Company: Frito-Lay, Inc., Plano, Texas
Web site: www.chestersfeed.com
Introduced: April
Distribution: National
Suggested Retail: 99 cents for a 2 3/8-oz. bag; $2.99 for a 9.5-oz. bag
Product Snapshot: Cheetos lovers rejoice with Frito-Lay’s latest innovation: Cheetos Mighty Zingers. These bite-sized snack clusters pack extreme cheese flavor into varieties such as Ragin’ Cajun & Tangy Ranch and Sharp Cheddar & Salsa Picante. In addition, the brightly colored bag comes with a perforated “pouring tab.”
Ingredients (Sharp Cheddar & Salsa Picante): Sharp Cheddar: Enriched corn meal (corn meal, ferrous sulfate, niacin, thiamin mononitrate, riboflavin, folic acid), vegetable oil (contains one or more of the following: corn, soybean or sunflower oil), sharp Cheddar seasoning (salt, corn, maltodextrin, whey, natural flavors, cheddar cheese [milk, cheese cultures, salt, enzymes], cream, monosodium glutamate, onion powder, tomato powder, butter [cream, salt], canola oil, blue cheese [milk, cheese cultures, salt, enzymes]), Swiss cheese (milk, cheese cultures, salt, enzymes), Colby cheese (milk, cheese cultures, salt, enzymes), artificial color (including Yellow 5 Lake, Yellow 6, Yellow 5, Yellow 6 Lake), garlic powder, parmesan cheese (milk cheese cultures, salt, enzymes). Salsa Picante: Enriched corn meal (corn meal, ferrous sulfate, niacin, thiamin mononitrate, riboflavin, folic acid), vegetable oil (contains one or more of the following: corn, soybean or sunflower oil), salsa picante seasoning (salt, corn maltodextrin, tomato powder, monosodium glutamate, sunflower oil, sugar, corn syrup solids, onion powder, malic acid, artificial color [Red 40 Lake, Yellow 6 Lake, Yellow 5 Lake], spices, garlic powder, natural and artificial flavor, citric acid, sodium caseinate).