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Awaiting sightings: Walkers Shots/ Spanish Salsa Pringles
Posted: 20:59 Sat 05-04-2003.
Today's issue of The Grocer magazine has the startling news that Curry Pringles are being replaced over the next month with a new "Spanish Salsa" flavour - be interesting to see how they make it different from the previous "Pizza" variant and the current "Paprika". On the same page, they've got details of the upcoming bite-sized sesame seed version of Jacob's Tuc biscuits (RRP 82p), plus Walkers Shots (RRP 27p) - "tiny ball-shaped snacks" tasting of Nicely Spicely or Banging BBQ. Apparently these can be "positioned next to the till" and "eaten one-handed", a feature believed to have "particular appeal" for the primary target audience of 10-20 year old males. Stop snickering. Here's hoping they don't get mixed up with the similarly positioned Halls Shotgum (RRP 49p, for Menthol Chill or Menthol Heat), which appears to be the first chewing gum to come in nicotine-replacement-style packaging.

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Posted: 12:00 Tue 08-04-2003 by "Katy"
Comment: Walkers Shots are on sale at the UFO (Union Food Outlet, oh my aching sides) at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, for 27p. Only Nicely Spicy flavour, I think. The box helpfully says "display next to your till" on it, and indeed has diagrams of someone pouring the crispy snacks into their mouth, one-handed. Not yet tried...
Posted: 12:54 Fri 11-04-2003 by "Josh Roulston"
Comment: Straight out of Walkers R&D - these are probably like other shots (small round wotsits) that I've heard about only with different flavourings. They taste a bit like they've stolen some of the taste of spicey niknaks and some of the taste of those McCoys spicey crisps with possible meaty undertones.

Also spotted - Monster Munch Ice Cream Flavour (not tasted but described as monster munch but tasting 'a bit like those creamy boiled sweets').


Posted: 09:34 Mon 14-04-2003 by "WillowFae"
Comment: Had a couple of bags of Shots at the weekend (one of each flavour). BBQ ones are the nicest. Haven't seen them in shops yet :(
Posted: 19:27 Sun 20-04-2003 by "Plato"
Comment: Spotted in Europa in Queensway London. 99p for 200g. Not bad flavour - quite sweetcorny. Would buy again.
Posted: 19:28 Sun 20-04-2003 by "Plato"
Comment: Sorry - meant to say Spanish Salsa Pringles spotted in Queensway. Anyhow - give them a go - they're not bad!
Posted: 22:20 Tue 29-07-2003 by "USA curry boy" # permalink comment
Comment: Anyone know where I can purchase curry pringles in the UK (that will ship to USA)? I tried them when I visited two years ago, and loved them!!!! Cheers!!! write anshu77@go.com
Posted: 13:13 Wed 30-07-2003 by "JT" # permalink comment
Comment: i can ship you some over to the states
Posted: 13:22 Wed 30-07-2003 by "JT" # permalink comment
Comment: or have a look on this website http://www.expatshopping.com you will be able to order curry pringles from here and 1000's of english products, the curry pringles are $2.80, and they also sell cadbury chocolate, and buy the way do you know of any websites that will send usa products to the uk?
Posted: 13:28 Wed 30-07-2003 by Snackspot # permalink comment
Comment: We usually end up recommending: http://www.cybercandy.co.uk/

though i think bob also had some other ones...


Posted: 14:00 Wed 30-07-2003 by "JT" # permalink comment
Comment: cybercandy are out of pepsi blue and mountain dew, does any one else know were i can buy these from, and are they bringing pepsi blue out here in the uk
Posted: 15:00 Sun 10-08-2003 by "mark" # permalink comment
Comment: Hi

Any sightings of Curry flavour in bulk? I need to send too a person in Canada.

Cheers

M

e-mail me directly is best: blackice (at!) pavilion.co.uk


Posted: 17:48 Tue 12-08-2003 by "cokeco" # permalink comment
Comment: If you cannot get from the web there is a store in covent garden thats sells canadian food goods.
Posted: 19:09 Tue 12-08-2003 by "Alex" # permalink comment
Comment: cokeco- he was referring to English Pringles to send too his friend in Canada. Not Candian Pringles!

mark, have a look at Sainsburys or Morrisons


Posted: 21:01 Tue 12-08-2003 by "cokeco" # permalink comment
Comment: Alex I was referring to JT's earlier post asking for a website and i said if he couldn't get from the web there was a store!! TYVM
Posted: 11:24 Wed 13-08-2003 by "JT" # permalink comment
Comment: What do you mean 'cokeco'
Posted: 15:05 Wed 13-08-2003 by "cokeco" # permalink comment
Comment: JT I just meant that if you couldn't get what you wanted to order from the web there is a store in convent garden that does sell imported groceries.
Posted: 15:32 Wed 13-08-2003 by "JT" # permalink comment
Comment: do they sell usa/canadian foods and sodas
Posted: 15:41 Wed 13-08-2003 by "Mary" # permalink comment
Comment: whats the Shop called?
Posted: 17:05 Wed 13-08-2003 by Snackspot # permalink comment
Comment: I think it's the same address as the imaginatively named "Australia Shop" - 26 Henrietta Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E 8NA:

http://www.canadashop.uk.com/


Posted: 17:34 Wed 13-08-2003 by "JT" # permalink comment
Comment: thanks do you know any more sites
Posted: 14:28 Thu 14-08-2003 by "cokeco" # permalink comment
Comment: I can't remember the exact addy its near the tesco. One half sells Canadian food the other half sells south african food. Of course canadian and US food is the same just some maple syrup thrown in for good measure.
Posted: 16:53 Thu 14-08-2003 by "JT" # permalink comment
Comment: is that the store in covent gardens, (is it near tesco express )have a look on there site there are products from Canada, South africa, New zeland And australia 29750 2
Posted: 19:10 Thu 22-Feb-2007 by "Nick Heath" # permalink comment
Comment: Spanish Salsa Pringles are the nicest flavour of any crisps I have ever eaten. Can't seem to find them anywhere in the shops anymore. Anyone know where to get them in Stoke-on-Trent?
Posted: 19:42 Sat 24-Feb-2007 by "Al" # permalink comment
Comment: You can buy American bits including Mountain dew athttp://www.Americansweets.co.uk
Posted: 18:38 Wed 05-Mar-2008 by "I MISS MY TIM TAMS!!" # permalink comment
Comment: The Australia Shop, New Zealand Shop, Canada Shop and South Africa Shop can all be found under the one roof at 27 Maiden Lane Covent Garden WC2E 7JS and they have EVERY ONE of my favourite sweets and goodies from home that i miss so much (after being away from Oz for over 2 years!). Mum is so sick of sending me stuff, so i get my fix here. They also sell everything in their shop http://www.angloaustraliantrading.com which can be delivered to my work or home. Awesome stuff, they are LIFE SAVERS!! Thank you Aussie Shop!!
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