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Posted: 18:48 Wed 22-Sep-2004. Price: 99p/175g bag. Location: Martin's, Midsomer Norton. Sub-flavours: Strawberry mix. Nutritional unusualness: Contain 6.8% cream. Also titanium.
"Stuart Campbell" reports: These were tantalisingly previewed months ago on a price sticker in my local Waitrose, but the sweets themselves never appeared, and soon the price sticker vanished too. Imagine my joy, then, to find them in the treasure trove that is Martin's in Midsomer Norton while on a trip to see the magnificent Hot Puppies at the Wunder Bar. The bag contains strawberry, raspberry and banana flavours (uncredited fruit juices also found in the ingredients are lemon, orange, blackberry and blackcurrant - what, no apple?), and they taste pretty much like you'd expect them to - the strawberry, for example, are almost indistinguishable from the hyper-expensive vitamin variant recently reported here. These are pleasant but unremarkable, and the Fruit-Tella brand will soon be as diluted and devalued as Starburst at this rate. (The Hot Puppies name, on the other hand, so far remains a guarantee of excellence.)

...In other fruit-flavoured tomfoolery: The Grocer reports that Fox's are launching Glacier Cranberry Fusion boiled sweets in October ("cranberry fused with blackcurrant, raspberry and apple", 1.10/ 200g bag), while BevNet USA has the full run-down on Slammers Ultimate Milkshakes - Marvel character-branded drinks which, pioneeringly, claim to replicate each superhero's powers via their individual blends of nutrients and vitamins, so you can experience Wolverine's "special ability to heal himself" (for instance) via a supposedly immune-system boosting cocktail of "antioxidants, vitamins A and E, and green tea".

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