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When I was about twelve, I remember being given a small bag of white chocolate mice as a treat and I absolutely adored them. I think I might have had them in a Christmas stocking around that time as well. We are going back more than a few years, I might add. Then I didn't see any for a while and more or less forgot that choco blanc ever existed until fairly recently - excepting the rare occasions when a Thornton box of mixed goodies came into my flightpath and I could make a beeline for the one or two, provided somebody else hadn't snaffled 'em first - when I came across the Nestlé Milky Bar. SIZES AND NUTRITION DETAILS The medium standard bar is 5¼" x 1½", or 13.5cm x 4cm long, weighs 25g and costs 59p at our local Co-op. Each contains 137 calories, or 8% of a child's GDA (Guideline Daily Amount). According to the website, there is also a single bar (which would certainly leave me gasping for more), weighing 12.5g, and a family bar (how many members of the family would fight over it, I wonder), 6¼" x 2½", or 16cm x 6.5cm long, which weighs 100g. The standard price is around £1.39, though I picked one up when it was special offer at £1. I haven't seen the single bar around, so can't give a guideline price for that. SMELL, APPEARANCE AND TASTE When unwrapped from the distinctive red and yellow wrapper with blue titling, it gives off no discernible smell, but for somebody with my impaired sense of same, that is hardly surprising. The medium standard bar has a slight ridge round the edge and the Milky Bar kid mascot in the middle, while the family bar comes in 15 chunks, three rows of five each, much the same shape as a Galaxy bar of equivalent size. Both have a nice - well, very nice, very appealing taste, best described as fairly rich, and almost creamy. I certainly wouldn't call it over-sweet or sickly. It also leaves a very pleasant if all-too-brief aftertaste. The medium standard bar is a little on the thin side, or else I'm being greedy. Perhaps moreish is the word. The 100g family bar is more like it., though, and particularly when hungry, I'd be inclined to misquote a certain comedienne when advertising Terry's Oranges to protest that 'It's not Family's, it's mine!' BULK BUYING Although it's not always the case, Amazon does a reasonable value if one tiny little bar doesn't satisfy you and you simply must have a box of these little goodies that you can keep stashed away from whoever you share your life with if you're so inclined. Last time I checked, the inimitable online behemoth retailer (don'cha get bored with saying Amazon all the time too? I do) was tempting you with a 12-pack of 100g bars for £12, including delivery. That's - er - £1 each, I think. They also offer 20 bars of the medium at £9.80, or 49p each. IN CONCLUSION This product seems to be aimed mainly at children. Why it should be assumed that children rather than adults like white chocolate, I don't know. No doubt somebody will enlighten me in the comments box. If you're going to tell me I'm a child myself, don't bother. I already knew. (Now if you'll excuse me, I have a new book and I've only just started colouring it in...) If it was not for two less expensive and similarly-sized rivals, this would get an unqualified thumbs up from me. Unfortunately for Nestle, the Euro shopper 100g bar, which is the real bee's knees, is only 50p, and the slightly inferior Tesco value same size is a mere 30p. However less shops stock those two - well, obviously only Tesco the latter - and the Nestlé one is easier to find. In fact, it seems to be the only really widely available white chocolate bar. Nestlé also make a raisin and biscuit milky bar, and Milky Bar buttons. I'm sufficiently tempted to try those in the future. Could white chocolate be habit-forming? ...BUT IT'S NOT REALLY CHOCOLATE This is the rather sad bit. On second thoughts, as you're probably unshockable anyway...according to a page on the BBC Food website, white chocolate is technically not real chocolate as it doesn't contain any cocoa solids, but it is made primarily of cocoa butter, sugar and milk solids. Oh dear - another lifelong-held illusion just shattered. You'll be telling me that there's no such person as Father Christmas next.
