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Shrekles wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 5:36 am
guy smiley wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 5:02 am
Slim 293 wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 4:30 am Have they mentioned meat pies yet?
Why would we need to bring in the big guns when you guys have got yourselves so wound up over the confectionery...
The foreign confectionary no less. They could have at least been sponsored by Violet Crumble.

You mean Nestle Violet Crumble and before that Rowntree Violet Crumble?
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Polywaffle would have been the best option.
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towny wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 10:04 am Polywaffle would have been the best option.
I see what you did there.
It turns out that the feds have been bankrolling the resurrection of Hoadleys, so Violet Crumble and Pollywaffle would have both been OK. Now all they need to do is get Arnotts back, return Yo-Yo biscuits to our shelves and Holden back in our garages. Then they might have fixed 5% of the damage they have caused.
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Brumbie_Steve wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 10:21 am
towny wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 10:04 am Polywaffle would have been the best option.
I see what you did there.
It turns out that the feds have been bankrolling the resurrection of Hoadleys, so Violet Crumble and Pollywaffle would have both been OK. Now all they need to do is get Arnotts back, return Yo-Yo biscuits to our shelves and Holden back in our garages. Then they might have fixed 5% of the damage they have caused.
er.... Let me think about Holden. I just hate seeing bogans happy. :uhoh:
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towny wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 10:53 am
Brumbie_Steve wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 10:21 am
towny wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 10:04 am Polywaffle would have been the best option.
I see what you did there.
It turns out that the feds have been bankrolling the resurrection of Hoadleys, so Violet Crumble and Pollywaffle would have both been OK. Now all they need to do is get Arnotts back, return Yo-Yo biscuits to our shelves and Holden back in our garages. Then they might have fixed 5% of the damage they have caused.
er.... Let me think about Holden. I just hate seeing bogans happy. :uhoh:
No mirrors at your place. ;)
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Pat the Ex Mat wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 8:54 am
jdogscoop wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 7:52 am Cadbury Old Gold Cherry Ripe is the only good bar they do nowadays.

The rest of the stuff is low grade shit. Used to be good though.
Rum and raisin wants a word
Can't recall trying it but might give it a run.
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jdogscoop wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 11:20 am
Pat the Ex Mat wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 8:54 am
jdogscoop wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 7:52 am Cadbury Old Gold Cherry Ripe is the only good bar they do nowadays.

The rest of the stuff is low grade shit. Used to be good though.
Rum and raisin wants a word
Can't recall trying it but might give it a run.
I think it used to be a higher seller than the plain Old Gold. Old Gold is an old aussie brand so I suppose the name could have been worse.
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jdogscoop wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 11:20 am
Pat the Ex Mat wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 8:54 am
jdogscoop wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 7:52 am Cadbury Old Gold Cherry Ripe is the only good bar they do nowadays.

The rest of the stuff is low grade shit. Used to be good though.
Rum and raisin wants a word
Can't recall trying it but might give it a run.
Compared to most places, Australian chocolate is pretty meh. Maybe it's designed to melt at a higher temperature - I don't know.

Rum and Raisin though..... that's the good stuff. :thumbup:
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Brumbie_Steve wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 11:07 am
towny wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 10:53 am
Brumbie_Steve wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 10:21 am
towny wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 10:04 am Polywaffle would have been the best option.
I see what you did there.
It turns out that the feds have been bankrolling the resurrection of Hoadleys, so Violet Crumble and Pollywaffle would have both been OK. Now all they need to do is get Arnotts back, return Yo-Yo biscuits to our shelves and Holden back in our garages. Then they might have fixed 5% of the damage they have caused.
er.... Let me think about Holden. I just hate seeing bogans happy. :uhoh:
No mirrors at your place. ;)
Nope. Smashed them all years ago and my self-confidence higher than it ever was.
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towny wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 10:53 am
Brumbie_Steve wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 10:21 am
towny wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 10:04 am Polywaffle would have been the best option.
I see what you did there.
It turns out that the feds have been bankrolling the resurrection of Hoadleys, so Violet Crumble and Pollywaffle would have both been OK. Now all they need to do is get Arnotts back, return Yo-Yo biscuits to our shelves and Holden back in our garages. Then they might have fixed 5% of the damage they have caused.
er.... Let me think about Holden. I just hate seeing bogans happy. :uhoh:
My heart sinks whenever I encounter a lime green Holden on the road. Dollars to doughnuts it is being driven by a complete cvnt.
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jdogscoop wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 11:20 am
Pat the Ex Mat wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 8:54 am
jdogscoop wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 7:52 am Cadbury Old Gold Cherry Ripe is the only good bar they do nowadays.

The rest of the stuff is low grade shit. Used to be good though.
Rum and raisin wants a word
Can't recall trying it but might give it a run.
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Pat the Ex Mat wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 11:47 am
jdogscoop wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 11:20 am
Pat the Ex Mat wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 8:54 am
jdogscoop wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 7:52 am Cadbury Old Gold Cherry Ripe is the only good bar they do nowadays.

