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Posted: 19:33 Tue 16-May-2006. Price: about 1.20/ 80g bag of "Environ 16 mini saucissons secs". Location: Tesco Express behind Westminster Abbey, London. Nutritional unusualness: "100g product prepared with 150g meat"; ingredients include "sodium nitrite", "potassium nitrate", "ferments".
Snackspot reports: I saw these on the back of The Grocer magazine one week, then spotted them in Tesco Express the next - and quite a bit cheaper than this 2.95 "Buy It Now" eBay auction (describing them as "paprika seasoned mini salamis, they can be eaten cold or heated in the microwave or [frying] pan"). They're noticeably spicier than ordinary Peperami and, perhaps thanks to their roughly spherical shape, both oddly chewy and remarkably unappealing-looking in the photo on the packaging.

...Also tempting me away from my (admittedly not very strict) vegetarianism recently has been the Wild Chips ("a snack of meat from elk, deer and reindeer according to a traditional recipe - already [sic] the Vikings used it") sold in Soho's Nordic Bar - while, jumping on the current jerky bandwagon is a bid by Cruga to turn "biltong" into "a mainstream snack in the UK" (in Beef, Chilli Beef, Peppered Beef, Ostrich or Kudu), plus the launch of Kabs ("kabanos-style mini pork sausages in either classic or chilli flavours", 1.29 for 70g) from Red Mill Snack Foods, makers of (among other delights) Red Mill Saucy Grills.

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