Having two young children I try to make sure there are plenty of snacks in the kitchen. Mainly for when we are out and about, as guaranteed one or both of them will get hungry, so rather than spend loads of money at a shop that we are passing, I prefer to throw a variety of different treats ( some good, some bad ) in my medium sized Kipling bag, so I don't get caught out. This particular chocolate bar I bought from Tesco as a 4 pack of 25g bars for £1.00. Why did I buy these? I normally buy the kids the tiny 20p version of these bars and they really like them. These tend to be available from all corner shops. This pack I thought was a good buy as the normal sized bar can cost around 40p each. But more importantly the size of bar is perfect for this sweet toothed mama! Anyone of a certain age will remember the Milky Bar kid adverts in some guise or another which I thought and still think is genius because it sticks in your brain,along with the product. Great marketing on their part-shame about now! How is it packaged? Each bar is encased in a plastic type packet with what looks like a foil lining inside. The colouring of this chocolate bar in regards to packaging hasn't changed that much over the last so many years, mainly yellow, red and blue. On the front the ' Milkybar ' logo is bold and in the middle with the ' Nestle 'over the top. On the bottom right hand corner is the calorie content per bar, and on the top left hand corner it states product has all natural ingredients. On the back is the ingredient details, nutritional information and company contact details. Ingredients Sugar , Whole Cows' Milk (26%) (that's been Dried) , Cocoa Butter (made from Cocoa Beans) , Whey Powder (from Milk) , Vegetable Fat (from Tropical Plants) , Emulsifier Lecithin (made from Soya Beans and holds the ingredients together) , Natural Flavouring , Contains Vegetable Fat (from Tropical Plants) in addition to Cocoa Butter . Per bar Energy 571 kJ/ 137 kcal 8% GDA Protein 1.9 g 8% GDA Carbohydrate 14.5 g 7% GDA Fat 7.9 g 11% GDA GDA for children aged 5-10 years old How does it taste? Milky and creamy. Alittle buttery in taste and smooth in texture. The chocolate doesn't linger in the mouth as it melts quite quickly and easily. Although this is chocolate I don't feel its too sweet. Not sickly at all, and doesnt leave the mouth feeling odd nor do you find bits of chocolate all in your teeth or any strange aftertaste. Theres nothing about this chocolate which screams elegance, depth or anything sophisticated. It is what it is- a nice tasting chocolate bar most children love and some big children do as well! This is one of those bars that hasn't changed in taste from what I can remember, which is a testament that if it aint broke, don't fix it! Personally, I think white chocolate in a way is harder to get right and taste decent compared to milk, and this is one of the best in regards to everyday confectionary. The only thing I would prefer, and this is for me not the children, is have the bar alittle thicker. They may already have a ' chunky 'version and I simply haven't seen it, but for me one bar of this stuff isn't enough, but a good size if not generous size for a child. Impressed that the ingredients have become alittle more ' quality '. Doesnt make this a healthy snack but more closer to nature ingredients can only do good and not bad. Would I buy again? Yes I would. It great that it comes in different sizes and form e.g buttons. And over the last so many years different ingredients added such as raisin and biscuit, so if someone loves white chocolate out there theres something suitable for them in this range. Good quality, readily available and simply yummy. Great for an occasional treat.
While I'm usually more of a milk chocolate girl sometimes I do like to venture out and try other kinds of chocolate. Recently following a trip to Costco my boyfriend came back with a pack of 40 medium sized bars of Milkybar which gave me the perfect opportunity to try out some white chocolate for a while. Milkybar is a pretty popular brand of white chocolate, I'd venture to say it is the most famous of the white chocolate brands. Typically, it is a thin rectangular shape with a picture engraved on it involving the infamous Milkybar Kid from numerous adverts who acts as the product's mascot. The outer edge of the chocolate is a little bit raised and so because I'm often randomly very particular about how I eat my food I usually snap these bits off to eat first. It provides a nice little frame to the image within which is very cartoon-eque and fun looking for children. The chocolate contains only natural ingredients and is only 69 calories which is pretty low in terms of chocolate. They are a nice treat and not too sickly as the bar is just very thin. One positive of this is that its easy to snap bits off and eat when you want to, but at the same time it does mean you aren't getting as much (or at least it just seems like less) than you would from another product. The chocolate melts really quickly which can be good if you enjoy that kind of eating experience but annoying if you are just holding it as you'll get chocolate all over your fingertips which can make them a bit sticky. A Milkybar costs around 50p depending on the shop and tends to be about 5-7p less than your standard chocolate bar. This is essentially explained in the size of the bar which isn't that great if you're particular hungry or really in the mood for a lot of chocolate. Overall this is a product I would recommend although because of its size I only tend to eat them occasionally as a treat when I can be bothered to pick one up at the counter. Currently because I've got a big multipack box sat on my chest of drawers I'm going through them like mad and if you're a real chocoholic especially for the white variety, I would recommend looking online or visiting a cash and carry to get them in bulk - a good way to get over their very small size. They make a nice treat and because they are so lightweight its also a nice treat for children without rotting out their teeth.
