Home/Front page  Cereals, pudding, icecream
Sweets, biscuits, cakes  Drinks and/or alcohol
Crisps and snacks Fast and/or hot food
Recently discussed stories (comments):

Coldpress fruit juices/ Review of 2012 (15)

Lotus Caramelised Biscuit Spread (8)

Kingdom BBQ Meat (1)

Mars Bar Limited Edition caramel (10)

Milka Raspberry Cream (6)

Walkers Deep Ridged (14)

Nestle Vice Versas (yes, again) (7)

GlaxoSmithKline Lucozade Pink Lemonade (3)

Herr's Potato Chips (5)

Ben and Jerry's Winter Berry Brownie Ice Cream (1)

Comments RSS

For external use only:

A Blog About Crisps

Advertising Standards Authority

Airline Meals

Answerbank UK

Bad candy

Ban Trans Fats (Hydrogenated Vegetable Oils)

Beer Frame: The Journal of Inconspicuous Consumption

BevNet USA

Boycott Nestlé

Breakfast Cereal (US) Character Guide

Candy Blog (US)

Chilli Source, The (kebabs)

Chocolate Review


Egg, Bacon, Chips and Beans

Fast Food Fever (US)

Fixture Ferrets (offers)

Food Standards Agency

Foodstuff Finds

Gobble Monkey

Guardian "Hard Sell" ad critiques

Independent Retail News

Jim's Chocolate Mission

Junk Food News

Les Cahiers du Burger (France)


McSweeney's reviews

MmmExchange mailing list

Name that (US) Candybar

Nice Cup Of Tea and a Sit Down

Nutrition Action

Packaging Digest

Phoood (US)

Publican, The

RB Offers

Sandwich Selector

Steve, Don't Eat It!

Taquitos.net (USA)

Top Secret Recipes

Urban Legends (Food, Cola etc)

Winspiration tie-breakers

Starbucks Gossip (US)

World's Worst Food

Click pic to view comments Confirmed sighting: Kellogg's Frosties Turbos
Posted: 14:14 Tue 19-08-2003. Price: 1.89/ 500g. Location: Sainsburys, Southampton. Nutritional unusualness: "Turbo-charged with great tasting chocolate cereal energy sparks".
"ChoccieMan" reports: I've always been a fan of Frosties so I couldn't resist these (my other fave cereal is Coco Pops so what a good combination). I think they've got the combination just right, not too much chocolate that it overwhelms the Frosties (chocolate Frosties are bit OTT) but enough to make a difference to every bite. Despite the description on the packet the chocolate pieces don't "spark" like Nerds or Wonkalate bars. They basically taste like a weak version of Wheetos. What I don't understand is the other varieties of Frosties currently have free CD-ROM PC grand prix games on them but these don't, does that make any sense?

...None at all, ChoccieMan, and the same goes for the bizarre on-screen disclaimer in their TV ad: "Striped car not in game". Still, I'm intrigued by Kellogg's current offer of Free Bestsellers from amazon.co.uk, with minimal indication of what the titles of these "bestsellers" might be. Then again, if any cereal-eaters have any "spare" codes they're not using (they're printed in near-invisible ink on the inside of the box), maybe they could post them below (though it would be polite if anyone who's subsequently used codes they've obtained in this way could also post to let everybody else know).


Posted: 15:29 Tue 19-08-2003 by "JT" # permalink comment
Comment: all these are are the normal frosties mixed with the chocolate frosties, i hope the bring out the cinnamon ones what are out in the us
Posted: 19:19 Tue 19-08-2003 by "ChoccieMan"
(apparently posting from 81-86-154-129.dsl.pipex.com) # permalink comment
Comment: Whilst the taste might be similar to chocolate frosties for the chocolate pieces, they're not shaped the same as frosties and also are heavier in milk. This can lead to ordinary milk on top of chocolate milk in your bowl (assuming you add quite a lot of milk to the frosties) which looks (and tastes) a bit odd. I personally think they've found a good 'middle ground' between standard and chocolate frosties. Cinnamon sounds good though.
Posted: 19:24 Tue 19-08-2003 by "Alex" # permalink comment
Comment: http://snackspot.org.uk/thread.php?story=0307211736sbc

Wheres the Bart Simpson sightings?(scroll down, or CTRL+F)

