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Click pic to view comments - Confirmed sighting: Mini Babybel Goat's Variety Confirmed sighting: Mini Babybel Goat's Variety
Posted: 20:00 Wed 08-Jun-2005. Price: 1.59 for six. Location: Waitrose, Sheffield. Sub-flavours: See below. Nutritional unusualness: 10% fresh goat's cheese.
"charl" reports: I am a total sucker for an existing product in a new colour. So imagine my excitement at spotting green Mini Babybels next to the purple and red ones! (at this rate i will be able to recreate the tokens from The Adventure Game with the addition of a few Dairylea tri-bites). Under the green wax lies a familarly rubberised cheese product, only this time with the earthy twang of goat cheese. Which is not very nice really. But better than the Emmental Babybels which I had in Spain. They were yellow.

...Regular commenter "charl" keeps us right up to date with new developments in cheese packaging - according to this Laughing Cow site, the red one is basically a "French-made Edam", the purple one a Gouda, and (in the US at least) there are also "Bonbel" and "Mild Cheddar" yellow-wrapped varieties. And in other displays of curdish independence (sorry): "Big Cheese" is to be the new flavour of Golden Wonder Wheat Crunchies; The Grocer reckons that Kerry Foods are adding a Soft Cheese and Cranberry option to their range of Golden Vale Brunchettas; and apparently several news sources unquestioningly reported this thinly-disguised PR stunt in which a "mystery buyer" bid 152 on eBay for a pack of TNT Cheddar, which claims to be "so strong it will blow your head off!"

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Comment: "A meal without cheese is like a beautiful woman with only one eye" - Brillat Savarian 80927 1 00
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