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      24.12.2010 21:13
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      Good Cadburys chocolate

      These are a great festive twist on just Cadburys chocolate with the 'snow' icing sugar making these into snowballs. **PACKAGING** These come in a typically Cadbury purple bag with 'Snow Bites' in white and a festive scene of a snowman. It is similar to the picture above but not exactly the same. The back contains the usual description and nutritional information. Each half a bag contains 245 calories and 11g of fat, 6.7g of which saturates. So consuming half a bag is equivalent to a chocolate bar. It also states that Cadbury are supporting Make A Wish foundation. **PRICE** Full price I have seen these from £1 to approx £1.20 for a 100g bag however the Co-op were doing these buy one get one free and they are currently 50p in Asda. **SNOWBITES** Snow bites are 'Cadbury milk chocolate balls surrounded in a crispy white dusted shell.' This describes them perfectly. If you have ever had Cadburys Shots then they are the same size as these but instead of a chocolate crisp shell it is white crisp with icing sugar on. I like this as sometime Shots can be too sweet but with the icing sugar coating this is not the case. These bites are perfect tasting. The icing sugar is just right and the chocolate is the yummy taste we all know and love from Cadburys. The only thing I will say against them is that they can be very messy. Touch these with a damp hand and the icing sugar will transfer onto your clothes and it does not come off easily! At £1 I bought them occasionally but at buy one get one free and now with the box of them I have, I have had a lot of these and love them.

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        16.12.2010 10:45
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        Cadbury snow bites

        Cadbury snow bites - Christmas mini Eggs It's nearly Christmas and so the shops are full of temping chocolates and treats to satisfy anyone's chocoalte craving. I recently tried a packet of Cadburys snow bites. I love Cadburys chocolate as I think it's very tasty and the best out there in my opinion. I had high hopes for these Christmas chocolates. Cadburys snow bites can be described as milk chocolate balls surrounded in a crispy white dusted shell. The shell is a sugar shell just like a mini egg and it is dusted with icing sugar. To be honest they are really just a mini egg in disguise although they are not egg shape, they are just round like a snow ball. I really liked the thick chocolate inside the outer coating but I didn't especially like the shell and the dusting of icing sugar. I actually found this part a bit too sickly for me and although I think the idea is a great one, a chocolate especially for Christmas, I didn't really like these completely and probably would not purchase them again just for me. I think they would be great though if you had a Christmas party and had them as a treat during the party. They definitely get the holiday spirit flowing by coming in a really nice Christmassy decorated bag. The main colour of the bag is Cadbury's usual dark purple colour and on the front is a picture of a lovely looking snowman with festive pine tress and snow covered fields in the distance. There is also a picture of the bites making them look very attractive and inviting. The words Snow Bites are written in brilliant white and have a dusting of snow around them to make them look more authentic. The bag comes in 100g and each half bag contains 245 calories and 33.7g sugar which is actually quite a lot in my opinion. By buying these chocoaltes you are helping the Make A Wish foundation and helping them to grant more magical wishes to children and young people living with life-threatening illnesses so you can do something good today by buying this chocoalte.

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          04.10.2010 22:13
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          I like this idea but maybe it didn't pull off as well.

          I saw these on the shelves when the chocolates came out for Christmas (very early, isn't it!) and had never seen these before, although i think they have been out past Christmas times as well?! The Packaging: The bag is very pretty and cute. Mine is slightly different from the picture provided by Dooyoo. This year the packaging is more purple instead of blue and where on the provided pictures packet it is light blue, on mine it is lighter purple and the rest is the usual Cadbury dark purple. Also on mine to the left is a cute little smiling snowman peeking out from the corner wearing a rather dashing top hat and stripy scarf. aww. To the right of mine is a small Christmas tree and in the middle is a half bitten Snow Bite. There is also a half bitten one for the dot on the i. The Taste: The White powdery like substance dusted onto the balls is icing sugar, and this comes off very easily. Even picking one of them up leaves a light dusting of it onto your fingers. When the dusting has gone, you are left with a crunchy shell and underneath that is just a yummy solid chocolate Cadbury ball. A bit like Cadbury 'SHOTS'. My Rating: I rate these a 3 out of 5. Its a very nice package and a cute idea, but it really is just a icing sugar dusted Shot. Althoguh this is still a nice and tasty product, it really isn't anthing special and it is a tad over priced at £1.20. You may be able to find a offer somewhere since its near Christmas. I guess you are kind of paying also for the cute packaging. Sorry, but i probably won't buy them again unless on offer.

