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  Chip fans admit odd dipping habits
Updated 17 February 2003, 10.09
People's chip dip tastes vary around the country
Would you eat chips with chocolate or mango chutney?

Well they're just a few of the dips that chip fans reckon they love to plonk their potatoes into.

Other odd ones are sour cream, sweet and sour sauce and maple syrup.

Scots like curly fries

But don't worry, good ol' tomato ketchup, salt and vinegar, and mayonnaise are still the top three fave chip dips, says a poll done for National Chip Week.

Fact File
Top 10 chip dips
1. Ketchup
2. Salt n vinegar
3. Mayonnaise
4. Mushy peas
5. Brown sauce
6. Curry sauce
7. Gravy
8. Salad cream
9. Mustard
10. Sour cream

And your chip tastes vary depending on where you live too.

Scots are the biggest chip eaters, and eat more of the fried food than anyone else.

The Scots and people from the north of England prefer gravy and curry sauce on them, whereas southerners like salt and vinegar, and mayonnaise on theirs.

Oven chips are favoured by people in the south, whereas northerners prefer curly fries.

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