SPOTTED ON SHELVES – Lay’s Pico de Gallo Potato Chips

Pico de Gallo Lay's Potato Chips

Maybe it’s just me, but Tostitos Pico de Gallo Tortilla Chips make more sense than Lay’s Pico de Gallo Potato Chips. But what do I know. I don’t own a multi-billion dollar snack conglomerate. Here’s Chip Review’s thoughts. (Spotted by James at Jay C Foods.)

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10 thoughts to “SPOTTED ON SHELVES – Lay’s Pico de Gallo Potato Chips”

  1. Thanks for the mention!! We agree, pico de gallo is meant to go with a corn tortilla chip of some sort.

    @Chris – you are right, they do taste quite similar to tomato & basil, but that’s not what they are supposed to taste like.

  2. These were good, but not salsa-y at all. With the mention of cilantro I hoped to taste cilantro, and that was completely missing!

  3. Guests brought these chips to a sail outing this weekend. No one onboard liked them. I say they tasted just like BBQ chips. I tasted no cilantro. But what I am extremely curious about is this: in the middle of a million $$ contest they bring out a new chip “chosen for production” by an employee?? Because I know I suggested Pic de Gallo as a new flavor as did others. And I would hope my flavor profile is better than this. W/o corn I still believe it has possibilities.

  4. i am a mexican and just tried these chips and im sorry, but i did not finished eating a chip… it tasted nothing like “pico de gallo”. IT WAS A TOTAL FAIL. theyre disgusting

  5. I thought these chips were AMAZING. I’ve only tried them once in a small bag, from a gas station and have not been able to find them since. While pico de gallo makes sense on a tortilla chip, it doesn’t mean that it has to stay on one. I personally hate tortilla chips, or any kind of thick cut chip. I usually never purchase those kinds of chips. Some people of mentioned it doesn’t even taste like pico de gallo – my husband brought up a good point: I don’t care WHAT it’s called, I like the flavor.

    PS. We did not think they tasted like BBQ chips at ALL.

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