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to think that Cadbury's Heroes are crap?

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WhySoSirius Wed 02-Jan-13 12:58:43

Especially when compared to their fabulous Celebrations competitors.

OH and I received several boxes of chocolates (all Heroes) for Christmas and whilst I am never ungrateful for chocolate I was disappointed to find that they've gone right down hill.

Contents:
Eclairs (boring)
Creme egg Twists (bleurgh!)
Fudge (bleurgh!)
Dairy Milk (Good)
Caramel Dairy Milk (Good)
Twirl (Same as Dairy Milk)

MTBMummy Wed 02-Jan-13 13:02:05

YY - never been a fan of Heroes of Celebrations tbh - but DP loves them, so I don't have to bother eating them

OhlimpPricks Wed 02-Jan-13 13:06:25

Over wrapped over priced shite.

Acandlelitshadow Wed 02-Jan-13 13:06:42

YABU.

Heroes rock and Celebrations suck monkey balls.

ShatnersBassoon Wed 02-Jan-13 13:07:08

All the 'big tin' selections are full of the most boring, cheap chocs. Definitely a case of quantity over quality.

JollyOldChristmas Wed 02-Jan-13 13:07:49

YABU. Heroes are the best box of chocolate.

Please post them to me.

CaptChaos Wed 02-Jan-13 13:09:14

YANBU Quality Street; and they are!

kitsmummy Wed 02-Jan-13 13:09:29

Op, you are correct - Heroes are rubbish, Celebrations are fab

Jins Wed 02-Jan-13 13:10:02

Heroes have always been horrible. It's because they are Cadburys

nickelbabylyinginamanger Wed 02-Jan-13 13:10:27

I love them.

so nur.

nickelbabylyinginamanger Wed 02-Jan-13 13:11:03

Kins - that's exactly the reason i love them - Cadbury's is great (and am soooooooo glad Kraft didn't change the recipe!)

nickelbabylyinginamanger Wed 02-Jan-13 13:11:14

Jins

EnjoyResponsibly Wed 02-Jan-13 13:17:11

They no longer include Bourneville chocolate, and for that they reside on my shit list.

BrianCoxandTheTempleofDOOM Wed 02-Jan-13 13:18:25

YABU OP shock

Celebrations are the work of the devil (with the exception of Malteasers) and Heroes are the bestest.

<gavel>

nickelbabylyinginamanger Wed 02-Jan-13 13:19:49

Enjoy - that's what puts them on my favourites list.
just buy a bar of bourneville!

AKissIsNotAContract Wed 02-Jan-13 13:21:41

Heroes, celebrations, roses and quality street are all shit.

noblegiraffe Wed 02-Jan-13 13:23:24

They took the truffles out of Celebrations and they are now not worth buying.

Jins Wed 02-Jan-13 13:23:40

Kraft didn't change the recipe????

The soya is newish. I'm pretty sure that's what makes them taste vile. Although I have never been a cadburys fan. Always tasted cheap to me

BunFagFreddie Wed 02-Jan-13 13:25:22

Too many mars's, milky ways and twixes in celebrations. angry

They are still better than Heroes though.

blonderthanred Wed 02-Jan-13 13:29:55

I was disappointed to discover they no longer contain mini Time Outs.

Agree Fudge boring and Eclairs horrible and aghast to discover DH likes these. I thought I knew him.

nickelbabylyinginamanger Wed 02-Jan-13 13:32:02

I didn't think they did.

i'm sure they've used soya for a while.

pigletmania Wed 02-Jan-13 13:56:18

Yabvvvvu Heros all the way, Celebrations yuck

WhySoSirius Wed 02-Jan-13 14:38:16

True - Celebrations have gone downhill since they took at the truffles. And yes, too many Mars Bars (nobody prefers the Mars Bars!) but still better than Heroes

TalkShowsOnMute Wed 02-Jan-13 16:15:00

YANBU.

Same as the OP, I only like 50% of the contents of Heroes now. I used to love it when they previously had; 'nuts about caramel', dairy Whole Nut, Crunchie, Flake (did they have Flakes?) and Bourneville.

I wasn't fussed when they got rid of the Dreams though (bleurgh!).

GregBishopsBottomBitch Wed 02-Jan-13 16:20:22

I hate Celebrations, not enough malteasers and too many mars bars, ugh.

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