- Jul 2007
- So. Md.
This is hilarious.
Frozen pizza brand DiGiorno mocked Papa John's in Twitter after the pizza chain's founder and CEO John Schnatter blamed athletes' national anthem protests for weak sales.
In a tweet, DiGiorno, a unit of Nestle, first responded through emojis to indicate that their sales didn't experience negative effects.
In response, Papa John's eventually changed their Twitter bio to "Frozen pizza = the equivalent of a participation trophy,", which was later changed to "Better Ingredients. Better Pizza. Better Tweets".
DiGiorno Mocks Papa John's Over Anthem Whining - Nasdaq.comOther pizza companies are also entering the feud. According to Business Insider, Greg Creed, the CEO of Pizza Hut's parent company Yum! Brands, stated that the chain was "not seeing impact on any of that on our business."