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Posted: 11:03 Sun 27-Nov-2011. Price: 50p. Location: News Shop, Leicester. Sub-flavours: Bang Bang Spicy Thai [tested], presumably other Tayto Rough Cuts Flavours (ie, Cheese and Onion, Salt and Vinegar, Chargrilled Steak).
Foodstuff Finds has been "missing [the] burn" in Levi's Caribbean Chilli Beef Grove Cut Crisps and UB/KP are replacing Pickled Onion in 6-packs of Nik Naks with our old friend, "stinky" Scampi'n'Lemon. But today's headliner is the ever-articulate "Nick T", who quips: "Everybody likes a little Thai, and everybody likes a little Bang Bang. Ladies and gentlemen, we are now entering the Benny Hill zone."

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"I'm assuming Rough Cuts are a test product: well if there's space in the crowded adult end of the market for them, they may be onto a winner. For the past few years Golden Wonder have sadly lounged in the lunchbox/pocket-money snack space but maybe with the change of ownership - and I notice the contact address is Scunthorpe, often called The Athens Of The North - these ridged crisps are definitely moving into McCoy's territory, and 15p cheaper too."

"Taste-wise they're very, very similar to McCoy's recent excellent Ruck of Ribs, but not quite such a full-on flavour. There's a little more sourness and a lot more sweetness but still a very tasty crisp. The coating isn't very even though: occasionally you'll get one with hardly any seasoning at all, then you'll find the one with all the chilli. That could be seen as a big fail, but I just like to think of it as Thai Roulette. If you like a little Rough, these are well worth tracking down."

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Posted: 19:58 Mon 28-Nov-2011 by "Marc" # permalink comment
Comment: Goldwn Wonder have done some interesting lines over the years that have come and gone.

These were the best crisps they did: http://www.facebook.com/ [URL display truncated]

Bring back the Curry Crisps!


Posted: 18:14 Tue 29-Nov-2011 by Zeddy # permalink comment
Comment: Coincidence or what? I saw these today in a local discount shop for 5 for £1.
Posted: 20:10 Tue 05-Jun-2012 by "The Crisp Cruncheteer" # permalink comment
Comment: These are almost certainly one of my favourite 'crinkle cut', sweet and spicy and almost as good for me as Mccoys steak in the crinkle corner. looking forward to others in the range!!
Posted: 06:38 Wed 06-Jun-2012 by "Magnetic Ham Sandwich" # permalink comment
Comment: I still haven't found the Bang Bang Spicy Thai flavour for sale anywhere around here, but Iceland sell 6 packs of the Cheese & Onion or Chargrilled Steak for just £1. Yum !!
Posted: 06:07 Sat 23-Jun-2012 by "Marc" # permalink comment
Comment: OMG saw these in home bargains 15p a packet bought 1 to try wish i had bought them all they are the best crisp i have ever tried cant find them any where now :-(( very sad
Posted: 06:15 Sat 23-Jun-2012 by "Marc" # permalink comment
Comment: Marc here again just done a bit of internet searching found out that golden wonder are owend by the irsh tatyo company.Bang Bang spicy thai you can buy from them direct and they will post to you :-))))) o yeah
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