11 Things You Didn’t Know About Doritos

Slide 5 of 11: There have been well over 100 different flavors of Doritos. These range from classic, like Spicy Nacho and Cool Ranch, to wacky with flavors like Late Night Cheeseburger, Jacked Ranch Dipped Hot Wings, and Quest (Mountain Dew). If you're traveling abroad, be sure to check out Olive, Yogurt and Mint, or Clam Chowder-flavored Doritos.

There have been well over 100 different flavors of Doritos. These range from classic, like Spicy Nacho and Cool Ranch, to wacky with flavors like Late Night Cheeseburger, Jacked Ranch Dipped Hot Wings, and Quest (Mountain Dew). If you’re traveling abroad, be sure to check out Olive, Yogurt and Mint, or Clam Chowder-flavored Doritos.

Slide 6 of 11: At least, they won't be called Cool Ranch. In countries where ranch dressing isn't a common condiment, like parts of Europe, these Doritos are called "Cool American" or "Cool Original." Learn the real reason why chip bags are never filled to the top.

At least, they won’t be called Cool Ranch. In countries where ranch dressing isn’t a common condiment, like parts of Europe, these Doritos are called “Cool American” or “Cool Original.” Learn the real reason why chip bags are never filled to the top.

Slide 7 of 11: In 1994, Frito-Lay spent $50 million—the most in the company's history—to revamp its most popular product, according to The New York Times. The overhaul included market research with chip eaters and grocery stores. The result? Doritos that have rounded corners, more seasoning, and were 15 percent thinner and 20 percent longer. Find out which 17 common food names you're probably pronouncing wrong.

Slide 8 of 11: Doritos has spent some major dough on its Super Bowl commercials for years. In 2007, the chips changed the game by introducing the Crash the Super Bowl contest, which challenged fans to create a Doritos ad for the chance to win $100,000 and attend the big game. The competition ran for nine years, with two fan-made commercials earning the highest number of views of all Super Bowl ads, according to the USA Today Super Bowl Ad Meter. If you're having a Super Bowl party, make sure you don't make these mistakes.

Doritos has spent some major dough on its Super Bowl commercials for years. In 2007, the chips changed the game by introducing the Crash the Super Bowl contest, which challenged fans to create a Doritos ad for the chance to win $100,000 and attend the big game. The competition ran for nine years, with two fan-made commercials earning the highest number of views of all Super Bowl ads, according to the USA Today Super Bowl Ad Meter. If you’re having a Super Bowl party, make sure you don’t make these mistakes.

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