Debate about racism: Knorr renames Gypsy sauce

Against the Background of the debate over the racist name and words of the Gypsy sauce brand Knorr will be renamed. "In a few weeks you will find them, "peppe

Debate about racism: Knorr renames Gypsy sauce

Against the Background of the debate over the racist name and words of the Gypsy sauce brand Knorr will be renamed. "In a few weeks you will find them, "pepper sauce Hungarian style" on the shelf", said the parent company, Unilever, at the request of "image on Sunday". "Since the term "Gypsy sauce" can be negatively interpreted, we have decided to give our Knorr Sauce a new name."

The Central Council of German Sinti and Roma welcomed the decision. "It is good that Knorr here in responding to the complaints, apparently, to many people," said the Chairman, Romani Rose the sheet. To him, the growing racism against Sinti and Roma in Germany and Europe-ready however, of greater concern.

"the Central Council is not against this Background, the Gypsy schnitzel with Gypsy sauce of Supreme urgency." Much more important is to evaluate terms such as "Gypsy," depending on the context, "if, for example, in football stadiums, "Gypsy" or "Jew" with offensive intent is to be chanted".

Updated Date: 16 August 2020, 05:19

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