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Click pic to view comments - Semi-international sighting: General Mills Lucky Charms Semi-international sighting: General Mills Lucky Charms
Posted: 21:27 Tue 22-May-2007. Price: 7.99 (312g box?). Location: Sweets From Heaven, Victoria Centre, Nottingham. Sub-flavours: Berry Lucky Charms, Chocolate Lucky Charms - confirmed on websites, yet not in the shop. Nutritional unusualness: "12 Vitamins and minerals, good source of calcium and only 110 calories per serving" - but more than 40g sugar per 100g.
"Deadpool" reports: After years of lazy searching for my childhood favourite, with their wholegrain oats and marshmallow bits, I found them at last. For a price of 7.99 these can be purchased in Victoria Centre in a small shop called "Sweets from Heaven" - it imports sweets, drinks and cereal from America and Southern Africa then it sells them off in its shop. 7.99 for a box of cereal? Yes but I have purchased mine and have yet to eat them.

...Well "Deadpool", you may be kicking yourself to learn that all 3 varieties are currently available from Cybercandy - at a slightly cheaper price, or as little as 1.40 for a 49g plastic tub (shown here) if you'd rather sample their intricately-engineered sweetness before splashing out on a box. In other weird cereals: Weetabix are aiming to get into the Alpen Groove (in Sassy Strawberry, Lively Lemon and Nutty Chocolate, 2.38/ 6) - they've got to prove they're better than Masterfoods' Frutasia (in apricot or strawberry), for a start; while "Tomato, Garlic and Basil (or Cheese) All-Bran" seems to be the unique consumer proposition behind Nairn's Oat Bakes (Waitrose introductory offer 29p/ 30g).

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Posted: 02:26 Wed 23-May-2007 by "grotbag" # permalink comment
Comment: I think you'd have to be somewhat lacking to pay £7.99 for a box of sodding cereal.

Does anyone remember when ricicles had an edition with marshmallows in for a while?


Posted: 05:30 Wed 23-May-2007 by "Marquez" # permalink comment
Comment: Price is absurd.. buy some mini-marshmallows for a quid and put them in your favourite cereal

£7.99 borders on the offensive actually


Posted: 09:20 Wed 23-May-2007 by "Spoffoth" # permalink comment
Comment: I'd say you'd be the very opposite of lacking to pay that. Chuffin' rolling in it, in fact.
Posted: 11:23 Wed 23-May-2007 by Snackspot # permalink comment
Comment: In "Deadpool's" defence, it a remarkable cereal - there's loads of different, tiny toasted oat shapes (like they've somehow been minituarised?), and there's something different about the marshmallows too...
Posted: 13:24 Wed 23-May-2007 by "Electric Apple" # permalink comment
Comment: I've seen these in Manchester. I'm not sure what the place was, but it sold Tvs, computers, food, washing kits, animals.... I have no idea why! But I bought these because it was such a novelty to see genuine Lucky Charms! Although Auntie Gertrude did not see the novelty. But seriously, they were very nice but no Leprachauns came to me '(Sad Smilie)' Oh by the way, Snackspot, you should allow us humble scots and fellow Britishilillians to use smilies! It would add to the site! '(Happy Smilie)'
Posted: 13:58 Wed 23-May-2007 by "charl" # permalink comment
Comment: harvey nicks in leeds stock all three varieties. it is an exceptional cereal - the only one i love enough to have tattooed on me.
Posted: 14:35 Wed 23-May-2007 by "grotbag"
(apparently posting from 86.154.177.110: ) # permalink comment
Comment: "and there's something different about the marshmallows too..."

Yes, they're stale.


Posted: 22:47 Wed 23-May-2007 by "robertster" # permalink comment
Comment: I don't know if this has been mentioned elsewhere, and it is somewhat off topic, but I hear that Masterfoods are to re-rename themselves to Mars at some point in June. Can it be long before the Mars bar is also renamed after its american parent and becomes the Milky Way?

(This is needless scaremongering of course, Masterfoods used to be called Mars Confectionery so it'll almost certainly make no difference)