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          04.03.2010 19:31

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          nice christmas eggs

          These snow bites seem to be an attempt by cadbury to have a christmas version of their popular mini eggs which they sell around easter (or as it is now from january 30 th to easter). As far I am aware these are effectively copying the marks and spencers snowballs which they were selling at least a year before the cadbury's snow bites. While a lesser ( or less gluttonous ) man than me might be displeased with this confectionery based plagiarism however I will forgive them on the fact that I really like the marks and spencer ones and having them available nearly everywhere and slightly cheaper thanks to cadbury does more to make me happy than offend my morals. The chocolates themselves are balls of chocolate the size of small marbles coated in white sugar and dusted with icing sugar. They are like mini eggs and similarly delicious.

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          02.03.2010 14:37
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          Like mini eggs but white

          I had to venture out of the comfort of my own home a few days ago to visit my local town. It takes a lot lately for me to decide when I am going out and a weeks worth of planning for it. I have to take a double pushchair out and it is like pushing a tank and the fact that I do not drive makes the bus journey a chore. While on the bus my daughter was asking for chocolate so I told her that when we got to the town I would get her some. As promised I found the first shop that had chocolate to buy her some. These were on special offer in this shop at 30p because the date was up in march. What a deal couldn't pass that opportunity up. When we got out of the shop I opened the pack for her. This was a rarther large pack to let her eat them all to herself so myself and my sister convinced her into letting us have some of them. This is quite hard because she is two and can not get to grips with sharing but she reluctantly gave in and gave us some. On the pack they state that they are balls of chocolate surrounded in a crispy white dusted shell. This statement is true and I wouldn't expect anything else from Cadburys. There is milk chocolate in the middle of the shell, and the outside is a crispy sweet shell that has a white powder on it. I noticed that my fingers got covered in this dusting but it was sweet when I had to lick it off. The shell was crunchy but had no flavour and the chocolate was to the standard that Cadburys always is excellent. These really did resemble snowballs and wished that I had bought them as stocking fillers for my children at Christmas. These reminded me of mini eggs. They have the same types shell which has chocolate in the middle. The difference though is the taste and the fact that they have powder on them. I think these are a good chocolate as a stocking filler but they are nothing special. I don't think I would go out of my way and buy this at any other time of the year. The pack holds 240 calories which is very high and I wouldn't recommend eating these to yourself but to share them around. These would be lovely as a table setting on a party night at Christmas but you may need 3 to 4 bags to fill a breakfast sized bowl so if you are able to buy them cheap like I did that would be better and the children will probably eat them all before adults can get to them. I really like Cadburys but now that it has been sold to Kraft only time will tell if the produce will be as good and if they keep the chocolate that they created. I also hope that they keep the supporting a make a wish foundation which is one of the reasons that I would buy Cadburys chocolate because some of my money was going to a good cause. These are ok but not the best chocolate from Cadburys, they are a good treat for Christmas but they are not very special.

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          21.01.2010 18:27
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          Before Christmas I read a lot of Dooyoo reviews about Snowbites, and quite fancied trying them. However I never got round to buying a packet. Post-Christmas, though, I spotted them for half price in Asda, costing 50 pence instead of their 99 pence, and I figured that was as good a time as any to buy some, especially considering the fact that the snow seemed to be a permanent fixture in the UK at that point! Snowbites are made by Cadbury's and they are undeniably similar to another popular Cadbury's product, Mini Eggs. Unlike the small egg shaped balls of Mini Eggs, however Snowbites are round and a bit bigger than malteasers. Presumably they are meant to look like snowballs! The balls are covered in a sugar shell, which in turn is covered in lots of powder which I assume is something akin to icing sugar. Inside the shells is pure Cadbury's chocolate which tastes much like Dairy Milk. Obviously you can either crunch right through these or such the powder and sugar shell off first, whichever you prefer. I wasn't blown away by these chocolates. The powder on them leaves your hands messy and sticky, and the increased size of the balls means they are more sickly and overwhelming than mini eggs. One or two was more than enough for me, whereas I am happy to eat twenty or more mini eggs at once. One thing that these would be nice for, though, is putting in a little bowl at a party, because they do look really festive and Christmassy, and outside the simple Cadbury's packet they do look quite posh and exclusive. I might buy a packet of these next year for parties or just to feel a bit festive, but I won't be getting lots of them or going out of my way to find them. They are a reasonable addition to the Cadbury's range but nothing to write home about, and I am not bothered at the fact that they are only available in the run up to Christmas. A 50 gram portion (half the bag) contains 240 calories, 33.1 grams of sugar and 11 grams of fat, which is about average for that amount of chocolate and not too bad if you only have it occasionally.

