General Cooking ( For general food and cooking discussion. Foods of all kinds, food procurement, cooking methods and techniques, eating, etc.

LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)   Report Post  
Old 14-10-2009, 02:52 PM posted to
external usenet poster
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 1,239
Default Laser etched Corn Flakes??? Is it April 1st??

I don't think so!!!,00.html

"IS this a marketing stunt, an elaborate hoax or a bizarre attempt by one of
the world's biggest food producers to protect an iconic breakfast cereal from

The British PR office for Kellogg's claimed on its Twitter feed today that it
has succeeded in etching its brand into individual corn flakes so they stand
out against any copies.

Related story Spider email prankster behind McDonald's hoax

"Now you'll always be able to tell your Corn Flakes from your corn fakes!"
Kellogg's UK announced on Twitter, with a link to an image of branded cereal.

Kellogg's claims the image, which looks like a badly doctored photograph,
shows the result of a laser process that directs a concentrated beam of light
onto the flake, using mirrors to control the burn."

Peter Lucas

If we are not meant to eat animals,
why are they made of meat?

  #2 (permalink)   Report Post  
Old 14-10-2009, 03:01 PM posted to
external usenet poster
Join Date: Oct 2008
Posts: 12,295
Default Laser etched Corn Flakes??? Is it April 1st??

Better than that...


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules

Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Laser digital thermometer Polly Esther[_2_] General Cooking 23 12-12-2011 07:31 PM
How To Get Laser Hair Removal Information sexy_girl General Cooking 0 27-12-2008 04:52 AM
Baked Chicken with Corn Flakes poppy Recipes (moderated) 0 24-05-2007 01:35 AM
Denmark bans Rice Krispies-Corn Flakes-Special K BJ in Texas Diabetic 46 16-08-2004 03:37 AM
looking for-- tall crystal beer glasses etched with hops or grain. alex Beer 3 04-10-2003 03:31 AM

All times are GMT +1. The time now is 03:46 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2022, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 2004-2022
The comments are property of their posters.

About Us

"It's about Food and drink"


Copyright © 2017