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Click pic to view comments - Confirmed sighting: Batchelors Cup a Soup + Crunch Confirmed sighting: Batchelors Cup a Soup + Crunch
Posted: 17:35 Tue 05-Oct-2004. Price: 49p. Location: Morrisons. Nutritional unusualness: None noted.
"Reg" reports: This comes in three flavours, but I opted for Rich Tomato Soup and Black Pepper Croutons. I think the other flavours were Chicken and a Vegetable one. The soup was suprisingly thick for a packet soup, with a bit of a Mediterranean taste. There were quite a few croutons too, not too stingy. Pretty good overall for something in a packet.

...To his credit, "Reg" wasn't sure quite how new these were, but I've certainly never heard of them before - and, admittedly, was also under the impression that they might turn out to be soup-flavoured cereal bars, going from just the name. ("Reg" went on to claim that a source "in the flavourings industry" had told him to look out for "sweet flavours coming out for normally savoury things" coming soon, though that doesn't exactly narrow it down.) Anyway, in other crouton-related creativity: The Grocer suggests that Warburtons have introduced a semolina-topped Best Muffin Toast, while Premier Foods are bringing out Barbecue and Tomato Ketchup flavours of Smash instant mashed potato - neither of which appear on this authentic-looking spoof "Atkinz" menu successfully planted in several US branches of TGI Friday's, despite containing such mouth-watering treats as: Two whole sticks of fresh Dutch dairy butter on a bed of crisp bacon... served with a side of steaming cauliflower "fauxtatoes".

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Posted: 21:33 Tue 05-Oct-2004 by "charl" # permalink comment
Comment: excellent menu! the fauxtatoes are real (but faux, but... ack!) though: http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&ie=UTF-8&q=fauxtatoes
Posted: 11:17 Wed 06-Oct-2004 by "sharonB" # permalink comment
Comment: Tomato Ketchup flovoured Smash is already available .... They sell it in the supermarkets nationwide although I have not tried it yet .


Posted: 12:36 Fri 30-Dec-2005 by "Alex Brown" # permalink comment
Comment: Dear Sir/Madam,

Our main publications are the Evening Press which is in its 122nd year of publication and is the market leading newspaper for York, North and East Yorkshire. It boasts a circulation of 36,566* (*ABC Jan-June 2005) And the Gazette & Herald, our weekly publication boasts a circulation of 13,062* (*ABC Jan-June 2005).

Throughout the year we attend a number of events in our circulation area selling the newspaper and giving away a free goody bag to reward our customers.

In 2006 our professional, successful promotional team will be attending the events detailed on the following page.

We are looking for a variety of product samples to giveaway at these events we use approximately 1000 products per week.

In return you will receive:

- The opportunity for your product shot on all full colour publicity posters used at the event. - Your logo on all full colour publicity advertisements featured in the Evening Press/Gazette & Herald at least 3 times prior to the event, used to promote our presence at the event. - (Optional) Our promotional staff wearing your branded clothing at no cost to yourselves. - (Optional) You can chose where you would like us to promote your products for example, just Tesco stores.

We are pleased to offer you this fantastic opportunity to have your brand name aligned to that of the long established, trusted and respected, brand name of the Evening Press and/or Gazette & Herald.

I look forward to hearing from you soon, and should you have any queries please contact me on 01904 567286.

Kind regards

Alex Brown Sampling and Events Executive 72385


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