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Mister Bee Potato Chips Continues Support of Veterans and Military Personnel Through USO

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.

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2021 Recognition of Mister Bee and its Products and Commitment to Community Is Appreciated

We enjoyed a banner year at Mister Bee Potato Chips in 2021, thanks to our loyal customers, employees, vendors, and supporters.

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Mister Bee Named “Best WV-Made Food Product” in WV Living magazine contest

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.

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Mister Bee Potato Chips to be Available at Giant Food in Early July

Mister Bee Potato Chips will be featured at Giant Food stores throughout Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. beginning July 2nd until Labor Day.

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Mister Bee Potato Chips Mary Anne Ketelsen Named 2021 Sharp Shooter by WV Executive Magazine

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 […]

Bringing Snack Time Service to the Nation’s Capital

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. […]

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A Tasty Tribute: Celebrating Veterans Day with Donation to the USO

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 […]

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BEE KIND: Saluting Our Veterans with Salty Snacks

We have a lot of patriotic spirit here at the hive, and we show it in our own crispy, perfectly seasoned way. That’s why in honor of Veterans Day we donated our specialty “Salute Our Veterans and Military Personnel” chip bags to around 108 veterans at the Department of Veterans Affairs clinic on Ohio Avenue. […]

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Honoring Mrs. Bee: WV Living Names CEO Mary Anne Ketelsen Wonder Woman

Everyone could use a hero in these trying times—and ours has a tasteful way of saving the day. Mister Bee CEO Mary Anne Ketelsen, the Queen Bee herself, has been honored as one of West Virginia’s 2020 “Wonder Women” by WV Living, the premier lifestyle and travel magazine in the Mountain State. This annual event […]

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Mr. Bee upgrades the hive with USDA funding

The plant is buzzing with excitement over our latest opportunity! We’ve received $250,000 from the United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development for renovations and energy-saving equipment. So how are we going to keep the chips you know and love coming in even faster? We’re financing a new warehouse, water recycler, fryer, potato washer, lighting, […]