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Click pic to view comments Confirmed sighting: Nestle Mini Smarties and Yogurt
Posted: 11:58 Thu 07-08-2003. Price: Not noted. Location: Waitrose, Woodley, Reading. Sub-flavours: None. Nutritional unusualness: The goodness of yogurt and Smarties!.
"Diarmuid Mallon" reports: Yet again Waitrose in Woodley comes up trumps with a new food. A rather nice mixture of lightly vanilla flavoured yogurt and Mini Smarties in a "fruit corner" type packaging. Personally I would have favoured a more tart yogurt (say like the moorish yogurt and brownies at Pret) but very enjoyable all the same. No idea of price, as it "fell of the shelf and in to the trolley" whilst my partner wasn't looking :-)

...A touching picture of domestic deception there from Diarmuid, though he neglects to mention whether the Smarties shed their bright colours into the yoghurt like they seem to in all other Smarties-based puddings (I'm sure they do!). In other dessert-related developments: Lyle's Golden Syrup continues its reign as flavour of the month with a branded ice-cream tub appearing in Asda and Iceland ahead of its full roll-out in September; and has anyone tried the (exclusive to Tesco?) orange limited edition of Nestle's Fab?

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Posted: 12:33 Thu 07-08-2003 by Snackspot # permalink comment
Comment: Blimey, that Richmond Ice Cream site is full of stuff I've never seen over here - the "virtually fat-free" Frubetto: http://www.richmond-icecream.co.uk/Main-1/Productdetails1.asp?secta=11&offset=1

- and, "back to its original recipe", the Nobbly Bobbly, coated with "fun coloured sugar balls": http://www.richmond-icecream.co.uk/Main-1/Productdetails1.asp?offset=3&secta=10


Posted: 13:57 Thu 07-08-2003 by "JT" # permalink comment
Comment: snack spot: will my shighting go on today?
Posted: 14:25 Thu 07-08-2003 by Snackspot # permalink comment
Comment: No sorry JT I only usually do one a day. There's a "special topic" coming tomorrow so you'll probably be sometime next week.
Posted: 15:27 Thu 07-08-2003 by "JT" # permalink comment
Comment: ok, thanks
Posted: 15:52 Thu 07-08-2003 by "Alex" # permalink comment
Comment: Snackspot, what time of day will the topic come up?
Posted: 16:39 Thu 07-08-2003 by Snackspot # permalink comment
Comment: Sometime between lunchtime and early afternoon?
Posted: 19:09 Thu 07-08-2003 by "Alex" # permalink comment
Comment: Some more Skittlese news.

the UK skittles are now renamed -----Sours (the ---- meaning place correct word here, as I only caught a glimpse of the advert) and now have the US packaging, except the writing of Sours, which is the same on all of the products now.

Not sure if they have a sugar coating


Posted: 20:45 Thu 07-08-2003 by "JT" # permalink comment
Comment: cadbury have changed the name of then snow-flake its now called flake snow, i cant see what the point was a changing it
Posted: 20:58 Thu 07-08-2003 by "JT" # permalink comment
Comment: and does any one know when they will launch pepsi blue in the uk? im diying to taste it again, and in the usa there is a limted edition mountain dew, mountain dew live wire, its out till september you can buy it from the limk below, its 30.00 for 12 550ml bottles http://www.cybercandy.co.uk/[TRUNCATED]/
Posted: 21:04 Thu 07-08-2003 by "Alex" # permalink comment
Comment: JT, have you seen the drink selection on offer at cybercandy
Posted: 22:07 Thu 07-08-2003 by "JT" # permalink comment
Comment: no, whats that alex,
Posted: 10:25 Fri 08-08-2003 by "Diarmuid Mallon" # permalink comment
Comment: Yes - happy to confirm that a little of the smarties colour comes off, but not a great deal. Then again I didn't hang around when eating it. A KFC M&Ms Avalanche that I had last week lost so much colour, it looked more like a acid induced vision that a dairy base dessert.
Posted: 10:33 Fri 08-08-2003 by Snackspot # permalink comment
Comment: Did you have to eat it in secret, in case your partner found out?
Posted: 15:16 Fri 08-08-2003 by "Diarmuid Mallon" # permalink comment
Comment: well... sort of... I had the KFC warm chicken salad (via drive-in and then eaten at work). The salad comes in a large brown paper bag, perfect for slipping the odd dessert in :-)
Posted: 16:29 Fri 08-08-2003 by Snackspot # permalink comment
Comment: Oh yes, often easier to explain at household mealtimes than "Ah, what's this? I appear to have brought along my own dessert. And no, there isn't enough for anyone else..."

Must do a sighting for those KFC salads next week too - what dressing did you have?


Posted: 22:25 Fri 08-08-2003 by "Diarmuid Mallon" # permalink comment
Comment: Caesar - of course. The salad was very good - lots of different types of leaf, 4 or 5 baby plum tomatoes and 1 KFC chicken breast cut up (the ads on TV have way more chicken than you get in real life). The Caesar dress was a little to gloopy - but a good balance of salt and pepper. Very enjoyable.
Posted: 13:54 Mon 11-08-2003 by "JT" # permalink comment
Comment: NEW THINGS walkers Cheese & Chive crisps have been produced as a limited edition but the bad news is you can only get them in leistershire

Wrigley to launch its first mints Wrigley is about to extend its product range with the launch of Extra Mints in Peppermint and Spearmint flavours. They will be available from September 29 in 20-mint flip-top packs which will retail at 42p

Nestle Rowntree is looking to break into the chocolate bitesize market with the launch of Kit Kat Kubes – small pieces of crisp wafer covered in milk chocolate. Kubes will be available from September 15 in 50g and 175g bags retailing at 37p and £1.25 respectively


Posted: 14:28 Mon 11-08-2003 by Snackspot # permalink comment
Comment: good work JT - you are quoting the "hot products" section of this week's Independent Retail News, and i claim my five pounds!

http://www.irn-talkingshop.co.uk/irn/news.html#hotprod


Posted: 18:26 Tue 10-Aug-2004 by "elmsyrup" # permalink comment
Comment: That golden syrup ice cream was fabulous, AND cheap. I wonder where it got to? 94349 13
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