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            11.01.2010 00:09
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            Seasonal treat

            A few weeks ago my mam brought home a pack of these so that we could all try them, I enjoyed them but forget about them until having them again at a friends house last night. It seems like they are a seasonal product as I only just saw them in shops at the start of the festive season, ie around the end of November time, and this may mean that they are about to start disappearing so if you want to try them I would suggest grabbing a bag soon! The bag reflects this as there are snowmen and Christmas trees on the packaging. They resemble snowballs as they are about the size of Cadbury shots and the same size too but they have a dusting of white powder, this tends to get everywhere! There are maybe about 30 in a bag, and you should probably share with someone else if your not too hungry as they tend to fill you up a bit more than a snack would if you had them by yourself. They are basically the same as Cadbury shots just with a seasonal twist with the snow powder. They are hard chocolate balls with a crispy coating and I have to say they are very nice! The best way to eat them is to suck them so that the chocolate slowly melts in your mouth and last for longer! In the packet there is 100g and you can expect to pay about £1 for one packet from supermarkets. They aren't that readily available and they'll be even less readily available soon! I would say its an alright price for what you get.

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              09.01.2010 14:54
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              Try them if they're still in the shops

              I have wanted to try some Cadbury Snow Bites for ages now and over christmas finally got the opportunity to have some. I think it is the fact they are a new product from Cadbury and they seem to be everywhere, added to that I have read quite a few positive reviews about them, I just really wanted to try them. Cadbury's chocolate is by far my favourite chocolate and before I tried them I had high expectations and after eating a full bag of them (not in one go of course) they certainly did not disappoint. Cadbury Snow Bites come in a 100g bag and as I said seem to be available everywhere, I bought mine from Wilkinsons but I have seen them in Tesco, Morrisons, Netto and other local shops. They cost 99p and I think this is about the average price, they might cost a few pence more in other shops. I think 99p is a good price for the 100g you get, you seem to get loads of balls in there. The packaging of the Snow Bites is very attractive and appealing, especially at this time of year. The packaging is purple but as you can see above on the dooyoo picture there is a village scene with houses and trees covered in snow. There is also a christmas tree and a snow man with snow falling from the sky. On the ground there are the chocolate Snow Bites. I think it was the packaging that made me notice them in the first place. Cadbury Snow Bites are balls of Cadbury chocolate covered in a white sugar coating, as described on the packaging; "Cadbury chocolate balls surrounded in a crispy white dusted shell". The white coating is quite powdery and like icing sugar, it definitely adds a really sweet taste to the chocolate. After eating the Snow bites I have come to the conclusion that they are another great product from Cadbury, balls of Cadbury chocolate would be delicious just on their own but the crispy white shell makes them even nicer. I will certainly be buying them again if I see them, I suspect they are just a product that has come out for the christmas/winter period but I hope not. Cadbury are also using the Snow Bites to advertise the fact they are supporting the Make A Wish foundation. This is a charity in the UK and Ireland that helps grant the wishes of children and young people who are living with life-threatening illnesses. What a great charity to support and it tells you you can make a donation by going to www.cadburymakeawish.org. As with are chocolate the nutritional information is not so good, in half a bag you get: 240 calories 33.1g sugars 11g fat 6.9g saturates 0.1g salt Half a bag (50g) is probably a good portion size, any more would be too much. Overall I think Cadbury Snow Bites are just great, I cannot think of a negative thing to say about them. They are really tasty and I will certainly be looking out for them again when christmas time comes round.

