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Click pic to view comments - Confirmed sighting: Kellogg's Coco Pops Mega Munchers Confirmed sighting: Kellogg's Coco Pops Mega Munchers
Posted: 17:38 Sat 23-Dec-2006. Price: 2.09/ 375g. Location: Asda, Wembley Park. Nutritional unusualness: Slightly less sugar, calories and fat than Coco Pops classic, for what that's worth.
Snackspot reports: If you want a picture of future Christmasses, imagine the Coco Pops monkey singing a different version of the same advertising jingle - for ever. Yes, this year ends much like the last, with the arrival of Kellogg's "munchiest crunchiest brekkie yet" - they still taste like Coco Pops, but oddly resemble an eat-with-milk miniature version of the recently-relaunched Cadbury Snaps.

...Anyway, I'm already excited to see which of this year's seasonal tie-ins receive the most radical reductions after Boxing Day, though let's hope we won't have to wait as long as I did for the (intriguingly textured) Jane Asher Christmas Pudding Muffin Mix that I snapped up for just 47p in an Edinburgh Somerfield in August of this year. If you don't fancy baking your own, Sainsbury's were recently doing a 2-for-1 deal on Muffilicious Muffins -almost as appetising as Warburtons' 4 Oven Bottom Muffins which, on closer examination, turned out to be 4x muffin-like bread rolls cooked in the bottom of an oven, rather than an unspecified number of "Bottom Muffins" which required 4 ovens in their preparation, somehow. Have a good one!

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Posted: 03:42 Sun 24-Dec-2006 by "Marquez" # permalink comment
Comment: Well, by coincidence, i spotted those Warburtons oven bottom muffins today in the local newsagent and was going to get them, then i thought, 4 won't fill me up so i opted for a 6 pack of Kingsmill best of both rolls
Posted: 17:20 Sun 24-Dec-2006 by "Kaptain Korolev" # permalink comment
Comment: The Kaptain has been absent from the snacking spot for a long time cycle. But at the Christmas time he happened again upon this site and was happied by the link back through time to the Mars Christmas, a superb kustom kandy kontraption.

Great days thinks the Kaptain, great fantastic days.

The Kaptain wishes all a merry festive time and advises his snacking spot komarades to eat kilos and feel violently ill. In this way, you will make the Kaptain smile.


Posted: 14:33 Wed 27-Dec-2006 by "charl" # permalink comment
Comment: for you, kaptain, anything.
Posted: 11:52 Thu 28-Dec-2006 by "Marquez" # permalink comment
Comment: Groundhog Day featuring 'charl' and 'Kaptain Korolev'

Posted: 10:00 Sat 11-Feb-2006 by "Kaptain Korolev"

"The Kaptain has not frequented the snacking spot site for a number of months"

Posted: 00:22 Mon 13-Feb-2006 by "charl"

"yay! kaptain!"

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Posted: 17:20 Sun 24-Dec-2006 by "Kaptain Korolev"

"The Kaptain has been absent from the snacking spot for a long time cycle"

Posted: 14:33 Wed 27-Dec-2006 by "charl"

"for you, kaptain, anything"


Posted: 13:43 Thu 28-Dec-2006 by "charl" # permalink comment
Comment: so i miss the days of insightful and creative commenters on snackspot! your point is?
Posted: 15:11 Thu 28-Dec-2006 by "Marquez" # permalink comment
Comment: When did talking about yourself in the third person become insightful? giving us a clue to where you live charl?
Posted: 15:32 Thu 28-Dec-2006 by "Kaptain Korolev"
(apparently posting from 62.254.32.22: ) # permalink comment
Comment: The Kaptain kurrently inhabits the green flowing isles of the Northern Irelands*. This often presented difficultinesses for the Kaptain as he was unable to be first to the Snacking spot with his new sightings. The Kaptain would buy a tasty brek and refrain from the eatings until it was phototated and documented for the Snacking spot, only to find he had been beaten in his reportings by a 'mainlander'. In such situations the Kaptain would have to says naughties and tear his klothes.

*Doubters should be able to konfirm the Kaptain's location by tracerouting his IP.


Posted: 15:38 Thu 28-Dec-2006 by "charl" # permalink comment
Comment: okay, you are polar bear aicmgbp5.
Posted: 15:45 Thu 28-Dec-2006 by "Marquez" # permalink comment
Comment: Refer to Britain as 'the mainland' 'the mainlanders' do we?

Tiocfaidh ár lá


Posted: 15:53 Thu 28-Dec-2006 by "Marquez" # permalink comment
Comment: ??? You must be confirming where it appears you live now charl? lol
Posted: 16:01 Thu 28-Dec-2006 by Snackspot # permalink comment
Comment: no kidding charl, they definitely have similar posting styles - in the end, ignoring polarbear's odder contributions seemed to do the trick, but I hope I haven't spoken too soon :)
Posted: 16:21 Thu 28-Dec-2006 by "Marquez" # permalink comment
Comment: I've only ever posted here as 'Marquez' but feel free to speculate, my ip should be available to you Snackspot? since you were able to ban it and reinstate it recently, interesting that he takes it off topic, but then that's what people who make silly comments do ;-)
Posted: 12:37 Sun 31-Dec-2006 by "Hannah Northcutt" # permalink comment
Comment: I love coco pops mega munchers and so does my little brother
Posted: 12:14 Mon 01-Jan-2007 by "grotbag" # permalink comment
Comment: These can only be an improvement on cocoa pops rocks - how they got past the boardroom, I'll never know.
Posted: 10:22 Mon 22-Jan-2007 by "bo" # permalink comment
Comment: hi ant
Posted: 10:26 Mon 22-Jan-2007 by "the new guy " # permalink comment
Comment: i do like the odd coco pop now and afain but this isnt all that now if u see joel hes a real coco pop with his bean
Posted: 21:16 Wed 07-Feb-2007 by "Rhoslyn" # permalink comment
Comment: I can't remember the name of the cereal, but from the picture these resemble a cereal that I always eat when I'm in France...'Choco' something anyway. I love that French cereal so i'll be trying these to see if they're similar. I never was that keen on Cocopops to be honest though.
Posted: 19:44 Wed 14-Feb-2007 by "pikey"
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Comment: it need more info likr fat
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Posted: 22:03 Thu 16-Aug-2007 by "Kildog" # permalink comment
Comment: Bought these new coco-pops today. Great. I first had this kind of cereal as a kid on holiday in majorca, then again in france. I am sure they were launched in the uk at some point but disapeared more quickly than banana bubbles. Glad to see them back, although I continue to be saddened by the carefree dilution of the coco-pops brand. They survived a re-naming but I am not sure they will survive all these spin-offs :P Think I'll have a bowl before bed.
Posted: 16:25 Thu 23-Aug-2007 by "emi" # permalink comment
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Posted: 18:06 Thu 23-Aug-2007 by "Pingu" # permalink comment
Comment: Go eat some flowers, you fat frogs!
Posted: 21:42 Mon 24-Sep-2007 by "Rose" # permalink comment
Comment: Tried Mega Munchers for the first time today...and have had 3 servings of it already!! This is the yummiest chocolatey cereal on the market at the moment. Really chocolatey flavour curls that make the milk taste delicious, but also keep their flavour themselves. They stay pretty crunchy in the milk too (I suppose that's why Kellogg's have called them 'Mega Munchers'). 10/10. I am going to get another box to snack on, as they are even more satisfying than snacking on chocolate itself, in my opinion! I definitely recommend them if you haven't tried them yet.
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