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[UPDATE] Lay's South Africa confirms Salt & Vinegar crisps are officially back!

20 February 2021 12:54 PM
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A year after Lay's Salt & Vinegar was discontinued in SA, the flavour has made a comeback.

Lay's South Africa has confirmed the return of the tangy flavour which was unavailable in Mzansi for several months.

The brand announced the news on Twitter on Friday and replied to a number of reactions on the platform.

South African chip lovers were heartbroken in February 2020 when Lay's announced its decision to drop its salt and vinegar chips due to weak sales.

Earlier this week, a few social media posts reignited hopes that the flavour could have returned.

At the time, Lay's South Africa would not confirm or deny the news, only issuing cryptic responses to users on Twitter.

RELATED: Why you have to lay off the Salt (& Vinegar)

One user tweeted, "Yall, Salt and Vinegar Lays are back!!!" with heart emojis along with a picture of the "discontinued" crisps.

Another user also uploaded a picture of the chips and wrote, "Thank you! Thank you! Gosh how have I missed these".

The potato chips brand simply replied to the tweets with an emoji showing a pair of wide eyes glancing side-ways.

Last week Sunday, Facebook user Mekhail Nielsen caused a stir after posting snaps of himself carrying multiple packets of the salt and vinegar crisps in the chips aisle at local food retailer.

"My fellow South Africans, we have done it. Guess who's back", he captioned the pictures.

The post has racked up over 900 shares, more than 600 likes, and nearly 300 comments.

RELATED: WATCH: Who ate the VERY LAST packet of Salt & Vinegar Lay's! John or Kieno?




20 February 2021 12:54 PM
Tags:
Lay's Salt & Vinegar chips
Lay's South Africa

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