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                27.12.2009 20:19
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                Lovely treat

                I've been munching on these for weeks now and they have become my favourite snack by far! I'm a bit worried as I know they will be leaving the shelves soon as it is no longer christmas and I will have to find something else to munch on... I have bought these in a number of shops but usually buy them in Tesco where they usually cost £1. However, in the run up to christmas they had a number of offers on, firstly 2 packs for £1.60 and then last week buy one get one free! This was a bargain in my eyes so eagerly popped four packets in the basket. Each bag weighs 100g and the wrapper has a distinctive christmassy feel to it. The packet is predominantly cadburys purple in colour with snow covered houses and a large illustration showing what the product looks like. Opening the bag you are greeted by a generous helping of snow bites. Each one is a sphere in shape and covered in white powder which is meant to make them look like snow balls. Each one I noticed was quite heavy and slightly smaller in size than a malteser. Biting into the bite I noted that the powdery covering was coating a harder cover which tasted very sweet and was quite hard but broke easily with one bite. Underneath this sugary coating was cadbury chocolate. The chocolate was of cadburys usual very high standard and tasted rich, creamy and melted in the mouth. The sugary coating and the chocolate tasted really nice together and was quite similar to the taste of mini eggs. The sweets are very nice and I can easily eat the whole bag in one sitting! I do not have any packs of these and cannot find them on either the Tesco or Asda website so I'm afraid I cannot provide any nutritional information at the moment. But due to the fact that they contain chocolate I cant imagine they are much good for those watching their waistline. I love these sweets and they have by far been my favourite this christmas. I will continue to buy them until they are no longer on the shelves (sob!) and would recommend anyone who has not yet tried them to go out and find some!

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                  21.12.2009 15:56
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                  Tasty seasonal treats

                  I am a total sucker for anything gimmicky surrounding sweets. Anything 'New!' or 'Limited Edition!' will catch my eye straight away and I can't resist - I just have to try it. I first saw these Snow Bites a good few weeks ago now (you know how Christmas starts before Halloween), but with an average price of £1.20 a packet, I just could not justify it. After all, what if they were horrible? But spotting them in the supermarket at 2 for £1.60 last week gave me the perfect excuse to finally sample them. Cadbury's Snow Bites come in 100g bags which fades from royal Cadbury purple at the top down to the crisp blue of a snowy day sky. There are festive images of snowy houses, a Christmas tree and a snowman, with drawings of the Snow Bites themselves at the bottom. They are billed as : "Cadbury chocolate balls surrounded in a crispy white dusted shell". Now to make this review short and sweet I could just say "Mini Eggs covered in icing sugar" and you'd know immediately what they're like. But perhaps you've never tried Mini Eggs, or indeed icing sugar. So: The Snow Bites are about the size of a large marrowfat pea and the Cadbury chocolate in the middle is chunky and, well, delicious - it IS Cadbury's! The crispy shell is rather like that of a Smarties or Minstrels shell, but a bit more robust somehow. It is a colourless shell so the Snow Bites remain white even when you've licked off the icing sugar. The edges can become quite sharp once you've bitten into it though and I find that, as with Minstrels and Mini Eggs, my tongue can get quite sore if I have too many in one sitting! The coating on the Snow Bites isn't quite like icing sugar, it's not quite as sweet, which means that these sweets are ridiculously moreish without becoming sickly. The bags are rather large at 100g, so would be a bit much to eat all in one go, and nutrition information is given per 50g: 240 calories (12% of GDA), 33g sugars (37% of GDA!), 11g fat (16% of GDA) 7g saturates (35% of GDA!) and 0.1g salt (2% GDA) - so remember that although they're only little nibbles, the calories, sugar and saturates soon add up! Contains milk and may contain soya. It just perplexes me why a seasonal white- coloured, spherical-shaped snack would not be called a Snow Ball?!?!

