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The Cheese Rings And KFC Caper: A Consumer On the Ups And Downs Of Snacks

by | 22nd, January 2010

cheese-ringPHIL Jackson, 54, of Wanguri, Darwin, opens his bag to cheese Rings – RingS –and find one inside. Behold, the Cheese Ring.

The Northern Territory News reports Jackson thus:

“I was devastated. I put it down to the GFC – money’s tight, times are hard.”

Jackson bought his Ring from a Coles supermarket. Coles spokesman Jim Cooper responds:

“We certainly aren’t in the business of giving people a single cheese ring in the packet.”

Mr Jackson was philosophical, saying the day before he had gone to KFC to get a five-piece wing pack, only to find six pieces inside.

“What you lose on the hurdy-gurdy you pick up on the roundabout.”

As Ivana Trump is wont to say: “It is what it is.” It’s the law of the snack-based jungle…



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