Outside The United States, These Popular Brands Are Called Something Completely Different

People traveling to different countries have a lot to think about, including language barriers, transportation methods, and not accidentally disrespecting the culture. One thing no one tends to think about is how their favorite brands might go by different names abroad.

If you’re an American in Australia and need a good old fashioned hamburger, you’re not going to a Burger King but rather a Hungry Jack’s. And if a chocolate bar is in order while you’re traveling through England, then you’re going to want to grab a Galaxy bar because Dove isn’t a thing there. Crack open a Coca-Cola Light while you learn about some popular re-branded brand names!

Starburst Candy Is Called Opal Fruits In The United Kingdom

Starburst Candy Is Called Opal Fruits In The United Kingdom
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Starburst Candy is a crowd-pleaser. They’re small but packed full of flavor that doesn’t vanish within a second of chewing on it. While we here in the States call these fruity candies Starbursts, our friends across the pond decided to stick with calling them by their original name, Opal Fruits.

When Starburst first came on the market in the ’60s, they were called Opal Fruits. However, in 1998, the brand “Opal Fruits” was phased out in the UK and Ireland to standardize the product around the world. We’d bet money some still call the taffy Opal Fruits, though!