Brandweek: Chester the Cheetah at Super Bowl

chester cheetahBrandweek is reporting that Frito-Lay, the snack division of PepsiCo, has purchased its first 30-second spot for Cheetos during NBC’s telecast of the game, and the brand’s animated mascot is the star.

Chester the Cheetah is finally getting his big break in the Super Bowl.

Frito-Lay is hoping the commercial, which breaks during the first half of Super Bowl XLIII, will give snackers the munchies. The strategy is part of the client’s larger mission of reaching adult consumers via Cheetos, a repositioning that began last year.

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  • Garland Pollard

    Garland Pollard is publisher/editor of BrandlandUSA. Since 2006, the website has chronicled the history and business of America’s great brands. He has decades of experience across all media, including newspapers, TV, radio, magazines and the web.

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