You can spray as much Febreze as you want on a bag of trash. Sure, it may smell flowery for a few minutes, but the aroma or appearance of the contents inside won’t change.
Alas, something very similar happens with food particularly the processed snack kind. The usual ingredients get repackaged into different shapes and neatly placed inside a nicer box with fancier font, bolder colors, and a few rather meaningless claims stamped on. And, voila, a “new” product is out on the market.
Consider Ritz Crackerfuls. The packaging informs us that they are:
“Made with real cheese and 6 grams of whole grain per serving.”
Keep in mind, by the way, that 6 grams of whole grains is equivalent to less than half a slice of whole grain bread.
Anyhow, behold the ingredient list for the Cheddar Cheese variety: