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AnnMumsnet (MNHQ) Mon 08-Oct-12 13:39:36

This thread is for the 100 MNers who are currently testing the new range of rice pots from Ambrosia with their family.

The MNers were sent a selection of new Ambrosia Rice Pots, including Ambrosia Light Rice, Rice + Jam and Sharing Pots, as well as delicious Chocolate, Apple and Devon Custard flavours.

So once you've had a try, please let us know your responses to the following questions:

Overall, did you enjoy the Ambrosia rice pot range?
Would you buy any of the pots again? If so, which ones?
Do you think you would recommend the range to your friends and family (if it came up in conversation)?
Did you enjoy the taste of the rice pots? Did your children enjoy the taste of the rice pots?
Did you or your family / children have a particular favourite flavour? Which was the most popular? Which was least popular?
Which size pot did you prefer?
When would you / your family be most likely to eat the rice pots?
Would you include a rice pot in your child’s lunchbox or on a picnic?
Would you say that the range is good value for money? (recommended prices are: 500g Sharing Pot, £1.39, 190g Rice Pots in Devon Custard, 65p, 120g Rice Pots in Apple and Chocolate, 45p, 115g Light Rice, 49p, 145g Rice + in Strawberry Jam and Raspberry Jam, 69p)
Have you bought or do you think you will buy any products from the range following the test?

Any other comments welcome - everyone who was a tester and who adds their feedback will be entered into a prize draw where one tester will get £100 of Amazon vouchers as a thank you

Thanks and good luck
MNHQ

We haven't eaten them all yet so I''l post feedback at the end of the week. smile

LittleWub Mon 08-Oct-12 14:17:15

Just marking my place on the thread. I'll be back with feedback in a few days. smile

emilymc Mon 08-Oct-12 14:25:25

We've been enjoying ours so far! Just have a few more packs to try and then I will come back and add some more feedback! x

gimmesunshine Mon 08-Oct-12 14:32:16

Thoroughly enjoyed this product testing which I think answers the first question.

Would you buy any of the pots again?
Definitely the rice with Devon Custard and the rice with raspberry jam.

Do you think you would recommend the range to friends and family?
Yes if it came up in conversation.

Did you/children enjoy the taste of the rice pots?
My daughter tried the light pot as she isn't a fan of things mixed and she enjoyed it. The others were tried by me and I loved the new flavourings of the ones we received.

Did you/children have a particular favourite flavour? Most popular/least popular?
I loved both the rice with Devon custard as the custard made it really creamy. I also loved the rice with raspberry jam, there was just enough jam to mix in and it tasted lovely. I couldn't comment on the rice with chocolate as we didn't receive this one, we received two apple ones instead. I don't think there were any that were really unpopular, we would eat them all.

Which size pot did you prefer?
I liked the 190g pots as these are a good size for the price and would be really filling as a snack. The 500g sharing pot is a nice big size, to last a couple of days or to feed a couple of kids. Unfortunately we weren't able to put this to the test as the lid had come off ours in the box and covered everything in rice (cleaned off ok).

When would you be most likely to eat the rice pots?
The 190g would be great to eat between meals as just big enough to fill a hole and the 120g would be eaten after meals as a pudding for the kids.

Would you include in lunchbox or picnic?
Not for a lunchbox but that is more down to my kids making a mess than the pots but I would take in a picnic as can be eaten hot or cold.

Value for money?
I do think they are value for money and will definitely be buying them. Also some stores put offers on them so I buy loads in batches.

Have you bought or will you buy?
I will be buying the devon custard one again as it tasted lovely. Also the jam one was nice and I'd like to see what it tastes like with the strawberry jam.

Can I also add that the box it was delivered in was brilliant and sturdy and along with the rice tubs, once cleaned out I can use/recycle them to make things with the kids.

BigWhoop Mon 08-Oct-12 14:44:52

Marking my place :-)
Have tried a couple... Yum :-)

Overall, did you enjoy the Ambrosia rice pot range?

