Tapatio Hot Sauce Is Suing Cannabis-Infused Brand “Trapatio” Over Logo Rip-Off – News

Lead photo via Tapatio Hot Sauce

Things are heating up in the world of hot sauce.

Tapatio, one of America’s most ubiquitous hot sauce brands, is getting spicy with a cannabis industry clone, taking the makers of cannabis-infused condiment “Trapatio” to court over what they see as a clear rip-off of their signature cowboy logo.

According to TMZ, Tapatio is seeking a cease and desist order along with financial restitution from Trapatio, claiming the “marijuana infused salsa picante” is using the hot sauce giant’s iconic “charro” logo to sell their product, swiping everything from the wide brimmed sombrero down to the yellow jacket, white shirt, and identical red tie, not to mention the trapped-out name switch.

While the California-based hot sauce company is willing to take their infused imitators to court to clear their name from the marijuana industry, Trapatio owner Isaac Granados insists that he has talked to representatives from Tapatio and heard a completely different story, telling TMZ that the corporate condiment company was open to collaboration.

“With the legalization of weed I would have never thought they would come after me.”…

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