Blog: Ben & Jerry’s faux pas

Catherine Sleep | 20 April 2006

A creative genius at Unilever ice-cream subsidiary Ben & Jerry’s must be red-faced right now. The company released a new flavour called Black & Tan, which to the Irish means the British aggressors that stormed into their country in 1920. Let’s call it an ‘Oops!’ moment. So apposite that this story breaks just after the Easter Rising anniversary, too.

Some joker on The Guardian has come up with a list of dodgy suggestions for more ice cream flavours that Ben & Jerry’s might like to consider. You may find them mildly amusing.

"Orange March Sorbet", "Londonderry Berry" etc, etc....


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