Yes. They were all lovely. Except the chocolate one we received. It was just chocolatey milky water in the tub, no rice. Shame.

Would you buy any of the pots again? If so, which ones?

The Devon custard and the jam pot would definately be bought again.

Do you think you would recommend the range to your friends and family (if it came up in conversation)?

Yes if it came up in conversation.

Did you enjoy the taste of the rice pots?

The apple could be a bit more appley, and the raspberry jam would be nicer seedless. But apart from that they were lovely. Surprisingly the light one didnt taste "light" so that was good.

Did your children enjoy the taste of the rice pots?

Yes. She was disappointed about the chocolate one but loved the others.

Did you or your family / children have a particular favourite flavour? Which was the most popular? Which was least popular?

Raspberry Jam was most popular. There wasnt a least popular. They were all nice.

Which size pot did you prefer?

The 190g pots.

When would you / your family be most likely to eat the rice pots?

Lunchtime or as a snack. Maybe as dessert aswell. My daughter loves them.

Would you include a rice pot in your child’s lunchbox or on a picnic?

Yes the 120g pots would be ideal for lunchboxes.

Would you say that the range is good value for money?

Yes I think those prices are really good. Especially the 500g pot. We usually buy them in bulk when they are on offer. My local supermarket only sells individuals. If they sold a multipack I would buy that.

Have you bought or do you think you will buy any products from the range following the test?

We buy rice pots a lot and will definately buy the raspberry jam and devon custard again.

ilovetermtime Mon 08-Oct-12 15:20:20

Marking my place, but the kids seem to like what they've had so far, and I also like the box they came in!

changejustforyou Mon 08-Oct-12 15:45:01

Overall, did you enjoy the Ambrosia rice pot range?
My 9 y old daughter just said yum yum.

Would you buy any of the pots again?
Yes

Do you think you would recommend the range to friends and family?
Yes if it came up in conversation.

Did you/children enjoy the taste of the rice pots?
My daughter liked all of them, except the light one, it was too plain.
Did you/children have a particular favorite flavour? Most popular/least popular?
She liked raspberry and chocolate ones best (she liked the bottom bit of chocolate) the light one the least. Must admit that the other 2 dc didn't like them so they passed them on to dd and me (hurree)

Which size pot did you prefer?
The smaller ones are good for lunchboxes (even though only 1 out of 3 dc liked them). Big pot good for family use (although likely to be just dd and me ha-ha)

When would you be most likely to eat the rice pots?
Lunchbox and as dessert with family

Would you include in lunchbox or picnic?
yes

Value for money?
yes, I think they are comparable to other similar lunchbox pots
Have you bought or will you buy?
Have bought plainones in the past but as a treat would try some flavours as well.

Imporessive box in which they were deilivered.
Chocolate pot lid could be more chocolately (more brown so it's easier to see what flavour it is), same with the apple one. Jam was a bit difficult to scrap out of at the end (wrong shape for a little teaspoon). The light one was a bit too yellow in colour considering it was just plain rice. DD also commented she liked the funny shape of the pot of the light one.

TheCunningStunt Mon 08-Oct-12 16:05:16

Overall, did you enjoy the Ambrosia rice pot range?
We thoroughly enjoyed these. Kids thought they were brilliant.

Would you buy any of the pots again? If so, which ones?
We would buy the custard and apple ones again. Oh and the jam one...kid especially thought that was good

Do you think you would recommend the range to your friends and family (if it came up in conversation)?
I would mention these if it came up in conversation. I think they are worth a mention,

Did you enjoy the taste of the rice pots? Did your children enjoy the taste of the rice pots?
I didn't really like the chocolate one. It was trying too hard. But we really enjoyed the rest. My favourite was the apple, kids was the jam one. Dp loved the custard one.

Did you or your family / children have a particular favourite flavour? Which was the most popular? Which was least popular?
Jam was probably the winner out of them. Chocolate was she least favourite.

