In June 2021, social media users enthusiastically shared a photograph of what appeared to be a bizarre new Heinz condiment, “Mayoreo” — a mix of mayonnaise and Oreo cookies.
On June 24, for example, Alonzo Lerone published a widely shared Facebook post including the photograph, which showed a hand holding Heinz squeeze bottle, filled with a grey condiment with brown speckles, and bearing a label that read: “Heinz / Mayoreo / Sauce.” His caption read: “I’M CALLING THE POLICE!!!!”
In reality, though, the photograph was the result of digital manipulation, and not a real Heinz product. We are issuing a rating of “False.”
A spokesperson for Kraft Heinz confirmed for Snopes that “We do not produce Mayoreo.” A clue as to the true provenance of the photo could be found in the design of the fake bottle itself. Above the “Heinz” logo, the phrase “DoctorPhotograph” could be seen: