Tracking Down an Old, Philly, Irish Favorite Potato
Oh Ryan's famous Irish potatoes were found in a local chocolate shop in Newtown Square.
NEWTOWN SQUARE–Those delectable coconut balls rolled in cinnamon are a tradition for many in the area and beyond in the Philadelphia region. An Irish celebration wouldn't be the same without popping one of those sweet treats on St. Patrick's Day, or any other day throughout the year.
You've probably seen them in supermarkets like Acme, Giant and Superfresh as well as Deals in Media and Swiss Farms, that half-pound box of Oh Ryan's famous Irish potatoes can't be missed.
Patch tracked down the origins of these delicious delights, only to discover local Newtown Square chocolate shop Christopher Chocolates to be the creator. Not only are they the creators of Oh Ryan's Irish potatoes, but they are the world's largest producer of Irish potatoes.