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Click pic to view comments Confirmed sighting: Cadbury's Banoffi bar
Posted: 12:44 Thu 11-12-2003. Price: 59p/ 100g bar. Location: Farmfoods, Bristol. Nutritional unusualness: None noted.
"Stuart Campbell" reports: I can never figure out if places like Farmfoods are somewhere snack-makers try out exciting new products in advance, or if they're a bargain-bin clearance outlet for failed test stuff they've decided to scrap before ever giving it a proper release. Whichever it is, the store is an ever-reliable treasure-trove of treats, typified by this soft-centre bar whose filling tastes EXACTLY like the gooey bit from the middle of a banoffee pie. As you might expect, surrounding that with Dairy Milk makes it so sweet that you'll struggle to eat more than two squares at a time without making your teeth itch, but like all mood-altering drugs, this is safe when used in moderation.

...(Please note that Stuart's comments are for amusement purposes only, and should not replace the advice of a qualified medical professional.) Anyway, in other choco-fruity frolics: just a quick heads-up that NiceCupOfTeaEtc's recent "biscuits of the week" have included the new Bahlsen Orange Choco Leibniz (another one named after a - philosophical - revolutionary!), plus the unabashedly named Aussie import Arnott's Gaiety.

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Posted: 17:01 Thu 11-12-2003 by "Alex" # permalink comment
Comment: Stuart, what other new or failed products do Farmfoods currently have which you can remember?
Posted: 17:26 Thu 11-12-2003 by "bob" # permalink comment
Comment: in farmfoods and other cheep shops ive seen - reeces peanut butter ranage, cadbury 49g bar with mint chips, cadbury dairy milk fudge, cadbury cappacino, cadbury tiffin, cadbury bonoffi, cherry pepsi, cadbury snack (5 centered candy bar), cadbury hazelnut, cadbury more*, liquorice skittles, tropical skittles, tim tams and thats about it!!!
Posted: 17:33 Thu 11-12-2003 by "Alex" # permalink comment
Comment: what from farmfoods bob?
Posted: 17:44 Thu 11-12-2003 by "bob" # permalink comment
Comment: in farmfoods ive seen - all cadburys above and liquorice skittles!!
Posted: 11:36 Sat 29-05-2004 by "Phil C" # permalink comment
Comment: I noticed this too actually. I saw Top Deck cadbury bars in JF and the cadbury ones with fudge pieces in Farmfoods. 58619 5 04
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