Home/Front page  Cereals, pudding, icecream
Sweets, biscuits, cakes  Drinks and/or alcohol
Crisps and snacks Fast and/or hot food
Recently discussed stories (comments):

Coldpress fruit juices/ Review of 2012 (15)

Lotus Caramelised Biscuit Spread (8)

Kingdom BBQ Meat (1)

Mars Bar Limited Edition caramel (10)

Milka Raspberry Cream (6)

Walkers Deep Ridged (14)

Nestle Vice Versas (yes, again) (7)

GlaxoSmithKline Lucozade Pink Lemonade (3)

Herr's Potato Chips (5)

Ben and Jerry's Winter Berry Brownie Ice Cream (1)

Comments RSS

For external use only:

A Blog About Crisps

Advertising Standards Authority

Airline Meals

Answerbank UK

Bad candy

Ban Trans Fats (Hydrogenated Vegetable Oils)

Beer Frame: The Journal of Inconspicuous Consumption

BevNet USA

Boycott Nestlé

Breakfast Cereal (US) Character Guide

Candy Blog (US)

Chilli Source, The (kebabs)

Chocolate Review

Cybercandy

Egg, Bacon, Chips and Beans

Fast Food Fever (US)

Fixture Ferrets (offers)

Food Standards Agency

Foodstuff Finds

Gobble Monkey

Guardian "Hard Sell" ad critiques

Independent Retail News

Jim's Chocolate Mission

Junk Food News

Les Cahiers du Burger (France)

McSpotlight

McSweeney's reviews

MmmExchange mailing list

Name that (US) Candybar

Nice Cup Of Tea and a Sit Down

Nutrition Action

Packaging Digest

Phoood (US)

Publican, The

RB Offers

Sandwich Selector

Steve, Don't Eat It!

Taquitos.net (USA)

Top Secret Recipes

Urban Legends (Food, Cola etc)

Winspiration tie-breakers

Starbucks Gossip (US)

World's Worst Food




Click pic to view comments - Confirmed sighting: Golden Wonder Naughty 'N' Saucy Nik Naks Confirmed sighting: Golden Wonder Naughty 'N' Saucy Nik Naks
Posted: 16:36 Mon 14-Feb-2005. Price: 27p. Location: A Happy Shopper in Plymouth. Nutritional unusualness: Contains 0.02% Ginseng Extract.
"Magnetic Ham Sandwich" reports: Whilst on one of my regular Crisp Safaris I spotted these beauties on the shelves. They're actually just plain old Tomato-flavoured Nik Naks (even that flavouring comes below things like rusk, onion powder and garlic powder in the ingredient list) with a microscopic hint of Ginseng Extract thrown in (0.02%). And of course the front of the pack clearly states "This Product is NOT an Aphrodisiac". Those of you with long memories may well recall Valentine's Day 1994 when Golden Wonder last released Ltd Edition Naughty 'N' Saucy flavour Nik Naks. That time the main flavour was Tomato and Mayonnaise (which is preferable to plain old Tomato), and the aphrodisiac ingredient was 0.01% Guarana Seed Extract.

...Thanks again to "Magnetic Ham Sandwich" for that brief Limited Edition Nik Naks history lesson - possibly the ridicule heaped upon them here hasn't helped, but I for one miss the "good old days" of demented pseudo-romantic savoury tie-ins, like the Valentine's Day Pink Pringles (complete with "To:" and "From:" messages on the packaging), McDonald's 2001 Melting Cheese Hearts With Spicy Tomato Dip, and, of course, 1999's KP Skips which revealed a "Secret Love Message" to the lucky recipient when you presented them with... an empty bag of crisps?

Add a comment | # Permalink to this page | 6 comment(s) so far: (NB: NO IDENTITIES ARE VERIFIED; ANYONE COULD ACTUALLY BE FROM THE MANUFACTURERS OR COMPETING COMPANIES. ALL CELEBRITY POSTINGS ARE IMPERSONATED ... POORLY)


Posted: 12:38 Tue 15-Feb-2005 by "Rob" # permalink comment
Comment: It's all a little bit pathetic, this, one of the clunkiest PR exercises I've witnessed. Heard some woman interviewed on Radio 5 a few weeks ago, swearing that men and women on the Nik Nak production line had to be separated, because everyone was getting flirty and amorous. Some dumb BBC researcher had flagged it as a news story, and Peter Allen was clearly uncomfortable, convinced he was taking part in a marketing scam.

Rubbish!


