Pepsi Special is about to debut in Japan, alongside Japan’s other wacky Pepsi flavors such as ice cucumber. Only Pepsi Special isn’t an actual flavor, but it’s a special concoction that uses chemical magic that’s supposed to block fat. Meaning it’s better than 0 calories, it’s negative calories.
You’re probably aware by now that Japan has very different tastes than the rest of the world and there are lots of strange varieties of western food and beverage brands. There’s already an “Iced Cucumber” flavor of Pepsi as well as a strawberry milk flavor (okay, that one sounds like it might be good), but Salty Watermelon?
In a weird case of lawyers perhaps saying more than they should, the Pepsi company’s hired guns have said that Mountain Dew is chemically potent enough to completely dissolve an entire mouse.
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I don’t want to incite a flaming fan-boy war or anything… Awww who am I kidding CoD sucks and it just became a little more sucky. The promotion is called “Rank Up XP,” and the long and short of it is that by buying certain Pepsi products, namely Mountain Dew and Doritos, players can redeem codes in the packaging for Double XP time in Modern Warfare 3. A 20 oz gets you 15 minutes, a 12 pack gets you 45, and so on.
Like every American, I like my soft drinks and packaged snacks, but I also like them apart and not together in the same thing. I know that it all ends up in the same place, but I can’t tell whether Pepsi’s plan to liquify snacks into beverage form is real or if they’re just trolling everyone for publicity, but it sounds nasty.