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Sep 22, 2020, 09:00 ET Stacy's Rise Project Expands Commitment to Female Founders; Partners with Hello Alice to Fund $150,000 in Grants to Black Women Business Owners

Earlier this year, the Stacy's Rise Project expanded its annual grant and mentorship program to support more women with more services than ever...


Sep 14, 2020, 09:00 ET Smiles for Miles of Aisles: Millions of Smiles Return to Stores via Lay's® Potato Chip Bags Benefiting Operation Smile

While shoppers' smiles are currently hidden behind their masks, they'll soon spot plenty of friendly faces in the snack aisle thanks to Lay's, which...


Sep 03, 2020, 10:00 ET Frito-Lay Headlines Return To NFL Kickoff With Star-Studded Commercial Featuring Tom Brady, Ezekiel Elliott, Rob Gronkowski, Dak Prescott And Many More

NFL Kickoff has long provided a sense of anticipation and excitement, something larger than the sport itself that symbolizes a shifting of the...


Sep 01, 2020, 08:00 ET Frito-Lay and Feed the Children Supplement a Quarter-Million Meals for Students in Underserved Communities this Fall

Despite the learning environment looking very different this fall, experts predict schools will remain a critical lifeline for many students and...


Jul 27, 2020, 09:00 ET Put It on Our Tab: Lay's Celebrates New Flavor Icons Chips with Cash Giveaway and $125,000 Donation to Beloved American Restaurants

In these uncertain times, America can always count on Lay's to up the ante on flavor – now introducing Lay's Flavor Icons, perfectly recreating the...


May 19, 2020, 08:00 ET Consumer Snacking Habits Shift as Unprecedented Summer Approaches

As Memorial Day – the unofficial kickoff to summer – approaches, the majority of Americans – 86 percent – anticipate their summers will be different...


May 14, 2020, 09:00 ET Stacy's Rise Project Returns For 2020; Expands To Benefit 15 Female Entrepreneurs With New Professional Services

Stacy's Rise Project, the grant and mentorship program created by Stacy's Pita Chips to advance female founders, is back for 2020 and committed to...


May 01, 2020, 09:00 ET Doritos Gives A Platform To Seniors Missing Out On Graduations And The Iconic Speeches That Make Up The Voices Of A Generation

With high school commencement ceremonies across the nation cancelled, valedictorians, salutatorians and student bodies alike are missing out on one...


Apr 30, 2020, 09:00 ET Tostitos, Mario And Courtney Lopez To Provide Relief To Hispanic Community During COVID-19 Pandemic With 'Salsa For Cinco'

At a time when many around the world are practicing social distancing, Tostitos is reminding America not to forget the good stuff this Cinco de Mayo… ...


Mar 11, 2020, 09:00 ET Lay's And Dreamworks Animation's "Trolls World Tour" Come Together In Perfect Harmony To Debut Limited-Edition Lay's Poppables

Fans of DreamWorks Animation's global smash Trolls franchise don't have to wait until next month's highly anticipated release of the new movie Trolls ...


Mar 10, 2020, 09:37 ET Challenge Accepted: Frito-Lay Pivots to Virtual WomanMade Challenge Following Expo West Cancellation; Awards $100,000 in Business Grants to Three Female Entrepreneurs

Thanks to the power of webcams and Wi-Fi, Frito-Lay's inaugural WomanMade Challenge pivoted to host its finalist pitch-slam online after Natural...


Feb 26, 2020, 09:37 ET Ten Female Entrepreneurs Chosen to Participate in Inaugural WomanMade Expo West Challenge with $100,000 in Business Grants at Stake

Today Frito-Lay has unveiled the 10 finalists in its inaugural WomanMade Expo West Challenge, in which female entrepreneurs will pitch their business ...


Feb 24, 2020, 08:00 ET Lay's Partners With NBC'S "The Voice" And Coach John Legend To Debut Team Of Flavors Sure To Make Chairs Turn

When fans tune into Season 18 of NBC's "The Voice" this spring to discover the newest talent to hit the stage, they'll also discover an assortment of ...


Jan 23, 2020, 09:00 ET Miss Vickie's Awards $50,000 To AJ Shear Of DiBella's Subs As The Grand Prize Winner Of Its PartnerChip Program

Miss Vickie's® names AJ Shear of DiBella's Subs as the grand prize winner of the brand's PartnerChip program, earning the small business a $50,000...


Jan 22, 2020, 09:00 ET Frito-Lay U.S. Snack Index Reveals Nearly All Super Bowl LIV Viewers Expect Snacks for the Big Game

As fans prep their platters for the Super Bowl, Frito-Lay today announced findings from its latest U.S. Snack Index, a poll focused on Super Bowl...


Jan 15, 2020, 08:00 ET Ruffles And Anthony Davis Collab Reaches New Heights With Launch Of New Flavor, Lime And Jalapeño

Chip lovers and basketball fans finally get a taste of what's been cooking with Ruffles and six-time NBA All-Star, Anthony Davis' groundbreaking...


Jan 08, 2020, 07:00 ET More Smiles In 2020: Lay's Kicks Off Search For People Creating Joy Across The Country; Unveils Three New Flavors To Smile About

With the start of a new year, America's favorite potato chip is resolving to create more smiles in 2020 than ever before. Lay's, having recently...


Dec 13, 2019, 10:00 ET Frito-Lay and Feed the Children Partner in Seventh Annual Event to Help Defeat Hunger in Phoenix, Ariz.

For the seventh year, Frito-Lay and Feed the Children will provide 800 families, pre-identified by Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church, with enough food and...


Dec 10, 2019, 09:00 ET Frito-Lay and Feed the Children Team Up to Defeat Hunger for Second Year in El Paso

For the second year, a partnership between Frito-Lay and Feed the Children will provide El Paso families, pre-identified by Destiny Family Christian...


Nov 20, 2019, 10:00 ET Frito-Lay Releases U.S. Snack Index and No Need to Check Twice: It's Family, Friends and Food that Make the Holidays Nice

Forget the "Naughty" or "Nice" lists. This holiday season, Frito-Lay is all about salty vs. sweet with the release of its latest U.S. Snack Index1,...


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 ...