Posted: 17:51 Tue 15-Feb-2005 by "Alex" # permalink comment
Comment: I like them...and I hate tomato
Posted: 20:42 Thu 03-Mar-2005 by "Naughty Nicky"
(apparently posting from 81.129.15.62: host81-129-15-62.range81-129.btcentralplus.com) # permalink comment
Comment: Loved 'em big time. Can not get enought of yer naughty nik naks coz I am naughty Nicky nackie noo... What will I do when my local petrol station runs out of the limited edition???? Maybe you will send me some for FREE??? Can't get enough of yer nik nacks x x x
Posted: 21:21 Mon 07-Mar-2005 by "Alex" # permalink comment
Comment: We don't make them ;)
Posted: 16:03 Tue 08-Mar-2005 by "Blushing Ben" # permalink comment
Comment: Is it just me or is the packaging of the limited edition Naughty and Saucy Nik Naks VERY suggestive?! Phrases such as "Lick the Stick", "No meat shall pass your lips", "Chuck your mess" and a particularly fallic illustration of a Nik Nak if ever I saw one one.....Ooo-er! What would (or should that be 'wood'?) the neighbours say?! 29016 0 87
Posted: 13:36 Wed 22-Aug-2007 by "niknakslover" # permalink comment
Comment: Has anyone come across 'Pocket and onion' flavour Nik Naks? I recall seeing them in my ocrner shop but now i think i might be dreaming.
(Please scroll up to view earlier comments or click here for top)
  Sorry - comments on this old story are now closed!

display/attempt to resolve my IP (might somehow "prove" who I am)

Please enjoy Snackspot responsibly - offensive, pointlessly argumentative, or otherwise unsuitable comments may be deleted or punished in other ways.
 
[top]


Recently discussed stories (comments):
· Milka Raspberry Cream (398)
· Kingdom BBQ Meat (3)
· Coldpress fruit juices/ Review of 2012 (15)
· Lotus Caramelised Biscuit Spread (8)
· Mars Bar Limited Edition caramel (10)
· Walkers Deep Ridged (14)
· Nestle Vice Versas (yes, again) (7)
· GlaxoSmithKline Lucozade Pink Lemonade (3)
· Herr's Potato Chips (5)
· Ben and Jerry's Winter Berry Brownie Ice Cream (1)

Recently posted stories in this category:
· Kingdom BBQ Meat
· Walkers Deep Ridged
· Tesco Chicken Bites
· Golden Wonder Special Edition HP Sauce flavour crisps
· Herr's Potato Chips
· Golden Wonder Rough Cuts
· Walkers Doritos Ultimate Cheese Burger New Late Night Flavour
· Tayto Today's Special Ulster Fry flavour crisps
· Doritos Jalapeno Fire
· McCoy's Pickled Scrumion




Awaiting sightings:

Raspberry Cheesecake/ Coconut/ Rum and Raisin Carte D'Or

Dormen luxury handmade crisps

Betty Bassett's Red Liquorice Allsorts

Wrigley's Extra Ice Mint tins

Mr Kipling's Big French Fancy

Smarties Party Ice Cream/ Calippo Fizz

Jelly Belly Sport Beans

Ginsters microwavable ready meals

Carte D'Or sorbets/ Raspberries and Meringue Haagen-Dazs

Minara Micro Meals in a jar

Serving suggestions:
(via Amazon UK)

Super Size Me (DVD)

Inconspicuous Consumption: An Obsessive Look at the Stuff We Take for Granted, from the Everyday to the Obscure

Not on the Label: What Really Goes into the Food on Your Plate

Fast Food Nation: What the All-American Meal Is Doing to the World

Fat Land: How Americans Became the Fattest People in the World

Top Secret Recipes: Creating Kitchen Clones of America's Favorite Brand-Name Foods

More Top Secret Recipes: More Fabulous Kitchen Clones of America's Favorite Brand-Name Foods

Even More Top Secret Recipes: More Amazing Kitchen Clones of America's Favorite Brand-Name Foods

Top Secret Recipes: Sodas, Smoothies, Spirits, & Shakes: Creating Cool Kitchen Clones of America's Favorite Brand-Name Drinks

The Star Wars Cookbook: Wookiee Cookies and Other Galactic Recipes

Star Wars Cookbook II: Darth Malt and More Galactic Recipes

Star Wars Party Book: Recipes and Ideas for Galactic Occasions



Disclaimer:
All trademarks, names and symbols are acknowledged and used here for editorial purposes only. They do not constitute any form of endorsement of this site or its contents by the rights-holders concerned.

[top]   Advertisement: Fresh handmade chocolates from Paul A Young Fine
Chocolates    [top]