Occasionally you read a story that sounds so much like a movie script you question whether it's real or fake. The tale of how Flamin' Hot Cheetos was invented is one of those stories.
Ankith Harathi shared how the beloved spicy snack came about in a viral Twitter thread, and it's a must-read.
1) Richard Montañez grew up in Cucamonga Valley, California, sharing a one-room cinderblock hut with 14 family memb… https://t.co/W4Ek67HV6T— Ankith Harathi (@Ankith Harathi)1608600317.0
"A janitor making $4/hour walked into a Fortune 500 company boardroom. Shaking, he took a seat opposite the CEO.
'So I had an idea...' he nervously began.
Years later, that idea would become an iconic consumer brand and make him worth ~$20M.
Here's how that meeting went 🧶👇
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