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                    15.12.2009 19:31
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                    Ok for a change,

                    Being a huge fan of Cadbury's seasonal confectionary such as Mini Eggs, I was quite excited when I saw these new Snowbites on sale and just had to buy them. One bag will set you back around 99p- £1.09 and you get 100g of sweets. You get a decent sized bag (about 3/4 the size of the grab bags of revels or maltesers) filled with white round balls. Each piece is basically a hard round ball of cadbury's milk chocolate with an odd white dusting. The dusting is like icing sugar or the coating on bon bons. I suspected these were just Cadbury's Shots that had been rolled in icing sugar, but if you lick the dusting off one you will find the sugar shell of the chocolate is mottled white so no, they are not just Cadbury's Shots rolled in icing sugar. The white coating does not have a distinctive flavour and occasionally you get a ball with no chocolate in it, just the powder which is quite sickly and not at all pleasant to bite into. Per bag of these, I have found there are about 3 in each bag that have no chocolate in them. One bag is a pretty poor snack choice if you are at all health conscious, as a bag will easily go in one sitting and per bag these are 480 calories or 22g of fat and a whopping 66.2g of sugar. The nutritional info in the highlighted "Treatwise" section of the pack gives you the figures for "half a pack" so you have to look closely to realise this is the case. These are a nice change- they are nowhere near as nice or addictive as Mini Eggs, but I can see Cadbury's bringing these out only at Christmas as a seasonal confectionary product. For me, they are nothing particularly special... they don;t leave any lasting impressions and I would not go on and on about them to someone to try. Overall- I would say try them once for a change, but I won't be going out of my way to buy these over Maltesers or Shots.

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                      20.11.2009 20:39
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                      ***SNOW BITES*** Snow Bites are made by Cadbury and of course have been bought out especially for Christmas. Snow Bites are yummy milk chocolate Cadbury balls surrounded in a crispy white dusted shell. They come in a medium sized bag and have a snowy scene on the front of the packet, whilst the rest of the packet is the deep purple Cadbury colour. This bag comes in one size which is 100g. On the back it also states that Cadbury is supporting Make-A-Wish foundation in Ireland and the UK this Christmas. It provides information on how you can provide support and make donations online. ***NURTRITIONAL INFORMATION*** Each half bag contains the following: * Calories - 240 (12% RDA) * Sugars - 33.1g (36.8% RDA) * Fat - 11g (15.7%) * Saturates - 6.9g (34.5%) * Salt - 0.1g (1.7%) Contains: Milk. May contain Soya. ***PRICE/AVALIABILITY*** I have only seen these available to buy in one shop at the moment which is the Co-Op just outside of the main town, which I always go in on my way to work. These are currently on offer there at 2 bags for £1.50. I'm sure other supermarkets and local shops/newsagents will get these in the closer it comes to Christmas. ***APPEARANCE/SMELL*** When you open the bag and peer inside you can see lots of little balls which are about the size of one of those round white mints and you can see they are covered in a white dusty coating. When smelling inside the bag you can smell a nice sweet smell and a slight smell of chocolate as well. You get quite a lot in the bag and would make perfect sharing. ***TASTE TEST*** As you put one of these into your mouth you can immediately taste the white icing sugar on the outside of the sweet and the texture of the sweet is very smooth. When biting into the sweet you can feel the crisp sugar shell crunch beneath your teeth and this cracks to reveal a yummy milk chocolate centre. After eating one of these I was getting another sweet out of the bag again as I found these extremely tasty and very more-ish as well. These do how-ever get very sickly and are very sweet so if you don't like things too sweet you may not like these. These can get slightly messy from the icing sugar on the outside of the sweet but these wouldn't taste the same without that yummy, sweet coating. ***OVERALL OPINION*** These are yummy, festive sweets and are very more-ish. They would look great put into a nice dish for some festive treats for guests. These are very sweet and are very sickly after eating half the bag as I found out! These are a fun treat for the children as well and would make a nice festive treat to put in stockings as well. Give these a try and get into the festive season! (review also on ciao)