Posted: 09:29 Thu 24-May-2007 by "tree" # permalink comment
Comment: Lucky charms can be found in let's eat in Milton Keynes for the slightly cheaper price of £6.85 along with lots of other American cerals - you can also get them from their website http://www.letseatdirect.com/
Posted: 11:58 Thu 24-May-2007 by "Electric Apple" # permalink comment
Comment: The price is indeed incredible. But I hope 'Mamsie and B'i'l'ly B'ob understand it's O.K for students to pay prices like that for a Irish cereal (though not technically Irish but you know what I mean). I'm sad, aren't I?
Posted: 20:44 Thu 24-May-2007 by "John" # permalink comment
Comment: I went on a shopping trip to Birmingham the other week and found these in Selfridge's. I think they were still something crazy like £6.99 though!
Posted: 13:55 Sun 10-Jun-2007 by "KoolAid" # permalink comment
Comment: Ocado sell lucky charms for £5.99, and you don't even have to get off your arse to go and buy them.
Posted: 11:02 Sat 30-Jun-2007 by "Henru" # permalink comment
Comment: Lucky charms were derived from cheerios so get some of those and add marshmallows but i dont know which type to make it right!
Posted: 10:04 Tue 03-Jul-2007 by "mmm" # permalink comment
Comment: you can find lucky charms and froot loops along with alot of other american candy stuff in watford in sweets from heaven upper mall the harlequin centre
Posted: 19:29 Sun 26-Aug-2007 by "phlipp" # permalink comment
Comment: I don't know if they were exactly the same (they certainly looked like the box you show above) but my local Lidl (Bradford) had Lucky Charms in a few weeks ago - can't remember the price but it cetainly wasn't £7.99
Posted: 20:06 Tue 06-Nov-2007 by "sarah" # permalink comment
Comment: i love them and my friend bought them for me from selfridges in birmingham - great gift!
Posted: 13:54 Tue 15-Jan-2008 by "luke" # permalink comment
Comment: in their defence they import it froma merica, aswel as most of their sweets, so the price WILL be more than you would epect, but the argument i put to you is this. If you think you can go to america, pick up the cerial and come back with em for less than 7.99, then you do that!
Posted: 19:53 Sun 27-Jan-2008 by "Jake" # permalink comment
Comment: The cheapest place i can find to buy lucky charms cereal in the uk is this site bellow they sell 6 boxes of lucky charms cereal for £11.99! what a bargain.... http://www.auctiva.com/ [URL display truncated]
Posted: 14:13 Mon 04-Feb-2008 by "Rachel" # permalink comment
Comment: Jake, I clicked that link but it didn't seem to come up with any results :( I wanna buy it!!
Posted: 17:44 Sat 12-Apr-2008 by "Unknown, Bristol, England"
(apparently posting from 78.150.43.102: ) # permalink comment
Comment: The Uk have a 'lucky charm' cult. Bring them back to the UK. America seem to have all the goodies of junk why can't we Brits!!!!
Posted: 13:57 Sat 17-May-2008 by "Trev" # permalink comment
Comment: Plenty of Lucky Charms on ebay....not cheap though!

My local (Bagshot, Surrey) garden centre (yes you read correctly, garden centre) sells them for £6.35 a box


Posted: 16:00 Tue 20-May-2008 by "Tj" # permalink comment
Comment: haha i was just about to write the same thing - go longacres!! and the bentalls centre in kingston sells them at £5.95 a box :-) !!
Posted: 10:29 Sun 25-May-2008 by "Derek Perry" # permalink comment
Comment: The Double Clover limited edition version is on sale in House of Fraser Croydon at £7.99 for 453g box
Posted: 10:38 Sun 25-May-2008 by "Derek Perry" # permalink comment
Comment: These 6 box offers are usually the tiny 23g boxes. When added up (6x23g = 138g) don't actually weight a third as much as a normal box (453g). So £11.99 is even more expensive. There are many on ebay that offer this, and when I clicked the link mentioned it refers you onto his ebay site.
Posted: 13:37 Sun 15-Jun-2008 by "LK" # permalink comment
Comment: Cheapest place for Lucky Charms Cereal is Fabulous Foods -http://www.fabfoodsdirect.com. Single serves cups on £5.95 for 6 and they sell the large 24oz boxes for £6.50
Posted: 09:18 Thu 07-Aug-2008 by "brad" # permalink comment
Comment: start having luky charm cerials more in the uk!!!!!!!!!!! our i will stop buying them
Posted: 03:56 Fri 31-Oct-2008 by "Shanti Bham"
(apparently posting from 82.36.138.242: ) # permalink comment
Comment: Go Onto Ebay !!!!!!!!!!!!
Posted: 04:07 Thu 18-Dec-2008 by "Ann"
(apparently posting from 75.26.162.167: ) # permalink comment
Comment: I have a friend in the East part of the U.K., and I want to send her the Lucky Charms. It costs $40 to send five pounds priority mail, flat rate. Which means, I might be able to get many boxes of Lucky charms in that box. Does anyone want to go in on a shipment of Lucky Charms to the Eastern Coast of the U.K.?
Posted: 17:52 Thu 08-Jan-2009 by "Michelle Dobson"
(apparently posting from 78.145.167.169: ) # permalink comment
Comment: I have heard you can buy Lucky Charms Snackpots for 1.50 fromhttp://www.americanimportsltd.co.uk they also have a stall in Coventry Market They also sell the boxes of Lucky Charms at 6.95.
Posted: 22:32 Fri 09-Jan-2009 by "Emma" # permalink comment
Comment: ooo shipment sounds good!!
Posted: 16:38 Mon 12-Jan-2009 by "lisa strange" # permalink comment
Comment: i sell lucky charms in my sweet shop, strange sweets, in reading. also nerds and runts and wonka bars!! come in and have a browse!
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