Sainsbury’s forced to remove ‘imposter’ cream tea ad after it was made the ‘Devon’ way – in Cornish branch

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The offending picture has since been removed by the superstore

SUPERMARKET large Sainsbury’s have been forced to remove an advert after wrongly providing cream tea made the Devon way in Cornwall.

The bitter debate has been dubbed “Sconegate” after a longstanding disagreement between the two neighbouring seaside cities.

The offending image has since been eliminated by the superstoreCredit: SWNS

Sainsbury’s confirmed that they’d to remove the “imposter” commercial after a Cornish native noticed it in a retailer in Penzance.

They confirmed on Twitter that the picture is “scone” after sparking an uproar over the right way to layer the baked good.

Devon and Cornwall have a decade’s lengthy dispute over how to make a cream tea, if the jam is unfold on earlier than or after the clotted cream.

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The offending image did not simply have the jam on after the cream, the Devon way, however it was additionally on a sultana scone – heresy in each counties as fruit scones usually solely want butter.

Earlier this yr Sainsbury’s had the same blunder in a retailer in Truro, inflicting outrage amongst the locals and kicking off a twitter development – #Sconegate.

Local girl Anna Mace noticed the most up-to-date imposter, saying that the images had been on show in a video loop that she occurred to look at whereas paying for her espresso.

Taken aback, the girl on the checkout mentioned that each one the employees had observed it earlier than, however nothing had been achieved about it.

Following a humorous apology on Twitter by Sainsburys, the image was eliminated.

The grocery store large mentioned: “Thank you for bringing this to our attention. This imposter has now scone!”

Cornwall and Devon have an ongoing dispute of hte best way to eat a scone
Cornwall and Devon have an ongoing dispute of hte greatest way to eat a sconeCredit: SWNS

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