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Land O' Lakes woman finalist in $1 million potato chip contestSubmitted: 02/12/2013
Story By Jaymee Toler


LAND O' LAKES - A Northwoods woman's idea for potato chips could make her one million dollars richer. But she needs your help to do it.

Last fall Karen Weber-Mendham of Land O Lakes saw an ad for the Lay's "Do Us a Flavor" contest, and decided to enter.

Weber-Mendham chose cheesy garlic bread as her flavor.

In October, she found out she was a finalist in the top 3 of the competition.

She and the two other finalists went to the Lays headquarters in Dallas to taste their flavors.

"I got to see these chefs make actual cheesy garlic bread," Weber-Mendham said. "They perfect that recipe first. And then they had me take a bite of this cheesy garlic bread, and then hand me a potato chip. And I tasted the cheesy garlic bread potato chip."

The cheesy garlic bread flavor is up against Sriracha-- and chicken and waffles.

Karen is in New York City this week to promote her flavor.

Monday, she appeared on Good Morning America. Tuesday, she rang the opening bell for the New York Stock Exchange.

All three flavors are in stores now, and voting is open, although they're not in Rhinelander yet.

You can vote for the flavor by following the link below.

Related Weblinks:
Do Us a Flavor Voting Page

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