Judging Books by Their Covers

Engrish can be amusing sometimes, particularly when it doesn’t make a lick of sense, but how about when the consumer also suffers from food allergies?  What do you have to say for yourself, random brick-and-mortar in Fukuoka, Japan?

Fukuoka - Raisinuts

But there’s no blame to pin.  The packaging is such that you know you’ll be buying raisins and not nuts.  Not to mention, the transparent part is large enough for hurried patrons to notice that they’ve placed in their baskets an anomaly.  However, as the product name is in both Japanese and English, I can only hope it doesn’t become trilingual on the back

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1 Response to Judging Books by Their Covers

  1. andmorefood says:

    maybe it’s a reminder! that you should buy nuts to go with your raisins!

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