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Click pic to view comments - Confirmed sighting: Mars Treets Confirmed sighting: Mars Treets
Posted: 22:41 Sun 26-Jul-2009. Price: 1.86/200g bag. Location: Sainsbury's, Aberdeen. Nutritional unusualness: [updated 28/07/09] Milk chocolate (48%) covered peanuts (23%) in a crisp brown shell (Traces: hazelnut, almond).
Following Monster Munch, the Wispa (and next, the Wispa Gold), the retro throwbacks continue with this not-seen-for-several-years revival, or, as first-time spotter "Ian Duncan" reports: '70s classic back in "cinema" size pack, taste the same as I remember. Great!

...Lots to get through this week, so in other chocolately coatings: Foodstuff Finds has done a fantastic job of covering the likes of McVitie's Strawberry Jaffa Cakes, the Chocolate Creme Oreo and Weetabix Oaty Bars, though we'll have to wait until winter for the Mini Egg-style Cadbury Snow Bites, plus it looks like Kit Kat Chunky Peanut Butter may already have been replaced by a Chunky version of the new Kit Kat Caramel.

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Posted: 18:35 Mon 27-Jul-2009 by "charl" # permalink comment
Comment: not a very good review... what's in them?!
Posted: 19:01 Mon 27-Jul-2009 by Zeddy # permalink comment
Comment: Not bad for a first attempt if a tad short. Are the toffee ones back or is it just peanut (yeuk!)?
Posted: 19:20 Mon 27-Jul-2009 by "Cinabar" # permalink comment
Comment: Did you just say that Kit Kat Chunky Peanut Butter is on its way out?? Noooo!!!! :-(
Posted: 20:15 Mon 27-Jul-2009 by "Nick T" # permalink comment
Comment: Oh sweet Jesus, Treets are back! The queue starts behind me!
Posted: 10:45 Tue 28-Jul-2009 by Snackspot # permalink comment
Comment: Sorry should have explained - this appears to just be the peanut version for the moment. It's been a while since I've had Peanut M and M's but these seemed a bit more "home-made" by comparison?

Cinabar, according to The Grocer, Kit Kat Peanut Chunky is "now-de-listed", so stock up now... http://www.thegrocer.co.uk/articles.aspx?page=articles&ID=201627 "Kit Kat Chunky Caramel, which will be supported by a £7m media campaign, will replace the now-de-listed peanut variant and will sit alongside the original Chunky."

+ thanks for the Antonio Federici voucher link, they're down to £2.99 in my local Sainsbury's at the moment so I'll see if I can get that reduced by another pound! http://www.antoniofederici.com/downloads/federici_voucher.pdf


Posted: 19:20 Tue 28-Jul-2009 by "Cinabar" # permalink comment
Comment: I think I may go off to Makro to see if I can buy a bulk box of the Peanut Butter KitKats. :-O

You need to get in quick with the voucher, it's only valid till the 31st July. Love to know what you think of it though!


Posted: 20:59 Tue 28-Jul-2009 by "Yay! Lovely Fish!" # permalink comment
Comment: Superb!!! - one of my faves from the early 80s Treets!!!
Posted: 15:56 Sat 01-Aug-2009 by "Nick T" # permalink comment
Comment: Our nearest Sainsbury's is 12 miles away and yet this morning I drove there just to buy some Treets. Yes, that's sad and yes, they're exactly the same as M&Ms. But M&Ms don't come in a yellow bag with 'Treets' written on the front, do you see?
Posted: 15:38 Sun 02-Aug-2009 by "Magnetic Ham Sandwich" # permalink comment
Comment: I had a Kit Kat Chunky Caramel today [45p Tescos]. I was expecting a gooey layer of caramel inside, like the fruit flavours in the old Kit Kat Editions bars from a couple of years ago, but the caramel layer is just solid sadly. Like a Trio if you remember those, but nowhere near as tasty. TBH this bar is nothing special at all - if you want a choc and caramel snack there's a bit too much wafer getting in the way and if you want a regular kit kat choc and wafer snack then the caramel takes away some of the chocolate. 272 calories per bar, plus a free music download promotional code.
Posted: 20:49 Thu 03-Sep-2009 by "Magnetic Ham Sandwich" # permalink comment
Comment: Today it was the turn of a Wispa Gold to disappear down my cakehole. There was an absloute mountain of them in Sainsbury's yesterday at 59p each. And the good news is that they taste really fantastic - the gooey caramel mixes perfectly with the smooth Wispa choc. 10x better than the ropey Kit Kat Chunky Caramel bars - and only 260 calories per bar too, so slightly less fattening !! Hint...these are just right for impressing the women in your life...
Posted: 12:34 Sat 12-Sep-2009 by "jim" # permalink comment
Comment: My god, I remember my mum collecting me from nursery with a bag of these. Great news!
Posted: 19:44 Mon 28-Sep-2009 by Zeddy # permalink comment
Comment: Hmmm, this confirms my suspicions that everything definitely was bigger in the good old days.
Posted: 19:37 Mon 19-Oct-2009 by "Chris" # permalink comment
Comment: Is this a regional thing? I live in West London and I went into a big Sainsburys today and they didn't have them, nor was there an empty space on the shelves where they should be.
Posted: 17:21 Tue 27-Oct-2009 by "Jeangenie"
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Comment: wot are wispa's? and where can you get them? i live in wales. do they have them there?
Posted: 11:57 Mon 23-Nov-2009 by "Grim" # permalink comment
Comment: Apparently they've been discontinued again because they were affecting the sales of M&M's. What a bloody joke!!
Posted: 07:31 Tue 24-Nov-2009 by "Nick T" # permalink comment
Comment: Then surely the answer is for Mars' teenage brand manager to rename M&Ms as Treets and mop up sales from both camps? I'd bloody complain to my MP if I knew what his name was and if I thought he cared.
Posted: 08:06 Tue 24-Nov-2009 by Zeddy # permalink comment
Comment: Without the Toffee variety, I simply could not car less for Treets.
Posted: 20:21 Thu 26-Nov-2009 by "Electric Apple" # permalink comment
Comment: Not been on this for a while... how can it be 2 years?

Anyway, I enjoyed Treets, very tasty. Not like Mars Planets were... no!


Posted: 04:11 Mon 18-Jan-2010 by "adrian"
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Comment: the re-launched Treets taste like vitamin pills, and dont compare with the original treets from the days gone by, Well what do u expect!! most of the MASTERFOODS/MARS products are made in EASTERN EUROPE......yuk. BUY BRITISH.
Posted: 04:26 Mon 18-Jan-2010 by "Adrian" # permalink comment
Comment: I also have no loyalty to CADBURY,S either as they are closing there original FRY,S factory in KEYSHAM and moving production of picnic, crunchie, Cadbury cream bar etc to POLAND!!!Just as american owned KRAFT did when they bought TERRY,S and then closed its factory and moved production to eastern europe. Try Beeches chocholate made in preston and wonderfull or Thorntons also made here in DERBY. buy british made products and keep jobs HERE!.
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