At the beginning of this week, we took inspiration from reader Tom’s photo of a margarine tub, and asked our readers to send in your favorite funny store-brand product names. They could be fanciful or funny in their descriptive bluntness: they just had to be funny. You submitted plenty: let’s unload this grocery cart of amusement. [More]
i can’t believe it’s not butter
Loyalty runs deep in the world of butter and butter-like spreads, so when Unilever changed the recipes of a few of its popular products (including Country Crock), die-hard customers accused the company of destroying the product. [More]
The whole idea behind I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter is supposed to be that this yellow, smushy spready product you put on bread and spray on vegetables (which is kind of weird, right?) is so ridiculously akin to the real thing, that you just cannot believe it’s not butter. Someone should’ve told that to the brand’s Twitter account manager.
Don’t you love it when products at the grocery store do the math for you? Take for instance this spray bottle of I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter.
A smooth and creamy butter-like confection, Thomas Bartlett’s Minor Tweaks consumer letters are a source of reassuring delight, whether spread over a lightly toasted keyboard in the morning, as a dipping dollop during mid-afternoon snack or melted over a bowl of popped corn for a Hellraiser marathon for the whole family.