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does any one know where we can purchase tinned chocolates

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infoman Wed 06-Oct-21 06:13:08

It seems that all the major supermarkets have turned to plastic tubs of chocolates.
Although I know a couple of years ago John Lewis had a pick what you like favourite chocolates which came with a metal tin.
Any info most wellcome

Rastino Wed 27-Oct-21 13:41:24

This is the first I've heard of these! I wanted to do it myself.

rascal Tue 26-Oct-21 20:30:29

Tesco online groceries have 396g tin Cadbury choc chunks. With clubcard £4. I checked Asda their price is £8.

labazsisslowlygoingmad Tue 26-Oct-21 19:30:21

i know it is not chocolate but I have seen Liquorice Allsorts in tins
I remember when I was a little girl my gran bought me a tin of toffees in a gorgeous tin with a kitten on the front, I loved that tin and the toffees I made last for weeks! Tins like that are so lovely.
I think I have seen tins with biscuits in in Marks and Spencers

Shelagh6 Tue 26-Oct-21 14:55:25

Quality Street and Roses were available at Morrison’s for £4 a while ago - may go up?

Azalea99 Tue 26-Oct-21 13:38:04

I bought a tin of After Eights in Waitrose last Christmas. Unfortunately they were so tempting that they didn’t actually make it to Christmas Day!

SiobhanSharpe Tue 26-Oct-21 11:40:04

For Cadbury's chocolate itself, I have heard that the only product still using the pre-Kraft-takeover recipe is the Flake bar. Apparently the flaking process doesn't work with the new formulation. Yay!

SiobhanSharpe Tue 26-Oct-21 11:34:15

In a similar vein, Cadburys used to do chocolate nuts -- brazils, hazelnuts and almonds -- in a nice tin at Christmas time.
They were gorgeous, really thick chocolate surrounding a whole nut, but I haven't seen them for a while. 😢
They still do tins of chocolate fingers, though, I think.

Carolpaint Tue 26-Oct-21 11:08:35

Getting concerned about the American takeovers, has it changed the recipes for all Cadbury’s chocolates, Boots is no longer stocking or making many products is this what is waiting in the wings for Morrison’s. American companies seem to promise all and deliver nothing if the first two are anything to go by.

Sarnia Tue 26-Oct-21 09:18:27

Tesco have a tin of Cadbury's chocolates on display. I am not sure whether they are individual or bars of chocolate.

H1954 Tue 26-Oct-21 07:39:04

Tesco certainly have them. My OH went shopping on his own just last week and came back with a tin of Quality Street.

I do find tinned confectionary more reminiscent of my childhood too; our parents used to buy one of the large tins of Quality Street, finances allowing of course, and I recall many a Christmas morning finding a tin of Bluebird Toffee in my stocking......well, pillow case in those days!

Calmlocket Tue 26-Oct-21 07:31:57

www.highlandchocolatier.com/keepsake-gift-tins-c-30

BlueSapphire Tue 26-Oct-21 07:17:29

I find the plastic tubs are handy for freezing mince pies, sausage rolls, cakes etc and transporting said items to family or other places.

Michael12 Tue 26-Oct-21 06:17:48

The only tinned sweets , I have brought when visiting Harrogate is Harrogate Toffee , which have various size tins etc
Mick

infoman Tue 26-Oct-21 06:12:16

Made a trip to Waitrose and wonderful to see TINS of chocolates,not to mention the deli counter with fresh cheese and other meat items.

NotAGran55 Fri 15-Oct-21 20:52:34

In Waitrose today they had tins, not plastic tubs, of Roses Quality Street , Heroes and Lindor .

rosie1959 Wed 13-Oct-21 16:22:27

Franbern definitely a tin now to hide it up or no chance of lasting very long

rosie1959 Wed 13-Oct-21 15:18:34

Thanks Franburn looks shiny in the picture like tin. I had one last year.
I have one on order will be here later will confirm whether tin or plastic

Baggs Wed 13-Oct-21 14:59:56

Oh wait! Milk of course. Silly me.

Baggs Wed 13-Oct-21 14:59:12

Early

I don't eat animal products so don't eat Roses or Quality Street but occasionally, people who don't know that, will wave a plastic tub under my nose. Is it my senstitve nose or do they smell unpleasantly chemical? I wonder if it's all the plastic wrappers "sweating" inside a sealed plastic tub or something in the chocolate and fillings? I don't recall this smell coming from tins.

MrB maintains that since ¿Kraft? bought up Cadbury's, palm oil is being used instead of cocoa butter, at least in part. Certainly the last time I ate any I found them (a) far too sweet and (b) unchocolatey

Just out of interest, Early, what animal products would you expect to find in chocolates?

Franbern Wed 13-Oct-21 14:21:10

rosie1959

I believe Tesco has tinned Quality Street on offer at £5 if you have a club card about to do my weekly shop this morning so haven't had a good look. Mind you no point buying any yet unless I hide them

Unfortunately these tubs are not TINS, but plastic

infoman Tue 12-Oct-21 13:54:31

Thank you for your replys,
can't locate any tinned chocolates at any of the large supermarkets.
Although John Lewis is doing tinned chocolates,
and you can use your old tinned chocolate tins.

Spinnaker Wed 06-Oct-21 12:15:20

Farm Foods have Quality Street in store - £14.99 for the big deep tin, total 2kg.

Elless Wed 06-Oct-21 11:38:08

Garden Centres (which are more like gift centres these days) usually have some nice things especially around Christmas.

Early Wed 06-Oct-21 11:23:36

I don't eat animal products so don't eat Roses or Quality Street but occasionally, people who don't know that, will wave a plastic tub under my nose. Is it my senstitve nose or do they smell unpleasantly chemical? I wonder if it's all the plastic wrappers "sweating" inside a sealed plastic tub or something in the chocolate and fillings? I don't recall this smell coming from tins.

TerriBull Wed 06-Oct-21 10:45:56

Lots of them in store at Sainsburys when I was there yesterday.