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 Post subject: Re: Vegan Supermarket Items
PostPosted: Mon Mar 04, 2013 6:51 pm 
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whaaaat

why are all these vegan things disappearing all of a sudden



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Leicester-based Walkers hopes the long-planned switch - which has involved several trips to the countryside to meet small-scale artisanal food producers - will help banish its image as a junk food firm.

as long as they only make crisps, i somehow don't see that happening.

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 Post subject: Re: Vegan Supermarket Items
PostPosted: Mon Mar 04, 2013 7:11 pm 
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reading about the Walkers debacle put me in a mood for meat-flavoured crisps, so i went through half a tube of smokey bacon Pringles. it just wasn't the same. plus now i have an MSG headrush.

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Sainsbury's delicious veggie sausages have not been seen for some time. They were like Linda McCartney's ones but tastier... I mourn their loss.

oh boobs, really? I haven't looked for those in ages, but I love them.

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 Post subject: Re: Vegan Supermarket Items
PostPosted: Tue Mar 05, 2013 5:41 am 
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baps wrote:
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Sainsbury's delicious veggie sausages have not been seen for some time. They were like Linda McCartney's ones but tastier... I mourn their loss.

oh boobs, really? I haven't looked for those in ages, but I love them.

I just bought some last week and have never had a problem finding them (in larger stores). They better not discontinue them!

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 Post subject: Re: Vegan Supermarket Items
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I will check next time I'm in Sainsburys. My local one is quite a big store, so I'm hopeful.

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I also bought some of the Sausages last week in Bath


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The Co-op does "Truly Irresistible" Stem Ginger cookies which are vegan! (apart from the usual "may contain traces..." allergy warning). And they're veeery good.

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The Co-op does "Truly Irresistible" Stem Ginger cookies which are vegan! (apart from the usual "may contain traces..." allergy warning). And they're veeery good.

Oh dear. There goes the diet again.

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Nooooooo! I will miss the prawn cocktail walkers crisps.

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 Post subject: Re: Vegan Supermarket Items
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Oh fork is it prawns cocktail too? I thought it was just the chicken ones and bacon one. mothers hubbard.

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Oh fork is it prawns cocktail too? I thought it was just the chicken ones and bacon one. mothers hubbard.

I just re-read the article and it sounds like it's just the chicken and bacon ones for now. I'll be keeping my eye on the prawn cocktail and worcester sauce ones though!

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bacon wasn't vegan in the first place was it? I'm sure it had milk in...

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I think the chicken ones had milk in but I thought the bacon ones were vegan. But I honestly don't know because I haven't eaten them in years because they're rank!

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baps wrote:
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Oh fork is it prawns cocktail too? I thought it was just the chicken ones and bacon one. mothers hubbard.

I just re-read the article and it sounds like it's just the chicken and bacon ones for now. I'll be keeping my eye on the prawn cocktail and worcester sauce ones though!

i know - those two are the best! (although i wouldn't mind if they took the artificial sweetener out of the prawn cocktail flavour)

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Me either, as long as they don't replace it with cow fetus or something.

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I really like those co-op stem ginger cookies but I wish they weren't 125 calories each, so easy to go overboard!


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I found the love soya sausages in sainsburys today and they were on offer!! So, yay!

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Chickpea wrote:
baps wrote:
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Here we go!
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My local morrisons seems to have stopped selling these. I'm gonna have to check the big-ass morrisons in the next town. I hope they haven't discontinued them! :(

I have an awful feeling they have as it seems a few of us haven't been able to get them from our usual stores. Let us know if you find any.

My local (big) Morrisons re-organised their biscuit aisle a while ago and I couldn't find the chocolate or chocolate orange cookies anywhere. They still had the oats/dried fruit cookies which seemed to be in the same range, but those are not comparable. And they had smaller chocolate cookies which I thought might be the vegan ones re-sized, but they had milk in.
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Another one bites the dust..... Baxters have put cheese in their minestrone soup. CHEESE!!! I used to eat that for lunch quite regularly when too lazy to make my own soup.

I was just about to put it in the microwave this morning when my dad told me about the cheese. forking cheese. I'm unimpressed.

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daisychain wrote:
Nooooooo! I will miss the prawn cocktail walkers crisps.


The prawn cocktail ones are still vegan! Even the new ones! While the chicken ones now have real chicken in them, the prawn cocktail ones have real....tomatoes :D Seriously. I've got two six packs in the press - was so happy to see them.

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daisychain wrote:
Nooooooo! I will miss the prawn cocktail walkers crisps.


The prawn cocktail ones are still vegan! Even the new ones! While the chicken ones now have real chicken in them, the prawn cocktail ones have real....tomatoes :D Seriously. I've got two six packs in the press - was so happy to see them.


Yay! That's great to hear!

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Sainsburys are now selling Lotus spread, which is good for me as I don't have a Waitrose very nearby.


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Sainsburys are now selling Lotus spread, which is good for me as I don't have a Waitrose very nearby.

hooray! what section is it located in? i remember having a bit of a hard time trying to find it at Waitrose.

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KatyCarr wrote:
Sainsburys are now selling Lotus spread, which is good for me as I don't have a Waitrose very nearby.

hooray! what section is it located in? i remember having a bit of a hard time trying to find it at Waitrose.


In my Sainsburys it was by the peanut butter and chocolate spreads bit, on the eye level shelf, unlike Waitrose who seemed to put in right at the bottom out of site.


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PostPosted: Wed Mar 27, 2013 6:00 am 
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I found lotus spread here - smooth and crunchy - in a fancy deli/food hall place. It's nearly €7 a jar! So near, and yet so far!

...maybe on payday...

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