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At More Than 1,300 Pounds, Fritos® Corn Chips Sets Guinness World Record® For Largest Fritos Chili Pie® At State Fair of Texas®

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October 1, 2012

Pepsi Co. press release

As Part of its 80th Anniversary Celebration, Fritos Corn Chips Partners with Hormel® Chili to Set Record and Raises Funds for Wounded Warrior Project™

Thousands of excited fair attendees today gathered in Big Tex Circle at the State Fair of Texas® to watch the Fritos brand cook up the world’s largest Fritos Chili Pie® in celebration of Fritos® corn chips’ 80th anniversary. Weighing in at 1,325 pounds – featuring 635 bags of Fritos chips (10 1/2 ounces each), 660 cans of Hormel® Chili without Beans (15 ounces each) and 580 bags of shredded cheddar cheese (8 ounces each) – the Guinness World Records® title was officially set for the biggest-ever Fritos Chili Pie, which yielded approximately 5,000 single-serve samples for fair attendees.