Charlotte man competing for $1 million in Lay's new flavor contest

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A Charlotte man is one of three finalists competing for $1 million in the Lay’s “Do Us a Flavor” potato chips contest.  

Gregory Pope says fried green tomatoes were always the centerpiece of family meals so the Southern favorite was the first flavor that came to mind when he heard about the contest.

“Fried green tomatoes remind me of my childhood in Georgia,” he explained. “Fried to a golden brown, salted and peppered, they were always the perfect feel-good food prepped by my dad for our family dinners.”

The two other finalist flavors are everything bagel with cream cheese and crispy taco.

All three flavors are available in stores nationwide. You can vote daily through Oct. 8 for the flavor you think is worthy of $1 million dollars at lays.com or via Twitter and Instagram using the hashtags #SweepstakesEntry along with #VoteFriedGreenTomato, #VoteCrispyTaco or #VoteEverythingBagel. 

To see more of Pope’s story, click here.


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