Chocolate in General = = = = = = = = = = = I love chocolate bars and occasionally like a bar every now and again. I normally have milk chocolate made either by Dairy Milk or Galaxy; how-ever I do also like white chocolate every now and again. Although I like milk chocolate I do actually prefer white chocolate and if I had to pick a favourite between the two it would be white chocolate. I probably don't eat white chocolate as much as there seems to be a lack of white chocolate products available to buy, as milk chocolate seems to be much more popular. When it comes to white chocolate it has to taste really creamy and I find that there is only one white chocolate brand that has this lovely creamy flavour which is Nestle Milkybar. I do like other Nestle products such as KitKat and other products; how-ever I don't feel their chocolate tastes as nice as Dairy Milk or Galaxy. I do how-ever love their Milkybar white chocolate and this is my favourite white chocolate brand. About Milkybar = = = = = = = = Milkybar is made by Nestle and is a white chocolate bar aimed mainly at children, how-ever I love the taste of this bar and won't stop buying it anytime soon! The bar has all natural ingredients and contains vegetable fat (from tropical plants) in addition to cocoa butter. Nestle have been producing chocolate since the 1930's and the Milkybar products are available in lots of different countries including South Africa, Spain, Australia, Ireland, Kuwait and more. I remember watching the Milkybar kid on the television adverts when I was a child and I'm sure many of you will remember this advert too. The Milkybar comes in an off white (more of a very pale yellow) and a red plastic foil wrapper. The words Milkybar and printed across the front of the packaging in blue writing which is surrounded by what looks like a very large milk splash. The Nestle logo is also just above the Milkybar word as well. On the back of the wrapper is a list of nutritional information, ingredients and other information. There are also contact details for Nestle as well which includes a free phone number, postal address and the Nestle website which is www.nestle.co.uk. Price/Availability = = = = = = = = You can purchase a standard sized bar for approximately 46p from most local shops and supermarkets. You also purchase other milkybar products from all good supermarkets. Prices may vary during different times of the year. * Milkybar Block (100g) - £1.00 * Milkybar (cowboy shaped bar) - 20p * Milkybar small bars x 6 - 90p * Milkybar buttons x 4 - £1.00 * Milkybar Fromage Frais x 6 - £1.00 * Milkybar Dessert x 4 - £1.78 * Milkybar Baking Mix - £1.78 Appearance/Smell/Taste = = = = = = = = = = = = The foil wrapper is easy to tear open from one of the ends to reveal the lovely milky coloured chocolate bar. The bar itself is quite thin but long and has a picture of the Milkybar kid and a horse on the bar, this is raised slightly. The bar is an off white colour or a creamy colour. The bar smells very, very sweet and little sickly, how-ever the smell of this bar does make my mouth water a little as it does smell delicious. I bit a small piece of the bar off and started to chew. As the piece of chocolate warmed up in my mouth it began to melt a little and release a lovely creamy taste which filled the whole of my mouth. The chocolate is very sweet and creamy but tastes so delicious. I continued to eat the rest of the bar, each time really enjoying every bit I took from the bar. The chocolate can become quite soft if left out on the side on a warm day so you may want to store the bar in a fridge. After eating the bar there was a slight sweet taste in my mouth, how-ever this soon goes after having a drink of water or chewing some gum. Nutritional Information (per standard bar) = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = * Energy - 571kJ - 137kcal (8% RDA) * Protein - 1.9g 9 (8% RDA) * Carbohydrate - 14.5g (7% RDA) * Fat - 7.9g (11% RDA) Overall Opinion = = = = = = = = I love the taste of Milkybar as it's really creamy and so delicious. I do find this chocolate very, very sweet so if you don't like too sweet things then this probably isn't for you. I personally think this is the best white chocolate there is available to buy as its good value and taste so nice. In terms of value I think the bar is very good value as it's a lot cheaper than other milk chocolate products. My nephew loves having the milkybar buttons as a sweet treat. Most of you will probably have tried Milkybar but if you haven't then I highly recommend you try it as you don't know what you are missing out on. This is a delicious, creamy product from Nestle that I will continue to buy. (review may also appear on ciao)
