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Golden Flake Company

1 Golden Flake Drive, Birmingham, AL 35205
+1 205-323-6161
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Interesting Factory Tour

Fascinating to see how the ingredients are combined to make the chips and other snack products... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Pensacola Beach, Florida, USA

Took my 5 and 6 yr old grands and they were very excited to see how chips were made. It started out... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2017
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“potato chips” (12 reviews)
“factory tour” (7 reviews)
“cheese puffs” (5 reviews)
1 Golden Flake Drive, Birmingham, AL 35205
+1 205-323-6161
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fascinating to see how the ingredients are combined to make the chips and other snack products. Were surprised to learn the Utz now owns Golden Flake and they cross-market/distribute. Please do everyone a favor and read the rules before going in, e.g., no purses, cameras,...More

Thank BSinPNS
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Took my 5 and 6 yr old grands and they were very excited to see how chips were made. It started out with a video that was informative, we got a cute little hairnet then started the tour.....we were rushed through the facility not even...More

Thank hoover101
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Who knew that all of the brand's snacks were made in Birmingham? Be prepared to wear closed toe shoes, no jewelry and a hair net ... But it is worth it. You will get to see how snacks are cooked, packaged and shipped. You will...More

Thank mach2_13
Reviewed 21 April 2017

We enjoyed our tour of the snack factory. Our tour guide, Larissa, did a wonderful job of explaining the process and answering all of our questions. Our five year old granddaughter really liked seeing the chips and popcorn being made. She especially liked seeing the...More

Thank Rebecca S
Reviewed 17 March 2017

I love a good factory tour, and this was one of the best I have ever toured. The guide was incredibly passionate and knowledgeable about chips, and super friendly. The tour itself was not too long, but not too short either. There wasn't a boring...More

1  Thank mygingerjourney
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

My 9 year old and I discovered this here on TripAdvisor. We absolutely loved it. Seeing the process from beginning to end for cheese puffs, tortilla chips, and potato chips was amazing. Tour guide Jason was informative, entertaining, and enthusiastic. He loves his company! The...More

1  Thank pgamma
Reviewed 28 February 2017

I have tried to get last minute reservations for times when my kids have had a school break with no luck, so I was happy when I requested a date a couple of months in advance with availability. I am a local, but it was...More

2  Thank amyw2012
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We were traveling in Birmingham and the places we had planned to visit were closed. So we looking up the top 10 things to do in Birmingham and the Golden Flake factory tour came up. Jerry, our guide, was so nice to give us a...More

1  Thank Offthecouch65
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Close to UAB and Five Points this is a tour that should not be missed. Highlight was eating chips hot off the conveyer, but plenty of other opportunities for snacking during the whole tour, so come hungry. Not sure if it is allowed, but if...More

1  Thank therockandsister
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Look for their schedules and plan for the tour. It's a great experience and really covers how the products are made. Did I mention free snacks during the tour. Cheese Puffs still warm.... nacho chips that you have to blow on before you eat them....More

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7 September 2016|
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Response from everfallenstar | Reviewed this property |
Yes you just need to call ahead to arrange the tour
robby t
6 February 2015|
Response from Bryan B | Reviewed this property |
You can prearrange for a full tour but to just show up you can expect a 1 to 2 hour tour. They do offer samples to the guest and there is certain area that are off limits to eyes and cameras but yes you have many... More