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Click pic to view comments - Confirmed sighting: Cadbury Mini Refreshers/ Mini Crunchie Nuggets Confirmed sighting: Cadbury Mini Refreshers/ Mini Crunchie Nuggets
Posted: 22:55 Wed 01-Dec-2004. Price: 10p/ tiny bag. Location: Uncle Joe's Emporium, Wigan. Nutritional unusualness: None noted.
"Stuart Campbell" reports: At the "factory shop" of the famous Mint Balls maker, your intrepid reporter located all manner of weird confections, most notably "Coal Dust", a proprietory blend of sugar/ sherbet crystals and aniseed that twinkles seductively and tastes gorgeous, with neither the sweet, fizzy or aniseedy elements overpowering the others. But since this particular treat is probably only available in Wigan, let's look instead at these excellent little bags of classic sweets, billed as being "ideal for ice creams and desserts" but equally well-suited to slipping into even the slimmest suit pocket for a quick sugar rush. The Mini Refreshers (about half the size of a Tic-Tac each) have only previously been seen in Easter eggs, but they work superbly on their own, and the Crunchie Nuggets, while slightly bigger, also transfer very successfully to the teeny format. With Swizzels having seemingly abandoned the little 10p bags of Fizzers, and Dime Nuggets also hard to find, I'll be keeping an eye out for these and buying in bulk next time.

...More pocket-money fun here from our regular Refreshers correspondent - to which I can only add that recent issues of The Grocer magazine have announced that Boots are launching a range of caffeine-infused soluble strips (similar to Wrigley's and Listerine's products, in accordance with prophecy), while an interview with a guy from Cadbury refers to Fruit Allsorts with the tantalising comment that the Maynards brand "can expect similar treatment next year".

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Posted: 13:37 Thu 22-Mar-2007 by "ED"
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Comment: What has happened to Crunchie Nuggets ?? Cadbury's claimed that they were still available - but despite extensive searching I have been unable to track any of these exquisite, elusive treats down ....
Posted: 15:23 Thu 23-Oct-2008 by "Derek" # permalink comment
Comment: the only place i can find them in is tesco, but sadly not all tescos sell them
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