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    Updated on Sep 17, 2020. Posted on Sep 12, 2020

    21 American Food Products That Look Totally Different In Other Countries

    Wait, Cool Ranch Doritos are called what?!

    1. Solo cups (at least in the Netherlands) are sold as "American cups."

    Red Solo cups labeled as "American" cups in Netherlands. from mildlyinteresting

    2. And Cool Ranch Doritos In Holland (and other parts of Europe) are called Cool American Doritos.

    In Holland, Cool Ranch Doritos are called "Cool American" from mildlyinteresting

    They changed the name because ranch dressing isn't as popular or well known outside of America.

    3. Sour Patch Kids in France are called Very Bad Kids.

    The American sweets 'Sour Patch Kids' are called 'Very Bad Kids' in France from mildlyinteresting

    4. And the actual candies look different in Australia.

    American (top) vs Australian (bottom) Sour Patch Kids from mildlyinteresting

    5. Rice Krispies go by Rice Bubbles in New Zealand (plus Australia and parts of Europe).

    In New Zealand, Rice Krispies are called Rice Bubbles from mildlyinteresting

    6. Meanwhile, these Pringles sold in China are tomato-flavored!

    Tomato flavored Pringle’s in China, surprisingly good from mildlyinteresting

    7. And these Pringles sold in Brazil are just plain hilarious.

    Pringooools sold in Brazil from mildlyinteresting

    If you don't get it, watch this.

    8. Speaking of Pringles — they sell instant noodles in parts of Asia!

    In Asia we have Pringle noodles from mildlyinteresting

    I WANT to try!

    9. In Japan, Lipton Tea cartons are very eye-catching.

    The Designs on These Lipton Tea Cartons in Japan from mildlyinteresting

    10. Some Pepsi bottles look pretty darn different in Japan too.

    Currently in Japan, saw this Cola Pepsi from mildlyinteresting

    11. Oreo, you've done us dirty by selling these only in Asia.

    You can get Oreo sticks in Asia. Best used as a straw to slurp milk from mildlyinteresting

    12. Kraft mac 'n' cheese is called Kraft Dinner in Canada and features a fork on the box instead of a spoon.

    Canadian Kraft Macaroni has a fork on the box while American has a spoon from mildlyinteresting

    13. Meanwhile, a bag of Ruffles in Mexico looks about the same until you find the hot sauce packet inside!

    This bag of Ruffles I bought in Mexico came with a hot sauce packet from mildlyinteresting

    14. In China, Lay's Classic potato chips are called Lay's American Classic Flavor.

    These Lays classic potato chips I bought in China are called American Classic Flavor from mildlyinteresting

    15. Frosted Flakes cereal sold in Europe looks almost the same...until you see it's called Frosties.

    Frosted Flakes are ‘Frosties’ in Europe from mildlyinteresting

    16. Axe body spray is called Lynx in Australia (for copyright reasons).

    Fun Fact of the Day: Axe body spray in Australia is called Lynx

    17. And Burger King there is called Hungry Jacks for the same reason.

    In Australia, Burger King is called Hungry Jacks from mildlyinteresting

    18. In Canada, Smarties are called Rockets...but are otherwise exactly the same.

    Smarties vs Rockets. (Americans call these slSmarties, Canadians call them Rockets.) from mildlyinteresting

    19. In Italy (and lots of other places around the world), Diet Coke is called Coca Cola Light.

    In Italy, they have Coca Cola Light instead of Diet. from mildlyinteresting

    20. In Europe, Budweiser is a different brand of beer — so you'll find American Budweiser sold as just Bud.

    @ravinglogic @sandikbarr That's the original ( and better, since it doesn't use rice) Budweiser. Adolphus Busch ripped off the name when he started brewing in the US. In the EU, the beer labeled Budweiser is still the original Budweiser. The American Budweiser has to be called Bud in Europe.

    21. And lastly, one reason American foods look different in other countries is that they're grouped together on an "American Food Shelf."

    The American food shelf at a local store in Finland from mildlyinteresting

    Dear Finland, we do eat foods — healthier foods — other than just those. Promise!

    Have you traveled to or live in a different country and want to tell us which American food products are totally different? Let us know in the comments!