IKEA Hyderabad had an amazing launch with thousands of visitors thronging the store with in days. However, the Swedish furniture giant had to face embarrassment as a customer complained that he found Veg Biryani. The image with caterpillar in the biryani went viral on social media bring bad reputation to the company.
The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation officials slapped a fine of 11,500 on IKEA after testing the food samples. In a bid to avoid further damage, IKEA has removed Biryani and Samosas from their menu. They have canceled the contract with Nagpur vendor-Haldirams, from where desi food is being procured.