Snacks: Frito-Lay 📈

Name: Frito-Lay

Products: Snack foods (brand list below)

Manufactured In:  Five different locations (see below)

Where to buy: Grocery and convenience stores everywhere


Canadian Owned: No

While Frito-Lay is not a Canadian company (it is owned by Pepsi), it has several manufacturing facilities in Canada, which makes the company a significant employer in the country. It has facilities in five locations: Taber, Alberta; Lethbridge, Alberta; Cambridge, Ontario; Lauzon, Quebec; and Kentville, Nova Scotia. Frito-Lay manufactures the following brands in Canada:

  • Lay’s
  • Wavy Lay’s
  • Doritos
  • Stax
  • Ruffles
  • Cheetos
  • Sun Chips
  • Miss Vickie’s

Pepsi and Frito-Lay have been in partnership since 1965 when the CEOs of the two companies joined to form a single company that delivers both snacks and drinks to consumers. Almost 60 years later, the company sells products in over 200 countries and territories and represents 22 brands.