Finger Lickin’ Good?
Obamamania is a boon for businesses trying to cash in on the new President’s popularity and there are many unique avenues for this to occur. This one is simply too fascinatingly irresistible to post: A German frozen food company is marketing fried chicken tenders (with a tasty curry sauce) called “Obama Fingers.”
Not wanting to miss the boat, a German food company has now gotten into the act. Sprehe, a company that has all manner of frozen delicacies on offer, has come up with a new product it calls “Obama Fingers.” Far from being real digits, though, the “fingers” in question are “tender, juicy pieces of chicken breast, coated and fried,” as the product packaging claims.
Fried chicken, in other words. With a curry dip.
“We noticed that American products and the American way of eating are trendy at the moment,” Judith Witting, sales manager for Sprehe, told SPIEGEL ONLINE. “Americans are more relaxed. Not like us stiff Germans, like (Chancellor Angela) Merkel.”