Which size pot did you prefer?
We liked the 190g pots. They were the right size for everyone.

When would you / your family be most likely to eat the rice pots?
Most likey after tea, or in a packed lunch.

Would you include a rice pot in your child’s lunchbox or on a picnic?
Yep I would definately.

Would you say that the range is good value for money? (recommended prices are: 500g Sharing Pot, £1.39, 190g Rice Pots in Devon Custard, 65p, 120g Rice Pots in Apple and Chocolate, 45p, 115g Light Rice, 49p, 145g Rice + in Strawberry Jam and Raspberry Jam, 69p)
This is the price I would expect to pay for them.

Have you bought or do you think you will buy any products from the range following the test?
Yep I think we will buy these again as they were pretty good grin

MirandaWest Mon 08-Oct-12 16:08:28

Overall, did you enjoy the Ambrosia rice pot range?

I liked them but not everyone in my family did grin

Would you buy any of the pots again? If so, which ones?

Probably not given my DC's reaction to them

Do you think you would recommend the range to your friends and family (if it came up in conversation)?

Probably not

Did you enjoy the taste of the rice pots? Did your children enjoy the taste of the rice pots?

I enjoyed the rice pots especially the chocolate one. DS says "They were really gross because rice pudding is not a good way of making people enjoy food".

Did you or your family / children have a particular favourite flavour? Which was the most popular? Which was least popular?

I liked the chocolate one best. I thought the one with jam in a separate part was much too sweet.

Which size pot did you prefer?

The quite small ones.

When would you / your family be most likely to eat the rice pots?

After school snack

Would you include a rice pot in your child’s lunchbox or on a picnic?

I wouldn't as they wouldn't eeat them but DS says "they would be ideal for lunchboxes"

Would you say that the range is good value for money? (recommended prices are: 500g Sharing Pot, £1.39, 190g Rice Pots in Devon Custard, 65p, 120g Rice Pots in Apple and Chocolate, 45p, 115g Light Rice, 49p, 145g Rice + in Strawberry Jam and Raspberry Jam, 69p)

I think the prices are quite expensive but would imagine there would be offers at supermarkets.

Have you bought or do you think you will buy any products from the range following the test?

No

mamapower Mon 08-Oct-12 16:25:55

Marking my place! Pack arrived today so back at the end of the week with my thoughts...

highlandbird Mon 08-Oct-12 16:34:07

marking my place too, haven't got through them all yet!!

twinkletwinkleoldbat Mon 08-Oct-12 16:34:30

Thanks for the rice pots - they went down very well (and very quickly) in this house!
Overall, did you enjoy the Ambrosia rice pot range?

Yes.

Would you buy any of the pots again? If so, which ones?

I would buy the jam and apple ones, and possibly the large sharing pot, as it was more convenient than a tin. (If it was comparable in price)

Do you think you would recommend the range to your friends and family (if it came up in conversation)?

Yes.

Did you enjoy the taste of the rice pots? Did your children enjoy the taste of the rice pots?

The children loved them. I liked the light rice, sharing pot and jam ones. I thought the chocolate was very thin and cocoa-ey, not sweet enough, but my 8yr old liked it. The light rice was really good for a 'light' dessert and didn't taste artificial like some lighter ranges. The custard was very bland, but the jam was lovely.

10yr old's verdict: "really sweet and creamy. Lumpy but like cake." (apple)
"this is the best - really fruity and lots of jam" (jam)
8yr old's verdict: "nice and chocolately and lumpy" (chocolate)
"OK. I think it's meant to be banana." (custard)
2yr old's verdict: "nice nice nice" (light rice, sharing pot)

Did you or your family / children have a particular favourite flavour? Which was the most popular? Which was least popular?

Jam was the favourite overall, followed by apple. They loved the 'plain' one too though. (They often have this anyway) Custard was least popular. (Unfinished!)

Which size pot did you prefer?

