A cherry variant introduced in 2001 and the first widely successful flavor extension. In its first year of production, Code Red increased overall sales of Mountain Dew by 6%. It was later released in New Zealand in 2009 with the cherry flavor changed to berry. It also released in Germany in 2010 and in Canada for DEWmocracy Canada in 2013, where it finished in second place. Code Red was released along with the two other losing flavors from DewMocracy 2013, and won the vote, making it a permanent flavor in Canada.