I have always loved Milky Bar; ever since I as a small child. I always remember those famous adverts with The Milky Bar Kid and how he has changed over the years!! The thing is, usually I am not a great lover of White Chocolate; these days, if I ever do feel like some white chocolate the only one I buy is Milky Bar. I am usually a lover of normal Milk Chocolate; however, every now and again, I do buy small bars of Milky Bar. I usually prefer the thinner bars. Milky Bar, is very smooth and creamy and quite simply tastes great. Unfortunately, although perhaps it is a good thing, I find that if I eat too much, its not good, because it can get a little sickly; I certainly wouldn't eat a massive bar of Milky Bar!! But I would eat a massive bar of normal Milk Chocolate. So, in a way, perhaps this is a positive thing, as it helps to stop you piling on the pounds, Milky Bar is made by Nestle who have been producing white Chocolate since the 1930's . It is known by the name 'Galak' in most countries in continental Europe except for Spain. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Milkybar). It is a rather odd name and I think I much prefer the name Milky Bar! Ingredients ************* Sugar, Whole Cows Milk (26%), Cocoa Butter (made from Cocoa Beans) , Whey Powder, Vegetable fat, Emulsifier (Lecithin), Natural Flavouring Calories ******** A large 500g bar contains 544 Kcals Allergy Information ******************* May contain traces of Wheat Gluten Milky Bar is a lovely chocolate treat, which Kids and Adults alike can enjoy. I spotted my son with a large Milky Bar today and he then proceeded to microwave some of it!!! He often enjoys melted Chocolate. In my opinion Milky Bar is worthy of 4 Dooyoo stars.
When I was a child there seemed to be three main events that happened every year - Christmas, my Birthday and Easter. Of all of these the one that fascinated me the most was Easter, because I never knew when it was! The date kept changing and the only way I knew for sure that it was Easter was when I woke up and could smell the aroma of hot cross buns coming from the kitchen. (I should add at this point that I grew up in the early 70s - very little in the way of television and Easter wasn't just an extension of Christmas from an advertising perspective). Being a child my favourite part of Easter was the parade of chocolate eggs that arrived from my uncles and aunts, with pride of place being given to the Milkybar Easter Egg I always received. To this day I can remember the creamy white egg and what seemed like the world's biggest silver dollar hidden inside the shell - a silver dollar made of solid white chocolate. As we all do I grew up but I retained a love of milkybar - but a love that only existed in memory as Nestle only made them for children. That was until a fateful day in the early 80's when a friend arrived with something new he'd found in the supermarket - a large, adult sized milkybar! My love affair with white chocolate and more specifically Nestle's Milkybar was rekindled. Nowadays Milkybars come in any variety of sizes and forms but for me the only way to really enjoy it is in traditional bar form. Being an adult I now know that white chocolate isn't strictly chocolate at all as it's made with cocoa butter but does that really matter? I love the smooth taste and the way that it melts if I hold it in my mouth - and I find that milkybar is smoother than other white chocolates I've tried (and believe me I've tried a lot). It may be because I remember the taste from such an early age that I find no other white chocolate tastes the same as milkybar - if I could find a sponsor I'm certain I'd always be able to identify it in a blind tasting. Of course there's a downside and if you read the reverse of a milkybar wrapper you'll find that amongst the nutritional information your 100gr of loveliness contains - 2279kJ/546 kcal, 57.7gr carbohydrates (all sugars) and 31.6gr fat of which 20gr is saturates. All told a 100gr bar provides just over a quarter of an adult's Guideline Daily Amounts with regard to calories - scary stuff! With regard to price, in my local Tesco the 100gr bar was available for £1.02 yesterday (I obviously had to buy a bar for research purposes). You can find cheaper own brand white chocolate but I find that harder and more grainy. There is also more expensive 'posh' white chocolate but personally I find that too perfumed for my taste. And so what to do when something you love comes with strings attached in the form of calories? My answer is the mantra I use in assessing a number of things "everything in moderation including moderation itself". A calorie laden bar once in a while shouldn't hurt - just remember that 'a while' should be defined in weeks not days!
