Northern Wis. woman wins $1M in Lay's potato chip flavor contest - Bring Me The News

Northern Wis. woman wins $1M in Lay's potato chip flavor contest


A school librarian from Land O'Lakes, Wis., is the grand prize winner of the Frito-Lay "Do Us A Flavor" contest for her cheesy garlic bread flavored potato chips, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.

Karen Weber-Mendham, 45, will receive at least $1 million or 1 percent of her flavor's net sales this year -- whichever is higher.

"I'm pretty shocked," Weber-Mendham told the newspaper. "I didn't expect it. I had never really thought that far in advance."

Cheesy garlic bread beat out two other fan-submitted flavors -- chicken & waffles and sriracha.

More than a million votes for the three flavors were cast via Facebook, Twitter and texting between Feb. 14 and May 4.

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