Easter Ruined? ......

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  1. HS Cult Leader

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    Easter ruined? Creme Egg recipe redo has chocolate lovers hopping mad

    Published January 12, 2015


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    Cadbury sparks outrage after decision to change Creme Egg recipe. (Reuters)



    Chocolate lovers in the U.K. are hopping mad after one of the country’s favorite Easter confections is getting an overhaul by its U.S.-based producer.

    Kraft Foods -- which now owns chocolate maker Cadbury -- has stunned consumers by no longer using Cadbury’s Dairy Milk in the recipe for its Creme Eggs. And, there's more: the company also is reducing a package from six eggs to five, without reducing the price. U.S. giant Kraft Foods bought Cadbury in 2010 and its global snacks business under the name of Mondelez International.

    According to The Sun newspaper, consumers reported that the latest batch of Creme Eggs did not have its familiar taste. Cadbury confirmed to the tabloid that it has switched out Dairy Milk for a "standard cocoa mix chocolate" in the shell.

    “It's no longer Dairy Milk," a Mondelez spokesperson told the Sun. "It's similar, but not exactly Dairy Milk."

    "Easter is ruined."
    The old six-pack cost £3.05 ($4.60) while the new five-pack has a recommended retail price of £2.85 ($4.30).

    Angry fans took to social media to express their disappointment.

    @kraftfoods - absolute sacrilege. Hugely disappointing. http://t.co/COMyHP8308

    — Christie Margrave (@c_margrave) January 12, 2015

    My heart is breaking. Easter is ruined. http://t.co/2vYLsMNjVS

    — Chasing42 (@chasing42) January 12, 2015

    Facebook user Sassie Jordan said she is “ very disappointed,” adding, “I will no longer be buying creme eggs for me or my family! Also whos ever heard of 5 eggs? I am sure eggs come in 6 and 12’s...you are ruining a classic treat that everyone enjoys at Easter. Shame on you!!”

    There are even calls to boycott the company.

    "Boycott the company for there cheap under hand tactics towards consumers we expect it from nestle on yorkie bars but now caburys?" [sic].

    The Cadbury Creme Egg has been a seasonal Easter tradition in the U.K. since 1975. The company says that more than 300 million are made each year and are available from New Year’s Day to Easter Day.
     
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    you ever try one?

    the cream filling is beyond gross

    it's very very sugary elmers glue
     
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    crème eggs sounds like preggo porn
     
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    Food that sticks to your ribs.
     
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    As long as Palmer doesnt fuck up the chocolate crisps Im good to go.
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    they're incredibly gross anyway

    these are what you want


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    They will take my Peeps when they pry them from my cold dead fingers:

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    My first thought when I read this article.
     
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    The two worst words to see in the supermarket is New and Improved. Bullshit, bring back the original recipe. I wish I can go back to the 70's and compare my Swanson's tv dinners with what is served now.
     
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    I ate one once. It gave me diabetes.
    True story
     
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    Great...now these things will take up even more space in the employee store. 2 shelves of the fucking things already....
     
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    idiotbox Looking for a dime and found a quarter. VIP

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    Fat people problems.
     
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    Agreed, plus Easter is about atheists having fun making delicious spring meals and setting a beautiful table with white linens, tulips and a stone bunny centerpiece. Oh and also making kids comb the yard for painted eggs. But NOT shitty candy. :no: @Alisonsbankacct - I am almost as crazy about Easter as I am about Xmas. You just wait!
     
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    Alisonsbankacct Out to lunch.

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    As long as we can agree that Reese's peanut butter eggs are not shitty candy, you know I will be waiting to hear the rest of your proper festivities & menu
     
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    Used to LOVE Reese's peanut butter products.
     
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    Jog and use the rowing machine as much as I do and you still could :).

    Only something like 17g of carbs.
     
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    Easter is the worst holiday.

    True story.
     
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    I agree with Sassie Jordan. Whos ever heard of 5 eggs? Not me.
     
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    I like how some went to social media to complain. You know these behemoths will be pounding these eggs 4 weeks before Easter.
     
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