Whenever I think of Milky Bar I simply can't help singing 'The Milky Bar kid is strong and tough and only the best is good enough.........' sure you all know the rest and how cute is the Milky Bar kid with his little glasses and cowboy hat lol. Anyway Milkybar is a white chocolate treat which has been around since the 1930s and is made by Nestle. Milky bars take a few forms these days they come in the good old fashioned that takes the form of regular bars which are quite small 12.5g bar and great for a cheeky little chocolate fix, they also come in 25g bars which a a little bit bigger for when you just need more. They also come in the form of milky bar buton button drops little circles of milky bar goodness and then for the altimate treat you can get Milkybar moments which have a hard shell containing the creamy chocolate. For the adults amongst us there is also Milkybar raisans bar and don't think you can eat one of these as 1 of your 5 aday your not kiding anyone there lol. So the taste experience no matter which form the delicious Milkybar chocolate tastes it is still delicious. The white chocolate is really creamy and melts in your mouth coating it in delicious white chocolate. I have grown up having Milkybars as a treat and they are still my favourite white chocolate to eat when I need a fix and it can't hurt to eat a small bar now can it :) Milkybars will vary in price depending on where you buy them from and are also available in multipacks.
Before I start my review i'd just like to make it clear that this review is for the 100g bar, so the big version :) Ok... I suppose I could describe myself as a chocoholic, something I'm not proud of but what can I say... I was born this way! Ha. Fancying something a little different I really wanted white chocolate, so the first thing that came to mind was a milkybar, but being the greedy git that I am, I was put off by the size of the bar because a few bites and it's gone. Then I discovered the 100g Milkybar. Perfect! The packaging looks like the smaller bars just in a bigger size with its red and yellowy/white design and blue writing. However there is no foil like on the smaller bars. I was impressed to see that the bars have all natural ingredients which takes away a little built of the guilt! Ha Of course no chocolate is good for you but to know that you're not eating any artificial flavouring or other weird ingredients is good to know. The chocolate itself is much 'chunkier' than the smaller bars which are more or less flat and thin. The back of the packet says 'naturally creamy, smooth white chocolate, its milky deliciousness in a bar' I couldn't agree more! The chocolate tastes just as good as it has done for years, satisfying but not too sickly. People with some allergies need to be careful as the bar may contain traces of wheat gluten. Nutritional Information: Typical Values Per 100 g Per 1/5 bar Energy 2279 kJ 458 kJ 546 kcal 110 kcal Protein 7.5 g 1.5 g Carbohydrate 57.7 g 11.6 g of which: sugars 57.7 g 11.6 g Fat 31.6 g 6.4 g of which: saturates 20.0 g 4.0 g Fibre Nil Nil Sodium 0.2 g Trace Salt Equivalent 0.4 g 0.1 g Don't be fooled by the little blue calories label on the front of the packet which says 110 calories. At first glance you may be fooled into thinking this is for the whole bar but look closely and you see that this is only for 1/5 of the bar, making it not so appealing. This 100g bar is available in all supermarkets for around about £1.00. Perfect if you just need that bit more! Thanks for reading, please rate and comment.
Milky bar is a white chocolate confection that is produced by Nestle. Nestle milky bar is my son's and my favourite white chocolate. I recently bought a packet of 40 medium bars from Costco and I occasionally give my kid a bar. The chocolate is white in colour, soft, creamy and milky. We can taste the flavor of creamy sweet milk once put in the mouth. The chocolate melts easily and does not stick to teeth at all. During dry weather the bars should be kept in fridge as they tend to melt a bit in the packet. I have tasted other supermarket own white chocolates. They do cost less than milky bar but do not match the quality. I personally liked Sainsbury's white chocolate although not as much as milky bar. A good thing about this white chocolate is that it is made from all natural ingredients. It contains dried whole cow's milk (26%), vegetable fat(from tropical plants) ,cocoa butter(made from cocoa beans),sugar, whey powder(from milk), emulsifier lecithin(made from soya beans ands holds the things together ), Natural flavoring. They also mentioned it may contain traces of wheat gluten. Nutritional information per 100 gm: Energy 546 kcal Protein 7.5g Carbohydrate 58.1g of which sugars 57.7g Fat 31.6g of which saturates 20.0g Fibre Nil Sodium 0.1g A 12.5 gram bar contains only 69 calories. A 25 gm bar contains 137 calories which is 8% of a child's GDA. There are various packet s and models available. Some are a single bar of 12.5 gm which costs 17p, a standard bar of 25 gm, A 30 gram milk buttons, Chunky of 37 gm. I recommend this and give it five dooyo stars for its creamy milky sweet taste, natural ingredients and various packet sizes it is available.
