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Frito-Lay is an American maker of corn and potato chips and other snack foods. It is based in Plano, Texas, USA, a suburb of Dallas.

Frito-Lay was the result of the merger of the Frito Company and Atlanta-based H.W. Lay & Company in 1961. In 1965, a merger of Frito-Lay, Inc. and the Pepsi-Cola Company resulted in the formation of PepsiCo, Inc. Currently, PepsiCo operates the Frito-Lay Company, Tropicana Products, The Quaker Oats Company and The Smith's Snackfood Company, along with the Pepsi-Cola Company.

Canada's plants

Important plants

The plant in Killingly, Connecticut is responsible for all overseas shipping off of the east coast.


Frito-Lay's product line includes such brands as:

as well as several varieties of salsas, dips, crackers, nuts, and seeds.