Cheesburger in a can

Cheesburger in a can

Cheesburger in a can

  • Ever went on a trecking trip in the woods and feeling the cravings for a cheesburger but not being near a burger restaurant in miles? Luckily there’s Cheesburger in a can which lets you bring a ready cheesburger in your backpack.
  • Cheesburger in a can is from the german webshop ”Trek’n eat” which specializes in food and drinks to bring outdoors.
  • The cheesburger in a can is prepared by simply heating the unponened can in a double boiler for about 10 minutes, then open and eat. According to the product label, the cheesburger may be consumed cold or hot.
  • Trek’n eat describes the product as ”The cheeseburger, which is marketed under the Trek‘n Eat label, guarantees unrestricted enjoyment in the mountains and in other extreme environments”.
  • The ingredients in the cheesburger in a can is: bread rolls, beef meat, cheese, sauce and with all the required food colourings, conservations, acids, sweeteners and treatments for it to stay fresh on the shelf for a year.
  • The canned cheesburger can be stored on the shelf of twelve months without the requirement of refrigeration.
  • The people at the website AVclub tasted Trek’n eats canned cheesburger. The verdict? Terrible.
  • The Cheesburger in a can seems to not be available for shipping outside of Germany at Trek’n eat and also seems to be hard fo find on eBay, but there’s some tests circulating the web.

Sources and further reading:

Cheesburger in a can webshop
AVclub taste test

Hugo Boss made uniforms for the Nazis

Hugo Boss original black Allgemeine SS-jacket

Hugo Boss original black Allgemeine SS-jacket

The popular german fashionhouse Hugo Boss has footprints in a dark time of our modern history that probably not many of the clothe’s proud owners know about. Learn about the Hugo Boss nazi-involvement.

  • In 1997, a spokeswoman fron Hugo Boss told the press that they had became aware of connections between the company’s founder Hugo Ferdinand Boss and the german nazi regime.
  • Hugo Boss began as a familiy-run business in Germany 1923 which manufactured police and postal uniforms.
  • Hugo Ferdinand Boss joined the Nazi Party in 1931 and circa two years later, somewhere between 1932-33 his company began manufacturing uniforms for the nazis.
Hugo Boss current logotype

Hugo Boss current logotype

  • Hugo Boss company produced the new black unfiroms worn by SS (SchutzStaffel) units, brown shirts worn by SA (Sturmabteilung) storm troopers and also the black- and brown unfiroms for the Hitler youth.
  • Hugo Boss continued to manufacture unfiforms for the nazis throughout the Second World War.
  • According to the Austrian news magazine ”Profil”, the company brought forced laborers from Poland and France to its factory to increase their output in the later years.

Sources and further reading:

The New York Times-article from 1997

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