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Frito Lay to upgrade NS plant


August 11, 2010
By The Canadian Press

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August
9, 2010, New Minas, NS – Nova Scotia is providing a $500,000 payroll tax break
to help Frito Lay Canada with an upgrade at its New Minas plant.

August
9, 2010, New Minas, NS – Nova Scotia is providing a $500,000 payroll tax break
to help Frito Lay Canada with an upgrade at its New Minas plant.

The
company, a division of PepsiCo Canada, is spending more than $2 million in new
production equipment and a plan to make the facility more environmentally
sustainable.

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Frito
Lay
employs about 140 people at its Nova Scotia operation.

The
New Minas plant manufactures a number of Frito Lay Canada products including
Lay’s and Ruffles potato chips.

The
tax break is for five years.