The Snackopalypse is upon us, and it is going to coated with bright orange Cheeto dust. The firm behind the crunchy, cheesy snack, with its perfect mouth-feel, has developed a new varietal: Pepsi-flavored Cheetos. Now, you’re probably thinking, But Pepsi is the thing I drink when I’m at a weird diner that doesn’t serve Coke. And you’d be right. But it is also the beverage that was smart enough to partner with Cheetos on their new soda-flavored snack.
Only available in Japan at the moment, the Pepsi Cheeto is all about sensations! Impulse Buy blogger Steve tried them: “The first sensation, which I did not expect, was a very acidic bite. It tries to capture the citrus notes of Pepsi, but it’s over the top. Too lemony. The sweeter cola flavor is there but it’s subtler and overpowered by the intense citrus.” I did not know there were citrus notes in Pepsi! That is … gross?
Sadly, Pepsi Cheetos are not coming to the U.S. anytime soon, so the closest we’ll get to trying this snackovation is via the ol’ dip-n-dunk flavor delivery method. [LA Times]