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Posted: 17:26 Thu 27-Apr-2006. Price: 49p/ 20g. Location: Holland and Barrett (Soho). Nutritional unusualness: "99% fat free", "No added oil", "Baked not fried", and - on closer examination - 14.1g sugar per 20g bag.
"Paul Cambell" reports: The sweetest apple crisp I've ever tried and it was 100% natural. Could not believe what I was eating. There was no oil or sugar but was still crispy!! How did they do that. Phoned Horizon Foods Ltd. and they confirmed there was no mistake on the ingredients. 100% Apple and nothing else. Have bought packets and packets as my 9 year old daughter loves them too. Please pass it on.

..."Paul Cambell" there, stopping just short of encouraging readers to use "Crings!" as some sort of Billy-Bunter-style appreciative exclamation. To be fair, these do seem to be (vaguely) healthier than Tyrrells' similar product, though weren't as tasty as either those or the genuinely surprising Humdinger Pineapple Fruit Crisps I found in the London Liverpool Street Tesco. And, back with more traditional flavourings, "William Gardner" provided a pic of the Limited Edition McCoy's Sunday Roast OXO Chicken Stuffing flavour previously mentioned here, proclaiming: McCoy's continue to storm the British crisp territory with a part of Britain itself - The Sunday Roast. Good flavour to these, dryer than regular chicken flavour with a good herby hint. Overall quite pleasant, but pretty salty and stale towards the end of the bag.


Posted: 21:13 Thu 27-Apr-2006 by "Phillerena" # permalink comment
Comment: Tried the Apple Crings from Holland and Barrett, thought they were horrid. I bet Paul Campbell works for the company who makes these.
Posted: 15:43 Tue 09-May-2006 by "Neil" # permalink comment
Comment: Who actally phones a food company to check that the ingredients list is correct?

...Apart from Paul "No P Please" Cambell, obviously.

Posted: 08:19 Tue 24-Oct-2006 by "La" # permalink comment
Comment: Persoanly I thought Apple Crings were lovely and am hunting out where to get them cheeper.
Posted: 13:33 Tue 24-Oct-2006 by "Phillerena " # permalink comment
Comment: A more suitable name for these would be "cringes". 85557 3
Posted: 10:30 Tue 13-Nov-2007 by "Tamsin" # permalink comment
Comment: Loved Apple Crings as I can't eat most 'treats' due to allergies. As Paul says I also found it hard to believe that they were 'safe'. Where can I get more?? Only problem is at 95 cents for a 20g bag I can't stock up in advance as I'd scoff them all.
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