Extreme cheesy cheese flavor
Thailand

Extreme Cheesy Cheese – Thailand

Flavor: Extreme Cheesy Cheese Country: Thailand When Seen: July 2021 In a Bite: Like ham or smoked gouda, depending on who you ask. In a Haiku: Stock up on Lactaid. Or find yourself slung over. Yet still wanting more. Origin Story: For this edition of the Max series, the Thai Flavor Department wanted to see …

Ghost pepper flavor
Thailand

Ghost Pepper – Thailand

Flavor: Ghost Pepper Country: Thailand When Seen: July 2021 In a Bite: All chili. Comes on slowly, but intensifies and sticks around for a bit. In a Haiku: A ghost of itself. Live to eat another day. Spicy without pain. Origin Story: Thais like it hot, so what better way to tickle–or incinerate–the tongue than …

Korean cream cheese garlic flavor
Thailand

Korean Cream Cheese Garlic – Thailand

Flavor: Korean Cream Cheese Garlic Country: Thailand When Seen: July 2021 In a Bite: Smells like a stinky blue cheese, tastes like sour cream and onion In a Haiku: Smells like a wet sock. Tastes just like the streets of Seoul. Hold your nose and bite. Origin Story: Once again, the Thai Flavor Department has …

Summer BLT flavor
USA

Summer BLT – USA

Flavor: Summer BLT Country: USA When Seen: June 2021 In a Bite: Toasty with a hint of mayo. In the words of one potato chip fan, “It tastes like what eating a sandwich feels like” In a Haiku: It’s all about crunch. Hidden member of this club. No offense, mayo. Origin Story: The bacon lettuce …

Chesapeake Bay Crab Spice flavor
USA

Chesapeake Bay Crab Spice – USA

Flavor: Chesapeake Bay Crab Spice Country: USA When Seen: June 2021 In a Bite: Pretty much identical to Old Bay seasoning In a Haiku: Crabs without the crab. Prepare for celery rush. Transport to the Bay. Origin Story: Maryland is famous for its blue crabs sprinkled with Old Bay seasoning, but for those who can’t …

Yogurt & Herbs flavor
Jordan

Yogurt & Herbs – Jordan

Flavor: Yogurt & Herbs Country: Jordan When Seen: June 2021 In a Bite: Strong notes of yogurt, curdled lightly in the summer heat, combined with a delicate mix of pungent seasonal herbs, most notably chives. In a Haiku: Not the herbs you think. Nosh without fear of the fuzz. Safely curdled too. Origin Story: After …

Jerk chicken flavor
USA

Jerk Chicken – USA

Flavor: Jerk Chicken Country: USA When Seen: May 2021 In a Bite: Untasted. Have you tried it? Email us and tell us what you thought. In a Haiku: Not your classic ranch. Prepare for herb overload. In delicate form. Origin Story: The long and storied history of jerk seasoning was born on the island of …

Chile mango flavor
USA

Chile Mango – USA

Flavor: Chile Mango Country: USA When Seen: May 2021 In a Bite: Strong artificial mango flavor with a hint of spice In a Haiku: Fire up a fat J”. It might be the only way; to enjoy this chip. Origin Story: Clearly the Flavor Department took one too many bong hits before they hit the …

Southwest ranch flavor
USA

Southwest Ranch – USA

Flavor: Southwest Ranch Country: USA When Seen: May 2021 In a Bite: Light and airy with an herb heavy (cilantro, perhaps) ranch taste In a Haiku: Not your classic ranch. Prepare for herb overload. In delicate form. Origin Story: Southwest cuisine has become increasingly popular in the US, known for its “strong and bold” flavors, …