Steve Bernard, who founded Cape Cod Potato Chips in 1980 passed away last Saturday at 61. One of my first assignments as an intern reporter at the Cape Cod Times was a story on his first humble efforts.
He sold the company to Anheuser Busch in 1985, bought it back, and sold it again. He did the same with his Chatham Village line of croutons.
It always makes me a little homesick to step into a convenience store in North Carolina and see the lighthouse logo of Cape Cod Potato Chips.