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The Popcorn Princess

One of my favorite co-workers has a real addiction to SmartFood White Cheddar Popcorn. As hilarious or irrelevant as it may seem, this is no joke. This is an email and response I sent to the manufacturers in hopes I could help in "curing" her. What was I thinking?



Original E-mail

I have a co-worker who is honestly, truly, seriously ADDICTED to your Smartfood white cheddar popcorn. She eats it DAILY- for breakfast, snack, lunch, snack, snack, snack, snack. She won't eat any other brand of popcorn. She's so addicted, she TRIES to come to work without any. She breaks down before 10 o'clock and hits the CVS nearby for a bag....or two! She cuts the bags down for easy access. All we hear is chomp, chomp, chomp, munch, munch, munch. Eeeeeeevvvvvveryyy day.

I am not exaggerating. She has a serious addiction to your popcorn.

Could you grant her with a tour of your plant, please? I'm thinking if she tours the plant, in-taking the smells, she MAY become "cured". Of course, you wouldn't want this because she probably buys enough of the stuff to supply a city block. Can you make this happen for her?  She has no idea I'm serious about submitting this inquiry. :o)

I hope to hear back from you soon.

 *** END OF THE E-MAIL MESSAGE ***
Hi Sabrina,
Thank you so much for writing to us and telling us about our super-fan!!
Sadly, we no longer offer tours of our manufacturing plants.  At this time, only authorized individuals are allowed into our plants or facilities.  We have adopted this policy for the safety of people and products alike.  We hope you understand our reasoning.
However, I am sending out some goodies for your co-worker.  You should receive them in a week or so and I hope she enjoys!
Thanks again for reaching out!!

Best regards,
Belinda
PepsiCo Consumer Relations

Disclaimer: This post is not sponsored by Frito-Lay. Photos are mine; used with subject's permission.

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