Aussie pizza chain Pizza Hut has come under fire after posting a photo of its logo on a pizza with a red outline.
In the photo, the pizza with the red outline is placed on a white pizza with an olive-green logo, which is actually the pizza in question.
But Pizza Hut did not add the red-icon to the white pizza, despite the fact that the white one is the one with the logo.
The company posted the photo on Twitter, along with the caption “I love the red outlines.”
It also claimed that the red logos are an homage to Pizza Hut’s iconic pizza crusts, which are white.
“In the world of pizza, there’s no better way to represent a logo than with a black outline.
You can’t make a pizza without a red pizza crust, and the pizza’s got a red logo too,” the chain said.
Pizza Hut also posted a statement on Facebook, which said it would be taking “appropriate action” with the company.
“We will take appropriate action to address this situation and apologise,” the post read.
“Our pizza is based on the best ingredients and is of the highest quality.
We’ve spent countless hours in the kitchen creating our signature sauce.”
The chain also posted another statement on its website, which also said it had “made every effort to ensure this did not happen”.
“We take these matters very seriously and are committed to making it right,” it said.
A spokeswoman for Pizza Hut said the company was “taking appropriate action”.
“It is disappointing that Pizza Hut, the brand and product of Australia’s most famous pizza chain, has been the subject of social media ridicule for an incident that occurred more than a year ago,” she said.
“Pizza is one of the top-selling products in the world and the iconic logo on pizza is the very definition of a brand.”
It’s a sign of pride and a symbol of respect for a brand’s heritage and history.
“The logo is not intended to offend or offend any of our customers.”
Pizza’s parent company, Unilever, did not immediately respond to a request for comment.