“ Brand: Rowntrees / Type: Ice Cream „
Last time we went food shopping I hadn't had anything to drink all day and was feeling really thirsty. When I saw these Fruit Pastilles lollies I couldn't resist.
A pack of 4 ice lollies was on offer for £1.24. They are available from most larger supermarkets.
I can remember when these lollies first came out in the late 90's and they were a favourite for me and my friends when the ice cream van came round.
The lollies have five different colours - purple (blackcurrant), orange (orange), green (lime), red (strawberry) and yellow (lemon).
They are very tasty and the flavours are nice and strong. I think the strawberry and the lemon are the nicest flavours. The lemon has quite a unique taste. It is refreshing, but not fizzy or bitter. It doesn't have that cheap lemonade taste either.
The packaging claims that there are no artificial colours, flavours or preservatives in these lollies and also claims that they contain 25% fruit juice.
Each lolly provides 54 calories, which isn't bad as this is an enjoyable sweet treat. I usually have them after a meal so 54 calories is a lot less than most desserts and these lollies definitely satisfy my sweet tooth.
I really like these lollies, I would recommend them and I will definitely buy them again in the future. To be honest I probably wouldn't say that they're my favourite ice lolly. I loved lager and lime ice lollies from the ice cream van - don't know if they still do them and nothing beats a Fab, does it? You even get a little bit of chocolate on that. I also love Magnums, but they are more of a choc ice on a stick so they aren't really ice lollies.
If you're looking for a nice refreshing treat on a hot summers day then look no further. These ice lollies will do the trick just fine and will probably suit all members of the family. Kids love the flavours and the colourful appearance of the lolly, mums on diets can eat one without feeling guilty about the calories and dads will enjoy the fruity flavours.
In this packet there are 4 lollies all individually wrapped in a plastic wrapper. The cardboard box that the lollies comes in is a bright green colour and easy to open and is also recyclable. It is easy to open the plastic wrapper around the lollies too. The lollies are shaped like long thick sausages (ahem!) and are so bright and colourful they immediately catch your eye. There are 5 different colours and flavours in these ice lollies and the further down you eat the more flavours you encounter. The flavours are orange, pineapple, lemon, blackcurrant and raspberry. Each flavour distinctly tastes of that particular fruit and are extremely fruity. I can't smell the product but I think when it is frozen it is harder to smell something.
The wooden stick that the lollies are on is a standard ice lolly stick. It holds the lolly well and I don't find that towards the end of eating it, any big chunks of ice lolly drop off into your lap.
There are only 61 calories in each lolly and zero amounts of fat - therefore if you are on a diet you don't have to feel too guilty eating one of these.
These lollies are available to purchase in most supermarkets. However, there is one drawback though.......at £2.49 per packet (of 4) I do think it is fairly expensive.
A lovely, fruity ice lolly, just perfect for those non-existent summer days in the UK!
During summer I find it a bit of task looking for something low calorie and dairy free to eat on those lovely scorching hot days at our local beach.
As I'm allergic to milk all ice cream is out of the question and a lot of so called "ice lollies" are too. And most plain ice lollies have little to no flavour and what little flavour they have is sucked dry by my slow licking.
Fruits pastille lollies are different. They are long and have 5 different colour with each layer sucking down to another flavour underneath.
If, like me, you're a sucker, they last a good 20 minutes without losing any flavour. The flavour is pretty intense, and the lolly is really "juicy." Once you start licking, it's like having a drink of juice without actually drinking, and none of the flavours taste artificial at all. They don't melt all over you either and large chunks down't fall off as they melt like some lollies.
The only real downside is the cost at £2.50 for 4 in tesco, Each lolly comes individually wrapped, when you try to remove the wrapper sometimes it gets stuck on the lolly, but this doesn't cause any problems. they really are only for treats. But on the plus side they only have 61 calories per lolly, so they wont make you fat but sugar is high at 14.6g, so you shouldn't eat too many of these in a day, they are probably pretty bad for your teeth, not to mention your sugar intake.
Sometimes I think they are a bit too big and I get tired of eating them halfway through, but they really are nice, and one of my favourites.
As a child I was pretty much a one trick pony as far as sweet treats went, it was chocolate all the way, well.. most of the way Rowntree's fruit pastilles were amongst a very few non chocolate treat that I really enjoyed. My daughters seem to share my taste, and as my youngest is a lollipop fiend she was delighted to see (many years ago now) a lollipop version of her favourite fruit pastilles, we have been buying them fairly regularly ever since.
