Cheeseburger in a can, WTF?

Wednesday, February 27, 2008


Horrific news this week from Germany as two new products are unveiled taking standards of food production to a level I really never thought we would reach! This sounds like something I am making up but believe me it is true, I would like to bring to your attention the cheeseburger in a can and powdered red wine that you have to mix with water! What is the fecking world coming to? A CHEESEBURGER IN A CAN???? If this company makes 1 penny from this I will have lost all faith in mankind! I can just about see the case for the wine, say perhaps you are trekking accross the poles and fancy a tipple, rather than carrying a box of wine just tuck the sachets into a pocket. Does it actually contain alcohol? Can you choose between a Merlot and a Bordeaux? Oh dear oh dear, what were they thinking. I was going to write about what a disaster the burger in a can is and what the world is coming to etc etc but to be honest I really don't think I need to, it's pretty feckin obvious that it is a lamentable tale and the video below with Johnothan Ross sums it up pretty well! I just wish I could have been in the board meeting the day somebody suggested the burger in the tin and it's merits were being discussed! Perhaps they signed the deal and sipped a few sachets of wine to celebrate!

5 comments:

Sarah said...

I guess the upside to this is that if there's ever a nuclear disaster and we're stuck in our underground bunkers, we'll be able to "enjoy" a cheeseburger with our baked beans. I need to watch less tv!!!

ruthEbabes said...

Hmmm I just felt my stomach lurch when I read that.

Private Chef said...

Sarah-i'd rather walk out of the bunker and get nuked than eat one of those!!

Hungry Chef said...

I wonder if it tastes as good as Cassoulet in a can?

Chef John said...

Hey, write your own headlines!! ;)

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