Lay's Stax

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Lay's Stax is a potato chip snack food produced by Frito-Lay. It was introduced in 2003 as direct competition for Procter & Gamble's Pringles (currently owned by the Kellogg Company). Lay's Stax chips are made in Mexico.[citation needed]

Stax chips compared to Pringles[edit]

Stax chips are heavier and thicker than Pringles. The shape of Stax is a simple curve, while Pringles are formed into a double-curve known as a hyperbolic paraboloid. Stax chips have the flavoring spread across the inside curve of the crisp instead of the outside curve, unlike Pringles. Stax chips are gluten free, while Pringles contain wheat starch. Stax chips are packaged in plastic packages,[1] while Pringles are packaged in cans consisting of cardboard and metal. [2]

Flavors[edit]

  • Adobadas
  • All-American Cheeseburger
  • Bacon Cheddar Potatoes Skins
  • Buffalo Ranch
  • Cheddar
  • Chile Limon
  • Dill Pickle
  • Hot'n Spicy Barbecue
  • Jalapeno Pepper Jack
  • Limon
  • Mesquite Barbecue
  • Original
  • Pizza
  • Ranch
  • Salt and Vinegar
  • Sour Cream and Onion
  • Sweet Thai Chili

Rebranding[edit]

In Brazil, they have been on the market under the brand name "Elma Chips Stax" since late 2006 in the flavors "Cheddar", "Sour Cream & Onion", and "Original". Elma Chips is a Brazilian brand of PepsiCo Inc., also known for "Stiksy", among other brands. The yellow lid is marked with "Lay's Stax".[1] In Venezuela, Lay's Stax were introduced in early 2007 with the flavors "Cheddar", "Sour Cream & Onion", and "Natural Flavour".

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