Washington Post to air Super Bowl ad showcasing reporters' plight

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Sometimes Super Bowl ads can be a little corny. "It's not fun when people get together with family and friends to watch a game - and the first ads were hitting corn farmers".

The mascot of Bud Light met an early demise in the beer company's 60-second Super Bowl commercial, thanks to Game of Thrones's The Mountain, and this may be the biggest partnership of the decade.

Consumption of high fructose corn syrup in the U.S. began falling at the turn of the century when it was linked to soaring rates of obesity. Look out, Energizer Bunny and Colonel Sanders, he said - Game of Thrones is coming for you, too.

Anheuser Busch set off the Twitterverse with its commercial promoting the fact that Bud Light contains no corn syrup while the ingredient is part of beers made by the MillerCoors. But instead of relying on corn syrup, Bud Light uses rice as its source of a fermentable sugar during its brewing process.

"Let us take it to them at once!" answers the king.

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"Whether they use corn syrup or even high-fructose corn syrup in the initial brewing, it's not going to be there at the end anyways". Miller Light had already received its shipment.

Following the spots, the National Corn Growers Association tweeted at Bud Light that "America's corn farmers are disappointed in you".

Bud Light did not respond to the NCGA on Twitter. "Our office is right down the road!" The trade war with China put a 25% tariff on U.S. corn exports - which has left many farmers across the country unable to sell their corn for a fair price.

Super Bowl commercials from Anheuser-Busch InBev SA's Bud Light may have just revived a national focus on corn syrup, an ingredient that has been blamed for its role in the national obesity epidemic. "Bud Light uses rice to aid fermentation".

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