Meet Israel’s new Olympic mascot: the Bamba baby

13.03.2012                      19.Adar. 5772

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Meet Israel's new Olympic mascot: the Bamba baby

Olympic Committee of Israel selects icon of popular peanut-based snack following court case over former 'candidate' Shpitzik the prickly pear.

The Olympic Committee of Israel has finally found a mascot for the 2012 Olympic team, announcing yesterday that the Bamba baby would be accompanying the athletes to London in July. Osem, the maker of Bamba, the popular peanut-based snack, will be paying the committee an undisclosed sum for the privilege of representing the team….