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Posted: 17:28 Fri 21-Jul-2006. Price: 1.69/ litre. Location: Sainsbury's, Finchley Road, London. Sub-flavours: Pineapple and passionfruit (tested); Mango and apricot; Orange and peach. Nutritional unusualness: 4.9g sugars per 100ml; 20% Fruit Juices (from concentrate), Soya Protein Isolate (1.1%), Sweeteners (Acesulfame K, Sucralose).
Snackspot reports: "Surely they must have thought of the different ways this could be pronounced before they embarked on a multi-million pound marketing campaign?", pondered the B3ta newsletter - but, puerile AIDS-related puns aside, maybe they could have also avoided that acrid, bitter flavour that most people associate with artificial sweeteners. So foul I could only just bring myself to finish a glass of it, and that was mainly because there was nothing else in the fridge.

...Anyway, in other milk-like mixtures: Masterfoods are adding a Thick Shake to their Mars drinks range (in addition to the Extra Choc version seen in the top left here); a few London branches of Starbucks recently replaced their Banana Caramel posters with ones for Java Chip Frappuccino (before then changing them back again); while - back with the artificially sweetened - "Mizkitty" found the new Tango Clears at "two for 1.20 or 1.10 each" in United News, Halifax, relating: Orange one is pretty nondescript, standard fizzy orange flavour. Raspberry/ cranberry version is all tasty lovelyness and very addictive - had one bottle and went back and bought all the others in the fridge while they were on special offer.


Posted: 16:13 Sun 23-Jul-2006 by Snackspot # permalink comment
Comment: oh and Starbucks are also doing a "Strawberry Cup Cake" - "crushed strawberries in a butter icing makes this classic cake a little cup of summer"...
Posted: 19:31 Sun 23-Jul-2006 by "GTO" # permalink comment
Comment: Nothing says summer like strawberries.
Posted: 21:01 Sun 23-Jul-2006 by "Phillerena" # permalink comment
Comment: Dont forget the cream.
Posted: 09:39 Mon 24-Jul-2006 by "echelon." # permalink comment
Comment: local Starbucks have told me that Java Chip Frappuccino has been discontinued.

Pity as it was a GREAT flavour, insanely choclatey, though the choc-chips were a little large, making it hard to drink! Also they liked to stick together into huge chocolate rocks by the time you get to the end.

Posted: 09:45 Mon 24-Jul-2006 by "echelon" # permalink comment
Comment: Adez - tried all varieties as the company were giving out free samples at my local country fair.

Have to say it tastes ODD..fruity but there is a very strange flavour underneath. I assumed it was the soya protein, giving it a soya-milk like taste. not nice.

Posted: 13:05 Mon 24-Jul-2006 by "Mr Plop" # permalink comment
Comment: I tried Adez today (2for1 at Tesco) and it is indeed foul. It just tastes like Sunny D. Not a good thing. The other carton is going down the sink.
Posted: 10:11 Sat 02-Sep-2006 by "Lisa" # permalink comment
Comment: I've tried Adez and I really like them and so do a bunch of people I know. An odd combination, yes, fruity and refreshing, yes! The name comes from Brazil I think.
Posted: 10:23 Sat 02-Sep-2006 by "KatieP" # permalink comment
Comment: Soya gives me bad headaches! anyone else find they get the same? plus soya-drinks have a nasty taste :o(
Posted: 16:21 Sat 02-Sep-2006 by "Zappomatic" # permalink comment
Comment: Found the range of Tango Clear in "99p Zone" on the Old Kent Road, priced at 59p. (Despite all the "everything's 99p!" signs)
Posted: 00:08 Tue 05-Sep-2006 by "STEF" # permalink comment
Comment: SUNNY D was the BEST pick me up at 4 in the afternoon, dealing with kids, getting dinner etc. a great apperitiffe with a vodka in it just before dinner MMmmm 0
Posted: 15:26 Sun 26-Nov-2006 by "Carol and Nigel" # permalink comment
Comment: Soya based products give both of us crushing headaches, food shopping is a nightmare coz its disguised in so many ways.
Posted: 18:57 Sun 26-Nov-2006 by "KatieP" # permalink comment
Comment: Soya gives me headaches too! :o( Horrible stuff!
Posted: 12:22 Mon 18-Dec-2006 by "dan" # permalink comment
Comment: soya also seems to give me a headache
Posted: 16:57 Wed 07-May-2008 by "Jan" # permalink comment
Comment: Love Adez just cannot buy it any more. Wonderful flavours
Posted: 09:55 Thu 08-May-2008 by "be" # permalink comment
Comment: i cant seem to find adez anymore. really pity, soya is one of the best foods to eat, a real superfood for anyone who is into being healthy. ill just have o double up on my soya milk intake!
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