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Maggierose Fri 10-Mar-23 11:15:32

Whatever happened to Chesswood creamed mushrooms? Also Biotex? Are there any once popular products that you miss?

2mason16 Sat 11-Mar-23 06:26:51

Dinaclass curry powder. Loved it, and they're selling it again at our butchers. Also 'for mash get Smash'

Ro60 Sat 11-Mar-23 08:07:03

Sainsbury's yoghurt & chives dressing in a jar.
Oh Yes! - the vesta packs - especially the prawn paella - probably the MSG drew me to it. I do wonder would I enjoy it as much now?

Jelly tots - I bought some for my GD the other day - they're not the same - harder, larger & rounder - probably less E numbers.

Calendargirl Sat 11-Mar-23 09:15:39

Symingtons Table Cream.

A sort of upmarket blancmange.

Smoother, and just more ‘upmarket’ somehow.

Grannmarie Sat 11-Mar-23 09:41:40

Plumrose tinned ham risotto...

Jaxjacky Sat 11-Mar-23 09:41:45

We ate brains faggots last week, £1.09 for 6, delicious.

Yammy Sat 11-Mar-23 10:17:08

Astral soap for me too and their body cream
Abbey crunch biscuits which we devoured by the ton as students.
Mcvites individual digestive biscuits in blue and red silver paper .

Yammy Sat 11-Mar-23 10:18:29

Weight watchers low cal fromage frais with a layer of fruit in the bottom.

Maggierose Sat 11-Mar-23 12:06:34

Ooh yes! Crackerbarrel cheese and Clarninco Peppermint Creams were old favourites.

timetogo2016 Sat 11-Mar-23 12:18:06

Wow,NotTooOld,i was only talking about Toast Toppers to my Dh the other day.
I have looked for them in the shops and on line,no luck at all.
I loved them.

Granmarderby10 Sat 11-Mar-23 13:50:58

Please bring back Mint Cracknel. 😍

SachaMac Sun 12-Mar-23 15:15:25

A couple of other minty things I miss, Cadburys Ice Breaker Chocolate Bar & Opal Mints.

ixion Sun 12-Mar-23 18:59:13

Kunzle cakes!!

Granmarderby10 Tue 14-Mar-23 04:13:18

Oooh 😯 we’re they the ones with the thick chocolate shell filled with soft sponge cake in various flavours?

Granmarderby10 Tue 14-Mar-23 04:25:16

I’ve just looked them up! The ones I recall from childhood were made by Lyons, they were called Showboats.
And while I was reading there was a reference to cider ice lollies. delish…