12 huge brands that are called something completely different outside the US

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If you’re craving some Lay’s chips in London or a Burger King meal in Australia, you’re in luck because those brands exist abroad.

The only problem is that you might never be able to find them.

Famous brands in America often go by completely different names abroad. Sometimes the change makes sense, other times the changes are so small and random they seem pointless.

See if you can identify what famous brands are called outside of the US.

Laura Stampler contributed to the original version of this post.

You might scrub your floors with Mr Clean in the US.


He's called Monsieur Propre in France and Belgium.

Monsieur Propre

In Spain it's Don Limpio.


Do you know what Dannon is called everywhere else in the world?


It might sound the same, but in other countries the French brand is spelled Danone.


The Australian franchise of Burger King is called Hungry Jack's. When Burger King expanded to Australia, it discovered that the brand name was already trademarked by a takeaway shop in Adelaide.

Lay's in the UK are called something different.

In Mexico, Lay's are called Sabritas. How about in Israel?


In Israel, Lay's are called Tapuchips.


Axe isn't called Axe everywhere in the world.


In the UK, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand Axe is called Lynx.


Across Europe, including countries such as, Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany and Italy, Olay is called Olaz.


Do you know what the pain relief medicine Anacin is called in the UK?


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