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                        I was desperate to try these new seasonal chocolates by Cadburys, my favourite chocolate manufacturer ever!!! I picked some up at Co Op cos they were by the till, and were a pound for a bag or 2 for £1.60. The packaging is lovely and christmassy and makes me think of snowball fights, it is also my favourite colour purple, and white with a big logo making it easily identifiable on the shelves. It is like a foil effect bag and is really easy to open and pull apart. Inside the bag, you get a fair few of these chocolates and I think they are alright value for money. The appearance of these chocolates is that of a round smallish white powder coated spherical jobby, there is quite a bit of the powder knocking about so they may get your hands slightly powdery and white looking!! The bite of the chocolate= Well they are solid chocolate throughout and they are coated also in a crispy shell, think Mini Eggs and you are not far off what these are, they are a bit like their older, powdery counterpart yet are similiar in taste with that unmistakenly good Cadburys chocolate which you can't go wrong with. The shell of these is not as sugary as Mini Eggs which is the main difference between them. I'm not sure if the powder really adds a lot of sweetness, overall they are not that sweet at all and it is therefore extremely easy to just keep popping them in your mouth and not stop. Trust me it really is. The chocolate is good. Like I said mine were a pound a bag at the Co Op. I would imagine they will be cheaper in less expensive shops as Co Op is very dear anyway but the two for £1.60 helped and made me buy 2 packets as it proved to be better value. The bag size is pretty good and I was surprised as you do not get a stingy amount in there, and I think there is more than enough to scoff down in one sitting. I think they should bring these out in those christmas tubes of sweets that you get as the whole family will enjoy them and they are of course seasonal and will make a nice gift!! Overall I recommend them, they are of the quality that we have come to expect form Cadburys and I will certainly be buying these again!!

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                          15.11.2009 18:41
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                          If you are a Mini Egg fan this is the product for you

                          INTRODUCTION I'm slowly adjusting to the fact that it is almost time to start getting geared up for Christmas. Halloween and Guy Fawkes Night have been and gone, and the weather has really taking a turn for the worse. Whilst my Christmas card list remains unwritten and presents have not even been bought, let alone wrapped, I decided to get into the festive season by trying out a seasonal Cadbury product - Cadbury Snow Bites. I figured this would be the perfect compliment to watching a DVD on a quiet Sunday afternoon, whilst it is cold and raining outside. PACKAGING The Snow Bites are contained within a mostly Cadbury purple foil bag weighing 100g, with a bright Winter image on the main frontal display. The image is of a Winter setting of four chocolate coloured homes coated in snow, with a snowman and five large snowballs in front of the snowman. Two of the snowballs show a cross-section of a milk chocolate centre, with a light white dusting. The Snow Bites text on the front of the packaging is very prominent and has a white "snowtrack" like appearance. On the reverse of the packaging, there is detailed information about the ingredients and nutritional information about the product. This product also provides general information about the support of Cadbury for the Make-A-Wish foundation in Ireland and the UK this Christmas. Further details about this support are given below, but there is no detail about how much each purchase of the Snow Bites goes towards this charity. PRODUCT DESCRIPTION AND APPEARANCE The product itself is vaguely described on the main display area as "Cadbury chocolate balls surrounded in a crispy white dusted shell". Further specific details are given on the reverse side, the Snow Bites are essentially "Solid milk chocolate balls in a crisp sugar shell dusted with icing sugar". In terms of size, I was imagining the Snow Bites to be the shaped like Malteasers - surprisingly enough my powers of prediction were correct. The Snow Bites also look identical to white Bon-Bons that I used to buy from my local sweet shop. There is a very generous helping of Snow Bites in the 100g bag, certainly enough to share with your nearest and dearest in front of a movie. I was also caught unawares by the white coating - although the packaging clearly states the Snow Bites are dusting with icing sugar, it still came as a surprise to me that I was left with a white finger licking residue! SMELL AND TASTE The smell inside the foil bag is fantastic, and very reminiscent of Cadbury Mini Eggs. The chocolate smells rich, sweet, enticing and unmistakably of Cadbury milk chocolate. The taste of the Snow Bites is excellent, and is not just reminiscent of Mini Eggs but tastes exactly like them. The icing sugar coating readily dissolves on the tongue to leave an easy-to-bite crispy shell with a satisfying spherical chunk of milk chocolate in the middle. The Snow bites are very filling and satisfying - seven bites in one sitting are enough to satisfy even the sweetest tooth. VALUE FOR MONEY This product was a dreaded impulse buy whilst we were buying the Sunday newspaper. There was no obvious price evident in the local Co-op, so the bag could have been well over £1. To my relief, the Snow Bites set me back exactly £1 which is not the best value for money, but considering the large number of Snow Bites (between 25-30) and considering the excellent taste and the flavour, this seems a fair price. HEALTHY? As I am sure you are well aware by now, I have reviewed a number of confectionary products, and the "healthy?" section is often the main drawback with chocolate. The Snow Bites are regrettably no exception. Each half bag contains: Calories: 240 (12% of your Guideline Daily Amount) Sugars: 33.1g (36.8% of your Guideline Daily Amount) Fat: 11g (15.7% of your Guideline Daily Amount) Saturates: 6.9g (34.5% of your Guideline Daily Amount) Salt: 0.1g (1.7% of your Guideline Daily Amount) The Snow Bites are exceptionally high in terms of saturated fat, and more predictably contain over a third of your recommended intake of sugars. However, if you agree with me that seven bites in one sitting are enough, this equates to roughly a quarter of a bag which lowers your intake. Full nutritional information is given below. OVERALL The Cadbury Snow Bites are an excellent buy that taste great whilst watching a DVD on a cold Winters day. There is a good number of Snow Bites in the 100g bag, which can be saved for another day. The taste of the Snow Bites is excellent and identical to Mini Eggs. The Snow Bites are high in saturated fat and sugars per half bag, but as they are very filling and tasty, you would probably struggle to eat a half bag in one sitting. If you are a Mini Egg fan and are getting withdrawal symptoms, this is the product for you. MAKE-A-WISH Cadbury is supporting Make-A-Wish Foundation in Ireland and the UK this Christmas and helping them to grant more magical wishes to children and young people living with life-threatening illnesses. You too can make a difference by making a donation to Make-A-Wish this Christmas by visiting: www.cadburymakeawish.org NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION Typical values Per half bag (50g) Energy (kJ) 1020 kJ kcal 240 kcal Protein 2.8g Carbohydrate 33.3g (Of which sugars) 33.1g Fat 11g (Of which saturates) 6.9g Fibre 0.3g Sodium* 0.04g * Equivalent as salt 0.1g Milk chocolate: Milk solids 20% minimum. Cocoa solids 20% minimum. Milk chocolate contains vegetable fats in addition to cocoa butter. INGREDIENTS Milk chocolate (Milk, Sugar, Cocoa Butter, Cocoa mass, Vegetable fat, Emulsifier (E442), Flavourings), Sugar, Tapioca starch. ADDRESS Cadbury UK, PO Box 7008, Bournville, Birmingham, B30 2PT, UK. www.cadbury.co.uk © CJG, 2009

