Fake advert irks Nando’s

2013-02-16 00:00

NANDO’S has strongly criticised a fake advert with the words: “We don’t shoot our chicks … We just flame-grill them”.

Ashley Stansfield, Nando’s senior brand manager, was shocked when told about the “advert” being circulated on Twitter.

“That was certainly not created by us. This is such a tragic event. It’s not something we would comment on or joke about,” he said.

“It’s unfeeling and unacceptable.”

Nando’s has often been in trouble for controversial ads that comment on news events and has had to withdraw several.

Stansfield said it was not the first time the Nando’s brand had been abused.

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