Milky Bar What is it? ******** A chocolate bar by Nestle Special features? ************* This chocolate bar is completely creamy white milk chocolate. What do I think? ************* I absolutely love this and prefer this sometimes over milk chocolate. I have tasted other premium quality white chocolates and they never seem to match up to this sort of taste and quality. The chocolate here is very milky and very creamy, so smooth and velvety that it could almost give Galaxy chocolate a run for its money. The chocolate is also shaped into a flat bar shape which makes it very easy to break up, it feels very crisp and fresh to the touch and surprisingly velvety when it melts in your mouth. I feel it does actually melt pretty quickly once its in your mouth. Even when I'm holding it in my hands, the chocolate seems to melt much easier than normal milk chocolate, this is only a small downside. I love the fact that there is an image or picture on the chocolate which denotes a quality chocolate bar, they've actually made some effort to pay attention to some details. I also really like the fact that it is made from all natural ingredients and contains at least 26% of milk along with cocoa butter. Personally I think this is probably the best quality chocolate bar in Nestles' range. The price of this varies a lot in different shops - I've seen for about 57p in some shops, 45p in others and I've also managed to buy it for 27p for a few times - this is for the full-sized bar of course! This is probably best eaten when it has been in the cool fridge for a few minutes, personally I don't think it tastes as good when it's half melting, well, that's just me I guess! This is probably the best from Nestles'... Thanks for reading. ©Leighsa 2010
Hands up those with kids who have never bought a Nestle Milky Bar! Not many I guess. These brilliant little bars of milky white chocolate have been in existence for a long time. Some sources suggest 70 years. They go back to at least 1961, which is when the Milky Bar Kid made his first appearance. I was a bit young to remember the first black and white ads on tv, but I certainly remember the Milky Bar Kid during the 1970's. I also remember my Nan buying me them as a treat when I was little. Fast forward to the mid nineties when I was lucky enough to have my first child. As they go through that period of moving on to solids I remember myself and my wife regularly buying these for her. The Milkybar is made entirely from Natural Ingredients so I didn't feel as if I was feeding her junk. There is also no artificial flavours or colours. I have treated my other children the same, and they too enjoyed the experience. So what is it you are eating. Well to be fair, although grown ups will probably have a small piece, they are more aimed at very young children. If grown ups ate them, they'd be gone in seconds. The Milky Bar white chocolate is made from dried whole cows milk (26%) Vegetable Fat, Cocoa Butter, Whey Powder,Emulsifier, Lecithin, Natural Vanilla Flavouring. The chocolate itself really is very soft and melts easy which makes it very easy for young children to eat. It also tastes extremely milky as you would expect. You can expect to pay about 30p for a small bar, which is a great size for a toddler.
Since when did Milky Bars get so expensive/ I remember when a little bar was 15p. Fair enough it was pretty small but the price sort of fitted it. Now the bar is the same size but i'm sure when I bought this the other day it cost me 26p. The packaging is still the same as it has always been. The bar is a rectangular shape and wrapped in foil. The outer part has a paper wrapper and is a creamy colour with the branding on the front and the little Milky Bar kid on the front. Not sure of the grams of this bar, but it isn't heavy. I would say it is probably around 20g, if that. The bar is quite thick but a good enough width, and lenght. The bar feels smooth and is flat on the bottom and has a bit of a raised bit on the top with an embossed part on it. The good thing about this is the taste of it. It is lovely as it tastes so Milky. It tastes pure and fresh and that could be why so many kids get this to eat. I guess it is a good enough size for them as well. This was a blast from the past, but not sure if it is quite worth the price. Drop it down to 20p and that would make all the difference for someone like me!