In our house lollipops aren't just a cool summer treat they are enjoyed all year round, as a low calorie refreshing snack, they aren't calorie free, but at 61 calories per lollipop they are not much more calorific than an apple for example, at about 40-50 calories for a medium sized fruit.
We particularly like the Rowntrees because as well as the taste factor they contain a healthy 25% fruit juice, with no artificial colours or flavours and are suitable for vegetarians. I really appreciate the natural approach as I do have a bit of a reaction to some artificial colourings, and flavourings, they can even sometimes trigger a mild asthma attack. The Rowntrees lollies have no adverse effect at all.
The taste though is what really draws my family and I to this product, I'm sure we would eat them even if they weren't quite so healthy. Each lolly contains 65mls, and consists of the same 5 fruit flavours as the pastilles, lemon, lime, strawberry, blackcurrant and orange The bottom flavour which forms the core is lemon and the other flavours are added in layers going up in order through strawberry, lime, orange, and blackcurrant.
The flavours are intense without being too strong, and if you are a lolly sucker, not a biter and licker the flavour does not come out all at once and leave you with lump of clear ice. The flavour remains true with each mouthful. It's not only the flavour that is strong though, the colours are bright and vibrant, the only problem with this is that should you drip some lolly on fabric it can stain. I did have a little problem getting the blackcurrant colouring out of my daughters t-shirt, it was still faintly visible after one wash, but after another wash and a few hours on the line in the fresh air and (luckily) sunshine and it was gone.
The taste does alter as you work your way down the lollipop as each pastille layer is consumed there will be one less flavour with each 'stage' until you are left with the single lemon flavour. I would love to see these lollies available with different pastille flavour cores as lemon is my least favourite, but I'm just being pernickity as the lolly as a whole is delicious, although a single pastille flavour selection would be yummy.
I think these lollies are a little pricey at a £1.99 for four (at Tesco at the moment), but there are often offers on them, at the moment they sell for £1.55 at Asda, or 2 boxes FOR £3 , the same offer is on at the Co-op at the moment. Which makes them a lot more affordable. The packaging is as the Dooyoo picture, and each lolly is individually wrapped as you would expect, in matching paper.
I'd recommend these lollies as a refreshing treat at any time of year.
I occasionally buy these Nestle fruit pastilles lollies for the kids; i got a box today at Sainsburys (on a 2 for £3.00 offer), along with one box of Nestle Nobbly bobblys.
These are a really refreshing mouth watering and very fruity lolly; great for this sunny and warm weather. The box makes the product more tempting to buy and its clever how they have designed it. Around the front of the box, they have got pictures of fresh fruits (lemon, lime, pineapple, raspberry, blackcurrent, orange ). There is a picture of the lolly itself in the centre of the box and water droplets are sprinkled all around the fruits and lolly. This makes gthe product seem very appealing.
The lolly has five different flavours in it, in layers (blackcurrent, orange, lemon, raspberry and pineapple) . You can really taste each of the flavours very well which throughout the whole lolly.
There are no artificial colours or flavours in the lollies and they each contain 25% fruit juice.
Each lolly only has 61 kcal. This really is very low, so a great option for anyone who is watching their weight or on a diet.
Water, fruit juice from concentrate, (25%); (orange, lemon, pineapple, raspberry and blackcurrent), sugar, gluscose syrup, citric acid, stabilisers (guar gum, sodium alginate, carrageenan), natural flavourings, beetroot juice concentrate, dextrose, colours (curcumin, copper complexes of chlorophyllins, annatol)
Unfortunatley this is another product that may contain traces of nuts. I am finding lately that i am coming across so many products with the possibility of nuts in them. I'm sure that the makers have to state this as having a nut allergy is an extremely serious problem for sufferers and in this products case, i expect this is because the lollies may be made in the same factory where other Nestle nut containg products are produced. Companies are to be commended for providing this information of course as anything like this is essential for allergy sufferers to be aware of; its just a pity you find nuts in so many foods.
This is a super refreshing lolly which both kids an adults alike can enjoy.
The shop assistant must have thought I was mad when she clocked me queuing up for multiple packets of these on a freezing November evening, but I just had to have them as they were my big pregnancy craving for a little while!
I could easily eat a packet in a go, and was never satisfied. Thankfully that stage soon passed, but I decided to give them another go when the heatwave kicked in recently.
