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Inventor Of Doritos Dies At 97, To Be Buried With Doritos

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Chances are you’ve probably never heard of Arch West, but you’ve more than likely tasted his world famous Doritos. The inventor of the multi-flavored variety brand of chips has passed away at the age of 97.According to TMZ, a variety of Doritos flavored chips will be served at his funeral and according to his family his ashes will be mixed with is creation and then buried.

Daughter Jana Hacker is sure her father would have “loved” the burial arrangements.

West, came up with the idea for the famous Doritos in 1961 after eating a fried tortilla chip while on vacation in San Diego with his family. West, a former marketing V.P. for the Frito-Lay company and a World War II veteran was also a cheese salesman prior to his iconic invention.

(source:Dallas Morning News/TMZ)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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