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susieken Sat 11-Nov-17 09:23:23

Has anyone else noticed that Gold Blend instant coffee has changed recently? There is a sludgy residue at the bottom of my mug that I find quite unpleasant so I can’t drain the mug as I used to! hmm

MissAdventure Sat 11-Nov-17 09:24:52

Yes, yes, and yes! It never used to leave the residue, and I've used it for years.

loopyloo Sat 11-Nov-17 09:26:11

That's interesting. I had noticed it didn't seem as flavourful as I remembered.

annsixty Sat 11-Nov-17 09:26:38

Try the Aldi one if you can get it.
Half the price and I can't tell the difference.

Jalima1108 Sat 11-Nov-17 09:46:42

I'm not sure where you are buying the Gold Blend coffee (I don't drink it) but someone mentioned that when she bought some from Lidl it tasted different to normal; it was supposedly Nescafe Gold Blend.

susieken Sat 11-Nov-17 09:53:37

Jalima1108 I shop in Tesco or Morrisons, have never bought coffee anywhere else. I think Nestle have changed the recipe or something!! shock

Jalima1108 Sat 11-Nov-17 10:00:31

You're not the only one who thinks it has changed:

susieken Sat 11-Nov-17 11:46:25

Jalima1108 Good to know that I am not going mad! Just had a cup and really did not enjoy it cafe

lemongrove Sat 11-Nov-17 17:16:01

I used to like Gold Blend but have changed to Alta Rica, so much better.

GrandmaKT Sat 11-Nov-17 17:39:11

Yes, I agree. I've drunk Gold Blend for years and noticed the sludge at the bottom and lack of aromarecently. Thanks for the link Jalimall08. I'm going to add my comments on the site.

MissAdventure Sat 11-Nov-17 19:23:48

I've noticed that the large tins seem to leave more sludge than the glass jars do. I wonder why?