Oreo keeps trying to create new flavour innovations to entice consumers—which can be both good and bad for cookie lovers.
Earlier this year, Oreo released two new sweet and savoury flavours in China: Hot Chicken Wing and Wasabi. However, they’ve now debuted six more ways to rethink the cookie’s iconic filling.
The strangest of these new flavours are the seaweed cookies. And while they might sound great with sushi, they’re definitely not what you think of when it comes to chocolate sandwich cookies. Of the other five flavours being debuted, seaweed cookies seem the most out of place. These flavours are:
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Gotta love @mondelez_international China for their Oreos. Found this assortment on EBay.. they call it the Web Celebrity Version. 8 flavors and 8 colors. It contains boring vanilla, chocolate and strawberry.. exciting blueberry and mango.. the weird wasabi and hot wing and a new flavor.. seaweed. Seaweed Oreos. I gotta let that sink in for awhile. 🙄 #oreo #Oreos #mondelez #mondelezinternational #mondelezinternationalchina #seaweed #seaweedoreos #hotwingoreo #wasabioreo #mangooreo #blueberryoreo #eightflavororeos #oreocelebrityversion #oreocookies #oreolover #ebay #nope #junkfood
The new Oreo cookie series comprise differently coloured fillings, seemingly as a nod to the trendy hues at New York Fashion Week. And while they may look good, you might want to have a comforting glass of milk next to you to wash down these strange new flavours.
If you’re looking to make your own Oreos, however, take a look at this recipe for alcohol-infused ones.
Daniel is an Art Director and Graphic Designer with over a decade of experience in advertising and marketing in the Greater Toronto Area.