Christmas may only just be over, with some shops still selling off their festive stock, but Easter eggs are already on the shelves in some Burton stores. The chocolate treat has already appeared in some shops around Burton town centre more than three months ahead of Easter Sunday on April 21 and weeks ahead of Valentine's Day on February 14. But while some shops in the town centre are now selling off their Christmas stock at knockdown prices, with Santas still on offer in Thorntons, other stores are planning ahead. Sainsbury's, in Union Street, is already looking forward to Easter with a wide selection of chocolate eggs on offer for people planning ahead - or for those who get a little peckish while they are out shopping. Current prices range from £1 to £3, with the selection including Cadbury Heroes, Twirl and Easter favourite Mini Eggs. There are also M&Ms, Malteser and Smarties on display. The shelves are also stocked with smaller treats ready for the family favourite … [Read more...] about Shops ready for Easter despite it being three months away
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A “gobsmacked” dad was unimpressed after his son opened a pack of Twirl Bites to find this huge glob of chocolate. Rob Nicholson tweeted the chocolate giant after his wife’s purchase from Asda in Bilton. He said: “My wife had bought it home as part of her big shop and I was just in the living room when my son said ‘you will never believe what is in this bag?’ “I thought he’d won a competition at first but then he showed me what was in the packet and said that was all there was in the bag. “I uploaded it to Twitter and tweeted Cadbury and said ‘look at this.’ I was just gobsmacked. I thought ‘what the hell is that?’ “It didn’t resemble anything to do with Twirl and it looked like something that should have been pulled off the production line.” Mr Nicholson, who lives in Burstwick, saw the funny side of the purchase and his son Lewis, who is 25, still went ahead and ate all the contents of the … [Read more...] about Dad ‘gobsmacked’ after finding this in son’s bag of Cadbury Twirl Bites
CADBURY’S Diary Milk has been crowned as the nation’s favourite chocolate, according to a new study. By Christine Younan / Published 23rd May 2018 PA • GETTY REVEALED: The nation's favourite chocolate is not what you think It might be one of the most simple chocolate bars on the shelf, but it is the UK’s favourite treat.In fact, chocolate lovers will gorge on a whopping 22 bars of Dairy Milk in just a year.Brits eat 1,317 chocolate bars in their lifetime, according to the poll of 2,000 UK adults. PA • PH YUM: Cadbury Dairy Milk topped the list, while Munchies were the nation's least favourite Snickers was voted the second most popular chocolate bar in the eye-opening poll. The study, by saving website Vouchercodes.com, found that an average Brit will eat nearly 1.5 tonnes of chocolate worth more than a whopping £12,000 in their lifetime.Brits prefer a simple Cadbury Dairy Milk bar over Rolos, a creamy nougat MilkyWay, a … [Read more...] about Britain’s 30 favourite chocolate bars ranked – has YOURS made the list?