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Click pic to view comments - Confirmed sighting: Thorntons Deliciously Smooth Dark Chocolate with Cocoa Nibs Confirmed sighting: Thorntons Deliciously Smooth Dark Chocolate with Cocoa Nibs
Posted: 15:34 Thu 27-Mar-2008. Price: 1.19. Location: Thorntons, Manchester Arndale.
"penguin42" reports: I managed to avoid all the egg shaped chocolate today and found this (80g bar) near the back. It's rather nice - very chocolatey (as it should be with 60% cocoa solids) but it's unusual in having one side completely covered in cocoa nibs; a lot of others have some cocoa nibs in but this has lots of them over the whole top surface (9% according to the label).

(On a different topic has anyone noticed the rapidly rising cost of Green and Blacks chocolate - I saw a bar over 2 for 100g the other day in central Manchester). Nice site; I've been watching it for years, but this is the first time I've actually got around to taking a picture and posting!

...Easter's been busy for first-time spotters, but the cloudy weather didn't do "Zeddy" any favours for this photograph of Kshocolat Chilli Almonds (1.19, Sainsbury, East Kilbride, 13.2g fat per pack), causing him to gasp: "Oh Jeez! These are HOT! The heat steals up on you kinda like the Tango Orange man used to all those years ago. I think the chocolate tastes OK and the almonds are nice but I cannot recall as I have to go drink a jug of water just now." As a slightly downmarket alternative, he also found these Cadbury Toffee Crunch Fingers for 1.25 BOGOF in Tesco, Silverburn, Glasgow, musing: "As Peter Kay might say, 'Les Cadbury Fingeres' now with El Toffee! The toffee flavour is nice and strong making these very moreish. It says 'Season's Collection' on the pack. What season is toffee, exactly?"

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Posted: 18:38 Thu 27-Mar-2008 by "Zeddy" # permalink comment
Comment: Rising Green and Blacks prices? That'll be the Cadbury effect.
Posted: 16:26 Sun 30-Mar-2008 by "Rose" # permalink comment
Comment: Thornton's do a similar bar that is milk chocolate with fudge cubes scattered ontop. Now that is nice...
Posted: 16:44 Mon 31-Mar-2008 by "Jim" # permalink comment
Comment: if your intrested in chocolate come check out my site...im currently on the lookout and reviewing all sorts of chocolate bars in an attempt to find the best chocolate bar in the world! http://www.chocolatemission.blogspot.com
Posted: 10:28 Tue 01-Apr-2008 by "Rose" # permalink comment
Comment: Cool site Jim! I like it :-)
Posted: 08:56 Thu 03-Apr-2008 by "Jim" # permalink comment
Comment: Thanks Rose - make sure you check back its updated daily! I got a real treat lined up for my 100th view tonight...should really intrest snackspot readers immensly :)

http://www.chocolatemission.blogspot.com


Posted: 18:16 Thu 03-Apr-2008 by "Zeddy" # permalink comment
Comment: Oh, yes. Iv'e always wondered what YOU thought of a chocolate bar, Jim.
Posted: 16:18 Fri 18-Apr-2008 by Snackspot # permalink comment
Comment: has anyone tried the Kshocolat bars they have in Sainsbury's? there's quite a range of flavours: http://www.kshocolatstore.co.uk/search.asp?types=yes&type=CHOCOLATE+BARS
Posted: 20:40 Fri 18-Apr-2008 by Zeddy # permalink comment
Comment: Yes, I thought they were ok for something trying to be "expensive" chocolate but at the same time reasonably priced.
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