The smallest for lunchboxes, the sharing pot for at home

When would you / your family be most likely to eat the rice pots?

For school lunches/teatime desserts at home

Would you include a rice pot in your child’s lunchbox or on a picnic?

Yes to lunchbox, not for a picnic. (Too messy)

Would you say that the range is good value for money? (recommended prices are: 500g Sharing Pot, £1.39, 190g Rice Pots in Devon Custard, 65p, 120g Rice Pots in Apple and Chocolate, 45p, 115g Light Rice, 49p, 145g Rice + in Strawberry Jam and Raspberry Jam, 69p)

I think the sharing pot is a bit expensive but the rest are ok. I would probably just get them when on special offer/multibuy. 45p is about right for a packed lunch.

Have you bought or do you think you will buy any products from the range following the test?

I would if on special offer. I would look out for the jam/apple/chocolate ones as a treat for lunchboxes.

YouSmegHead Mon 08-Oct-12 17:03:10

Marking for later in the week, with a thank you for the box (although a bit batter) is going to be utilised for my sewing stuff!

jessiegee Mon 08-Oct-12 18:10:33

Overall, did you enjoy the Ambrosia rice pot range?
Yes we did. Very different to home-made but enjoyable.

Would you buy any of the pots again? If so, which ones?
Would buy the rice + raspberry jam, the light and the sharing pot of the plain rice.

Do you think you would recommend the range to your friends and family (if it came up in conversation)?
If asked, yes.

Did you enjoy the taste of the rice pots? Did your children enjoy the taste of the rice pots?
Yes, we all enjoyed them although I found the raspberry jam too sweet.

Did you or your family / children have a particular favourite flavour? Which was the most popular? Which was least popular?
The most popular was the rice with raspberry jam. The least the apple which wasn't tangy or apple-tasting enough (reminded us of babies apple puree). The rice with chocolate was also not quite chocolately enough. The kids wanted it to taste more like 'real chocolate'.

Which size pot did you prefer?
The 2 smallest pots as perfect size for lunchboxes and smaller appetites.

When would you / your family be most likely to eat the rice pots?
In lunchboxes for the kids, for snacks and for pudding after a main meal.

Would you include a rice pot in your child’s lunchbox or on a picnic?
Definitely. Will make a change from yoghurt.

Would you say that the range is good value for money? (recommended prices are: 500g Sharing Pot, £1.39, 190g Rice Pots in Devon Custard, 65p, 120g Rice Pots in Apple and Chocolate, 45p, 115g Light Rice, 49p, 145g Rice + in Strawberry Jam and Raspberry Jam, 69p)
Yes, I think the prices are reasonable and comparable with other long-life desserts.

gazzalw Mon 08-Oct-12 18:20:19

Marking my place...they tried to deliver ours today and can't get the box redelivered until Saturday so feedback will be thereafter!

ouryve Mon 08-Oct-12 18:50:05

Overall, did you enjoy the Ambrosia rice pot range?

Yeah, they're OK

Would you buy any of the pots again? If so, which ones?

Possibly. Maybe the custard, chocolate or plain.

Do you think you would recommend the range to your friends and family (if it came up in conversation)?

If someone asked me if they were OK, I'd say they were OK

Did you enjoy the taste of the rice pots? Did your children enjoy the taste of the rice pots?

I tried the light and found it a bit bland and mushy. DH tried the custard and the raspberry jam. He said they were like muller rice but mushy! He thought the custard was a little bland, but pleasant and the jam a little on the sweet side and needing more of a kick. DS2 ate the chocolate and apple and wolfed them down. I had a taste of the apple when DS2 had it and thought the apple flavour seemed rather synthetic. It made him giggle when he got to it, though - he's autistic and rather fussy about his food, but clearly enjoyed it

Did you or your family / children have a particular favourite flavour? Which was the most popular? Which was least popular?

