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Old 12-01-2006, 03:25 PM   #1
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Kraft Guacamole has very little avocado

Here is a pretty interesting article.

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Old 12-01-2006, 03:28 PM   #2
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Yes, I saw the same article today, too. I would have to agree that since the dip only contains about 2% avocado, it would seem inappropriate to call it guacamole. Although, I can't imagine suing over it. I simply wouldn't buy the product. Come to think of it. I don't even buy it now. It's just too easy and tasty to make my own guacamole. Dip or otherwise.
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Old 12-01-2006, 03:29 PM   #3
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I couldn't agree more Katie!
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Old 12-01-2006, 03:37 PM   #4
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GB I did see the same article today. I make Guacamole from scratch but I did find the article very interesting.
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Old 12-01-2006, 03:51 PM   #5
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The best quote I've seen in a long time

"We think customers understand that (our guacamole) isn't made from avocado," said Claire Regan, Kraft Foods' vice president of corporate affairs.



Like much of the prepared guacamole sold in supermarkets, Kraft guacamole is essentially a whipped paste made from partially hydrogenated soybean and coconut oils, corn syrup, whey and food starch. Yellow and blue dyes give it the green color.
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Originally Posted by jennyema
The best quote I've seen in a long time

"We think customers understand that (our guacamole) isn't made from avocado," said Claire Regan, Kraft Foods' vice president of corporate affairs.
Understand! Understand? Oh, right. It's like I understand that Hunt's spaghetti sauce isn't made from tomatoes. Oh, come on, Ms. Regan, give the American public credit for having some brains. Puhleeze!
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Old 12-01-2006, 03:56 PM   #7
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That lady has a couple of her own big avocados to make a statement like that.
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Old 12-01-2006, 03:58 PM   #8
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That quote is priceless. Although, I thought customers got that too. If you ever tasted the stuff you had to know there was no avacado in it. It tastes like green godess salad dressing with sugar in it. Can you imagine going to a law firm and saying that this is what you decided to sue over and they say ok, great idea. What a world.
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Old 12-01-2006, 04:48 PM   #9
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Why doesn't she step up and fight for more important things.........lobby for better laws against murders, child abusers/molesters, etc......... just doesn't seem important to me with everything else that is going on in the world.
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Claire, we understand that you are a moron.
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