Skip to comments.Kraft drops membership in conservative group amid protest
Posted on 04/06/2012 5:45:32 PM PDT by NoLibZone
Kraft Foods joined Coca-Cola in bowing to consumer pressure this week to cut ties with the American Legislative Exchange Council, a conservative lobbying group that has recently backed controversial voter ID and so-called "stand your ground" laws.
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Next time I see the Coca-Cola delivery guy stacking boxes at the supermarket I’ll be sure to let him know why I’m not buying Coke anymore.
I’ve already stopped using Kraft products because the use fetal stem cells in their r & d. They are making bad choices.
The companies need to be reminded that blacks are only 15% of the population.
I shall no longer support Kraft, Kraft Nabisco.
There are so many alternative to each of their products, that it’s easy to do.
I bought Hidden Valley Ranch dressing and Best Foods Mayo today.
And I left the Sunshine Cheese Nips when I realized that is a Kraft product.
They “bowing to consumer pressure” my eye.
They are bowing to Alinsky leftist tactics. Big mistake on their part.
Leave the delivery guy alone. Harass the PR people or some c-level execs assistant.
Why complain to him? He’s just a working stiff who’s trying to put a roof over his head and feed his kids. You’re barking up the wrong tree if you have a problem with him.
Contact the Board
You can communicate directly with the independent members of our board of directors by e-mail at Kraft-Board@kraft.com or by mail at Kraft Foods Board of Directors, Kraft Foods Inc., Three Lakes Drive, Northfield, IL 60093, USA, Attention: Office of the Corporate Secretary.
Kraft and Coca-Cola: two companies that will no longer be patronized.
I stopped using Kraft mayo a long time ago. They changed their recipe and it’s terrible; Best Foods or Hellman.
So is this all it takes anymore-——a filthy leftwinger simpers that he doesn’t like something, and huge companies immediately fold and do his bidding? When did liberal screechers become so threatening and scary?
Shop at Aldi’s and give up all the brand names. The quality is just as good if not better and the prices are much better.
For sure! He probably drinks Pepsi anyway!!
Because he's on the front line and when he goes back to his warehouse he can give actual feedback. He's not a PR flak who can dismiss any complaints as a chain letter campaign from interest groups. Those of you too timid to bring the fight to the front lines are part of the reason why Dems always get their way in the PR wars.
“Why complain to him?”
“Hes just a working stiff”
Nothing wrong with letting the employee know that you
will not continue to support his employer’s products.
Maybe the poor “stiff” will start looking for a new employer.
I like Blue Plate Mayonnaise. It is sooooo good on shrimp po boys and makes the best deviled eggs, potato salad and cole slaw.
This posting was really helpful. Thank you.
>> Why complain to him? Hes just a working stiff
What are you saying, the driver’s an idiot with no line of responsibility to the company he works for?
# the gag orders, Oshkalaboomboom.
I live in Las Vegas and don’t think we have one. I use Smith’s Kroger brand a lot. Seldom buy name brands on anything..Thanks!
This appears to be an Axelrod-type attack on the Koch brothers. A local paper contained an AP report today about Coke and actually mentioned the Koch brothers and their support of conservative legislation.
Wish Breitbart were here.
Please don’t yell at the driver/retail rep. He goes back to a warehouse that’s supplied by a bottler—all local employees. Who is he going to “report” your dissatisfaction to? His dispatcher? The guys who load his truck?
Retail delivery/merchandising isn’t easy work...having somebody chew you out, on a retail sales floor, will probably bring harm to the raises/bonus of the driver as the store management may incorrectly assume that the driver did/said something to offend HIS store’s customer.
Seriously...boycott away. Write or call the Kraft 800 lines and websites—but leave the lowly deliveryman alone!
One must give the left credit. Their power coupled with corporate cowardice makes many leftist victories.
Well who just wouldnt quit a job, in the Obama economy, because he delivers Coke or Kraft products? I’m sure his mortgage holder, etc, will be very understanding of his “politcal statement” and won’t foreclose if he misses a few payments while looking for that “new employer.”
I don’t know if I can find acceptable alternatives to Jell-O pudding, A1, and Mircle Whip, but I can find alternate brands to the rest.
Flood the Board with emails!
No need to yell or start a fight, just inform. If enough people do that and sales drop word will trickle up. What are you, married to a delivery driver? If you are accept my sympathies in advance.
All of that stuff is crap. Makes it real easy to boycott.
Damn, this hits right in the cheeseburger, but that’s it. No more Kraft, no more Coke. Oh well, I’ll spring for some real cheese or do without. Kraft and stick it right up their velveta.
Thanks for the list.
I am so sick of cowards.
Just read a few of the responses to my simple idea of letting the company people know and you can see why Dems think Repubs are a bunch of wimps. You can let an employee know you're dissatisfied with their company without throwing a bag of feces all over them and still make it effective.
I loves me some green and black chocolate... oh well.
I just contacted Walgreen’s to let them know I would no longer be a customer, because of their boycott of Rush Limbaugh.
I stopped buying Kraft a while back.
There’s always an alternative. When Pepsi was found to be in that bunch experimenting with aborted fetal tissue to create flavor enhancers, I switched to Coke. Now what do I do? I’ll buy the STORE brand.
To illustrate....Years ago, when my wife and I discovered Dr. Brown’s Cream Soda, we thought it was the greatest thing since whitewall tires. Then one day I conducted a blind taste test. The winner? The store brand of Cream Soda! Dr. Brown’s was 3rd as I recall.
Now, as for Kraft? Hellman’s or Duke’s are just as good, and Kraft and Coke can both go pound sand!
No one suggest that he quit without having another option.
I see nothing wrong with telling anyone that I do not
support the company that they work for.
Just returned from the grocery store and Kraft had some great sales on cheese I was interested in. Thank God the store had their own brand which was the same price. I love Kraft but not anymore.
“I just contacted Walgreens”...
and they no longer are a provider for Tri-Care insurance. That combined with Rush Limbaugh boycott should have some serious affect to their bottom line in this community with many active and retired military personnel.
I said that? His responsibility to his company is to do the job he was hired to do.
Do you really think that would happen? The only feedback he'd give at the warehouse would be to tell his buddies that some nut accosted him in a store.
Why? Does it make you feel good to complain to someone who can't do a damn thing about your concern? Complain to the people in charge, i.e., those who make policy. Don't accost a worker who's doing his job just so you can get a load off your chest.
Total crap fake “food”. This stuff will kill you faster than dynamite.
Don’t forget to avoid Nancy Pelosi’s “Delmonti-Starkist” stuff.
That’s nice, but the delivery man won’t have the slightest clue about your point.
I don’t understand why you feel it’s necessary to shield the driver from criticism of the company he works for?