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Posted: 19:33 Fri 22-Feb-2008. Price: 80p/ 375ml. Location: Newsagents, Bournemouth. Sub-flavours: Orange Tropical, Orange Citrus, Orange Tropical Zero. Nutritional unusualness: (Orange Tropical) 7.2g of sugar per 100ml/ 6% fruit juice (from concentrate).
Before this week's sighting, just a quick update on those slightly pricey Crusha Blasters (1.09/ box of 6, Tesco, potentially strawberry-only at the moment) - the packaging instructs you to "Pinch bottom end of straw over glass to release Crusha into milk", then you "Pinch top end of straw, blow through it and watch the bubbles froth up." All very well, but you then can't actually drink the shake through the straw because the ends keep closing up again (unless you cut them off or something) - the box doesn't specifically imply this is possible, but it's a bit of a minus point compared to the cheaper Nestle Magic Straws.

Anyway, if you're looking for an altogether less effervescent experience, "Dave Allen" reports that the Fanta Still Orange Tropical he tried had a: "Really good fruity taste although a bit like Sunny D. Not sure really about the sugar/ acesulfame K/ aspartame/ sodium saccharin used as sweetners though."

...You know, I'm not sure why they're in there either, as Coca-Cola also do a "proper" (0.9g sugar/ 100ml) artificially sweetened version, aka Fanta Still Orange Tropical Zero. Elsewhere, Pepsi have gone for a "lightly sparkling" blend of juice and mineral water for their Tropicana Spirit range (in Orange and Mango, Blueberry and Blackberry, or Lemon and Grapefruit), plus an even wider range of flavours for their new Tropicana Smoothies - leaving the ever-annoying Innocent Drinks to branch out into a line of perhaps unfortunately-titled Big Yoghurt Thickies.

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Posted: 15:26 Tue 18-Mar-2008 by "rob" # permalink comment
Comment: its really bad
Posted: 07:43 Sat 22-Mar-2008 by "charl" # permalink comment
Comment: it was really hard to find fanta still zero. it's okay i suppose, but buying it in 2l bottles is always hard to justify because you should really just buy squash in concentrate. :)
Posted: 15:46 Tue 25-Mar-2008 by "dgi_n" # permalink comment
Comment: the tropicana smooties are boring.

innocent got there first, they should stop trying to cash in. I dont even know if the tropicana ones are 100% fruit


Posted: 22:43 Fri 25-Apr-2008 by "Logan J" # permalink comment
Comment: I thought it had a very artificial taste, kinda like below average cordial. Nothing special. With the brand name, i would have expected more...
Posted: 17:51 Tue 10-Feb-2009 by "WaGs 4 lYfEe " # permalink comment
Comment: heii, ii thiink that the fanta stiill iis so sweet!! iits tastes fab but leaves a dry syrupy taste iin your mouth and down the back of your throught xoxo =D hopee ii helpeed <3
Posted: 22:40 Wed 11-Feb-2009 by "juankerr"
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Comment: 80p for orange squash with nasty chemical sweetners. Some product manager gets paid £45k a year to come up with these kind of ground-breaking ideas. Shame on you.
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