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Click pic to view comments Confirmed sighting: Whitworths Wow/ The Mix
Posted: 13:41 Fri 09-01-2004. Price: 49p/ 250g bag; 25p/ 90g tub. Location: Tesco, Neasden. Sub-flavours: Dark Chocolate Mix, Milk Chocolate Fruit and Nut. Nutritional unusualness: See below.
Snackspot reports: I saw these spectacularly reduced in Tesco over the summer, but only in Budgens (aka "the convenience stores formerly known as 7-11") since - a shame as I quite enjoyed the big bag's "delicious mix of jumbo raisins, jumbo sultanas, dark chocolate pieces, almonds, hazelnuts and orange flavoured cranberries" (the smaller tub also featured "cherry flavoured cranberries" - are there no fruits which this botanical chameleon cannot readily impersonate?). Undeterred, Whitworths now seem to be pushing Rainbow and Strawberry Flavoured Fizzer Raisin Nuggets - perhaps not quite what the UK's reassuringly parenthesised Just Eat More (fruit and veg) campaign had in mind.

...In other legumery lowdowns: reader "Neil McIntosh" alerts us to his investigation into Brussels' ban on Killer Brazil Nuts (clearly written to get the phrase "DNA-mutating nut fungus" into search engines) - and, in other unmissable bargains, there's an online voucher enabling you to get the current issue of food trade mag The Grocer magazine for just 50p.

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Posted: 15:17 Fri 09-01-2004 by "Alex" # permalink comment
Comment: The Raisin Nuggets are out - at Asda.

There is also a chocolate flavour, and they come in a big variety bag


Posted: 15:46 Fri 09-01-2004 by "Neil" # permalink comment
Comment: Abandon hope of a The Grocer voucher, all ye who cannot make an outbound connection to port 591. 95820
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