During the time Bruce Banner lived in Rio de Janeiro, he worked in the Pingo Doce Factory. After Banner was cut, his blood dripped into one of the bottles where it was eventually drunk by the Watcher Informant in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. General Thaddeus Ross used the incident to discover Banner's location.
- Pingo Doce translates from Portuguese as "Sweet Drop".
- Pingo Doce is also the name of a Portuguese chain of supermarkets.