Thursday, August 13, 2009

Some Guys Will Shill Anything me. But Popeye? Say it ain't so!

We've already discussed how Segar's hero has helped America's youth eat their greens, but now it seems he's turned to the other side.

I'm no conspiracy theorist, but those "sticks" -produced by "World Candies, Inc" of Brooklyn look an awful lot like these ones produced by "World Confections, Inc" of Brooklyn, NY.

Here are the ingredients to our spinach-lovin' man's confection:

It's not a scam, "Round Up" contains a different set of chemistry: Sugar, Corn Syrup, Corn Starch, Tapioca, Gelatin and Artificial Flavors. These products are clearly geared toward different tastes.

The best of all products, and one Popeye should get behind, teaches kids to be cool and makes New York City restaurant owners start to yell at you before sheepishly looking away:

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