Pepsico is launching a new flavor of their Pepsi soda later this summer—salty watermelon.
Supposedly, sprinkling salt on watermelon is a thing in Japan and this isn’t even the first food product there that mixes the two. Kit Kat has had a salt and watermelon version of their chocolates for years now:
Japan has a long history of weird food items and Pepsi is no stranger to that tradition—offering flavors that aren’t available anywhere else like Ice Cucumber:
So will Salty Watermelon Pepsi be any good? I have no idea, but the simple fact that it even exists is what makes Japan the awesome place that it is.