Have you ever seen a food product and wondered how in the world it got its name? Some products around the world have terrible names. But are they just the result of terrible branding, or are their strange and awkward names a result of their true name meanings being lost in translation?
Cream Collon Biscuit Rolls from Japan
Breast Munchies from Australia
Breast Munchies, produced by Inghams, an Australian company, just show how weirdly amusing Australian humor can be. The 100% chicken breast chicken nuggets were given their name on purpose, and are really popular in Australia.
Megapussi Snacks from Finland
These completely inappropriately named cheese snacks come from Finland, and people who have dared to taste the snacks say that they taste, smell, and look like Wotsits. Fans of Wotsits can enjoy these while also having a laugh at the ridiculous name.
Batmilk yogurt from Brazil
Nana-nana-nana-nana-nana Bat…milk? This interest brand of yogurt comes from Brazil and is made of cow’s milk. As a result of bad press because of the name, the Batavo company has since changed the name.
Urinal hot drink from Romania
In most parts of the world, a urinal is a receptacle in a male restroom. In Romania, however, urinals are hot drinks. Umm… what?
Only Puke crackers from China
This Chinese snack is actually known as Only Pukeet, but due to horrible bag design, the final two letters can’t be seen. Even though they’re just honey bean crackers, with a name that reminds people of vomit, they don’t really make you want to eat them.
Crunky Ball Nude from Japan
Another Japanese product, Crunky Ball Nude, is hazelnut paste and malt covered in crispy rice and chocolate. Crunky Ball Nude is supposed to be a Japanese version of Ferrero Rocher, but reviewers say that Ferrero Rocher still has better flavor.
Fresh Cemen Dip from Turkey
Do we really have to say it? While this is totally inappropriate in English, cemen actually means dip made from tomato paste in Turkish.
Vergina beer from Greece
This pale lager from Greece is said to have a slightly malty flavor beneath the main, light hoppy flavor. Ignoring the totally awkward name, the only negative about this beer is that the flavor is slightly metallic.
More awkwardly named foods and drinks:
Sweden’s Plopp chocolate
Soup For Sluts Ramen Noodles
Ghana’s Pee Cola
Italian Fagottini pasta
New Zealand’s Golden Gaytime ice cream bars
Finger Marie Biscuits
Child shredded meat…?!
Vegetarian Swallow Balls
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