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Click pic to view comments - International sighting: Lay's Natural and Warm Mango Flavour crisps International sighting: Lay's Natural and Warm Mango Flavour crisps
Posted: 12:38 Sun 12-Jul-2009. Price: 3 RMB (about 25p). Location: Huang Shan City, China. Sub-flavours: Blueberry, Cucumber, Lychee, Lime, Cherry Tomato. Nutritional unusualness: 16.2g carbohydrate, 9.2g fat, 2g protein per 30g serving.
Here in the UK, all Walkers can manage are ManGo-Karting Chutney and "mystery flavour" Doritos but, in one of our all-too-rare sightings from Asia, "dastra" reports: Saw these in the supermarket whilst hunting for edible snacks and knew I had to try them. The first taste that hits you is potato, and the aftertaste is sort of a mango flavour ice cream. But in the middle. WOAH. A sort of Camembert cheesy, fruity medley of a taste sensation - the waves of flavour just keep on coming. The smell that lingers once eaten is that of a fine, old cheese. An experience not to be repeated, though am tempted to return for the Blueberry flavour...

...While, in other foreign finds: "Chocolate, Fruits and Creme, Tangy Tropical, Berry Explosion, Double Sours, Skittles Bubblegum, and Crazy Cores (two flavours in one)," were among the many different types of Skittles tracked down by "Jamie Campbell" in Toronto, Canada; and, for drinkers so far unable to locate the likes of Heineken Desperados or WKD Core, there's just a hint of press-release speak (plus a suspiciously professional picture) to "Hannah's" news regarding Ibiza Ice, namely: "I drank this sparkling wine cocktail in Ibiza and it's so nice, both flavours are lovely! It's lower calories than a glass of wine and is served really nicely over ice with fruit. I got fed up with everywhere selling cocktails and champagne is quite expensive so this was perfect! Apparently it's coming over to the UK in September, can't wait!"

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