How We Make FRITOS® Corn Chips

For over 75 years, we've been making FRITOS® Original Corn Chips exactly the same way. The recipe is as simple and good as ever - just corn, corn oil and salt. It all starts on farms across America where corn is specially grown for Frito-Lay to make our famously crunchy corn chips.

Here's how it happens:


Grow - Start with 100% American-grown whole corn.
Mill - Cook and soak the blended corn, and then grind up into a soft masa corn dough.
Cook - Cut and cook the chips in corn oil until they're crispy and golden.
Season - Add a dash of salt and they're ready to munch.

That's how we make America's favorite corn chips - ready to be packed up and delivered fresh to a store near you.

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