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Click pic to view comments - Confirmed sighting: Ribena Berry Burst/ Egyptian Fanta Blackcurrant Confirmed sighting: Ribena Berry Burst/ Egyptian Fanta Blackcurrant
Posted: 20:57 Thu 19-May-2005. Price: 1.95/ litre; 50p/ 500ml. Location: Morrison's, Bath; What! And Hyper Value, Longwell Green.
"Stuart Campbell" reports: The blackcurrant-and-cranberry variety of Ribena has proven highly elusive to this reporter in recent months, and while searching local outlets in vain, I stumbled across what may be its replacement. "Berry Burst" is a mix of blackcurrant, strawberry and apple, which your correspondent thinks might have been previously available in ready-mixed form. It's odd that strawberry is a fruit so little represented in drink form, but it makes a strong showing here, lightening the dense, rich flavour characteristic of blackcurrant Ribena a touch and coming through in a drink where, unusually, you can taste all three components. Very nice indeed, and this reporter's new favourite Ribena.

...And the blackcurrant-flavoured bonhomie continues as "Stuart" goes on to praise "Product of Egypt" Blackcurrant Fanta: The ballooning out of control of the Fanta range continues with this Arabic blackcurrant variety, brought to the shores of a grateful UK by the ever-reliable pound-shop industry. Very different to our own Zesty Berry flavour, this is a classic pure blackcurrant, sweetener-free and to this reporter's tastebuds rather less carbonated than we're used to. However, I recommend that Snackspot viewers in the South-West area forget about it, since I'm having it all.

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