The rest of the stuff is low grade shit. Used to be good though.
Rum and raisin wants a word
Can't recall trying it but might give it a run.
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:thumbup: Probably a good 'un as it appears to be fairly closely related to its Cherry Ripe stablemate.
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Nothing like Cherry Ripe. Rum and Raisin was The Shit. Not sweet... fruity from the raisins, good meaty dark chocolate and a decent woof of rum to the aftertaste.

Damn fine chocolate, and I'm not a sweets person.
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Zakar wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 4:29 am
shanky wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 3:56 am I'm going to go out on a limb here, and surmise that Whitakers is a New Zealand chocolate brand?
fudge me, really out of character for kiwis to be banging on about their home grown products. An abberation surely.
Not too many making noise on here about how awesome Silver Lake in Queenstown is then?

Silver Lake is in Queenstown isn't it?
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The Cherry ripe one is very new.

Old Jamaica is a perennial
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Pat the Ex Mat wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 12:02 pm The Cherry ripe one is very new.

Old Jamaica is a perennial
Cherry Ripe will celebrate its centenary in a couple of years, genuinely Australia.

No love for Donovans Fruity Feijoa?
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Mr Mike wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 12:10 pm
Pat the Ex Mat wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 12:02 pm The Cherry ripe one is very new.

Old Jamaica is a perennial
Cherry Ripe will celebrate its centenary in a couple of years, genuinely Australia.

No love for Donovans Fruity Feijoa?
Not in Old Gold -lawyers and facts............ :blush:
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Pat the Ex Mat wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 12:27 pm
Mr Mike wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 12:10 pm
Pat the Ex Mat wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 12:02 pm The Cherry ripe one is very new.

Old Jamaica is a perennial
Cherry Ripe will celebrate its centenary in a couple of years, genuinely Australia.

No love for Donovans Fruity Feijoa?
Not in Old Gold -lawyers and facts............ :blush:
MacRoberson, founded by Sir Macpherson Robertson the creator of Old Gold and Cherry Ripe before his family sold the brands to Cadbury in the 1940s, combined the two in the 1920s. Old Gold was his first creation and was used in the production of Cherry Ripe for quite some time. It is very retro to rerelease it now and emphasize through branding the historical connection.

The Aussies once had a very proud confectionery history.
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Whilst I am talking about the Large block format
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All brands of MacRobertsons a Fitzroy confectionary company. Their brands included

Cherry Ripe
Old Gold
Snack
Checkmate
Freddo Frogs
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handyman wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 8:51 am Gold? It's not gold, it's canary yellow.
Not anymore.......
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Brumbie_Steve wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 12:54 pm All brands of MacRobertsons a Fitzroy confectionary company. Their brands included

Cherry Ripe
Old Gold
Snack
Checkmate
Freddo Frogs
:thumbup:

Surprised and disappointed that this doesn’t feature more highly on quizzes for new immigrants. Evidence on this thread suggests you are letting allsorts in with no appreciation of the Australian chocolate craft and history.
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Mr Mike wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 12:49 pm
Pat the Ex Mat wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 12:27 pm
Mr Mike wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 12:10 pm
Pat the Ex Mat wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 12:02 pm The Cherry ripe one is very new.

Old Jamaica is a perennial
Cherry Ripe will celebrate its centenary in a couple of years, genuinely Australia.

No love for Donovans Fruity Feijoa?
Not in Old Gold -lawyers and facts............ :blush:
MacRoberson, founded by Sir Macpherson Robertson the creator of Old Gold and Cherry Ripe before his family sold the brands to Cadbury in the 1940s, combined the two in the 1920s. Old Gold was his first creation and was used in the production of Cherry Ripe for quite some time. It is very retro to rerelease it now and emphasize through branding the historical connection.

The Aussies once had a very proud confectionery history.

MacRobertsons was sold to Cadburys in the late 60s.
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Brumbie_Steve wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 1:40 pm
Mr Mike wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 12:49 pm
Pat the Ex Mat wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 12:27 pm
Mr Mike wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 12:10 pm
Pat the Ex Mat wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 12:02 pm The Cherry ripe one is very new.

Old Jamaica is a perennial
Cherry Ripe will celebrate its centenary in a couple of years, genuinely Australia.

No love for Donovans Fruity Feijoa?
Not in Old Gold -lawyers and facts............ :blush:
MacRoberson, founded by Sir Macpherson Robertson the creator of Old Gold and Cherry Ripe before his family sold the brands to Cadbury in the 1940s, combined the two in the 1920s. Old Gold was his first creation and was used in the production of Cherry Ripe for quite some time. It is very retro to rerelease it now and emphasize through branding the historical connection.

The Aussies once had a very proud confectionery history.

