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Bacon Poutine among chip flavour contest finalists


August 20, 2014
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Aug. 20, 2014, Mississauga – Bacon Poutine and Jalapeño Mac N' Cheese
are among four finalist flavours in Lay's Canada latest flavour contest.

Aug. 20, 2014, Mississauga – Bacon Poutine and Jalapeño Mac N' Cheese are among four finalist flavours in Lay's Canada latest flavour contest.

  • Bacon Poutine on Lay's Original by Guillaume Lorrain from Trois-Rivières, Quebec
  • Cinnamon Bun on Lay's Original by Gloria Melanson from London, Ontario
  • Jalapeño Mac N' Cheese on Lay's Wavy by Randall Litman from Calgary, Alberta
  • Tzatziki on Lay's Kettle Cooked by Denise Vella from Cambridge, Ontario

The company is inviting consumers to decide the winning flavour by trying all four
and voting for their favourite from Aug. 12 until Oct. 15.

In February, the Lay's Do Us a Flavour contest challenged Canadians to submit their ideas for the next great
potato chip flavour for a chance to win $50,000 plus one per cent of
their flavour's future sales once the voting period ends.

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"We were blown away by the tremendous creativity and passion that
Canadians brought to this year's contest. There were over a million
amazing ideas submitted, so selecting our four Do Us a Flavour finalists was not an easy task!" said Susan Irving, director ofm arketing, PepsiCo Food Canada, in a press release.

The four finalist flavours are available in stores for a limited time. After Oct.
15
, votes will be tallied and the next  Lay's potato chip flavour announced and launched into market in late
November.


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