*See above. Didn't really have chance to compare for popularity. DS1 thought they were all equally an abomination.*grin

Which size pot did you prefer?

The smaller pots were just the right size for me and DS2. DH happily wolfed down the bigger pots

When would you / your family be most likely to eat the rice pots? They're handy for an easy to store instant pud. I'm more likely to eat one as a snack when I feel like playing Russian roulette because I'm lactose intolerant!

Would you include a rice pot in your child’s lunchbox or on a picnic? No

Would you say that the range is good value for money? (recommended prices are: 500g Sharing Pot, £1.39, 190g Rice Pots in Devon Custard, 65p, 120g Rice Pots in Apple and Chocolate, 45p, 115g Light Rice, 49p, 145g Rice + in Strawberry Jam and Raspberry Jam, 69p)

I'd be more likely to buy multipacks or take advantage of special offers. I'd sooner buy a tin of rice pud for half the price of the share pack. Or make my own

Have you bought or do you think you will buy any products from the range following the test?

I've bought multipacks occasionally in the past and probably will do again.

notasausage Mon 08-Oct-12 19:22:58

1. Yes I did enjoy the pots, especially the jam one.
2. I would buy them again but couldnt see any in my local Tesco.
3. I would recommend of it came up but wouldn't be raving about them.
4. We all enjoyed the taste of the rice pots. We're used to muller rice so this was a nice change. I didn't rate the apple one as it didn't taste much of apple. DD1 ate the chocolate one and said it was good. I liked the sharing pot and the jam one best. DD2 (13months) loved tasting ours.
5. The small ones were a better size for the DDs but I liked the bigger pots.
6. We would usually eat these as a pudding. I would consider the smaller ones for lunch boxes but DD1 (3.10) found the lids a bit difficult to get off by herself.
7. I think these prices are a little steep unless there was a multi buy offer on. I might consider them as an occasional change for lunch boxes.
8. I haven't bought any more yet but I will be looking out for them.

glasgowlass Mon 08-Oct-12 21:31:48

Overall, did you enjoy the Ambrosia rice pot range?
We did enjoy the range and the variation in pot sizes. Very impressed with the range and especially loved the split pot with jam!

Would you buy any of the pots again?
We all enjoyed the range with the exception of the Apple which tasted burnt and would definately buy the others again. All of us agree the jam one was best.

Do you think you would recommend the range to your friends and family (if it came up in conversation)?
Already have spoken to some friends and family and raved about how good the range is.

Did you enjoy the taste of the rice pots? Did your children enjoy the taste of the rice pots?
I enjoyed them all tremendously, other than the apple which tasted burnt to me and I couldnt eat more than two spoonfuls. I was really surprised at the light pot as it tasted very creamy and not at all reduced calorie. My children really enjoyed them all though.

Did you or your family / children have a particular favourite flavour? Which was the most popular? Which was least popular?
The clear favourite for me was the raspberry jam, was moreish. My other half preferred the custard and the kids preferred the light pot. Everyone enjoyed them all with the exception of the apple for me.

Which size pot did you prefer?
The smaller pots were ideal for the kids as a snack or after dinner. I would have preferred the jam one to be slightly larger but on the whole found the pots to be ideal in size.

When would you / your family be most likely to eat the rice pots?
As a snack mid afternoon or after dinner for the little ones and to be honest any time of the day for myself.

Would you include a rice pot in your child’s lunchbox or on a picnic?
Yes but only the light option.

Would you say that the range is good value for money? (recommended prices are: 500g Sharing Pot, £1.39, 190g Rice Pots in Devon Custard, 65p, 120g Rice Pots in Apple and Chocolate, 45p, 115g Light Rice, 49p, 145g Rice + in Strawberry Jam and Raspberry Jam, 69p)
I tend to but items like these on multibuy offers and think these prices are fairly reasonable for the quality of the product. However I could make a huge batch of my own rice pudding for not far off the price of the sharing pot!

