In fact, the companies ended up creating a proprietary seasoner in the process, not least because for workers on the manufacturing line, the plumes of Doritos seasoning would create an almost Nacho Cheese gas chamber. ‘We realized pretty quickly that we had to seal that all in, because in the facilities, we couldn’t have all that stuff in the air,’ Creed says. ‘It would’ve been too much seasoning and flavor for our workers. We had to enclose it so the seasoning wouldn’t escape. It would’ve been overpowering.’
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» That’s a lot of tacos. Now, the company plans to start testing out shells made from other Doritos flavors, and has confirmed that a Cool Ranch-flavored shell is in the works. Considering that the previous record-holder — the Crunchwrap Supreme — was made a permanent part of the menu in 2006, it seems likely that the Doritos Locos will be around for a while. So, have you tried one yet?