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Oct 31, 2019, 12:00 ET Frito-Lay Deepens Commitment to Southern Dallas in Celebration of One-Year Anniversary of Southern Dallas Thrives Initiative

PepsiCo's Frito-Lay North America today announced a $1 million grant from The PepsiCo Foundation to support the expansion of its Southern Dallas...


Oct 21, 2019, 08:00 ET Ready For Our Closeup: "Gotta Have Lay's" Giveaway Offers A Year Of Free Chips For Selfies With New Picture-Perfect Packaging

With its vibrant colors and top-down food photography, Lay's first global packaging update in 12 years takes an Insta-worthy approach to flavor, and...


Oct 17, 2019, 09:00 ET Frito-Lay and Feed the Children Partner in Third Annual Event to Help Defeat Hunger in Birmingham, Ala.

In its third year, the ongoing Frito-Lay and Feed the Children partnership will provide families, pre-registered by the City of Birmingham Mayor's...


Oct 10, 2019, 11:09 ET Frito-Lay Variety Packs Shines A Light On Childhood Safety With Limited-Edition Reflective Trick-Or-Treat Bag Filled With Snacks

While Halloween may be one of the most highly anticipated holidays of the year for families, safety hazards often stand in the way of fun when...


Oct 09, 2019, 08:53 ET Smart50™ Pops Into Fall: Smartfood® Popcorn Launches New Snack At Just 50 Calories Per Cup

Snacking just got smarter, and more delicious with the introduction of Smart50™, the latest innovation from the Smartfood® brand. Air popped and full ...


Oct 03, 2019, 16:50 ET Frito-Lay Transforms California Production Site into First-of-its-Kind Showcase for Sustainability

Furthering PepsiCo's mission to reduce its absolute greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 20 percent by 2030, Frito-Lay – a division of PepsiCo, Inc....


Oct 02, 2019, 09:00 ET Frito-Lay and Feed the Children Unite to Fight Hunger in Atlanta at Eighth Annual Event

Frito-Lay's ongoing national partnership with Feed the Children is on its eighth year giving back to Atlanta residents. Families, pre-identified by...


Sep 27, 2019, 09:00 ET PepsiCo and Feed the Children Bring Food, Daily Essentials to 800 Baltimore Families

Throughout the past 10 years, PepsiCo and Feed the Children have helped feed more than 88,000 families across the United States. This year, the...


Sep 25, 2019, 09:00 ET PepsiCo and Feed the Children's 10th Annual Partnership Supplies Food and Essentials for 800 Detroit Families

Over the past 10 years, PepsiCo and Feed the Children have helped feed around 16,000 families in Detroit. This event is part of a larger initiative...


Sep 19, 2019, 11:01 ET From Tahini to Turmeric: Americans' Global Flavor Preferences Drive Snack Business Innovation

Tahini. Seaweed. Turmeric. These aren't your grandparents' flavor preferences, are they? But, increasingly, they may be yours. The recent Frito-Lay U....


Aug 07, 2019, 07:00 ET Frito-Lay Variety Packs Snackable Notes To Benefit Feed The Children With Up To Two Million Meals

With back-to-school season in full swing, Frito-Lay Variety Packs Snackable Notes are back by popular demand, once again keeping parents and kids...


Jul 26, 2019, 12:47 ET Lay's Unveils 60+ New Potato Chip Bags Starring 31 'Everyday Smilers' In Campaign To Donate $1 Million To Operation Smile

From throwing birthday parties for children in need to surprising hospital patients with a furry friend to rehabilitating injured veterans, 31...


Jul 24, 2019, 09:00 ET Inaugural "Stacy's Rise Project" Unveils Five Finalists, Kicks Off Executive Mentorship Phase of Program in Quest to Advance Female Food & Beverage Entrepreneurs

Since May, more than 400 businesswomen in the food and beverage industry have been sharing their creative ideas and business aspirations as...


Jul 23, 2019, 09:00 ET Lay's Unveils 60+ New Potato Chip Bags Starring 31 'Everyday Smilers' In Campaign To Donate $1 Million To Operation Smile

From throwing birthday parties for children in need to surprising hospital patients with a furry friend to rehabilitating injured veterans, 31...


Jul 11, 2019, 14:00 ET Doritos Partners With BET Awards' 2019 Best New Artist Lil Baby To Hand-Pick Producers And Vocalists For The Next Big Hip Hop Track

This summer, Doritos is heating up the music scene once again with the "Doritos Spark The Beat" competition, an opportunity of epic proportions for...


Jun 19, 2019, 10:00 ET 'Incognito Doritos' Unveiled To Help Spider-Man™ Conceal His Iconic Suit

In the technological feat of the century, Doritos has completed production on "Incognito Doritos," state-of-the-art, traditional-looking Doritos bags ...


May 22, 2019, 09:00 ET When The Sun Is Back, It's Time To Pack The Snacks: Frito-Lay Reveals Its Next U.S. Snack Index Just In Time For Summer

It's official. The summer season is packed with snacks. To explore just where, when and how Americans will snack this summer, Frito-Lay today...


May 21, 2019, 15:08 ET Fritos® Partners With Carry The Load To Salute Our Nation's Heroes

Fritos®, the flagship brand of PepsiCo's Frito-Lay division, is teaming up with Carry The Load, a non-profit dedicated to providing active,...


May 09, 2019, 09:00 ET Stacy's Brand Extends Commitment To Helping Female Founders Rise

Stacy's Pita Chips is dedicated to helping female entrepreneurs grow their food and beverage businesses. After all, the brand's success story starts...


Apr 24, 2019, 09:00 ET Tostitos And Avocados From Mexico Team Up To Bring Tableside Guac To The Streets Of NYC, "Cinco Central" Promotion To Retailers Nationwide

Tortilla chips and guac go together like millennials and brunch. With Cinco de Mayo taking place on a Sunday this year, the path has been paved for...


Mar 04, 2019, 08:00 ET Frito-Lay Reveals U.S. Snack Trends for National Snack Day

For National Snack Day today, Frito-Lay, the snack division of PepsiCo, is celebrating America's love of snacks by revealing the most common snack...


Mar 01, 2019, 07:00 ET Stacy's To Award $200,000 In First-Ever "Stacy's Rise Program" To Help Female Entrepreneurs Grow Their Food Businesses

As a brand founded by a female entrepreneur, Stacy's Pita Chips believes in celebrating strong, hard-working women with entrepreneurial passions. In...


Feb 28, 2019, 06:00 ET Lay's Partners With Bebe Rexha To Create Perfect Harmonies With First-Ever Music-Inspired Chip Flavors That Unlock New Custom Songs

Pop, Hip Hop, Rock: the popular music genres that have inspired fashion, culture and once-in-a-lifetime moments that transcend generations are now...


Jan 22, 2019, 13:23 ET First-Ever Frito-Lay U.S. Snack Index Reveals Super Bowl Snacking Picks

Just as Americans are finalizing game day plans for Super Bowl Sunday, Frito-Lay North America today announced its inaugural U.S. Snack Index – a...


Nov 26, 2018, 12:00 ET Five Finalist Families Are Vying To Be Crowned The Next $250,000 Grand Prize Winner In Frito-Lay Variety Packs' "Dreamvention" Contest

One family's invention idea could be another family's long-awaited solution to a problem they face every day. After all, there's no one you can...