettle Brand Potato Chips. The company was founded in 1978 in Salem (Oregon).
In 1988 production was started in Norwich in the United Kingdom. The United Kingdom business operates as Kettle Foods Ltd
In September 2007 a second US plant was opened in Beloit (Wisconsin).
Kettle Foods Inc boasts a strong commitment to "natural"and "sustainable". This commitment was recognized in the LEED® Gold Certification for Sustainable Design for Kettle Foods new Beloit plant, the "greenest food manufacturing facility in the US".
In September 2006 Kettle Foods was sold to Lion Capital
In March 2010 Kettle Foods was acquired by Diamond Foods