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                            11.11.2009 16:25
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                            A lovely tasty treat with a festive twist!

                            Snow bites are Cadbury chocolate balls surrounded in a crispy white dusted shell, and they are yummy! I was recently in a shop (boarders as it happens) and decided I needed some chocolate as I was queuing at the till. I picked up the typically bright purple bag which I automatically recognised as something from Cadbury and proceeded to look at the bag, I saw the name snow bites but didn't really take anything else in, the picture looked good, so I bought them. I didn't immediately open the bag as these are the type of things to eat on the go, they are a bit messy with the white dusting and I was in the middle of shopping so things might of got messy. The bag is a reasonable size and contains 100 grams so this is comparative to a bag Mini Eggs, not your standard bag of chocolate buttons. I have a feeling as these are snow bites, they are seasonal and as everywhere seems to be getting festive I understand them to be the Mini Eggs of Christmas. I hope however they are on sale all year round. Apart from Boarders though, I have not seen them anywhere else. They cost £2 (approx) and I think they are worth every penny. They are similar in taste and texture to Cadbury Mini Eggs and Galaxy Minstrels but they have the added bonus of the outer hard layer being coated in white dust, even if they are that dusty they aren't shiny like the two previous examples. I really like them, and would eat a whole bag if I could. The balls are double the size nearly of a minstrel and taste great, there is enough and not too much chocolate and the outer shell just breaks this up a bit. I like to suck them until they melt in my mouth. I would recommend these to anyone who hasn't tried them, I will definitely be buying them again and maybe even stocking up to last me until next Christmas. Each bag contains: 240 calories. The Nutritional Info (per bag): Kcal 485 kcal Protein 5.6 grams Carbohydrate 66.6 grams Carb of sugars 66.1 grams Fat 22.0 grams Fat of saturates 13.7 grams

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