Donald Trump’s luxurious golf course in Scotland has banned the sale of Irn-Bru.
The ban was revealed after company requested for the drink to be provided at an occasion however had been refused due to considerations it stains the carpet when spilt.
Scotland’s favorite non-alcoholic beverage incorporates colourants that give it its distinctive luminous orange look.
A £200m refurbishment on the five-star Turnberry resort, which is on the Ayrshire coast, has included lots of of hundreds of kilos being spent on new carpets.
General supervisor Ralph Porciani informed the Ayrshire Post: “We cannot have it staining when to exchange the ballroom carpet could be £500,000 alone.
“We have villas right here with Irn-Bru stains in the carpet which I am unable to let.”
The ban has sparked fury on social media, with one put up saying the United States President had “declared struggle on Scotland”.
Another wrote: “He threatens to destabilise the Middle East by shifting the American embassy to Jerusalem, reneges on the Iran nuclear deal, now the mom of all… Donald Trump angers Scots with ban on Irn-Bru at luxurious golf course.”
The makers of the drink not too long ago modified its system, decreasing the sugar content material by lower than 5g per 100ml so it may very well be exempt from the sugar tax launched by the federal government to sort out weight problems.
The discount in sugar has not affected gross sales of the drink – stated in adverts to be constructed from girders – as makers AG Barr reported an eight% rise in gross sales this 12 months.