Looks like llaollao Malaysia has a new competitor in the market! But strangely enough, the new dessert chain has a name that sounds (and even looks) pretty much the same with the famed frozen yoghurt franchise from Spain.
It’s understood that the local froyo business, ll.la.lo, launched its first ever outlet in Ampang last week on Tuesday (22nd March). They are also offering an opening promotion, with discounts of up to 50% off for their yoghurt treats.
Needless to say, a lot of fans were enraged after noticing the glaring similarities between the two frozen yoghurt outlets. Not only their names almost look identical, a few eagle-eyed netizens also discovered that ll.la.lo has the same toppings, the same teardrop-shaped spoon, and even the same cup design that are synonymous to the llaollao brand!
As a result, the comments section had since been flooded with netizens blasting the homegrown froyo brand for blatantly copying llaollao. “I thought llao llao has changed the colour of its logo,” one commentator wrote. “Something looks off here. You start your post with ‘Bismillah’ (In the name of God), but you openly copied another product,” another netizen commented.
Soon after the issue went viral, llaollao Malaysia has appeared to issue their response to the matter on their official socials. They came up with a meme of the incident involving Will Smith slapping Chris Rock at the recent Oscars ceremony. Smith’s head was photoshopped with an image of a llaollao cup, while the latter was referred to as the “copycat”.
Check out the post here:
So far, there has been no official statement issued by ll.la.lo to address the allegation.
Source: Lobak Merah.