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Posted by Alix on 13 April 2009

bird-labelI like wine. Sometimes this is a problem, but never for very long. I wonder whether these wines might make hangovers more palatable?


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Bird’s Custard

Posted by Alix on 9 February 2009


Although a promising name, the three birds logo on the current Bird’s Custard packaging is boring, and not particularly iconic, and prior to 1929 the packaging didn’t even involve birds!  What a disappointment. It doesn’t seem to have done the product any harm though – it has 99% brand recognition, and has been in production since 1837 (thanks wikipedia).

This 1920s (I believe)  ‘Something to Sing About’ advert is very lovely though:


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Bird brands

Posted by Alix on 4 February 2009

I was eating some delicious Vietnamese lunch the other weekend when  I noticed that the chilli sauce was Flying Goose brand, with a pleasant logo depicting a goose, flying (who’d a thunk?). Anyway, it got me thinking about branding featuring birds so I decided to look out for other examples to feature here. I can already think of a few to go on with, but anyone else got any they want to share?

Here’s what a bottle of Flying Goose Sriricha Chilli Sauce looks like:


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Odlums Owl

Posted by Alix on 30 November -0001

Irish company Odlums manufacture a range of baking/ oats/ other products. I’ve only ever seen their flour in Morrison’s stores in England – their logo is a lovely owl face type thing:odlums

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