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To think cadburys chocolate has changed

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ScariestFairyByFar Wed 13-Feb-13 19:26:24

And those egg & spoon things taste nothing like cadburysconfused

squoosh Thu 06-Jun-13 17:16:15

I hate the new rounded shape, I'm sure it's just a diversionary tactic so we won't notice we're gettting less bar for the same price.

Sokmonsta Fri 07-Jun-13 06:12:37

The taste I get from Cadbury now is that of off milk sad

CuttedUpPear Fri 07-Jun-13 06:28:15

I agree about the oiliness now. It's disgusting.

I went to school within smelling distance of the Bournville factory. Coming out of school on a Friday was sweet torture - the air was full of the smell of melted chocolate! (I don't know why particularly Fridays). And me without a penny in my pocket sad

Can someone tweet this thread onto Cadbury's twitter? They must have one. The power of Mumsnet and all that.

Sammy3 Tue 11-Jun-13 22:26:06

I agree. It's just not the same. I don't know which ones are made in UK factories but I was thinking that it was maybe the milk thing that's causing it so I'm betting the person who mentioned that is right. Cadbury's is my favourite chocolate & I've noticed some of their chocolate tastes nothing like Cadbury's & more like Galaxy (which I really dislike since it's really bland & smooth to me). Dairy Milk has lost it's lovely slightly crumbliness & roof-of-your-mouthiness. I especially noticed it in a Marvellous Creations bar (which was awful) & the Easter Eggs which I normally look forward to each year. I could cry but I suppose it'll help my figure since I could pretty much give up chocolate if not for Flakes, Picnics and Fruit Nuts. I spent a long time in America (including a chunk of my childhood) & I hated American chocolate. Hershey's is vile; way too sweet & not chocolatey. I suppose at least they've not gone down that road (yet) but it's so sad that they've made Cadbury's taste like those cheap supermarket saver bars that you can get for 40p.

Sammy3 Tue 11-Jun-13 22:27:56

Hmmm... my post lost the ampersand in my Fruit & Nuts.

OwlinaTree Tue 11-Jun-13 22:34:45

I don't know if anyone's said this cos i havn't read the whole thread, but someone mentioned terry's choc orange eggs. Terry's have stopped doing easter eggs as they have been bought out by someone who doesn't agree with easter eggs at easter. My DH found this out after i'd been asking for a choc orange egg for easter for a few years.

So no more delicious dippy eggs either!

Cuboardy Sun 23-Jun-13 12:02:56

The recipe has definitely changed. I have friends in oz who always ask me to bring Cadburys chocolate when I visit. This time, I brought several bars and some for my own consumption of which a bar of cadburys milk came back with me. First point is that it melted in the heat when I was on holiday! So I fully expected it to have that white dusty look when I opened it once it had gone hard again, but NO. It was perfect looking. Secondly it tasted vile. Sugary and oily. Not smooth and special as cadburys always used to be. When they sell cadburys in hot climates, they add some extra ingredient,might be palm oil, to stop the heat affecting it. I think this is what has happened to our favourite brand. For me I'm now a Lindt and hotel chocolate fan, so I won't be buying Cadburys ever again. I agree Hershey's taste like vomit, what are Kraft thinking!!!

SHarri13 Sun 23-Jun-13 13:38:33

This makes me feel a bit better about being dairy free until DS weans. I want to taste all of the new special editions!

pumpkinsweetie Sun 23-Jun-13 13:50:04

Don't like the new chocolate, shape, taste or textureconfused
Those creations bars are minging and at £2.89 a pop i don't know why my dh likes them. The candies are too hard, it isn't sharable without mess and the priceshock
On that not wtaf have they done to cadbury's caramel, the caramel is ffin gross.

How long before Cadbury's tastes like glorified cheese

CadburyExFan1 Sat 21-Jun-14 21:12:48

I used to buy Cadbury Fingers milk chocolate every where I lived, since I left UK 16 years ago. It's quite expensive in US but it has always been the same flavor and texture, delicious. Few months ago however I noticed they changed the chocolate layer for a thinner, almost oily like sheer of cheap chocolate, that does not melt and tastes like rubbish... The biscuit become so sugary that it becomes now impossible to eat - they probably did that to compensate the cheap flavorless chocolate they are using. The price got a lot cheaper, about 25% in the supermarkets; but I stopped buying altogether. A petty indeed.

Splinters6 Thu 13-Apr-17 15:30:31

I'm bumping this to add that I put a small cadburys Easter egg in the freezer as a treat yesterday. I took it out this morning and i was able to open the egg without any effort and break it up as if it was soft and hadn't been in the fridge let alone the freezer. There was no 'snap' and it just tasted sweet without tasting like chocolate. Very disappointing and definitely the last straw in my love affair with cadbury's.

Splinters6 Thu 13-Apr-17 15:31:32

Meant to add, I'm convinced it's the fat that they've changed. Horrid

Meekonsandwich Thu 13-Apr-17 21:05:10

I thought kraft was a German company? Maybe not.

If they are American that makes sense because have you ever eaten Hersheys kisses??


previously1474etc Thu 13-Apr-17 22:35:25

Palm oil and sugar with a little bit of chocolate. Chocolate became expensive to produce, palm oil will eventually run out, when the forests are stripped bare and the animals are extinct because of it and then they will have to find something else.

There is barely any milk in it now too.

I am buying Green & Black but not much any more, I used to buy Lindt but that contains palm oil, so do a lot of the Lidl ones, I read the ingredients list on everything before I buy, and mostly return it to the shelf.

Palm oil is foul stuff, and very bad for the future and environment.

TiggyD Thu 13-Apr-17 22:47:08

This thread was started in 2013.


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