3 Simple Ingredients

Lay's® Classic Potato Chips are made with these three simple ingredients and that's it.
After all, Happiness is Simple™.

Grade A Potatoes

It all starts with the highest quality potatoes, which we harvest from over 80 farms across America to make Lay's® Potato Chips.

Better Oil

Lay’s® Classic Potato Chips are cooked in better oils like sunflower, corn and/or canola oil, which are lower than other oils in saturated fat, and contain 0 grams of trans fat per serving. (See nutrition facts for Lay’s Classic for sodium information).


Lay’s® Classic potato chips have a moderate amount of sodium, 170 mg per 1-ounce serving, which is less than the amount found in a 1-ounce serving of wheat crackers.1

Simple to make.

All across America, potatoes are specifically grown for Frito-Lay to make great tasting chips. Upon arrival at one of our plants, it can take as little as 24 hours for the chips to be made due to our simple processes.

  • Wash - We bathe and clean whole potatoes thoroughly in water.
  • Peel - Next we gently peel the skin so that the flavor remains.
  • Slice - The potatoes are thinly sliced and rinsed again to remove any excess starch.
  • Cook - The slices are cooked to a crispy crunch in oil.
  • Season - Finally, the chips are topped with salt.
  • The potatoes are now delicious chips and are packed and delivered
    to a store near you.
bag of lay's potato chips

1. United States Department of Agriculture (wheat crackers=285 mg sodium/oz). Available at: www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/foodcomp/search/

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