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Click pic to view comments Confirmed sighting: Kellogg's Frosties Chocolate Cereal and Milk Bar/ Weetos Real Milk Chocolate Cereal Bar
Posted: 12:07 Thu 21-08-2003. Price: 1.35 for 6 (Weetos 29p). Location: Safeway, Basingstoke Rd, Reading. Sub-flavours: Plain Frosties, Coco-pops, Rice Krispies. Nutritional unusualness: Frosties 43% Sugar, Weetos 35% Real Milk Chocolate.
A two-for-the-price-of-one sighting here from "Diarmuid Mallon" who describes the new Frosties bar thusly: Yep, you guessed it! Spotted these a few weeks ago, but this was the first time to try them, Kelloggs have re-launched these cereal bars with added dipped-in-milk layer on the bottom - much like some other cereal bars dipped in yogurt. The milk layer tasted of pretty much nothing, whilst the high sugar and syrup content of the bar made it sticky rather than crunchy.

...What Diarmuid has spotted here is a new addition to Kellogg's Cereal and Milk bar range, all of which have apparently been "reformulated with a lower fat content" (which often just means "more sugar"). Of course, if this was a proper "LiveJournal" blog, concerned readers might leave sympathetic comments about the deviation from his normal shopping habits leading to Diarmuid's subsequent discovery of the Weetos chocolate bar, but apparently he was just popping out at lunchtime, so don't write in, OK?: Another sighting from my partnerless shop. Spotted this next to the 6 pack boxes of Kellogg's Cereal bars, but only available in single bars. The bar is Weetos with the bottom half coated in real milk chocolate - so even less pretense that is is a chocolate snack rather than for breakfast. The Weetos have the usual "Are these stale or have I eaten dry cat food taste?" I associate with them.


Posted: 16:48 Thu 21-08-2003 by "mary" # permalink comment
Comment: so now nestle copyed kelloggs and now weetabix have copied nestle on the creal bars,
Posted: 17:17 Thu 21-08-2003 by "Justin timberlake" # permalink comment
Comment: just remember Alex!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Posted: 17:21 Thu 21-08-2003 by "Alex" # permalink comment
Comment: hello?
Posted: 17:25 Thu 21-08-2003 by "JT" # permalink comment
Comment: Alex: i e-mailed pepsi about pepsi blue and mountain dew in the uk and this is what they said ''Thank you for your e-mail regarding the availability of Pepsi Blue and Mountain Dew in the United Kingdom.

Unfortunately both Pepsi Blue and Mountain Dew are not available in the United Kingdom, and currently there are no plans to introduce them here.

With regard to your comments about a vanilla and a cherry Pepsi, again currently there are no plans to introduce these variants into the market place''

Posted: 19:17 Thu 21-08-2003 by "ChoccieMan"
(apparently posting from 81-86-154-129.dsl.pipex.com) # permalink comment
Comment: I got the Frosties Chocolate Cereal + Milk bars the other day. Have to agree they're mostly sugar so more a chocbar than cereal. Also they're 25g so even if they were supposed to be a cereal substitute they're 5g short of the normal kelloggs recommended serving.
Posted: 23:10 Thu 21-08-2003 by "cokeco" # permalink comment
Comment: I buy the cereal bars all the time. The rice krispie ones are messy little crumbs go flying into the air when you bite it same with frosties. I find the golden grahmes the nicest.
Posted: 13:16 Sat 23-08-2003 by "JT" # permalink comment
Comment: look whats new: Hellmanns taste of the take-away Hellmanns best known for its mayonnaise, has launched into the teen market with the introduction of a range of Snack Sauces which offer a fun alternative to tomato ketchup. The range comprises Burger Sauce, Hot & Spicy Tomato Sauce, Curry Sauce and Saucy Chip Dip. The 500g bottles retail at £1.49.

