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Did PG Tips use real monkeys?

Did PG Tips use real monkeys?

After about 30 years the zoo ended its agreement for its apes to be used in advertising, but chimpanzees from abroad still appeared in tea adverts until 2003. Twycross, which benefitted from revenue raised from the PG Tips ads, has since said the use of the apes was wrong.

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Why is PG Tips so good?

PG Tips also can help you with one of the modern-world’s biggest afflictions. University College London discovered that black teas like PG Tips help in fighting stress. Cortisol, the stress hormone in the blood, was reduced with consumption of black tea. Tea drinkers were able to recover from effects of stress sooner.

What kind of tea is PG Tips original?

black tea
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Why is PG Tips so popular?

PG Tips is not what you might call a delicate drink – its popularity reflects the British taste for tea as a pick-me-up rather than a subtle pleasure. Blessed with a powerful malty flavour and a certain robust astringency this is not, I suspect, a tea that many of its fans spend much time pouring over.

Should I squeeze my tea bag?

Squeezing your tea bags is very similar to over steeping your tea. When you squeeze your tea leaves or tea bag, you release extra tannins which will cause a more bitter taste. If you like a sweeter tea, resist the urge to squeeze and allow the leaves to properly steep.

Who is the monkey in the PG Tips commercial?

Among them, a toy version of Monkey. Monkey’s adverts mark the second time PG Tips have had a primate mascot. The first being The Tipps Family, who served as the brand’s mascots from 1956 to 2002 (with an 18 month break in the 1970s).

When did monkey and Vegas return to PG Tips?

In January 2007, Monkey and Vegas reprised their double act in a new series of advertisements for PG Tips tea.

When does the next PG Tips advert come out?

Monkey made his final appearance in adverts for PG Tips in 2017. In November 2020, an PG Tips advert advertising biodegradable tea bags featured a girl having a tea party with her toy animals. Among them, a toy version of Monkey. Monkey’s adverts mark the second time PG Tips have had a primate mascot.

Why is there a monkey in an ad?

Monkey is notable as one of a small number of advertising characters to eclipse the popularity of the product they advertise and also to be reused to advertise a completely different product.