Sainsbury's Basics Foam Fruits Reviews
Product Type: Sainsbury's Baking & Ingredients
Newest Review: ... 175 grams of foam fruits. The priced label said 35 Pence and straight away a packet flew into my trolley. I knew there was a ... more
by - written on 06/11/07, updated on 06/11/07 (Very useful, 145 readings)
Recently Iíve been on a bit of an economy drive, what with Christmas coming up, and we all know what an expensive time of year it is. So checking out the cheaper alternatives when shopping at Sainsburyís last week, I came across this bag of fruit flavour foam candy at only 35p for 200g. Bargain, I thought, and popped them on my order. Ok, admittedly the packaging is pretty uninspiring, the usual basics packaging, mostly white with an orange strip across the top, but to be honest as economy was the name of the game this didnít bother me at all. As these foam fruits are quite light, you do get a lot of sweets for your 35p, which suited me fine. ... Read the complete review
by - written on 18/01/10 (Very useful, 33 readings)
When I feel like I need to go on a real economy drive, I stop buying most of my luxury items, usually with the exception of alcohol and sweet things! However, when my local sainsbury's shopped these, I used to spend so little on sweets that I felt I could afford to splash out! Coming in at around 35p per bag, these sweets are packaged in the standard sainsbury's basics packaging and can be found on the bottom shelf of the confectionery isle of the bigger stores (the only place I've been to that still sells these is Canterbury, which has a HUGE Sainsbury's - my local one in Redhill is pretty big and they don't sell it anymore). They are shaped like ... Read the complete review
by - written on 27/09/09, updated on 27/09/09 (Very useful, 74 readings)
SAINSBURY'S FOAM FRUITS (Basic's range). In my local Sainsbury's store they have an isle of sweets and chocolate bars, and they have a bottom shelve which has at least ten or more packets of the cheaper range of sweets so i thought that as im always trying to save a bit and always buying these range of sweets for my seven grandchildren, i thought that i would start to cover the ones i have brought recently, (of course i try one just to see what the taste etc is like, wouldnt want my grandchildren to eat anything that i wouldnt eat myself. Most of these packets of sweets are usually priced for under 50p, and as i usually give my ... Read the complete review
by - written on 07/08/08 (Very useful, 95 readings)
Well obviously this review is going to be based on the Asda Smart Price foam fruits as that's the brand that I tried though there's probably not a lot of difference really. Foam fruits of course are one of the 'old school' sweets that have been popular for yonks and I enjoyed them as a kid as well as the similar type product such as the shrimps if anybody remembers those. What immediately caught my eye of course was the price they are available for. 31p and the contents are very generous considering. It's like the days of the penny sweets all over again. You can easily get three bags for £1 or so and have them last a long time. The packaging ... Read the complete review
by - written on 06/12/09 (Very useful, 22 readings)
I bought these yesterday because I was planning a night in front of Saturday night TV and I wanted a sweet treat that didn't cost the earth. I was expecting that these foam fruits would take me back to the days where I bought banana and shrimp sweeties from the pick a mix counter, but I was left disappointed. These sweets come in Sainsbury's basic packaging, but this doesn't bother me. I paid 35p for 175g so on the surface they are exceptionally great value. Supposedly, in each pack you get strawberry, orange and banana flavoured fruits, however I found it difficult to taste the difference between the flavours, because each flavour tastes similar. ... Read the complete review
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