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Click pic to view comments Confirmed sighting: McVitie's Digestive Choc Chunk bar/ Mini Tuc with Sesame Seeds
Posted: 18:17 Fri 06-06-2003. Price: 99p pack of 8 (Mini Tuc 85p/ box). Location: Sainsbury's, London NW3. Nutritional unusualness: Mini Tucs contain 1.2g Sodium per 100g.
Snackspot reports: ah, this was what I was looking for way back in April - and let me tell you, they're well worth the wait. Imagine the classic 3-chunk design of Jacob's Club, but with McVitie's digestive biscuit on the inside and coated in thick Yorkie-style chocolate. Sure, they're quite small - but, on the other hand, you do get 8 of them in a pack. If they're going to continue following the Jacob's Club example, here's hoping they produce lots of different flavours and name them after a completely unrelated golfing accessory. Jacob's themselves, meanwhile, have been far from slacking, and are currently advertising their Mini Tuc Crackers with Sesame Seeds on TV - pretty much what you'd expect, though they have re-engineered the box so that it pops open "for easy access". And, depending on just how allergic to nuts you are, you'll be reassured by the small print that the Tucs are "produced on a line handling milk, soya", and in "a factory handling hazelnut" - but "on a different line".

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Posted: 17:17 Sat 07-06-2003 by "bob"
Comment: they are very nice i brought them from morrisons in kettering they are 2 for 1
Posted: 14:31 Sun 08-06-2003 by "Alex"
Comment: Just so you know, there's a Hob Nob version as well
Posted: 16:32 Sun 08-06-2003 by Snackspot
Comment: No kidding - the http://www.nicecupofteaandasitdown.com/ guy just mailed to say "we have had some for about 6 weeks as well as the HobNobs ones. The man at McVities keeps twisting my arm to review them. I shall do them soon no doubt."

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