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New Smartfood Delight Popcorn Offers Smarter Snacking At 35 Calories Per Cup

Air-Popped and Full of Flavor, New Reduced-Fat Popcorn Delivers Delicious New Options for Smart Snackers Everywhere

PLANO, Texas, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Popping its way into the hearts and hands of snack lovers nationwide, the Smartfood brand introduces Smartfood Delight popcorn, a brand of reduced-fat popcorn perfect for health-conscious consumers looking for smarter snacking options. Smartfood Delight popcorn is available in Sea Salt and White Cheddar flavors, offering consumers a tasty new way to enjoy delicious flavors at 35 calories per cup. Smartfood, America's favorite popcorn brand, is one of the many brands from PepsiCo's Frito-Lay division.

Smartfood Delight Popcorn

"Consumers are becoming increasingly more aware of their snacking choices, which is why we created Smartfood Delight popcorn, answering the need for a new reduced-fat snack that doesn't compromise on delicious flavor," said Dave Skena, vice president of marketing, Frito-Lay. "At 35 calories per cup, Smartfood Delight snacks offer popcorn lovers a flavorful new option they can feel good about eating."

Made from 100 percent whole-grain popcorn, Smartfood Delight popcorn is gluten free and contains no artificial flavors, colors or preservatives. Now available in two varieties at retailers nationwide, Smartfood Delight popcorn features:

  • Smartfood Delight Sea Salt Popcorn: Sea salt brings out the delicious air-popped popcorn taste, making Smartfood Delight Sea Salt popcorn a great snack any time of day.
  • Smartfood Delight White Cheddar Popcorn: With the right combination of delectable white cheddar cheese and a satisfying crunch, this classic flavor has 50 percent less fat than regular Smartfood White Cheddar Popcorn.

Smartfood Delight Sea Salt popcorn is available in 5.5 oz bags for a suggested retail price of $3.99.  Smartfood Delight White Cheddar popcorn is available in 6.5 oz bags for a suggested retail price of $3.99.  For more information, visit www.smartfood.com or www.facebook.com/Smartfood.

About Smartfood

Smartfood is one of the many brands that make up Frito-Lay North America, the $13 billion convenient foods business unit of PepsiCo (NYSE: PEP), which is headquartered in Purchase, NY.  Learn more about Smartfood at www.facebook.com/smartfood  and Frito-Lay at the corporate website, http://www.fritolay.com, the Snack Chat blog, http://www.snacks.com/ and on Twitter at www.twitter.com/fritolay.

About PepsiCo

PepsiCo is a global food and beverage leader with net revenues of more than $65 billion and a product portfolio that includes 22 brands that generate more than $1 billion each in annual retail sales. Our main businesses – Quaker, Tropicana, Gatorade, Frito-Lay and Pepsi-Cola – make hundreds of enjoyable foods and beverages that are loved throughout the world. PepsiCo's people are united by our unique commitment to sustainable growth by investing in a healthier future for people and our planet, which we believe also means a more successful future for PepsiCo. We call this commitment Performance with Purpose: PepsiCo's promise to provide a wide range of foods and beverages from treats to healthy eats; to find innovative ways to minimize our impact on the environment by conserving energy and water and reducing packaging volume; to provide a great workplace for our associates; and to respect, support and invest in the local communities where we operate. For more information, please visit http://www.pepsico.com/.

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