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Click pic to view comments - International sighting: Lay's Beijing Duck potato chips International sighting: Lay's Beijing Duck potato chips
Posted: 21:59 Thu 21-Oct-2004. Price: RMB2-3. Location: Beijing, China. Nutritional unusualness: Duck flavouring.
"Adrian" reports: I found these Lay's chips in a 7-11 in Beijing. Having eaten the real thing the night before, I just had to try these to see if the good people at Lay's had managed to capture the flavour of China's iconic dish. I have to say that these were pretty impressive. There was a definite duck flavour, and at times (depending on the amount of flavour on each individual chip) they really did taste quite like thin slices of duck and spring onion with hoisin sauce wrapped up in a little pancake. Of course nothing quite compares to this, but if you're looking for a duck-flavoured snack, these are pretty good.

...And welcome back to "Mr Furby" with this controversial suggestion as to where (fellow PepsiCo subsidiary?) Walkers could go next. Slightly closer to home, "davey m" pleads: This may well have been covered, but where on earth can I buy Ready Salted McCoys or (more importantly) Discos and French Fries? Can't find 'em in multipacks, not individually... ideally it'd be in the Birmingham area, but I can travel. And in further international intrigue, can I just point out to anyone who hasn't spotted the message at the top of the page that Snackspot's official web address has now moved to www.snackspot.org.uk - "snackspot.org" will stop working soon, so please adjust your bookmarks and sorry for any inconvenience caused.

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Posted: 13:26 Wed 24-Nov-2004 by "Si" # permalink comment
Comment: Just been in a shop on Aston uni - think it was called the campus shop - and lo and behold they had loads of salted McCoys in there.
Posted: 14:50 Thu 26-Oct-2006 by "Kate Sherratt" # permalink comment
Comment: We luved the duck flavour, its great 90866 0 49
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