When good spuds go bad

"Simply put, they're not what a potato is supposed to be." This is how H.J. Heinz pitched Funky Fries -- the weird chocolate-flavored and blue-colored fries -- to the world last year. Simply put, consumers preferred potatoes how they used to be. "Kids already like the plain french fries," said Marilyn Raymond, director with New ProductWorks. "Why try to make them more friendly to kids?

A CNN story of the demise of Funky Fries and other food bombs.

For extra fun, discover the true meaning of Funky...

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