Frito-Lay ramps up efforts to build long-awaited mega distribution center in Osceola County

Frito-Lay once again is seeking economic incentives to build a long-awaited $180 million high-tech distribution center in Osceola County that has been under discussion for three years.

The Plano, Texas-based snack food subsidiary of PepsiCo Inc. (Nasdaq: PEP) on Aug. 9 will ask the Osceola County Commission for a property tax abatement incentive. If approved, Frito-Lay would get a 100% refund of the property taxes assessed by the county for tax years 2025-2029, and a 50% refund for tax years 2030-2034.…