Utah Grocers Pull Craft Sodas After Customer Social Media Post

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Utah Grocers Pull Craft Sodas After Customer Social Media Post

Post by SamSpade » June 13th, 2018, 12:07 am

Associated Foods' Macey's brand was selling Not See Kola (a cola that doesn't contain caramel coloring), Orthodox Jooce, and Leninade as part of their craft soda department. A local shopper found the first name offensive and made a complaint online. The company pulled all 3 items.

Personally, I've seen Leninade around for quite some time and don't really see how it is offensive; just a clever play on words. Orthodox Jooce sounds a bit silly and probably not worth buying.

I do agree with the company's decision on Not See Kola after seeing the packaging and when you hear the name out loud.
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Re: Utah Grocers Pull Craft Sodas After Customer Social Media Post

Post by storewanderer » June 13th, 2018, 6:52 pm

I can see how this would offend certain people. But people need to grow a backbone and not take everything so personally. Nobody was forcing them to buy this stuff. I am sure it would have been discontinued due to slow sales over time unless the flavor of the drink was absolutely amazing...

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