Colenso's pea-related trickery keeps ice blocks safe from harm

  • Advertising
  • January 16, 2012
  • Ben Fahy
Colenso's pea-related trickery keeps ice blocks safe from harm

Youtube VideoTip Top launched its new range of Ice Bar Co. ice blocks last year and, slightly unusually, aimed them directly at the grown-ups. Typically, ice blocks were something for the kids to get all over their faces, and their popularity with this demographic meant such treats were always in jeopardy if the stash happened to be discovered in the freezer. But thankfully, Colenso BBDO has come up with an ingenious product that aims to keep the goods safe from the greedy little thieving parasites (or from curious flatmates): a frozen pea packet camouflage system that uses the threat of vegetables and phrases like 'now extra bland' and 'eight fewer flavours than ever before' to put mischievous kids off the scent. Get yours for free here


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