Posted: 13:50 Sat 23-08-2003 by "Alex" # permalink comment
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Comment: Thanks,
Posted: 14:54 Sat 23-08-2003 by Snackspot # permalink comment
Comment: I don't mind you copying stuff but it would be nice if you provided the link: http://www.irn-talkingshop.co.uk/irn/news.html#hotprod
Posted: 12:12 Mon 25-08-2003 by "DUM & DUMER" # permalink comment
Comment: LoOk ITs oWeR TwINs AlEX aND Jt
Posted: 20:12 Mon 25-08-2003 by "JT" # permalink comment
Comment: very funny (you must be a very sad and lonley person to write 'look its ower twins alex and jt) and did not your teacher ever tell you dont write in capitials
Posted: 12:02 Tue 09-09-2003 by "someone" # permalink comment
Comment: who cares
Posted: 16:21 Mon 03-11-2003 by "laura" # permalink comment
Comment: I think this is a very useful site. The recipes are foolproof and in particular 'laura-proof'. However I do normally burn food even apples and pears. Thank you!! I am thinking of making a spinach flapjack, what do you think?
Posted: 16:43 Mon 03-11-2003 by "Shane" # permalink comment
Comment: I think that you are crackers!!!
Posted: 10:35 Tue 04-11-2003 by "sum wan" # permalink comment
Comment: ur site iz shite. au revoir crap site
Posted: 11:04 Tue 10-Aug-2004 by "nicola" # permalink comment
Comment: where the f*ck have lucky charms dissappeared to?? i love them and used to eat them all the time, but i haven't seen them around for a while. can anyone give me the answer?? i ll be very grateful, cheers,

nikki xxx

Posted: 17:49 Wed 29-Sep-2004 by "DAVEY HUNTER to NIKKI" # permalink comment
Comment: An independant study completed at the University of Vermont shows that Lucky Charms, the popular breakfast cereal produced by consumer foods company General Mills, may not in fact be "magically delicious". Instead, the study contends that the reason the cereal is delicious is the combination of complex sugars and additives.

The breakfast cereal, which contains several tasty marshmallows, is one of the most popular breakfast foods in the country. Television advertisements for the product feature a lovable Leprechaun named "Lucky" who sings: "Frosted Lucky Charms, they're magically delicious." It is thought that General Mills' choice of the mythical and magical creature from Irish folklore is key to the widespread belief in the statement. Most viewers reasonably assume that a leprechaun knows what is magical and what is not.

As the news reverberated through the cereal world, charges of false advertising and misconduct were levelled at General Mills. Kellogg spokesperson Daniele Behr stated that "[misconduct] such as this cannot go unpunished. By claiming that Lucky Charms is magically delicious, the cereal has garnered a large share of the market." More significantly, the industry has expressed an almost uniform disgust with the Minneapolis, MN, company's advertising policy, citing the Kellogg Company's more truthful approach as an example for all advertisers. "Take Frosted Flakes," Behr said, "they really are 'Grrreat.'"

Customers of the cereal are divided. Said New York, NY, resident Alex Ferguson, "This news is devastating. I've spent the last five years of my life eating Lucky Charms because I hoped that some of the magic would rub off on me. Now that I know there is no magic, I don't think I'm going to continue to eat the cereal."

Minneapolis, MN, resident Bryanne Kidd is unaffected by the news, stating "How can anyone measure magic powers, or even the presence of magic in a cereal? I just don't buy this study." When asked if she would always remain faithful to this study, Parker added, "I think so. Definitely."

Despite the pledge of many of the cereal's fans to remain faithful, several stores around the country have pulled the cereal from their shelves. Sales, which have dropped recently due to the company's vastly unpopular decision to phase out the 'Yellow Moons' marshmallows, are expected to fall even more. When asked if the company would bring back the "Yellow Moons" to restore some of the cereal's appeal, Media Relations Director David Beckham answered. "General Mills has no plans at this time to reintroduce the Yellow Moons. We still have Pink Hearts, Orange Stars, Green Clovers, Blue Diamonds, Purple Horseshoes, Red Balloons, and Pots of Gold. Besides, we maintain that the cereal is magically delicious."

Despite Beckham's confident statement company insiders indicate that General Mills is going to reTOO LONG!

Posted: 16:04 Thu 30-Sep-2004 by "pocketdynamo" # permalink comment
Comment: Lucky that "DAVEY HUNTER TO NIKKI" didn't copy and paste this from another website and pass it off as his own. That would be very naughty. We should be honoured that such a creative person looks at this site regularly.


Posted: 21:31 Wed 02-Feb-2005 by "Kelly Jones" # permalink comment
Comment: Youy guys are all so sad, go out get lives and summit with them
Posted: 21:55 Wed 02-Feb-2005 by "Phillerena" # permalink comment
Comment: Yes you're so right. We should follow someone like you and do...what exactly?
Posted: 16:09 Thu 03-Feb-2005 by "Alex" # permalink comment
Comment: And their screen name is the same as a singer....isn't impersonation sad? 17406 8
Posted: 15:00 Sun 25-Mar-2007 by "Richard" # permalink comment
Comment: I think Kellogg's Frosties should promote there product at special times of the year like Easter where it should represent chocolate.
Posted: 17:02 Tue 18-Sep-2007 by "elf" # permalink comment
Comment: saDDO
Posted: 10:29 Wed 19-Sep-2007 by "If you read this, elf is a saddo" # permalink comment
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