Turkish grocer converts ‘priest plum’ into ‘imam plum’

A plum species in central Turkey has been re-named by a local grocer, from “priest plum” to “imam plum” over Islamic concerns.

“According to the demand coming from our customers and because we were uncomfortable with it, we changed the name [of the plum species],” grocer Caner Topuz in the Kayseri province told Doğan News Agency on June 10, adding that they have been selling the fruit with the “Islamic” name for the past two years…

  • DMB

    Another form of Halal certification that leaves a bad taste in one mouth.

  • Exile1981

    If your religion is so infested with inferiority that you are ashamed of eating a fruit then maybe your religion is rotten to the core.

  • Norman_In_New_York

    An appropriate name, since a plum tree’s roots feed on shit.

  • Millie_Woods

    These guys are as thin skinned as the Québécois.