Posted: 20:38 Tue 19-08-2003 by "Neil" # permalink comment
Comment: The adverts also say that the games are "not compatible with Mac" which is a curious phrasing seeing as they're presumably also not compatible with Linux, PlayStations, X-Boxes and many, many more. Could be the basis of a complaint to the ITC for the pedants out there.
Posted: 21:02 Tue 19-08-2003 by Snackspot # permalink comment
Comment: haha yeah well spotted. still, at least mac users won't be disappointed by the absence of the "striped car"
Posted: 08:05 Wed 20-08-2003 by "Alex" # permalink comment
Comment: I emailed Pepsi, and was told that there are no plans to release Pepsi Blue in this country
Posted: 08:41 Wed 20-08-2003 by Snackspot # permalink comment
Comment: thanks for the update Alex - though does this look like a discussion of Pepsi (or any other soft drinks, blue or otherwise? ;)
Posted: 09:06 Wed 20-08-2003 by "Alex" # permalink comment
Comment: First thread I saw:(
Posted: 09:33 Wed 20-08-2003 by "cokeco" # permalink comment
Comment: I should imagine the CD's are included due to the enormous popularity of the cereals with CD's in them in America and Canada very family friendly games like life, monopoly etc. I hope they get Disney Magix Cereal here. I don't understand why they have the winnie the pooh and not the others. Oh well
Posted: 17:57 Sat 13-09-2003 by "Michael Flatley" # permalink comment
Comment: current bestsellers on the Kelloggs promotion can be viewed athttp://www.amazon.co.uk/kelloggs 30833 2 42
(Please scroll up to view earlier comments or click here for top)
  Sorry - comments on this old story are now closed!

display/attempt to resolve my IP (might somehow "prove" who I am)

Please enjoy Snackspot responsibly - offensive, pointlessly argumentative, or otherwise unsuitable comments may be deleted or punished in other ways.

Recently discussed stories (comments):
· Milka Raspberry Cream (398)
· Kingdom BBQ Meat (3)
· Coldpress fruit juices/ Review of 2012 (15)
· Lotus Caramelised Biscuit Spread (8)
· Mars Bar Limited Edition caramel (10)
· Walkers Deep Ridged (14)
· Nestle Vice Versas (yes, again) (7)
· GlaxoSmithKline Lucozade Pink Lemonade (3)
· Herr's Potato Chips (5)
· Ben and Jerry's Winter Berry Brownie Ice Cream (1)

Recently posted stories in this category:
· Ben and Jerry's Winter Berry Brownie Ice Cream
· Kellogg's Froot Loops
· Trebor Peppermint Extra Strong Mint ice lollies
· Honey Monster Party Puffs
· Ben and Jerry's Chocolate Nougat Crunch/ Chocolate Therapy
· Ben and Jerry's Core Karamel Sutra
· Alpen Porridge
· Muller Rice Limited Edition Banana and Toffee
· Honey Monster Honeycomb Puffs/ Golden Wonder Chip Shop Curry crisps
· Ben and Jerry's Coconutterly Fair

Awaiting sightings:

Raspberry Cheesecake/ Coconut/ Rum and Raisin Carte D'Or

Dormen luxury handmade crisps

Betty Bassett's Red Liquorice Allsorts

Wrigley's Extra Ice Mint tins

Mr Kipling's Big French Fancy

Smarties Party Ice Cream/ Calippo Fizz

Jelly Belly Sport Beans

Ginsters microwavable ready meals

Carte D'Or sorbets/ Raspberries and Meringue Haagen-Dazs

Minara Micro Meals in a jar

Serving suggestions:
(via Amazon UK)

Super Size Me (DVD)

Inconspicuous Consumption: An Obsessive Look at the Stuff We Take for Granted, from the Everyday to the Obscure

Not on the Label: What Really Goes into the Food on Your Plate

Fast Food Nation: What the All-American Meal Is Doing to the World

Fat Land: How Americans Became the Fattest People in the World

Top Secret Recipes: Creating Kitchen Clones of America's Favorite Brand-Name Foods

More Top Secret Recipes: More Fabulous Kitchen Clones of America's Favorite Brand-Name Foods

Even More Top Secret Recipes: More Amazing Kitchen Clones of America's Favorite Brand-Name Foods

Top Secret Recipes: Sodas, Smoothies, Spirits, & Shakes: Creating Cool Kitchen Clones of America's Favorite Brand-Name Drinks

The Star Wars Cookbook: Wookiee Cookies and Other Galactic Recipes

Star Wars Cookbook II: Darth Malt and More Galactic Recipes

Star Wars Party Book: Recipes and Ideas for Galactic Occasions

All trademarks, names and symbols are acknowledged and used here for editorial purposes only. They do not constitute any form of endorsement of this site or its contents by the rights-holders concerned.

[top]   Advertisement: Fresh handmade chocolates from Paul A Young Fine
Chocolates    [top]