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Old 14-10-2009, 02:52 PM posted to rec.food.cooking
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Default Laser etched Corn Flakes??? Is it April 1st??

I don't think so!!!


http://www.news.com.au/technology/st...014239,00.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
imitators?

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."



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Australia


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why are they made of meat?

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Default Laser etched Corn Flakes??? Is it April 1st??

Better than that...

http://i2.tinypic.com/4p9ejy8.jpg

Andy


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