Makers of Scampi Fries confess ‘they were supposed to be a joke’

'We were only kidding'

'We were only kidding'

Smith’s Crisps, makers of Scampi Fries, announced that the popular pub snack was not supposed to have been taken seriously, and that they were ‘frankly bewildered’ they have been able to sell them for so long.

The idea for the product had reportedly emerged at the end of an office chat about ‘the worst thing people would eat when pissed’ with a crisp covered with luminous artificial flavouring of day old shellfish that sticks to your teeth for days crowned winner. Smith’s apologised for the prank, ahead of the launch of their new Honey Roasted Rabbit Turd Crunchies.

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