New Covent Garden's in the soup

Quote of the day: 'You can stick this imaginary farm where the sun don't shine! I'll grow me own turnips' - A Facebook commenter vents his outrage after the New Covent Garden Soup Company admitted there had been 'no winner' in its 'win a farm' competition. Each soup packet sported a 'unique code' which users had to enter online to see whether they qualified for a prize - but apparently the person with the winning code didn't bother, provoking ire from customers. Some have even threatened to complain to the Advertising Standards Authority...

by Emma Haslett
Last Updated: 09 Oct 2013

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