PLANO, Texas, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Popping its way into the hearts and hands of snack lovers nationwide, the Smartfood brand introduces Smartfood Delight popcorn, a brand of reduced-fat popcorn perfect for health-conscious consumers looking for smarter snacking options. Smartfood Delight popcorn is available in Sea Salt and White Cheddar flavors, offering consumers a tasty new way to enjoy delicious flavors at 35 calories per cup. Smartfood, America's favorite popcorn brand, is one of the many brands from PepsiCo's Frito-Lay division.
"Consumers are becoming increasingly more aware of their snacking choices, which is why we created Smartfood Delight popcorn, answering the need for a new reduced-fat snack that doesn't compromise on delicious flavor," said Dave Skena, vice president of marketing, Frito-Lay. "At 35 calories per cup, Smartfood Delight snacks offer popcorn lovers a flavorful new option they can feel good about eating."
Made from 100 percent whole-grain popcorn, Smartfood Delight popcorn is gluten free and contains no artificial flavors, colors or preservatives. Now available in two varieties at retailers nationwide, Smartfood Delight popcorn features:
- Smartfood Delight Sea Salt Popcorn: Sea salt brings out the delicious air-popped popcorn taste, making Smartfood Delight Sea Salt popcorn a great snack any time of day.
- Smartfood Delight White Cheddar Popcorn: With the right combination of delectable white cheddar cheese and a satisfying crunch, this classic flavor has 50 percent less fat than regular Smartfood White Cheddar Popcorn.
Smartfood Delight Sea Salt popcorn is available in 5.5 oz bags for a suggested retail price of $3.99. Smartfood Delight White Cheddar popcorn is available in 6.5 oz bags for a suggested retail price of $3.99. For more information, visit www.smartfood.com or www.facebook.com/Smartfood.
Smartfood is one of the many brands that make up Frito-Lay North America, the $13 billion convenient foods business unit of PepsiCo (NYSE: PEP), which is headquartered in Purchase, NY. Learn more about Smartfood at www.facebook.com/smartfood and Frito-Lay at the corporate website, http://www.fritolay.com, the Snack Chat blog, http://www.snacks.com/ and on Twitter at www.twitter.com/fritolay.
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