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Posted: 18:19 Tue 22-Mar-2005. Price: 99p. Location: Home Bargains, Pontefract. Nutritional unusualness: "Manufactured in Swaziland under trademark license from Cadbury (Pty) Ltd".
"Phillerena" reports: These look delicious and claim to be "white toffee with creamy chocolatey centre". Taste-wise though they are HORRIBLE, and as with many toffees, rock hard. Since they come from South Africa though they probably aren't meant to be stored in such arctic conditions as we are used to. They don't appear to actually contain white chocolate, and I certainly couldn't taste any. I left one on top of the radiator for about 5 minutes to soften and then tried eating it. This made it softer and more bearable to eat, and it tasted like a sort of milky chewy sweet with a strange milky powder in the middle. Definitely not white chocolate though. After doing a Google search I couldn't find these anywhere, however I did find that in New Zealand they get Cadbury Dream Almonds... now I like the sound of those!

...Regular "Home Bargains" correspondent "Phillerena" here introduces the "radiator test" to the regular Snackspot repertoire, before moving on to the German Smarties apparently going for 5 for 1 in Leeds Market, revealing: I noticed these as they had a very light blue colour on the back of the tube, unlike the Smarties we get here. They look slightly different to English Smarties as the shells are a lot shinier - sort of like Fruity Smarties. The chocolate tastes less sweet than the ones we get here too (I'm sure they keep making them sweeter) and the orange coloured Smarties don't taste of orange. Overall not much difference though.

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Posted: 13:11 Thu 24-Mar-2005 by "Stuart Campbell" # permalink comment
Comment: Yeah, I got some of these in What! a while ago, and there's no sign of any chocolate in the middle of mine either.
Posted: 15:52 Thu 24-Mar-2005 by "Stevie Nicks" # permalink comment
Comment: Yeh I saw those in Home Bargains Manchester. Stayed away since I'm not a fan of Dream bars anyway. I ended up getting some goldfish shaped snacks and milkybar eggs anyway. Which were fabulous.
Posted: 16:10 Thu 24-Mar-2005 by "Phillerena" # permalink comment
Comment: Milkybar used to do a creme egg type filled egg didn't they? I thought it was very nice.
Posted: 19:30 Thu 24-Mar-2005 by "Alex" # permalink comment
Comment: They still do, with flourescent pink coloured strawberry filling.

Very nasty it is too


Posted: 20:02 Thu 24-Mar-2005 by "Phillerena" # permalink comment
Comment: No no it was a Milkybar egg with white and yellow fondant in it, like Cadbury Creme egg but covered in Milkybar.
Posted: 21:09 Mon 28-Mar-2005 by "Mike Gray" # permalink comment
Comment: Those Cadbury Dream Chocolairs things have made it to the wilds of Wigan - not bad, although I too noticed an absence of anything you might define as real chocolate, although at a pound for a huge bag, hard to grumble.
Posted: 18:08 Sat 04-Mar-2006 by "d howland" # permalink comment
Comment: could anyone tell me the location of home bargains in the leeds area
Posted: 22:10 Sat 04-Mar-2006 by "Phillerena" # permalink comment
Comment: Its at crossgates shopping centre.
Posted: 15:42 Sun 19-Mar-2006 by "Kez" # permalink comment
Comment: There is one in morley too
Posted: 07:30 Mon 20-Mar-2006 by "Chicken Chomper" # permalink comment
Comment: How much is 99p in australian currency? 62527 3
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