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April Fools Day 2021: The best food and drink pranks

Pieminister Smoothies April Fools Day 2021
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It’s that time of year again! Last year, April Fools Day pranks from brands were a little thin on the ground thanks to COVID-19 – but this year’s a bit different. It’s been great to see so many food and drink brands get in on the act – here’s a round-up of some of the best we’ve spotted so far!

First up, Frankie & Benny’s give us the Meatball Bath Bomb…



Fancy something sweet instead? Then try the new everlasting chew from MAOAM…



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Anyone for bacon and egg-flavoured marshmallows from Freedom Mallows?



Plant-based “meat” brand THIS took a controversial approach with this post…



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And Birdseye? Well, they claimed to have partnered with Morphy Richards to create a new Waffles Only Toaster.



Innocent always get in on the April Fools Day act, this year stating that they had teamed up with Heinz to create a smoothie-soup blend: Smoup…



Based on the popularity of the upside-down smiley emoji, McCain announced a revamp of one of their most popular products…



And there’s new merch on offer this April Fools Day from some brands: the umbrella hats that resemble pizzas from PizzaExpress, the “Three Fries portion” for friends who just want a few courtesy of McDonalds, and the helping hand device¬†from Subway to keep your footlong safe and your hands free while eating.

Pizza Hut claimed that they would offer their ice cream factory via delivery…



Anyone for Vegemite iced coffee?



Beefeater restaurants claimed the launch of “Another Beefeater Gin”…



Closer to home, how about the Pieminister team’s two new smoothies?



And if you’re a “fries dipped in milkshake” type, take a look at Miss Millies’ new “Fries-Cream” offering…



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Spotted any others that have made you chuckle? Let me know!



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