Yesterday, we shared an image that leaked online of what appeared to be an upcoming novelty Oreo flavor: strawberry shortcake. This was slightly confusing, since we were under the impression that marketers and flavor mavens had declared strawberry shortcake to be one of the official flavors of Valentine’s Day. In the cookie aisle, it will be a flavor of spring and summer, hitting shelves at Walmart on April 4. [More]
Maybe this country’s pumpkin spice obsession has gone a little too far. That must be the case when pumpkin spice condoms and pumpkin spice Four Loko seem completely plausible, and there are multiple brands of pumpkin spice gum on the market. Now we’ve learned that Cedar’s has brought pumpkin spice hummus back, because that is exactly what the world needed. [More]
Candy corn-flavored Oreos just weren’t enough horror for the snack-industrial complex this season. No, they had to go farther, push forward, and inflict new horrors on the noshing public. That horror: dessert Pringles. Specifically, holiday-themed flavors like pumpkin pie spice, white chocolate peppermint, and cinnamon and sugar. Well… the flavor of Pringles can be effectively described as “flavoring powder and salt,” so maybe these new offerings won’t be so bad. Maybe?