Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Tim Hortons Confirms Some Cups Misprinted in Roll Up the Rim Contest

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Tim Hortons Confirms Some Cups Misprinted in Roll Up the Rim Contest

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Tim Hortons confirms some contest cups misprinted

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Adam Peddle says he has a growing collection of Tim Hortons Roll up the Rim cups, but they're not winners -- there's no message at all under the rim.

The popular coffee chain has confirmed a "small batch" of misprinted extra large-size cups were distributed in Atlantic Canada and Alberta for the annual contest.

But Tim Hortons says no major contest prizing has been affected by their supplier's misprint, because third-party consultants audit the production process and the seeding of prizes.

"We can assure our guests that all odds remain the same," Tim Hortons said in an email statement.

Peddle, a 39-year-old avid coffee drinker and retail worker in St. John's, N.L., says he has collected at least 10 cups with either no message under the rim or a message that was cut off. …

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