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61 Foodvertising Innovations

As Taco Bell Ads Fight Off the Beef Allegations

— January 28, 2011 — Marketing
This week, Taco Bell ads have been pushed out by the fast food franchise in response to the allegations that its meat filling isn't beef.

This top list covers a wide range of innovative food advertising, from burger bumvertising to controversial ad campaigns. Hopefully, the Taco Bell ads will help the food giant get out of this mess.

Implications - Advertisements have had to become unique in order to stand out against others, especially if the advertising is in a large category such as food. Ideas such as mischievous junkfood ads, billboards made of lettuce and overly stimulating ads have proven to be effective when reaching consumers regardless if it was positive or negative.
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Spicy Condiment Campaigns
Spicy Condiment Campaigns
The Englischer Spezial Senf Mustard Ad is Tear-Jerkingly Sharp
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58
Crude Mafiads
Crude Mafiads
New York Pizza Mafia Commercials
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57
Interpretive Food Ads
Interpretive Food Ads
This Strange Ad Humorously Explains ‘How Sushi is Made'
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56
Subtly Sultry Bun Ads
Subtly Sultry Bun Ads
The BK Whopper Ads are Hilariously Cheeky
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55
Manly Burger Ads
Manly Burger Ads
The McDonalds Quarter Pounder Commercial Inspired by Old Spice Ads
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54
Documentary-Style Comparevertising
Documentary-Style Comparevertising
Whopper Virgins Choose Between Burger King & McDonald's B
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53
Anti-Vegetarianism
Anti-Vegetarianism
Wendy's Meatatarians Unite Commercial
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52
Junk Food Ads Targeting Children
Junk Food Ads Targeting Children
Who? Is Upset
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51
Seasonals Adverfriesing
Seasonals Adverfriesing
McDonald's Deep Fried Christmas Tree
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50
Chicken Dancing Cheerleaders
Chicken Dancing Cheerleaders
Carl's Jr Jalapeño Chicken Sandwich Ads
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49
Overly Stimulating Ads
Overly Stimulating Ads
Swedish McDonalds Coffee Ads
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48
Zombie Food Ads
Zombie Food Ads
The Resident Evil 5 Print Campaign Says “You are on the Menu”
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47
Beefy Fragrance Ads
Beefy Fragrance Ads
Piers Morgan is the New Face of Burger King Body Spray
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46
Retro Rap Burger Promos
Retro Rap Burger Promos
Burger King's SpongeBob SquarePants Kids' Meal Ad
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45
Sensual Foodvertising
Sensual Foodvertising
PETA Rude Food PSA
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44
Mischievous Junkfood Ads
Mischievous Junkfood Ads
Campaign Entices Mothers To Host Parties at McDonalds
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43
Branded Corn Fields
Branded Corn Fields
World's Largest Corn Maze Promotes McDonald's Coffee
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42
Soulmate Junk Food Campaigns
Soulmate Junk Food Campaigns
Frito Lay's 'Made for Each Other' Campaign Pairs 'Love & Sockets'
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41
Sacrificial Junk Food Ads
Sacrificial Junk Food Ads
Doritos 'Tribe' Commercial is Crowdsourced Snacktastic Genius (UPDATE)
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40
Sticker Attack
Sticker Attack
Guerrila Campaign for Ugi's Pizza
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39
Druggie Hamburger Ads
Druggie Hamburger Ads
Childhood Obesity Commercial Takes Junk Food Too Far
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38
Warrior Moms for Healthy Lunches
Warrior Moms for Healthy Lunches
Burger King 'The Battle is Over' Ads
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37
War-Inspired Snack Food Ads
War-Inspired Snack Food Ads
‘Battle of the Beans' Pits Soybeans vs. Jelly Beans
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36
Free Foodvertising
Free Foodvertising
Gratis Grub at Denny's Feeds 2 Million Patient People
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35
Controversial Ad Campaign
Controversial Ad Campaign
Defamatory Pizza Box Marketing
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34
Carl's Jr Flat Buns Ad
Carl's Jr Flat Buns Ad
Teachers Rage Over Suggestive Ad
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33
Finger-Paint Campaigns
Finger-Paint Campaigns
