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Image:Walkers Ready Salted crisps Mulitipack bag.jpg
Walkers ready salted crisps from Multipack Bag (empty).

Walkers is a snack food manufacturer in the United Kingdom best known for manufacturing crisps.


In the 1880s Henry 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 the company looked at alternatives to make use of the wasted capacity. With potato crisps being increasingly popular with the public, managing director R.E. Gerrard helped the company shift focus and began hand-slicing and frying potatoes.

Present day

Walkers are now owned by Frito-Lay, which in turn is a subsidiary of Pepsico, though they are still a significant presence in Leicester and sponsor the Leicester City F.C. football team who play in the Walkers Stadium. Gary Lineker, formerly a Leicester City footballer is now the face of the company, starring in most of their advertising campaigns.

The official website states that an estimated "11 million people will eat a Walkers product every day". The company employs over 4000 people in 15 locations.

Product lines


During the Comic Relief period in 2005, Walkers releashed several unique flavours that were made by combining two of their normal flavours. These included:

  • Barbecue Chicken
  • Bacon and Ketchup
  • Cheese and Pickle
  • Cheese and Bacon

For every pack of these special flavours sold, 1p went to the Comic Relief charity.


  • Lites
  • Potato Heads (Low fat with no artificial colours/flavourings/preservatives)
  • Max
  • Salt n' Shake
  • Sensations
    • Sensations Oriental Crackers
    • Sensations Poppadom Bites
  • Square

Other types of snack food

  • Doritos
    • Doritos Dippas
    • Doritos Latinos
  • French Fries
  • Quavers
  • Monster Munch
  • Wotsits

External link

  • Official site

Food manufacturers of the United Kingdom Corporations with naming rights of stadiums



  • Dog walkers join the front line in the fight against street crime - This is London
  • First walkers sign up - News Shopper
  • Snow puts walkers in streets - Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
  • Walkers raise money for Katy's pink memorial - Swindon Advertiser
  • Burger King expands with Walkers Road drive-thru - Cayman Net News
  • Walkers to help needy pay their heating bills - Kalamazoo Gazette
  • Four walkers airlifted to safety - BBC News
  • A family of walkers looks forward to the marathon - Myrtle Beach Sun News
  • Forecast is fine for hundreds of walkers - Northern Advocate
  • Holden Beach to bag unprepared dog walkers - Myrtle Beach Sun News
  • ... more news


  • AT-AT walkers in Cambridge!
  • The way the Walkers were
  • Warning on walkers
  • Walkers are perfect for the new baby
  • Baby Time for "walkers" - Starts at 11:00 AM
  • Baby Time for "walkers" - Starts at 10:15 AM
  • Confirmed sighting: Walkers Lights Sea Salt and Cracked Black Pepper
  • Baby Time for "Walkers" - Starts at 10:30 AM
  • More Flavour Crisps from Walkers
  • Walkers raise money for Katy's pink memorial
  • ... more blog news


  • EVS in Finland - To the Walkers on Ice
  • Star Wars Music Video - Walkers In a Winter Wonderland - Battle of Hoth
  • Walkers "Strip Tease"
  • Stilt Walkers
  • "Dust Walkers" by Guest Speaker Pastor Tony Cruz
  • Walkers "Sha La La La La"
  • Pikakiki The C-Walkers, and The Fight Pt 2
  • Sleep Walkers - Forever (Ao vivo no Gasometro 2006)
  • Walkers Meet Hannity in NYC
  • Lonie Walkers 17th Anniversary
  • the cure - just say yes (personal video)
  • Sky Blue Army At Walkers Stadium
  • Water Walkers
  • Walkers!
  • Me demonstrating animations of Imperial walkers
  • Aston Villa at leicester
  • OCW
  • Drunk Night.... Street Walkers
  • The fight
  • casting 2003


  • Teller - Walkers Brook - Reading MA - 30 hours - Bank of America - Reading, MA
  • Restaurant Manager - Walkers Grill - Billings, MT
  • Pest Control Technician - WALKERS TERMITE & PEST CONTROL CO - Abingdon, MD
  • Physical Therapist - Saint Barnabas Health Care System - Toms River, NJ
  • Physical Therapist - Saint Barnabas Health Care System - Union, NJ
  • STAFF ENGINEER - Grand Junction, CO
  • STAFF ATTORNEY - Grand Junction, CO
  • Data Entry Operator - Part Time Temp - March of Dimes Foundation - Cranbury, NJ
  • Nurse Practitioner - Psychiatric ARNP - NWRPCA - Washington
  • Family Practice Physician with OB - NWRPCA - Washington
  • Sign Walker, Sign Twirler, Sign Spinners, Weekend Events Part Time - San Diego, CA
  • Associate Product Engineer - Newell Rubbermaid - Exton, PA
  • +++++Im an experience caregiver++++ - San Diego, CA
  • Environmental Aide - Iowa Workforce Development - Ottumwa - Bloomfield, IA
  • Physical Therapist - Lowell General Hospital - Lowell, MA
  • Senior Economist - Seattle City Light - Seattle, WA
  • Data Entry Operator - Part Time Temp - March of Dimes - Cranbury, NJ
  • Warehouse Assistant - SOUTH CAROLINA EMPL SEC COMM - Moncks Corner, SC
  • Participant Representative - Walker Buddy - Avon Walk for Breast Cancer-Boston - Cambridge, MA
  • Nurse - Manhatten Clinic - Top Echelon Network - New York, NY
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