PARKERSBURG, W.Va. – Mister Bee Potato Chips, the only potato chip maker in West Virginia, hosted Professor Kim Conrad, Ph.D., and 15 students in her West Virginia Wesleyan College MBA class at its production facility on February 7 as part of a real-world business teaching experience. The MBA students, who have divided into five teams […]
FAYETTEVILLE, W.Va. – A new Mister Bee potato chip bag design celebrating the New River Gorge Region was unveiled before a crowd of attendees at Bridge Day, reflecting a collaboration between the snack company, New River Gorge Regional Development Authority’s business and entrepreneurship support program, the WV Hive. Leaders from these three sponsoring Bridge Day […]
Parkersburg, W.Va. (July 25, 2022) –Mister Bee Potato Chips announced it is expanding its private label co-packing services to add to its chip making for retail outlets. The small woman-owned business upgraded its entire facilities – new fryer, computerized seasoning, state-of-the-art bagging process, and new warehouse – providing optimum opportunities for expanding its production to […]
Mary Anne Ketelesen, president, and her leadership team and family attended Dec. 7, 2021, USO-Metro Gala in the nation’s capital as a Silver Sponsor.
We enjoyed a banner year at Mister Bee Potato Chips in 2021, thanks to our loyal customers, employees, vendors, and supporters.
Mister Bee Potato Chips was selected as the “Best West Virginia-Made Food Product” in West Virginia Living magazine’s “Best of West Virginia” contest. The state’s only potato chip manufacturer won after receiving the most customer votes nationally.
Mister Bee Potato Chips will be featured at Giant Food stores throughout Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. beginning July 2nd until Labor Day.
Mary Anne Ketelsen, president of Mister Bee Potato Chips, has been named a “2021 Sharp Shooter” by West Virginia Executive magazine. Winners are featured in the Spring issue of the magazine. According to the WVE magazine, awardees “never stop giving and helping, no matter the circumstances. These Sharp Shooters serve as an example as they […]
With thousands of National Guard members stationed at the nation’s capital, they were going to need some scrumptious support eventually. When the USO-Metropolitan of Washington-Baltimore sought donations to support the troops, our Queen Bee Mary Anne Ketelsen answered the call. We shipped 1,000 bags of assorted chips to the troops as fast as we could. […]
We are thrilled to announce that our “Salute Our Veterans and Military Personnel” bags, the package featuring a young girl and soldier, have been a catalyst to contribute $100,000 to the USO of Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore. Patriotic spirit is part of our tradition at the hive. Our CEO Mary Anne Ketelsen, or Queen Bee as we […]