When I was in primary school I thought Milky Bars were great - the coolest and nicest chocolate bar you could eat. Congratulations Nestle on your advertising. Many children were duped by the Milky Bar adverts and seemed to love them - who've now grown up, had one and thought - actually they're really not that great. Small, sugary, not massively creamy (though a bit I will grant that) and in my opinion not very chocolatty. A big big let down for a whole generation of grown up children. When you learn about Nestles pretty bad reputation as a manufacturer and employer it also slightly sours the taste of the bar. But it's not that great anyway. A typical bar is 25g and has almost 15g of sugar in that - a huge amount and about 8 grams of fat, so they're not the healiest chocolate bars on the market either. If you like white chocolate I would recommend Green and Blacks if you can afford it. Other than that I'm not sure - do cadbury do a standard white chocolate bar at all? Either way, I think this is a big disappointment that lets down a childhood dream. They normally cost 15p to 20p I think, but it's a while since I've seen one.
Milkybars I really do love, these are pretty much the only white chocolate bar that is sold in supermarkets, these are the market leader and have always pretty much been. These come in a array of sizes from tiny to tile size. The look? Looks like a dairy milk but a creamy white in colour if you have bought the large version, the smaller ones become a bit thinner the smaller you get, the wrapper is always red and white in colour and stands out on a shelf due to this. Price? A 25 gram bar will cost you around 27 pence so not far off a 1p per gram. This comes out at around £1.08 per 100 grams. About the Taste? This is a sweet creamy tasting chocolate, just tastes like you would expect it to really, creamy. It does have a sweet taste to it. Healthy? Not really that great for you sat fat, fat and sugar are all as red on the traffic lights with a whopping 547 kcal per 100 grams. This is so high due to the sugar being 57 grams per 100 grams (that's two thirds almost) and the fat being high also. Be wary if eating this regular as this is by far one of the highest calorie chocolates I have reviewed yet Conclusion? High in sugar and fat, great tasting creamy bar, great alternate to milk chocolate
I have in previous reviews mentioned that I don't consider myself to be a chocoholic, I like it, don't get me wrong but unless I really fancy a bar of something I tend to stick to savoury snacks if I find myself peckish in between meals. At the moment Milky Bar buttons are on offer in Tesco in the hanging bags but not wanting to over indulge but fancying a bit of white chocolate after spotting them I settled on having a good, old fashioned Milky Bar instead. My bar is only little, bless it, and cost 28 pence and I was quite impressed with myself for not wanting to get one of the larger bars, and even though its only small it packs a resonable amount of calories though containing 137 of them and 7.9g of fat. Packaged similar to pictured above but still instantly recognisible, once the wrapper is removed you get the unmistakable smell of white chocolate rising up to your nose, the chocolate always seems to be on the flimsy side and melts very easily and taking a first nibble you are met with the sweet taste of milk and cream. Even though this is only a small bar I found that it was the perfect size to satisfy a chocolate craving and I always do find white chocolate to be a lot sweeter than regular brown milk chocolate. Indeed, looking at the list of ingredients you can see that the majority of its contents are either milk or dried milk; "Milkybar White Chocolate from all Natural Ingredients contains Dried Whole Cows' Milk (26%), and Vegetable Fat in addition to Cocoa Butter, Natural Ingredients:, Sugar, Whole Cows' Milk (that's been dried), Cocoa Butter (made from Cocoa Beans), Whey Powder (from Milk), Vegetable Fat (from Tropical Plants), Emulsifier Lecithin (made from Soya Beans & holds the ingredients together), Natural Flavouring" so no wonder it always tastes so milky! This one little bar only represents 8% of a child's calorie GDA so seems a nice size as a treat for children and clearly this is the market it is aimed at, and at only 28p it's cheap enough for anyone to enjoy really. Not a size bar I would recommend for serious chocoholics, after two bites it is gone and you are left with the lovely after taste of white chocolate and a desire for more, but to beat off a craving and not worry too much about the calories it made a nice change from regular chocolate. I would have no problems in recommending this to anyone and so for that reason I would give it 4/5 Dooyoo stars only losing a star for the smallness of the bar, but I could have got a bigger one if I had wanted to so not really Nestlé's fault.