Now it's OAPs who are fizzing.
In the past, they've fallen foul of women's groups over their tongue-in-cheek ad campaigns.
Their new poster features a close-up of a wrinkled, almost-toothless old woman's face, alongside the words: "Give me your Irn-Bru or I will snog you."
Age Concern Scotland, who claim to have been flooded with complaints, say it is demeaning to the elderly.
Spokeswoman Linda Dunion said: "This simply compounds a stereotype which is becoming more common in advertising that old people are physically unpleasant. This is unfair."
But a spokesman for Irn-Bru makers AG Barr said: "We would hope people take the advert in the humorous way it is intended."
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|Publication:||Daily Record (Glasgow, Scotland)|
|Date:||Jul 20, 2000|
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