I opened a bag of crisps and found a huge soggy potato inside

A CRISP fan is glad she kept her eyes peeled after spotting a soggy potato in her packet.

Helen Reed, 33, grew suspicious when the first cheese and onion snacks she pulled out were damp.

Crisp fan Helen Reed opened a pack of cheese and onion crisps, only to find this soggy potato inside

Crisp fan Helen Reed opened a pack of cheese and onion crisps, only to find this soggy potato insideKrediet: Kennedy-nuus
The REAL crisps promised bags of character,

The REAL crisps promised bags of character,Krediet: Kennedy-nuus

The packet, made by REAL Crisps, promised “bags of character” but when Helen emptied it on the table at work she found a weepy spud inside instead.

Sy het gese: “The bag didn’t feel heavy, it felt normal.

“The potato was quite a decent size — it was a bit bigger than a golf ball.

“It was soggy and squishy and smelled a bit funny.

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“I didn’t eat any of them as they were all soggy. I remember thinking, ‘How on earth has that got through?’.”

The face-painting business owner wrapped the stray tuber in kitchen roll and brought it home to show her gas engineer husband Graham, 34.

Sy gaan aan: "Ek het gesê, ‘Look what I found in a bag of crisps’, and he said, ‘Eugh, put it in the bin’.

“It’s quite funny the brand’s called REAL as well. You can’t get realer than a potato in a bag of crisps.”

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Helen contacted the manufacturer and received a few free bags of different flavours — which she happily ate.

Helena, of Aberford, West Yorkshire, gesê: “It’s not put me off, I just found it funny — things happen. It could have been a lot worse. At least it was a potato.”

REAL Crisps was contacted for comment.

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