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With Marmite Dwindling, New Zealand Freaks Out

It's Marmageddon! Earthquake shut down production of gooey black spread

(Newser) - It's a time of unprecedented national crisis in New Zealand, where supplies of Marmite—the black, nationally cherished goo—are running dangerously short. Dubbed "Marmageddon," the shortage is hitting even the highest reaches of government, with PM John Key noting that he has but a "very... More »

Denmark: Don't Try to Spread This on Your Toast

Danes ban Marmite, and Brits are outraged

(Newser) - Denmark has been compiling quite a blacklist of illicit products in recent years, and another culprit has just been added—Britain's beloved Marmite. The potent, dark brown spread made from brewer's yeast has a high amount of vitamin B, which means it runs afoul of a 2004 Danish... More »

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