December 17, 2012

The Frito-Lay division of PepsiCo has launched a new line of chips and salsas, the company said Monday.

November 15, 2012

PepsiCo's Frito-Lay has stirred up controversy with its plan to launch an extended line of Cracker Jacks snacks, called Cracker Jack'd, which includes a caffeinated snack called Power Bites.

October 29, 2012

Cracker Jack is celebrating the 100-year anniversary of "a prize in every box" by teaming up with Walgreens stores to give consumers the chance to win a diamond ring valued at $1,000, the company announced Monday.

July 20, 2012

Lay's is celebrating its 75-year anniversary by launching the "Do Us A Flavor" contest, which invites fans to submit their potato chip flavor ideas for the chance to win a grand prize of $1 million or 1% of their flavor's 2013 net sales, whichever is higher.

July 5, 2012

Lay's is expanding its Kettle Cooked line with two new flavors.

May 18, 2012

PepsiCo's Frito-Lay North America division is developing a gluten-free validation process for its products as part of a multiyear initiative to assure consumers that many of the company's products are gluten free.

May 17, 2012

PepsiCo is expanding one of the flagship brands from its Frito-Lay division.

April 19, 2012

A new potato chip flavor celebrating a popular sandwich has hit store shelves.

April 16, 2012

Frito-Lay North America's Smartfood brand is being extended to include all-natural popcorn, popped chips and puffed corn snacks.

March 29, 2012

A spicier version of Doritos is making its debut.

March 12, 2012

Less than two months after resigning as president and CEO of Sam’s Club, Brian Cornell has landed at Purchase, N.Y.-based PepsiCo where he will serve as CEO of the company’s North American food division reporting to chairman and CEO Indra Nooyi.

January 3, 2012

Tostitos is letting its namesake tortilla chips brand speak for itself through a new campaign.

November 23, 2011

Frito-Lay announced that its Oahu, Hawaii-based distribution center has earned LEED gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.

August 30, 2011

Frito-Lay has introduced Fiery Fusion snacks for its Doritos and Cheetos brands.

June 13, 2011

Natural and organic foods and beverages are expected to realize dramatic growth in 2011 and beyond, following strong U.S. retail sales over the past five years.

April 28, 2011

Frito-Lay fans really "like" the brand.

April 25, 2011

SUPPLIER NEWS — Frito-Lay is spicing up its Doritos, Fritos and Ruffles brands to include a Tapatio hot-sauce-flavored product. All three products include a unique combination of red chili peppers, spices and a hint of garlic — the same ingredients in the Tapatio hot sauce recipe. They are available at in small bags (99 cents) and large bags ($2.99).

April 15, 2011

A former PepsiCo executive has joined Kellogg's as its new SVP global supply chain.

April 11, 2011

Frito-Lay on Monday said it is peeling back the curtain on how it develops new product flavors.

April 5, 2011

Frito-Lay is spicing up its Doritos, Fritos and Ruffles brands with a zesty offering.

February 25, 2011

After complaints about Frito-Lay's noisy biodegradable bags for its SunChips brand were made loud and clear by consumers, the bags now deliver the same eco-friendly message on a quieter scale.

January 5, 2011

DALLAS — Reducing sodium is at the top of consumer request lists when it comes to what they want in snacks, according to Frito-Lay. SymphonyIRI data showed that 52% of consumers in 2009 identified low sodium as an important snack attribute — up from 43% in 2007.


Manufacturers are giving consumers what they want. Frito-Lay, for example, continues to expand its lightly salted chip varieties, which offer 50% less sodium per ounce per serving.

January 3, 2011

A nut snack brand now is part of a candy company's portfolio.

December 28, 2010

Frito-Lay will reformulate half of its snack products to be completely natural by the end of 2011. The products will include no artificial or synthetic ingredients, no artificial flavors and no preservatives, including MSG.