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Click pic to view comments Confirmed sighting: Emmi Aloe Vera Sensitive Yogurt Drink
Posted: 17:23 Tue 02-12-2003. Price: 99p/ 250ml bottle. Location: Sainsbury's, Bath. Sub-flavours: Also a yoghurt, apparently. Nutritional unusualness: It's got [freaking] Aloe Vera in it, for Christ's sake.
"Stuart Campbell" reports: What? For years Aloe Vera was only found in moisturisers and suchlike, then suddenly it was in washing powder and washing-up liquid, and now it's a snack treat too? On picking this up I wasn't sure whether to drink it or rub it on my skin, and having drunk it I wish I'd rubbed it on my skin. Opening the lid, even after a vigorous shake, revealed an unsettling rubbery skin, and after gingerly poking through it and taking a swig, a goopy substance tasting - oddly enough - not unlike moisturiser mixed with washing-up liquid was revealed. The only food-like sensation came from the lemon juice (clearly trace elements, as no percentage is listed, unlike the 77% low-fat yogurt and 10% Aloe Vera). "Natural Beauty From Within"? Not from within this, pal.

...Must be something to do with the imminent Christmas party season, as recent issues of The Grocer magazine have been bubbling over with functional products aiming for greater availability in the UK, including: the heavily promoted to students "hangover prevention" takeBuzz; Swedish "hangover recovery product" Feelfine; plus Bomba Energy drink, tastefully packaged - considering the current world situation and all - in the form of a hand grenade (site contains Flash, mild nudity).

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Posted: 17:38 Tue 02-12-2003 by Snackspot # permalink comment
Comment: "Based on a formula developed by Swedish scientists to assist recovering alcoholics" - there's a slogan we won't be seeing on the sides of buses anytime soon...

(from http://www.feelfineuk.com/ )


Posted: 20:15 Wed 29-Sep-2004 by "marina" # permalink comment
Comment: I find Emmi aloe vera yogurt amazingly beneficial...the test i great, the little pieces of aloe vera DELICIOUS,..it has no acidity....and you can eat it at anytime. The store where I used to buy it has closed down.......can you help me to find out where I can buy it in London?..thank you...marina
Posted: 13:43 Mon 08-Nov-2004 by "Becca" # permalink comment
Comment: Tried an Emmi Aloe Vera Sensitive Yoghurt yesterday. Very good!! Tasted similar to a peach yoghurt. Found them in a garage shop and would love to see them in larger supermarkets.
Posted: 18:27 Thu 11-Nov-2004 by "Angie Wong" # permalink comment
Comment: This drink is good for digestion and refreshingly tastely. It is similar to the Aloe Vera Yogurt drink selling in Japan and Korea. I wish that it can easily be bought everywhere in UK.
Posted: 17:30 Sun 21-Nov-2004 by "elijah" # permalink comment
Comment: The emmi aloe vera drink is delicious and very refreshing. Only down side is that it is so hard to find.
Posted: 19:35 Mon 27-Jun-2005 by "Deborah Blagg" # permalink comment
Comment: Emmi aloe vera has helped me regain my life style following chronic indigestion problems. I can't thank you enough.
Posted: 11:53 Tue 28-Jun-2005 by "Alex" # permalink comment
Comment: We don't make it :D
Posted: 15:12 Fri 21-Oct-2005 by "wesley" # permalink comment
Comment: Where can you buy this in the UK? Never seen it over here...
Posted: 15:06 Wed 28-Jun-2006 by "alansteedman" # permalink comment
Comment: I have colitis, and beleive it or not emmi aloe vera drink settles my intestines down. I like the taste and texture 58109 9
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