LONDON ~ Pot Noodle, a popular brand of instant noodles, and McDonald’s are Britain’s two “most-hated” brands, according to a survey released this week, while internet search giant Google and cellphone manufacturer Nokia top the “best-loved” list.
Following Unilever-owned Pot Noodle and the American fast-food conglomerate on the “most-hated” list were service provider AOL and Sunny Delight, a Procter and Gamble-owned drink brand.
Britain’s best-read daily newspaper The Sun and powerhouse football club Manchester United ranked sixth and seventh respectively.
Meanwhile, behind Google and Nokia were followed on the favorable list by online retailer Amazon, supermarket Tesco and auction website eBay.
British Airways, Coca Cola and Heinz also made it onto the “best-loved” top 10 list.
The poll of 2,412 consumers was carried out online by marketing firm Joshua G2 for Marketing magazine.