Frito Lay

Frito Lay

www.fritolay.com

 

PepsiCo is ranked 44th on the Fortune 500 Company list (2015).  Frito Lay is a division of PepsiCo and relocated it's corn gathering facility from Texas to Gothenburg, Nebraska to capitalize on Nebraska's water availability and corn quality.  Frito Lay's Gothenburg facility supplies all of the corn west of the Mississippi River.  If you eat a Dorito, Tostito or Frito west of the Mississippi River, it most likely came from the Gothenburg facility.

 

GOTHENBURG SPECIFIC NUMBERS:

*13 Million Bushels of Corn per year (2014)

*13,000 Semi-Trucks per year

*125 Growers - 95% from Central Nebraska

*Corn is shipped out in 4,000 bushel rail cars (55-65 rail cars a week | 52 weeks a year)

 

"The relationship with Gothenburg and the surrounding area has been superb.  The community supports us very well, gives us the things we need, works with us to make things better for everyone involved."  - Scott Bartels, Frito Lay Facility Manger