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Donghua Jinlong's “Industrial Grade Glycine” Promotional Videos Take Over TikTok: Know Its Origin | US Buzz News

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A promotional video about glycine – an amino acid used in the food industry – is trending on TikTok for all the wrong reasons. Originally created by China-based manufacturer Donghua Jinlong, the ad became the subject of wild memes after a parody version of it starring Dasha Nekrasova, known for co-hosting the Red Scare podcast with Anna Khachiyan, went viral.

(Photo: Shijiazhuang Donghua Jinlong Chemical Industry Co. website)

A promotional video about glycine – an amino acid used in the food industry – is trending on TikTok for all the wrong reasons. Originally created by China-based manufacturer Donghua Jinlong, the ad became the subject of wild memes after a parody version Dasha Nekrasovaknown for co-hosting the Red Scare podcast with Anna Khachiyan went viral.

Here is the video with Nekrasova:

What is the origin of the Pardoy ad and how did it go viral?

According to a report by Know Your Meme, Shijiazhuang Donghua Jinlong Chemical Industry Co. started releasing the advertisements on TikTok in December 2023. Then, in March 2024, the TikTok account @gangstasportivik posted an AI voice parody of the ad featuring Dasha Nekrasova.