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Pork Toblerone?

Discussion in 'Pork' started by BBQ Canuck, Jan 11, 2019.

  1. BBQ Canuck

    BBQ Canuck Newbie

    Hi All, Greetings from Canada! I came across this picture which really caught my attention. Has anyone seen this before and know where I might be able to buy it? Toblerone.jpg
     
  2. chilerelleno

    chilerelleno Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Is it made with pork, aka pig candy?
    Are you sure that's not just a brand logo?
     
  3. Murdy

    Murdy Newbie

    I suspect this is fiction. There's a bit of a controversy going on in Europe. Toblerone sought Halal certification to broaden their market to Muslims. This didn't require any change in their recipe and was a formal step; nevertheless, it has sparked a boycott. I'm guessing this is some sort of parody connected to that and the product doesn't really exist.
     
  4. chilerelleno

    chilerelleno Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Chocolate Salami is real?
    Never heard of it before.
    But it doesn't actually have pork in it.
    But that looks like it says something top salami, and then pork cumin meat.

    Not finding anything when I search.
    I find this very intriguing.
     
  5. chilerelleno

    chilerelleno Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    I hadn't heard about that controversy yet.
    But now that I've seen it it makes perfect sense, thank you.
     
  6. dls1

    dls1 Smoking Fanatic

    It's fake.

    As Murdy said, Toblerone sought, and received, Halal certification around 8 months ago to expand their to Muslims who will only eat Halal which is estimated to be around 2 million. The AfD party in Germany, a far-right fringe group with Islamophobic, anti- Semitic, and neo-Nazi leanings learned of Toblerone's Halal certification and initiated the boycott. Their rationale was/is that they refuse to eat any food that's certified for Muslims. I don't know for certain but I would imagine that they take a similar position to foods with Kosher certification.
     
    Last edited: Jan 11, 2019
  7. chilerelleno

    chilerelleno Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Too bad, I was actually hoping there are some new pig candy to try.
     
  8. That's a pretty clever package they made and it looks like pork jerky. Boycott Toblerone chocolates because it's Halal certified? Some folks are real wackos.
     
  9. HalfSmoked

    HalfSmoked Master of the Pit Group Lead OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    People will try anything to get around something.

    Warren
     
  10. BBQ Canuck

    BBQ Canuck Newbie

    Thanks for the replies. I wasn't aware of the controversy surrounding the Toblerone bar. In any case its unfortunate they don't actually manufacture this product, I'd certainly give it a shot if they did.