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Click pic to view comments - Confirmed sighting: Alpen Porridge Confirmed sighting: Alpen Porridge
Posted: 18:29 Sun 18-Dec-2011. Price: Introductory offer of 2 for box of 8x 40g sachets. Location: Tescos all over London. Sub-flavours: Fruit and Nut; Cranberry, Blueberry and Nuts; Raspberry, Apple and Raisin.
Snackspot reports: "We know you know how good it will be," mutters the packet, threateningly, but who'd have thought that the Weetabix Corporation would bring something revolutionary to the microwaveable just-add-milk market? That thing is of course raisins, which work remarkably well with the recognisably Alpen-ish mix of oats and muesli - the Raspberry And Apple one tasted a bit too fruity for my liking but that's not going to put me off trying the Cranberry And Blueberry next. Plus, it's also the ideal way to celebrate the discovery of yet another planet in the "Goldilocks" zone - so called because its surface temperature may allow the existence of porridge in its liquid form, believed to be one of the essential prerequisites for organic life.

...Anyway, in other cereal offenders: Jim's Chocolate Mission has been drawn into the campaign forcing consumers to choose between the Totally Chocolatey or Chocolate Caramel varieties of Kellogg's Krave - I actually preferred the Choc and Original versions of Kellogg's Mini Max, though Foodstuff Finds seems a bit less convinced. That said, one of my surprise contenders for Best Products Of 2011 has turned out to be Kellogg's All Bran Golden Crunch - pictured here with one of Quaker Oats' replacements for their Paw Ridge range, the latter axed after being hailed on Snackspot as one of the worst-named products of 2009.

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Posted: 10:54 Wed 07-Mar-2012 by "stevegowers (at!) msn.com" # permalink comment
Comment: We enjoy the New Alpen Porridge every morning, but find that the packs are too small, can we please have bigger packets and more flavours. The Fruit & Nut is boring so get rid of it please. Thankyou Steve


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