The lollies come in a fresh, juicy looking box which has lots of bright, colourful fruit and also a picture of the lollies on it. There are four in a box which pleases me as I'm a bit odd and hate packs of three. With these my hubby and I can have two each and no one is fighting over the last one!
First things first, these are delicious. They are cylindrical in shape, with layers of different fruit ices, with flavours of lemon, lime, strawberry, orange and blackcurrent. Each flavour is easily distinguishable yet they all compliment each other very well too.
The flavours are strong, tangy and sweet, but not artificially so, and the fruitiness is very refreshing, especially on a good hot day. Some ice lollies leave a horrible aftertaste but these avoid that and just leave you wanting more.
Each lolly is 65ml, and has 14.6g of sugar and 61kcal. They have a nice smooth texture and don't melt too quickly so you never have the disapointment of opening the packet only to find a mishapen, melted mess.
These cost around £1.99 a packet in my local Sainsburys but are often on offer with two packets costing £3.00.
The only big problem I have now is giving them up as I have only just realised that Rowntree's is part of Nestle and I am commited to a Nestle boycott!
In this hot weather we're experiencing at the moment I love nothing more than a nice fruity flavoured ice lolly to cool me down and refresh my taste-buds. They cost a fortune when out and about and so me, now living by the seaside I can actually purchase my own and take mine with me to the beach. ......which saves me a fortune!
I spotted these in Asda the other day and a box was on offer for a pound (for four of them) and I decided to get a box for me and my flatmate to try out as I do love Rowntree's Fruit Pastilles yet had never heard of anything frozen by them before!
Green coloured box with a picture of one of the lollies on the front of it and a few pictures of fruit on there and I am told that they are Rowntree's Fruit Pastille Lollies and that they are made by Nestle and that they contain no artificial colours or flavours and that they contain 25% fruit juice and there is an at a glance nutritional chart on there. Other information on the box includes ingredients and a full nutritional rundown chart being shown, the size is stated (which is 65ml per lolly), storage details are given (keep them frozen) and contact details for the manufacturer are stated. Nice enough packaging that is bright and appealing and of course as informative as you need it to be. Inside the lollies are all individually wrapped in a matching coloured wrapper to the box and all have a wooden stick securely within the lolly!
Tube shaped and wide you get 5 flavours in a row and they are frozen juices of course. Starting at the bottom of the lolly you get a zingy and zesty yellow coloured section which is the lemon flavour. Then you move onto the tasty strawberry layer, then you get to the zesty lime section which is rather tangy, then the orange flavoured one and then finally the blackcurrant layer. All the flavours mingle well together and as a whole it isn't too sweet and doesn't taste one bit of artificial sweeteners so that it doesn't leave any weird kind of after-taste behind after consuming it. It melts in the mouth, taste of juices and all the sections of it are recognisable in flavours and taste fresh.
These to me are the perfect fruity lolly and both me and my flat mate adore them. Satisfying and not small they don't melt to fast though you do need to be careful of drips as the liquid can stain clothes etc and of course get it anywhere and they are mega sticky.
Tasty...and for me a must have in my freezer whilst the weather is this good!
Nutritional Informations Per Lolly:
Available in all good supermarkets etc.
I picked up 2 packs of Rowntree`s fruit pastille lollies at Morrison`s last week for £1 (buy one get one free). At 12 and half pence per full-size lolly I thought this was well worth a try!
Four lollies in a pack they are based loosely on the fruit pastille sweets flavours, blackcurrant, raspberry, orange, pineapple and lemon (although strangely there is a picture of a lime on the box and one of the layers is coloured green!)
And at 61 calories per lolly they are a very healthy option for a refreshing treat on a hot day.
The base, I think, (as the flavours tend to blend together) consists of pineapple, with raspberry, lemon, orange and blackcurrant built onto that in layers. This is where my complaint comes in, it means that you only get a very small amount of the blackcurrant flavoured ice, and obviously the tastiest!!
They are made with real fruit juice too which sems to be par for the course with these things nowadays.
There is a note on the box telling you that it may stain and I can testify to this as my 4 year old almost ruined one of his tops whilst eating one!!
All in all for the price I paid I was very pleased with what I got, and even at full price I will certainly purchase these again.
In these days of so called British summer it is time to eat an ice lolly and not look a bit weird and strangely out of sync with the rest of the world. So on a rare midly warm day I bought a Rowntrees Fruit Pastille Ice Lollie which comes in at £1 for 4 lollies. They are well a bit of colour in otherwise drab summer day, it is long and thick with bands of colourful fruit layers. The colours are reminiscent of the pastilles with a yellow, red, green, orange and a strange purple/black colour and are assosciated with different fruit flavours.
