Sunny with a chance of Crisps

Did you know that Nelson is one of the sunniest cities in New Zealand? That's our crisps are 'Sunshine in a Bag!'

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Edition 2020

Made in Nelson, New Zealand



We've done it again! Introducing the latest addition to our Home Compostable family, Dill Pickle with Apple Cider Vinegar. Hand-cooked in small batches by our talented Proper Chefs in Nelson, using High Oleic Sunflower Oil. These crisps are then topped off with a touch of Marlborough Sea Salt harvested from Lake Grassmere, and a zingy Vinegar tang to make your lips pucker... Plus a hint of Dill and subtle pickling herbs! We think it's dill-icious.

As with our Home Compostable range, you can pop the packet in your home compost bin once you've finished the last morsel. Our bags are designed to break down in 6-12 months in these ideal compost conditions (containing heat, oxygen, water, micro-organisms and soil). Check out our FAQs if you've got any questions! 

Available in all Countdowns nationwide, and in New World, Pak n Save, 4 Square and other grocery stores around the country. 


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"If you sell a service, then you need to make sure you keep improving and delivering value for money. But if you make a product, then you need to keep innovating because human nature means we get a little bored with the same old things and want to try new flavours. One business that knows all about exploring new flavours is Proper Crisps. They started with a humble, but perfectly formed, salted potato crisp and have expanded the range of flavours they offer as well as using different vegetables to make their delicious crisps.

Mina Smith (Mrs Head Potato) dropped in to see me recently with some samples of a new product Proper Crisps have added to their range, and this time it isn’t a fried crisp. Mina told me she met Line (pronounced Lena) Hart – the owner of a business that hand makes Danish Crackerbread called knaekbrod, a traditional Danish seed cracker..." READ MORE

Compost Tips

Here's a Proper tip! Fill your empty Compostable bags with veggie scraps, and just pop the whole thing in your Compost Bin when it's full. We think it's a brilliantly simple idea. You can then pop in your vegetable or cooking scraps, and when it's full take the whole bag out to your compost bin and either drop it all in the bin or take it back inside to re-use.


Take a trip down memory lane with us!


2 April, 2020

Proper Crisps & Hogarth Chocolate join to create Kumara Chocolate

Two Kiwi loves - kumara and chocolate - have come together in a very Nelson chocolate bar!



2 March, 2020

Hola Amigos! Proper Tortilla Chips Launch

Made the traditional way Tortilla Chips have been made for generations in Mexico, you can now enjoy a truly authentic Tortilla Chip at home. Gluten Free & Vegan.


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February 14, 2020

Latest Collaboration

with Trelise Cooper 

Roses are Red, Violets are Blue... These designer Crisps are made just for you! Seasoned with Pink Himalayan Salt, and made using a Home Compostable Bag, there's so much to love.