Have you bought or do you think you will buy any products from the range following the test?
I havent bought any following the test as we have been eating rice for days now but I will definately purchase some in the future.

Oh and I love the box it came in.....much better than the appletiser box from a few years ago wink and it has already been out to good use and decorated as my sons "secret pirate treasure box"

SamsGoldilocks Mon 08-Oct-12 21:36:33

1.Overall, did you enjoy the Ambrosia rice pot range?

They haven't been particularly popular no
2. Would you buy any of the pots again? If so, which ones?
Probably not, but if i did it would be the custard ones or jam add in pot

3.Do you think you would recommend the range to your friends and family (if it came up in conversation)?
No, they were very very sweet

4. Did you enjoy the taste of the rice pots? Did your children enjoy the taste of the rice pots?
Not really, they were thought to be too sweet, particularly the chocolate one. the custard and jam ones were ok. no-one liked the apple one either

5. Did you or your family / children have a particular favourite flavour? Which was the most popular? Which was least popular?
Not really, they were thought to be too sweet, particularly the chocolate one. the custard and jam ones were ok. no-one liked the apple one either

6.Which size pot did you prefer?
Small suited the kids well enough. i don't think i really needed more either

7.When would you / your family be most likely to eat the rice pots?
Would you include a rice pot in your child’s lunchbox or on a picnic?
Most likely dessert at dinner time.No i don't think id buy them for a picnic or a lunchbox

8.Would you say that the range is good value for money? (recommended prices are: 500g Sharing Pot, £1.39, 190g Rice Pots in Devon Custard, 65p, 120g Rice Pots in Apple and Chocolate, 45p, 115g Light Rice, 49p, 145g Rice + in Strawberry Jam and Raspberry Jam, 69p)
I think they are reasonably priced

9. Have you bought or do you think you will buy any products from the range following the test?
No, thye were not enjoyed by my family so i would not buy them again.

Goldenjubilee10 Tue 09-Oct-12 08:07:38

Mine haven't arrived yet! sad but I see some people only got their's yesterday so perhaps today!

Tobermory Tue 09-Oct-12 08:53:36

Overall, did you enjoy the Ambrosia rice pot range?
Mostly yes, though not every flavour was a winner!

Would you buy any of the pots again? If so, which ones? Maybe. Probably the split jam one - we had raspberry.

Do you think you would recommend the range to your friends and family (if it came up in conversation)?
I dont think i would rave about them but as someone upthread said 'they're worth a mention'!

Did you enjoy the taste of the rice pots? Did your children enjoy the taste of the rice pots?See below

Did you or your family / children have a particular favourite flavour? Which was the most popular? Which was least popular?
My girls both loved the split jam pot. Me and DH tried devon custard and enjoyed it. We all, surprisingly, really disliked the chocolate pot which is a surprise as we are a choclate-loving household! I love chocolate but i felt that chocolate and rice pudding was just 'wrong'!

Which size pot did you prefer?
When would you / your family be most likely to eat the rice pots? Probably after a meal as an alternative to a yoghurt.

Would you include a rice pot in your child’s lunchbox or on a picnic? I dont think so, there are less messy lunchbox options that you can eat without a spoon!

Would you say that the range is good value for money? (recommended prices are: 500g Sharing Pot, £1.39, 190g Rice Pots in Devon Custard, 65p, 120g Rice Pots in Apple and Chocolate, 45p, 115g Light Rice, 49p, 145g Rice + in Strawberry Jam and Raspberry Jam, 69p)
Prices for the individual pots maybe a little high unless there was a multi-buy offer on.

Have you bought or do you think you will buy any products from the range following the test?
We've not bought any products yet. Will we? Maybe. Might pop a couple of the split pots in the trolley of the weekly shop as an alternative to yoghurt for one meal.

As an aside, the box that the products came in is lovely. It is currently under our bed, where it fits very nicely, hiding some Christmas bits and bobs for FC!

