Lonely Planet Writer

Swiss retail giant apologises for Hitler coffee cream gaffe

Migros.
Migros. Image by Philip Newton / CC BY 2.0

Migros, the Swiss retail giant, issued an apology on Wednesday for providing customers in their cafes coffee cream pots with the face of Hitler and Mussolini on the labels. According to Migros, it was caused by ‘a string of errors’ and they are unsure how the labels got through their quality control. Coffee cream pot labels in Switzerland are usually adorned with pleasant Alpine and pastoral landscapes and considered collectors’ items. Read more: thelocal.ch