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Posted: 16:12 Tue 17-06-2003. Price: 55p. Location: Grocers in Exmouth Market, London EC1. Sub-flavours: Vanilla and strawberry; Peach, Pineapple and Passion Fruit. Nutritional unusualness: Completely inverts the "fruit at the bottom" meme by way of having the fruit at the top.
"Stuart Houghton" reports: "Vanilla flavour fromage frais topped with lightly whipped strawberry sauce". In practice this mean a sort of ersatz custard with something like a fruit fool plonked on the top. Not disgusting, but the 'fruit' definitely has that odd aftertaste you get with tinned strawberries. The whole thing feels a touch insubstantial when compared to the excellence of their "rice" and "corner" sister products. As Stuart points out, it does have real "fromage frais" in (whatever that is), but in other respects resembles an attempt to create a low-fat yoghurt-style dessert from completely synthetic components. Great name too, perhaps alluding to the so-called halo effect, whereby items with one or two positive characteristics - having low fat or real fruit, for instance - are perceived as being, like, totally good for you. Plus, the whole "fruit at the bottom" business is another great excuse to quote the incomparable Mitch Hedburg: I opened up a container of yogurt, and under the lid it said Please Try Again because they were having a contest I was unaware of. But I though I might have opened the yogurt wrong... or maybe Yoplait was trying to inspire me - "C'mon, Mitchell, don't give up. Please try again. A message of inspiration from your friends at Yoplait. Fruit on the bottom, hope on top."

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Comment: they are selling them 1/2 price @ morrisons in kettering there id pinapple and strawberry 12514 2
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