Galaxymum Tue 09-Oct-12 09:48:39

Overall, did you enjoy the Ambrosia rice pot range?
Yes, DH, DD and I all enjoyed the rice pot range. Good range of sizes. The little pots suited DD - she liked the chocolate rice pudding and the one with jam best. The larger pots are too big for her so it was good to have the smaller ones she could try.

Would you buy any of the pots again? If so, which ones?
DD really liked the small chocolate rice pudding as a treat. We would get the small rice pudding for her as well. I loved the Devon custard rice pudding and will definitely buy that again. The only one I wouldn't get is the sharing pot because the lid came off and wouldn't go back on so it could have been wasted (except I ate the rest!). DH really liked the apple one but preferred plain rice pudding.

Do you think you would recommend the range to your friends and family (if it came up in conversation)?
Yes I would defionitely recommend them.

Did you enjoy the taste of the rice pots? Did your children enjoy the taste of the rice pots?
I have previously bought Muller rice and I did think these Ambrosia pots were creamier. I preferred the apple Ambrosia rice pot and also the plain one. I wasn't as keen on the Light Rice Pudding though. It wasn't very creamy. DD liked the chocolate rice pudding very much. She said it was lovely, and the one with jam was "delicious". She asked me to buy more of both. The chocolate mixed very well and was very creamy. I also liked the fact there are few ingredients. This would definitely tempt me to buiy them again as a pudding.

Which size pot did you prefer?
The little pots for DD were ideal size. The apple and Devon custard for between meals were great. I didn't like the sharing pot size. I prefer my own pot!

When would you / your family be most likely to eat the rice pots?
Small pots after main meal. The mid range as a snack.

Would you include a rice pot in your child’s lunchbox or on a picnic?
Not for school lunch as DD made such a mess with yogurts I stopped sending them. Definitely would for a picnic though.

Would you say that the range is good value for money?
Very good value for money. I was very impressed with the range and will definitely buy them again as they proved very popular in our house.

Than you for the lovely box too! It has become a home for Squinkies! But I may claim it!

pithtaker Tue 09-Oct-12 12:40:31

Overall, did you enjoy the Ambrosia rice pot range? Yes.

Would you buy any of the pots again? If so, which ones? Would maybe buy the sharing pot, but not the individual ones, unless they were on offer.

Do you think you would recommend the range to your friends and family (if it came up in conversation)? Maybe, bit unlikely to 'come up in conversation' though.

Did you enjoy the taste of the rice pots? Did your children enjoy the taste of the rice pots? Yes, we were all (myself and DDs ,aged 8 and 10)agreed they were delicious. DS (5) refused to try them as he doesn't like rice pudding.

Did you or your family / children have a particular favourite flavour? Which was the most popular? Which was least popular? The children preferred the chocolate and the custard flavours. For me though, the chocolate would have been much better if it was darker and not so sweet, also the apple could have been a bit tangier. Rice and jam was good but nothing new since we usually serve rice pud with jam. The low fat was probably the least favourite, no surprise there.
Which size pot did you prefer? As a dessert the 120g were too small to satisfy, so the 120g and 145g wolud be my choice. However, for a lunchbox I'd choose the 120g.

When would you / your family be most likely to eat the rice pots? Most likely as a snack btween meals or as a dessert.

Would you include a rice pot in your child’s lunchbox or on a picnic? In theory, yes.

Would you say that the range is good value for money? (recommended prices are: 500g Sharing Pot, £1.39, 190g Rice Pots in Devon Custard, 65p, 120g Rice Pots in Apple and Chocolate, 45p, 115g Light Rice, 49p, 145g Rice + in Strawberry Jam and Raspberry Jam, 69p) For us, no. They are too expensive for what they are. I'd be much more likely to open a tin of rice pudding, add some jam or choc spread and serve in a ramekin. Might buy them for camping or caravan holidays though.

Have you bought or do you think you will buy any products from the range following the test? I haven't and probably wouldn't unless they were on special offer.

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