While Choco Tacos are the cornerstone of American ice cream culture, they’ve also made an impact abroad – just under a different name. Based on Evil behavior, Choco Tacos go of “Winner Tacos” in Europe. The products were so successful in the US that Unilever, the parent company of Good Humor, decided to bring Choco Tacos to Italy in 1998 and Sweden in 1999, where they were distributed by Algida, the distributor of the product. Unilever products in Europe.
As seen in an advertisement from 1998 (via YouTube), Winner Taco is almost identical to Choco Taco, except that the ice cream flavor is caramel and vanilla instead of fudge and vanilla. Since it’s not nearly as chocolatey as its American counterpart, it makes perfect sense for Unilever to change its name to something more appropriate. Once available in the US, Winner Tacos quickly became a childhood favorite for many Europeans but was discontinued in 2000 seemingly overnight. Only thanks to a huge social media campaign in 2013, Winner Taco was finally brought back in 2014. Apparently, the nostalgic flavor is common and it often comes in the form of a cake-shaped ice cream. tacos.
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