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Click pic to view comments - Confirmed sighting: KP Discos Boogie Down Beef flavour Confirmed sighting: KP Discos Boogie Down Beef flavour
Posted: 23:36 Thu 21-Jul-2005. Price: 1.19 for 12 at the moment. Location: Morrisons, Plymouth. Sub-flavours: Groovy Cheese and Onion / Salt and Vinegar Fever. Nutritional unusualness: 8.2 g of fat in every 28g bag.
"Magnetic Ham Sandwich" reports: So farewell to the Pickled Onion flavour of Discsos. After a lengthy stint in the multipacks, it has been replaced with the funky new Boogie Down Beef flavour as part of a freshening up of the pack designs. There's tons of flavour on all 3 flavours in the multipack. The Salt and Vinegar Fever makes your eyes water, for instance. These are very tasty crisps - or potato flakes to be precise. Boogie Down Beef takes your tastebuds back to your childhood when Beef/ Ox/ Oxo flavours were much more common in the shops. Only Steak McCoy's comes close to this taste sensation.

...And speaking of "Boogie Down" themed products, "Andrew Maddison" seems ready to resort to "all means necessary", as he alleges: Burton's Fish and Chips are no more! Having been looking for them for a year or so since our University supermarket stopped stocking them (Planet Snack's appalling "New Improved Flavour" relaunch was responsible for that debacle), I finally got off my proverbial backside and contacted Burton's Snack Foods. They've stopped making them! Everyone who wants to see them back where they belong - on the shelves of corner shops and supermarkets everywhere - give them a call and they MIGHT start making them again. I want a multipack!!! The Original MUST Return!

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Posted: 12:05 Fri 22-Jul-2005 by "Nick Tanner" # permalink comment
Comment: Had these myself a couple of weeks ago. I agree with Andrew, however to me they taste just like Beefy Bovril crisps from a good few years ago. A very welcome addition. Our vending machine at work still has the Pickled Onion flavour in them so I think I may go purchase all packets before they're gone for good
Posted: 20:26 Mon 25-Jul-2005 by "Stuart Campbell" # permalink comment
Comment: PS "Snackspot" - did you mean to have both those Fish'n'Chips links point to the same entry?

[No, I didn't, fixed now, cheers Stu - Snackspot]


Posted: 15:47 Fri 29-Jul-2005 by "Philip Thompson" # permalink comment
Comment: These are 'ok' but nothing special... the beef mini chips from KP taste nicer.
Posted: 19:01 Mon 01-Aug-2005 by "paul dolan" # permalink comment
Comment: They are notting special, i would like the pickled onion back.
Posted: 11:18 Mon 29-Aug-2005 by "disco obsessive" # permalink comment
Comment: i miss the old pickled onion flavour hugely, please bring it back
Posted: 21:47 Mon 17-Oct-2005 by "Marc" # permalink comment
Comment: These are basically like Beefy Squares.
Posted: 21:22 Thu 27-Oct-2005 by "MIKE" # permalink comment
Comment: PLEASE BRING BACK PICKLED ONION, THEY WERE THE BEST FLAVOUR EVER, THATS THE ONLY REASON I BUY DISCOS MULTIPACKS, PLEASE, BEEF SUCKS, WE WANT PICLED ONION AGAIN
Posted: 21:40 Thu 27-Oct-2005 by "mike" # permalink comment
Comment: ok i have started a petition to bring back pickled onion please please sign it

http://new.petitiononline.com/PICKLED/petition.html


Posted: 18:56 Fri 28-Oct-2005 by "beenburned" # permalink comment
Comment: Smokey bacon Discos are sorely missed :( Bring them back
Posted: 18:33 Thu 24-Nov-2005 by "seaviewsteve" # permalink comment
Comment: i hunted high and low for pickled onion discos, and im now horrified to find them replaced with tasteless beef ones......BRING PICKLED ONION BACK NOW!!!!!!!!!!
Posted: 19:22 Mon 28-Nov-2005 by "Magnetic Ham Sandwich" # permalink comment
Comment: Sadly Pickled Onion flavour has come and gone from the Discos range. Only Salt n Vinegar and Cheese & Onion are permanent flavours in a Discos multipack - the third flavour comes and goes. Does anyone recall the Chilli flavour Discos KP used to make about 10 years ago ??
Posted: 20:56 Mon 28-Nov-2005 by "Cap'n Crisps" # permalink comment
Comment: Beef Discos should be great. But they're horrible.
Posted: 09:56 Fri 24-Feb-2006 by "g-leno" # permalink comment
Comment: Bring back the flava bombs!!!!!!!!!
Posted: 00:20 Tue 04-Apr-2006 by "Wendy" # permalink comment
Comment: I am a Brit living in the US and trying to recall some crisps I used to like. I thought they were KP discos, but looking at the pack I don't think so. The ones I am thinking of were triangular in shape (not Skips)- does the name Deltas ring any bells? 92367 9
Posted: 16:03 Thu 07-Dec-2006 by "val neal"
(apparently posting from 86.2.105.207: cpc2-shep5-0-0-cust462.lei3.cable.ntl.com) # permalink comment
Comment: i am utally disapointed with my salt and vinagar disco crisps opening the packet found 12 crisps inside very shocked and disapointed.
Posted: 16:54 Thu 07-Dec-2006 by "Marquez" # permalink comment
Comment: You'll need some counselling in that case
Posted: 19:06 Thu 11-Oct-2007 by "michael"
(apparently posting from 89.242.29.96: ) # permalink comment
Comment: i was just wondering if the walkers disco salt an vineger crisps, a few years ago they wer being sold with a "bomb" inside which i absolutly loved is their any way i can get hold f them please let me no x
Posted: 20:13 Mon 21-Apr-2008 by "jenny-may" # permalink comment
Comment: i dnt fink that discos are as flavourous as they used to be i jst ate a packet of salt n vinegar and they were quite disappointing.

Bring back PICKLED ONION discos they were the best crisps ever, beef are boringgggg!!!!! x


Posted: 20:44 Mon 21-Apr-2008 by Zeddy # permalink comment
Comment: Try Nik Nak Pickled onion, jenny-may. They have loads of flavour!
Posted: 10:33 Wed 30-Apr-2008 by "kenny b" # permalink comment
Comment: unable to find any plain disco crisps anywhere
Posted: 18:15 Mon 05-May-2008 by "Vikx" # permalink comment
Comment: Does anyone remember the spicy flavour they did of the discos, they were like worster sauce but spicy. They used to make your mouth feel like they were on fire, They were in a goldish colour packet. I say they should bring them back, also bring the salt & vinegar bombs back, me and my friend spent £10 on crisps just for the bomb flavouring.

I agree they should bring back the Fish & Chips biscuits i used to love these as a child.


Posted: 18:27 Mon 05-May-2008 by Zeddy # permalink comment
Comment: Yes, i remember those spicy Discos well. Going further back, does anyone recall KP Outer Spacers - Chutney flavour? Not for ferrets!
Posted: 15:52 Wed 14-May-2008 by "porsche" # permalink comment
Comment: Please bring back the SALT AND VINEGAR BOMBS in discos they were the best if not put some more flavouring on the discos!!! Also bring back the pickled onion discos too and but a bomb flavouring in there! I am pregnant and can't stop thinking about them please bring them back and hurry up about it!!! Cravings that cant be helped!!! lol!
Posted: 02:25 Fri 18-Jul-2008 by "Bama" # permalink comment
Comment: Spicy Discos were excellent, but now, onto more seriouss matters, why on earth have they changed the beef flavour again over the past year? they're now a sort of tangy/spicy flavour rather than the great beefy treat they used to be.
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