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Posted: 15:29 Tue 05-08-2003. Price: 40c (Euros). Location: "Sundry Newcastle and Gateshead market stalls and in dodgy cheap shops across the North-East". Nutritional unusualness: See below.
"Steve Cross" reports: I bought a Cadbury's MagiMilk today from the type of shop where everything has fallen off the back of a lorry (presumably in Ireland in this case). It promises lots of health benefits, with 50% of the RDA of calcium in every bar. On first inspection, it's like an over-sized Taxi bar. With crispy rice. And pretty unpleasant. The "chocolate milk goodness centre" looks like salmon paste, and has no taste to speak of.

...A quick websearch confirms that the product seems to originate from Ireland, and may have landed in the North-East as part of its annual summer migration to the fjords of Norway. Anyway, this week's The Grocer also contains rumours of a new Kit Kat product "planned for the autumn", while we're also getting unconfirmed sightings that Cadbury have chosen to launch their apparently pointless Dairy Milk rebranding (DM Crispies, DM Mint Chips, DM Bubbly, etc) in one of the hottest months in recent memory.


Posted: 17:07 Tue 05-08-2003 by "JT" # permalink comment
Comment: i've seen these on market stalls and cheep shops they are only 15p , and the also had cadbury cappacino and cadbury nut 'n' crisp
Posted: 17:32 Tue 05-08-2003 by "Matthew" # permalink comment
Comment: I can confirm the Dairy Milk rebranding thing.. I have seen the crispies and bubbles varieties. Haven't bought them tho, as I'm on a diet. And let's face it.. they're just Wispas, aren't they?
Posted: 19:51 Tue 05-08-2003 by "Jay X" # permalink comment
Comment: I can confirm that Dairy Milk Bubbly exists (cos I've just finished one). It's like a small Dairy Milk bar, but with bubbly chocolate not unlike that in a Wispa. It's not the same size or shape as Wispa though (it's in chunks, not a whole bar). The box says "replaces Wispa" on it, but there's no mention of it on the bar itself.
Posted: 12:07 Wed 06-08-2003 by "mr hershey" # permalink comment
Comment: does any one know were you can buy hersheys chocolate (Not Cybercandy)
Posted: 12:31 Wed 06-08-2003 by Snackspot # permalink comment
Comment: A lot of the fancier grocery stores (eg Whistlestop in stations) have Hersheys (and Oreos, and Chips Ahoy?) here in London, though that's potentially not much use to you if you live in Aberdeen...
Posted: 12:37 Wed 06-08-2003 by Snackspot # permalink comment
Comment: Oh and "bob" reckons that "hershey kissies" are now available from "most [UK] asda/wal*mart stores", though we have yet to receive any independent verification:


Posted: 14:05 Wed 06-08-2003 by "Neil" # permalink comment
Comment: What I wouldn't do for a Hershey Kissy.
Posted: 16:54 Fri 08-08-2003 by "JT" # permalink comment
Comment: Safeway's are selling the new cadbury range, cadbury crispies, cadbury bubble, cadbury dairy milk with mint bits, cadbury turkish delight and cadbury have changed cadburys caramel to cadbury dairly milk with caramel also galaxy have changed the design on the wrappers
Posted: 21:48 Fri 08-08-2003 by "Alex" # permalink comment
Comment: Cadbury's Dairy Milk with caramel is different to an ordinary Caramel
Posted: 22:52 Fri 08-08-2003 by "JT" # permalink comment
Comment: yes i know but have you not seen the advert on tv alex? 78987 5 59
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