MacRobertsons was sold to Cadburys in the late 60s.
There is the difference between a born and bred Aussie chocolate historian and a casual enthusiast.
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Mr Mike wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 1:48 pm There is the difference between a born and bred Aussie chocolate historian and a casual enthusiast.
I do give u credit for the allsorts entry, though, Mike. :)

... That's some fine post crafting, right there! :D
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kiap wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 2:06 pm
Mr Mike wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 1:48 pm There is the difference between a born and bred Aussie chocolate historian and a casual enthusiast.
I do give u credit for the allsorts entry, though, Mike. :)

... That's some fine post crafting, right there! :D
:nod: Many thanks for the spot!
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Cadbury creme eggs Wallabies

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Mr Mike wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 2:07 pm
kiap wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 2:06 pm
Mr Mike wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 1:48 pm There is the difference between a born and bred Aussie chocolate historian and a casual enthusiast.
I do give u credit for the allsorts entry, though, Mike. :)

... That's some fine post crafting, right there! :D
:nod: Many thanks for the spot!
I cheated a little, I worked for Cadburys for a couple of years in the early 80s.
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Mr Mike wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 2:07 pm
kiap wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 2:06 pm
Mr Mike wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 1:48 pm There is the difference between a born and bred Aussie chocolate historian and a casual enthusiast.
I do give u credit for the allsorts entry, though, Mike. :)

... That's some fine post crafting, right there! :D
:nod: Many thanks for the spot!
Apart from being incorrect :proud:
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I look forward to picking up some Cadbury's Rum n' Raisin from my local IGA on Sundee night and telling you how shithouse it is compared to Big Dog Holly Whittaker's finest.
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Pat the Ex Mat wrote: Fri May 14, 2021 2:00 am
Mr Mike wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 2:07 pm
kiap wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 2:06 pm
Mr Mike wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 1:48 pm There is the difference between a born and bred Aussie chocolate historian and a casual enthusiast.
I do give u credit for the allsorts entry, though, Mike. :)

... That's some fine post crafting, right there! :D
:nod: Many thanks for the spot!
Apart from being incorrect :proud:
Mat didn't you know Cherry Ripe has been around for 100 years?

I choose to ignore the fact you are not talking about the traditional bar, but in fact the special Old Gold block that has been around for a formula of approx. (100-98) years.
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Thread needs more John Farnham

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tbkOZTSvrHs

5 minutes 11 seconds of glorious Strayana, and it took a Kiwi to post it.
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This Fred! :lol: :lol: :lol:

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jdogscoop wrote: Fri May 14, 2021 4:48 pm
Pat the Ex Mat wrote: Fri May 14, 2021 2:00 am
Mr Mike wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 2:07 pm
kiap wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 2:06 pm
Mr Mike wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 1:48 pm There is the difference between a born and bred Aussie chocolate historian and a casual enthusiast.
I do give u credit for the allsorts entry, though, Mike. :)

... That's some fine post crafting, right there! :D
:nod: Many thanks for the spot!
Apart from being incorrect :proud:
Mat didn't you know Cherry Ripe has been around for 100 years?

I choose to ignore the fact you are not talking about the traditional bar, but in fact the special Old Gold block that has been around for a formula of approx. (100-98) years.
Look at me admonishing two Kiwis over Chocolate :lol:
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MungoMan wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 8:22 am
UncleFB wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 3:29 am
Shrekles wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 3:12 am
Ted. wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 3:06 am Cadbury is a loathsome Orangutan killing company that is displacing innocent villagers', passionately championing biological genocide and actively fostering ecological monoculture.

More importantly, their biscuits and chocolate are vile, palm oil and corn syrup sodden poison.
Whittakers is a much tastier, and environmentally sound, brand of chocolate.
Whittakers should chuck a few shekels the ABs (as a minor minor sponsor) way so they can have chocolate off.

I prefer Whittakers broadly but still enjoy some Cadbury flavours.
Whittakers are, IMO, better than NZ Cadbury and defecate on Strayan Cadbury from an enormous height.
There is no more NZ Cadbury since they closed the factory in Dunedin a couple of years ago and Dunedinites seem to still be as bitter about it as a 70% cocoa bar of Old Gold.
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Ghost-Of-Nepia wrote: Sat May 15, 2021 7:45 am
MungoMan wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 8:22 am
UncleFB wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 3:29 am
Shrekles wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 3:12 am
Ted. wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 3:06 am Cadbury is a loathsome Orangutan killing company that is displacing innocent villagers', passionately championing biological genocide and actively fostering ecological monoculture.

More importantly, their biscuits and chocolate are vile, palm oil and corn syrup sodden poison.
Whittakers is a much tastier, and environmentally sound, brand of chocolate.
Whittakers should chuck a few shekels the ABs (as a minor minor sponsor) way so they can have chocolate off.

I prefer Whittakers broadly but still enjoy some Cadbury flavours.
Whittakers are, IMO, better than NZ Cadbury and defecate on Strayan Cadbury from an enormous height.
There is no more NZ Cadbury since they closed the factory in Dunedin a couple of years ago and Dunedinites seem to still be as bitter about it as a 70% cocoa bar of Old Gold.
Mondalez can do one. I for one will not be purchasing their sickly sweet, palm oil laden garbage*.

*Old Gold Cherry Ripe and Rum and Raisin (pending) excepted.
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To be fair, Whittakers have made the un-drinkable very edible:

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Pat the Ex Mat wrote: Sun May 16, 2021 2:07 am To be fair, Whittakers have made the un-drinkable very edible:
Bundaberg ginger is very drinkable
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