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Old 25th January 2011, 18:51
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... Can anyone remember them ? Who manufactured them and are they still being put on shelves today ?
I think they were made by MacFarlane Lang in Tollcross in the east end of Glasgow. Well, actually, I'm sure they were. My brother once worked there as a sort of baby chemist or something. He said it was rather good in the winter time, when everyone might arrive all cold and freezing, but well, given the nature of the product, they could always start off the day with great cups of hot chocolate with whatever weird flavour they felt like adding that day. I liked that story a bit more than I liked the one about the polyhydrogenated fish oil used in (some of) the biscuits. The story about everyone madly chasing around the lab to catch the cocoa bean moth was amusing too.

I don't know if the Vienna triangular biscuits are still made. Quite likely they are. Oh no, will this mean I feel a need to go wandering around biscuity shelves, all in the name of "Research"? I will get fat(ter) and I will blame Lachlan.
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Old 25th January 2011, 18:54
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Bath Olivers ? Sounds awfully posh !

PS Is it just me or have biscuits got smaller over the years ? Wagon Wheels, Kit-Kat to name but 2 !
Oh yes. I am sure they have. Especially Wagon Wheels - I am SURE they used to be big. I don't know whether they still exist.
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Old 25th January 2011, 19:08
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oh yes....i used to love wagon wheels....

theyve not only got smaller but they dont taste the same these days....cheap crap in fact
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