For 14 years, George Clooney has been the impossibly handsome face of Nespresso, the ‘capsule’ coffee for time-pressed poshies that comes in bright, glossy, environmentally unfriendly pods. The Hollywood heart-throb and political, social and environmental activist has appeared in endless adverts for the Swiss giant, popping up as a playboy in a black polo-neck, a medieval knight and a Confederate soldier. Over the years he has flirted, smouldered, smooched, cocked an eyebrow and always made it look as if a few sips of Nespresso really have transported him to a personal paradise. Yes, his global ‘ambassadorship’ has reportedly cost Nestle, the owner of Nespresso, more than £31 million — but the casting was a masterstroke. Who better than right-on George to turn the coffee brand into one of the world’s most recognised and coveted? For 14 years, George Clooney has been the impossibly handsome face of Nespresso, the ‘capsule’ coffee for time-pressed poshies that comes in bright, glossy, environmentally unfriendly pods Naturally, he is on the company’s ‘sustainability advisory board’, which supposedly — and, clearly, not very effectively — works to ensure that Nespresso sources coffee from well-run farms. He is also a member of the Rainforest Alliance, Fair Trade… Read full this story
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How George Clooney's Nespresso coffee leaves a VERY bitter taste: JANE FRYER on the troubling aspects of the trendy brew from beans picked by child labour to capsules that are an eco-disaster have 290 words, post on www.dailymail.co.uk at February 26, 2020. This is cached page on Europe Breaking News. If you want remove this page, please contact us.