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Click pic to view comments - Confirmed sighting: Nestle Kit Kat Low Carb Confirmed sighting: Nestle Kit Kat Low Carb
Posted: 20:29 Sun 25-Jul-2004. Price: 60 something pence (I forget). Location: Superdrug, Selby. Nutritional unusualness: Polydextrose (20%).
"Phillerena" reports: Comes in silver foil wrapping with the lovely new Nestle "heart shaped" logo perched on the corner. It feels a lot lighter than a normal Kit Kat, but the taste is very much similar to a regular Kit Kat, at least while you are eating it. However, when you have finished, a nasty aftertaste hits you, and doesn't go away for quite a while. This really spoils what would be a nice low carb treat. Still, a luxury compared to the low carb Rolos, which just taste odd. I would avoid this, along with low carb Rolos, and go for the diabetic chocolates that others have mentioned.

..."Phillerena" confirms an unillustrated sighting from "blech" here, who could only remember that he paid "over a quid" for one at WH Smiths, North Terminal, Gatwick Airport, commenting: Spotted along with a couple of other Nestle low carb/ high price items, before the onslaught that was the US and its fun new obsession with low carb (including C2 Coke, low carb fried chicken - they leave off the coating, low carb BBQ sauce, and every restaurant ever having a low carb option). In more Anglocentric Atkins-friendliness, Hovis have launched a "25% less carbohydrate" Best With Less Loaf (73p in Asda), while Low Carb Crunch (69p/ 40g bag) is a "full protein diet snack" aimed at women, while admitting they're basically the "traditionally male preserve" of Pork Scratchings.

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Posted: 00:02 Tue 27-Jul-2004 by "bob" # permalink comment
Comment: hi, i would like some help from you people on a new online sweet store!? type the numer of the question then 1,2 or 3. thank you. Q1. How much would you pay for a hershey bar? (1) under £1 (2) £1.50 (3) £2+ what products would you like to see (please type your own comment for this question)

Would you pay £1 for a packet off usa chewing gum (please answer yes or no) Thank you bob!


Posted: 01:59 Tue 27-Jul-2004 by "elmsyrup" # permalink comment
Comment: Q1- you would have to pay me to eat a Hershey Bar, they're disgusting. Q2- guacamole flavoured Doritos, and Lindt Pyrenees. Q3- no. What would be the point?
Posted: 07:51 Tue 27-Jul-2004 by "Chester Copperpot" # permalink comment
Comment: They can't be sold for more than around 89p as thats the rough online price for a few stores though they sold them in a shop by me a few weeks ago for 50p each (cookies & cream & crunchy cookie)so there must be a cheap UK wholesaler that you can source them from. I know It's not candy but I would love to obtain maple soda.
Posted: 12:50 Tue 27-Jul-2004 by "charl" # permalink comment
Comment: q1. fiddypee (1) q2. diet cherry coke. for the love of god, diet cherry coke. q3. no.
Posted: 15:33 Tue 27-Jul-2004 by "bob" # permalink comment
Comment: Thank you, you haved helped me alot, i will stock mostly US sodas then if the site does well, it sould soon have other products i.e. snacks and candys
Posted: 17:29 Tue 27-Jul-2004 by Snackspot # permalink comment
Comment: No, thank you "bob" - be sure to let us know where to send our postal orders when the site's up and running!
Posted: 23:15 Tue 27-Jul-2004 by "bob" # permalink comment
Comment: the site is all so apart of paypal
Posted: 16:11 Wed 28-Jul-2004 by "Alex" # permalink comment
Comment: bob, try and get Skittles Shakes on, and make it cheaper than Cybercandy.

Thanks.


Posted: 17:47 Wed 28-Jul-2004 by "bob" # permalink comment
Comment: The site will start off late in september (depending on if stock has arrived) with a range of new and old favorite sodas! if the site is doing well then in january we will stock a range of US and Austalian candys i.e. Skittles & New cadbury products! anyway thankyou for your intrest on the site. (i will be selling unusal candys on my ebay shop at the end of this month alex i.e. skittles shakes) Thank You
Posted: 19:01 Wed 28-Jul-2004 by "Phillerena" # permalink comment
Comment: If you could do white chocolate Twix and M&M's, I would buy them.
Posted: 16:26 Thu 29-Jul-2004 by "bob" # permalink comment
Comment: There australian right? they will take up to 3 months to get here, but i will try!
Posted: 19:55 Thu 29-Jul-2004 by "Phillerena" # permalink comment
Comment: Yep. Although, my friends relatives live in Aus and sent some over within 2/3 weeks. Very expensive though.
Posted: 21:40 Thu 29-Jul-2004 by "bob" # permalink comment
Comment: they are, which they will be sent by air then sea thats why theres a long waiy
Posted: 21:22 Tue 02-Nov-2004 by "darren"
(apparently posting from 81.131.120.39: dial81-131-120-39.in-addr.btopenworld.com) # permalink comment
Comment: If they were cheaper people would be more inclined to buy them or more of them makeing you more money.I know I would buy more and more often so would my friends on the low carb diets 73149 7
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