Companies that have a monopoly/racket on very specific products

So much so that it feels vaguely sinister at the lack of competition, y’know?

Rodda’s - clotted cream
Rombouts - coffee filter papers
???

Disney - everything

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sellotape

The Mitchell brothers of the geographical sauce game.

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Blu tack

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Smiths - Scampi fries

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Those Bostik bastards. They must’ve been shitting themselves when Uhu put this out:

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might start using this as a general insult

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Hasbro - Monopoly.

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monopolising our moments! … with cheese!!

unbelievable cheek

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The counterpart to the basic bitch.

“ALL tack matters!” - racist white tack manufacturers (probably)

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went down a youtube blackhole and ended up watching a video of how they make it.
Think massive warehouse with barrels full of anchovies rotting for years

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WD40

Probably my favourite product of all time. I love WD40

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Daddies have been more successful than most that’s for sure but I still think HP has the monopoly. Cheers to Wikipedia for this as well:

HP Sauce is a brown sauce.

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Once saw a youth hostel manager try to explain to an Australian what HP Sauce was. Got unbelievably flustered*.

* the yha manager, not me. I’m always flustered.

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For sure, if I ever need a penetrating oil and water-displacing spray I know what I’m reaching for.

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Sellotape - sellotape

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Accept no substitutes

Again correct, if I’m wrapping some presents I know exactly what British brand of transparent, polypropylene-based, pressure-sensitive tape I need.

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