Yay Hormel

April 01, 2004

Via Crooked Timber I see that the Hormel corporation is putting the contact information for email telemarketers on cans of its Spam meat product, like missing children on milk cartons but with a different purpose.

Kudos to Hormel. It is always hard for a company when your product name enters the general language, especially when in this case it is being used as a derogatory term. I like to see them using some humor while they sell their salty, fatty, spiced pork product.

Of course, the press release is dated April 1, 2004.

Still, it is a clever idea.

Posted by Red Ted at April 1, 2004 09:03 AM | TrackBack