KFC Finger Lickin' Ads
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32
Ads That Can Only Be Read At Night
Ads That Can Only Be Read At Night
McDonald's Creative Night Adshell
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31
Controversial Junk Food Ads
Controversial Junk Food Ads
The Doritos Super Bowl 2011 Commercial Raises Eyebrows
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30
Profane French Fries
Profane French Fries
New Zealand Burger King Ad Gives Gateway Tolls the Finger
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29
Controversial Junkfood Ads
Controversial Junkfood Ads
Doritos Banned Super Bowl Commercial Bites Off More Than it Can Chew
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28
White Space in Ads
White Space in Ads
McDonalds Draws a Blank
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27
Horrorvertising
Horrorvertising
Burger King's ‘Open Late' Campaign Caters to Scary Villains
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26
Artistic Floodvertising
Artistic Floodvertising
Fake Flooding at McDonalds to Promote Climate Change Awareness
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25
Burger Bumvertising
Burger Bumvertising
The KFC 'Double Down' Promotion's Got Back
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24
Movie Icon Food Ads
Movie Icon Food Ads
The McDonalds 'Come As You Are' Campaign Has Some Familiar Faces
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23
Batman Pizza
Batman Pizza
The New Gotham City Pizza at Domino's
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22
Animated Bus Stop Billboards
Animated Bus Stop Billboards
McDonald's Big Mac Yawning Ad
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21
McDonalds Uses Subliminal Advertising (or do they?)
McDonalds Uses Subliminal Advertising (or do they?)
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20
Suicide Food Ads
Suicide Food Ads
Carrots and Onions are Dying to Get into Ristorante Cantina
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19
Homosexual Fast Food Ads
Homosexual Fast Food Ads
The McDonald's Gay Commercial is a First for the Restaurant Giant
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18
McDonald's Painted Handvertising
McDonald's Painted Handvertising
Rock 'n' Fries
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17
Sensual Sandwichvertising
Sensual Sandwichvertising
Does Playboy's “2 Girls, 1 Sub” Quizno Ad Go Too Far?
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16
McDonalds India Uses Baby Ronald
McDonalds India Uses Baby Ronald
Scaring Customers Away?
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15
Billboards That Hatch
Billboards That Hatch
McDonald's Giant Egg Hatches Daily
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14
Suggestive Sizevertising
Suggestive Sizevertising
Burger King ‘Big Boner' Commercial
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13
Papa John's Guerilla Ad
Papa John's Guerilla Ad
Fake Delivery Man in Your Peep Hole
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12
Crowdsourced McAdvertising
Crowdsourced McAdvertising
The McDonalds Honor Angus Campaign is Created by Customers
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11
2 Creative McDonald's Ads
2 Creative McDonald's Ads
WiFi + 24/7 Drive Thru
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10
Comics to Promote Coffee
Comics to Promote Coffee
Burger King Joe
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9
Puzzle Billboards
Puzzle Billboards
McDonald's Sort Your Head Out Campaign
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8
Sultry Fast Food Ads
Sultry Fast Food Ads
Padma Lakshmi of "Top Chef" Works on Hardee's Western Bacon Thickburger
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7
Controversial Burger Ads
Controversial Burger Ads
Sexy Ads Show BK Super Seven Incher will “Blow Your Mind Away”
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6
Easily Misinterpreted Ads
Easily Misinterpreted Ads
KFC Waiters With Mouths Taped
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5
Bikini Beach Burgers
Bikini Beach Burgers
Does Audrina Patridge for Carl's Jr. Make Junk Food Look Sexy?
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4
Personified Food Ads
Personified Food Ads
The Bosch Electric Food Chopper Will Make Your Veggies Scream
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3
Racist McDonalds Ad?
Racist McDonalds Ad?
Look Closer : Individuals
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2
McPhotoshopping
McPhotoshopping
McDonalds Gets Creative With Digitally Modified Ad Campaigns
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Awesome Outdoor Ads
Awesome Outdoor Ads
9 Not So Boring Billboards
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