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8 beloved snacks that changed for the worse

It’s not just the Creme Egg that has let us down.

THE COUNTRY WAS outraged yesterday with the news that Cadbury’s had changed the sacred Creme Egg. But they’re not the first thing to change recipe or grow smaller over the years.

1. Honey nut loops

Sure, they’re a cereal but let’s be real–they’re as good as sweets. They used to be little hoops of honey magic…

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Now, with reduced sugar, they’ve also reduced the fun and taste.

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2. Chickatees

Along with a range of other corn snacks, like Mighty Munch and Chipsticks.

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Stop messing with our corn!

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3. Snax

They deserve corn-based outrage of their own. How do you make something so perfect,

Tayto-Snax Source: Taquitos

… so full of air?

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4. Roses

Don’t even talk to us. They all taste like coffee now.


5. Brunch

Excuse me. But what have you done? You’re less crumbly and the ice cream is much harder. A travesty.

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6. Smarties

Haven’t been the same since they took out those E numbers.

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Damn health. And we can’t even collect 20 pence pieces in the tube anymore.

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7. Marietta

We thought we had something.

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But you changed. Now you just taste like a smaller, harder Rich Tea

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8. Cadbury’s caramel

The days when you had to unwrap it were some fine days indeed.

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It just tasted so much better.

Cadbury-Dairy-Milk-Caramel-45g Source: British-shopping

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