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Click pic to view comments - Semi-international sighting: Simba NikNaks Fruit Chutney Semi-international sighting: Simba NikNaks Fruit Chutney
Posted: 15:40 Thu 21-Sep-2006. Price: 1.80/ 175g bag. Location: Savanna South Africa shop under London Bridge station. Sub-flavours: Real Cheese, BBQ Beef, Fruit Chutney (tested). Nutritional unusualness: Contains "flavourant, colourant and MSG", though "Niknaks are tartrazine free!".
Snackspot reports: "There's no comparison between S.A. Cheesy Nik Naks and U.K. Nik Naks!" claims the shop website. That said, they share exactly the same "look like they're made by pouring molten maize into cold water" appearance of the (hitherto fruit-free) Golden Wonder variety - despite the fact that most of the rest of Simba's product line-up reflect the fact that they're wholly owned by the Walkers Crisps parent company PepsiCo/ Frito-Lay.

...In other trans-national crunchery: Edinburgh is still the only place I've ever seen the Apple, or Carrot Snapz that "Andy Heer" was talking about last summer - available in "natural orange flavour" apple or carrot, you'll notice, but no "natural carrot flavour" apple or orange, clearly a missed opportunity. But I had to go all the way to Cyprus to find this bag of General Mill Bugles that "Marc" mailed to ask about months ago, musing: They were a good snack. I haven't seen this product for some time in the UK and I'm just wondering if they're still available to buy either in shops/ stores or in bulk from a factory?

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