Fruit pastilles are high on fruit flavour with of course seeing a fruit and high on sugar and they are bright coloured. The lollies works very well because each flavour comes along in sequence, you start with the blackcurrant, then orange, lime, strawberry and finally lemon all wrapped around a wooden stick. The lollie is satisfyingly thick and does satisfy on a hot summers day as it takes a while to eat, it also leaves your tongue a rather satisfying multi-colour hue.
The layers do taste very fruity and at least give the sense that this is one lollie that you couldn't make with a bit of fruit juice, a wooden stick and a small shaped container. The lollie also lasts a satisfyingly long time rather than a few seconds like a mini-milk or some such ilk. The long time does of course have a slight problem because the time taken to eat the lollie will lead to the lollie slowly melting with the usual problem of splatter and drip hazard, probbaly best to eat when wearing a dark coloured top or a bib if given to a child.
So at approximately 25p per lollie these ar great value and satisfying to eat, the taste great and do the job of cooling down the eater and giving a sugar boost/fruit fix.
Recently the weather has started to brighten up, so I thought that I should stock up on ice lollies and ice cream. I was in Tesco and went to the freezer section to see the selection they had. Normally I go to Iceland to get things like this as they are normally cheaper. I was pleasently suprised when I saw that they had offers on a variety of their ice lollies.
I was attracted to the 'Fruit Pastilles' lollies because the bright packaging stood out from the rest, plus they were only 99p a box. There are four in a box which makes this a good bargain! I picked up a few boxes as I think it's always grab these kind of things while you can when they are on offer. I'm not sure what the normal price is for a box of four but I don't think that they are too expensive, I know that they wont be as expensive as they are on an ice cream van!
The lollies are very fruity and they are made from real fruit juices which I thought was very good, as some ice lollies are mostly made from artificial flavours. I really enjoyed these ice lollies because they are different flavours! On each ice lolly there is 5 different flavours. The flavours are seperated into even sections on the lolly.
When I was eating mine I was stupidly wearing a white top and the lolly dripped onto me. I couldn't get the stain out so I would warn people to be careful not to get it on their clothes. I found that they ice lollies taste very fruity and they are nice and light. They are very low in calories and are probably one of the healthier and better choices of ice lollies. I think that they are nice and refreshing and it was just what I needed on a hot day. I'm glad that I stocked up on them and I will be looking out for them in the future too.
As we have had lots of lovely weather so far this year, we have been buying loads of different ice lollies and ice creams. This week we chose these rowntrees fruit pastilles ice lollies, as they were on offer for just 99p for four in tescos, which I thought was a bargain, as that's just 25p per lolly! You would expect to pay nearly £1 if not a bit more, if you were to get just one from the ice cream van. They are usually £1.99, which is expensive really, compared to others you can get a lot cheaper, but still only 50p each, cheaper than going to the ice cream van!
I was attracted to these as they have really bright lime green packaging, with picture of all the fruits on the front, and a picture of what the ice lollies look like. Each lolly is made up of 5 different fruit flavoured segments, raspberry, lemon, orange, pineapple and blackcurrant. These lollies are made with 25% real fruit juice, and you can tell as they taste really fruity, not artificial tasting.
These ice lollies are really refreshing, and not too sweet. Some fruity ice lollies can be a bit too tangy, but these are really nice, with a subtle fruity flavour, which doesn't get too much.
These ice lollies are not bad for you at all, with only 61 calories each, which is nothing! They are actually fat free, and contain real fruit juice, so they are actually quite a healthy option ice lolly. These ice lollies are free from artificial colours and flavours, but they may contain traces of nuts. They are also suitable for vegetarians.
On the box there is a warning that this product may stain, so be careful not to get it on your clothes!
I highly recommend these fruit pastilles ice lollies, especially as they are on offer at the moment for just 99p! They are a nice refreshing and fruity ice lolly, perfect for adults as well as kids!
I'm not too sure about eating fruit pastilles sweets proper, but Rowntree's do make excellent fruit pastille flavoured ice lollies.
These are available in supermarkets in four-packs at a surprisingly variable range of prices. I've paid as little as 99p for 4 when they're on special offer, or even 99p for 6 when they were doing a 'get 50% free!' promotion last summer, but have also seen them selling at the around-two-quid mark for 4, which seems a bit pricey, until you consider that if you buy these exact same ice lollies individually from an ice-cream van, you'll be paying 80p - £1 for just one. Still, personally I wouldn't consider these so far ahead of the (cheaper) competion that I'd buy a four-pack for £2 in preference to a 'supermarket own' brand.
