If you love Cheetos I’m about to blow your mind.
Did you know that Cheetos would’ve never existed without the U.S. military? Back during World War II they needed a good way to ship and store cheese. At the time there was a USDA scientist who invented that cheese powder we all know and love. So that’s what they used.
Once the war ended all different manufacturers were looking for ways to use this new cheese product. The Frito Company ended up buying all the leftover powder and invented various products to use it with. Cheetos were the first one they came up with. The rest is history.
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