Lest we forget how Tesco chose to mark Remembrance Sunday
The Tesco Gatwick Extra in Horley, Surrey, commemorated the British and Commonwealth military and civilian wartime contributions with… a pepperoni, olive and pepper pizza.
Nothing says dignified, understated solemnity quite like a thin-crust poppy pizza out of Tesco pic.twitter.com/W4VGdFlcEB
— Fierce O'Leary (@SparkysBarnet) October 31, 2017
I eat poppy themed food every night so I won't forget, will you?
— Kyle🇽🇸👐 (@TheFenianFox) October 31, 2017
I'll be consuming just poppy seed rolls and opium for the whole of November because respect.
— Nick Barton (@milkcarton) October 31, 2017
I will pay £10 to the charity of choice of the person who wears this as a giant, doughy, cheesy, brooch.
— Philip Watt (@Phil_Watty) October 31, 2017
Actually quite beautiful, shows how far relations with Italy have come
— Andy (@AndyMcCrimmon) October 31, 2017
The photo is doing the rounds on Twitter today – and while the “poppyroni pizza” is real, sadly you’ll have to extinguish your flaming fury-torches for now – this ill advised flatbread happened in 2014 and was unique to that one store.
— Ian Vaughan (@IanVaughan) November 10, 2014
At the time Tesco said: “Colleagues in stores have been marking Remembrance Sunday in a number of ways and we hope customers see that their intentions in this case were entirely borne out of respect.”
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