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*CHALLENGE! * In Europe, BBQ flavor is paprika flavor. What else could it be?


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*CHALLENGE! * In Europe, BBQ flavor is paprika flavor. What else could it be?

Mr Taster | May 9, 2008 02:27 PM


My post from this topic inspired me to start this informal poll.

In the early 90's when I first visited Europe (I was 16 years old), I was shocked to find that Pringles barbecue flavored chips were marketed there as "paprika".

Marketing is a powerful tool... when you create something, you create not just a product but a story behind it. Is it paprika? It is barbecue? Yes and yes. Could it be pina colada? No. But this synthesized flavor could be many different ones, depending on how it is spun.

Considering the flexibility with which clever marketing can guide people into thinking of a synthesized flavor as being at least an approximation of the real deal, what other flavors could bbq/paprika chips be? Or other junk food flavors, for example? (Sour cream and green onion is marketed as "Yoghurt and green onion" in european countries as well)

Looking forward to your replies!

Mr Taster

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