Unhappy little Vegemites vent their fury over iSnack 2.0
JULIAN LEE, MARKETING EDITORSeptember 29, 2009
Illustration: Cathy Wilcox
IT MUST have seemed like a good idea at the time. But no sooner had Kraft trumpeted the name of its new Vegemite variant, iSnack 2.0, than it was met with almost universal condemnation by customers.
On Saturday, the internet bristled with indignation at the name chosen from 48,000 suggestions by Vegemite fans as part of a public relations campaign to name its new cheese-based spread.