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Return of an old friend. [Oct. 3rd, 2006|01:56 pm]
Douglas Spencer
In news which contrasts with my previous post, Bovril with beef in it seems to have returned -- the ingredients now list 43% beef stock, as compared to 40% before proper Bovril was superseded by poor-man's-marmite-with-Bovril-on-the-label.

Haven't tasted it yet.

Unilever's website has now been re-done, and their contact page now says:
    Your enquiry or request will be forwarded to an appropriate person within the Unilever Group who may be based in a country without data protection laws.
I won't, therefore, be congratulating them on their reversal of their previous astonishingly stupid decision.
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[User Picture]From: nmg
2006-10-03 01:10 pm (UTC)
Meanwhile, Marmite has been reformulated to give a more runny consistency, in part due to the introduction of squeezable Marmite 'jars'. Are these the End Times?
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[User Picture]From: dougs
2006-10-03 01:21 pm (UTC)
It currently says "BEEF" in large, friendly letters on the cover label, but that may change when they feel it's mainstream again.
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[User Picture]From: cpt_buggernuts
2006-10-03 01:37 pm (UTC)
Hmm. We're sticking with Tesco Beefy. It never mucked us about.
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