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By an online public vote, Kraft’s Vegemite iSnack 2.0 has been renamed Cheesybite. There were seven options: Cheesybite, Creamymate, Smooth, Snackmate, Vegemate, Vegemild or none of these.
Of the 30,357 people who chose a name, 36 per cent went for Cheesybite – that’s 10,928 votes.
Illustration by Cathy Wilcox from businessday.com.au
Kraft Foods has admitted to making a massive mistake when naming its new Vegemite product iSnack2.0. Our previous post reports Kraft defending the name, saying it “was chosen based on its personal call to action, relevance to snacking and clear identification …