Little is known about the causes of the famine, but it can be assumed that passion fruit crops died out en masse. During this time, the Nuka Cola Corporation had to change the flavor of its trademark soft drink because the supply of the fruit had deteriorated.
- Lone Wanderer: "The taste... I could never get used to it."
Sierra Petrovita: "No no no! You're mistaken! The flavor is the essence of seventeen different fruits mixed in just the right proportion to give the beverage that delicious taste. In fact, in the Great Passion Fruit Famine of 2044, people actually noticed the taste difference when the flavor was changed!"