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March 8, 2013

SunChips, part of PepsiCo's Frito-Lay division, has introduced the company's first barbecue flavored chips into its lineup with new Sweet and Spicy BBQ.

PLANO, Texas — SunChips, part of PepsiCo's Frito-Lay division, has introduced the company's first barbecue flavored chips into its lineup with new Sweet and Spicy BBQ.

New SunChips Sweet & Spicy BBQ snacks feature molasses, brown sugar and honey flavors blended with hints of spice, like chipotle, for balance. Each 1-oz. serving of SunChips Sweet & Spicy BBQ snacks — approximately 15 chips — is 140 calories and contains 18 g of whole grains. The recommended consumption of whole grains is at least 48 g per day.

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.

PURCHASE, N.Y. — 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.

SunChips unveiled its hushed compostable bags and has asked consumers for feedback on its Facebook page. So far, the feedback has been positive.

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.

PLANO, Texas — Frito-Lay has vowed to reformulate the ingredient mix of about half of its snack products to be completely natural — including three of its biggest brands: Lay's, Tostitos and Sunchips — by the end of 2011, the company announced Tuesday. Once reformulated, the products  will contain only all-natural ingredients, and will include no artificial or synthetic ingredients, no artificial flavors and no preservatives, including MSG. The company maintained that the changes will not impact the products’ flavor.

October 4, 2010

After launching eco-friendly bags for its SunChips brand, Frito-Lay again is looking to revamp the...

PLANO, Texas After launching eco-friendly bags for its SunChips brand, Frito-Lay again is looking to revamp the packaging.

According to a report by USA Today, Frito-Lay said it is removing the noisy material found in the compostable bags. While they are environmentally friendly, the bags have received negative customer feedback.