As these are water-based sweets, there's nothing too awful in terms of artificial sweetners or bizarre vegetable-derived fats in their ingredients list; I'm not too sure about synthetic food dyes though as they are very vividly coloured. The 'core' of each lolly is the yellow-flavoured ice; over this thinner bands of the differently flavoured / differently coloured ice are layered. So it seems a slight swizz, if perhaps your favourite flavour is purple / blackcurrant, that after only a small amount of eating, you find you've finished most of that layer and eaten down to the yellow 'core' (which, deceptively, extends almost to the top of the lolly structure) already. But it's all quite nice to eat and the flavours are sweet and inoffensive.
There's a wooden stick in each ice lolly, which is handy to keep for craft projects / marking plants in future. As we don't have a freezer, our sprog only has about 3 hours max before all the ice lollies we've bought at the supermarket melt in our fridge - which does encourage a bit of panic-lolly-consumption whenever we buy this kind of product, as I think it all becomes a bit of a challenge to get them eaten before the whole lot liquefies. At least with these fruit pastille lollies there are only four to be gotten through each time - which is their great advantage, in my book.
Rowntrees sweets are delicious, so you would expect these to match the usual high quality. This is no exception, with a great taste, flavour combinations that rock and they are very refreshing. However, they are quite expensive.
The packaging is very bright, so they stand out making them hard to miss on the supermarket shelf. The test is easy to read and the picture will make your mouth water. The box is easy to open, and can be used to store them afterwards. The plastic is easy to rip open, and the product is always fresh. However, the stick is very small so the lolly will usually melt and drip all over your hand, making it very sticky.
The lollies smell very nice when you open them up and make you want to pop it into your mouth. The lolly will start to melt quickly, meaning you get lots of flavour when you lick it. They are very fruity and each section has a different taste. Combining the sections can create a very good experience, which is very intense. They are very strong, which make them one of my personal favourites. They are also very juicy.
They are very high quality and always fresh. They are even made out of real fruit juice, making them a good healthy treat.
The lollies are very refreshing, making them great for hot weather.
However, they are quite small and hard to find sometimes. I also find them to be quite expensive compared to other ice lollies, which 4 for around £1.50, compared to 3 for £1 for other brands.
Overall, a great ice lolly that is packed with flavour. They are very intense and everyone will love them. However, they are quite expensive and the small stick means that the melt quickly, making your hands very sticky. They are one of my favourite's and are perfect for the hot summer's day.
These are my favourite ice-lollies as they are very refreshing, have wonderful fruity flavours and are even slightly thirst quenching too. You can buy them in boxes of 4, which contains 65ml lollies for around £1.60. The box is bright green with a large image of the ice-lolly as well as fruits flying around to signify the flavours.
The newest lollies have the new pineapple section on the bottom. Each lolly comes individually wrapped within the box in a green plastic packet. They have the logo on them again and easily peel open at one side so you can slide of the ice-lolly (hopefully not dropping it on the floor).
Each ice-lolly has a good size stick where you can hold it so you shouldn't find it hard to hold. The stick is pretty standard and goes a good half way up the ice-lolly so it won't fall off unless it's not fully frozen. The lollies should be kept in a freezer at around -18°C.
The ice-lolly is cylinder-shaped and long too. It composes of 5 different flavours: blackcurrant, orange, lime, strawberry and pineapple in their respective colours of purple, orange, green, red and yellow, which gives the ice-lolly an attractive stripy appearance. The flavours are quite intense and the blend of flavours as you suck the ice-lolly is delicious and it works really well.
The ice-lollies contain no artificial colours or flavours and are made from 25% real concentrated fruit juice. The flavours are quite strong and don't lack any intensity so they are a real pleasure to have. The fruits in the lolly are quite accurate and authentic and it's ice-cold out the freezer, which makes it really refreshing in the summer.
Overall, they are delicious fruity ice-lollies and I'd highly recommend trying them as they are one of my favourite! They are nice and fruity, full of intense flavour. They are quite thirst quenching, refreshing and generally nice to have on a hot summer's day.
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I'm not much of an ice-cream or ice lolly lover, but do partake frivolously on the odd occasion we get some warmer weather. Hence the purchase of some fruit pastille ice lollies recently...
I have had these before, so they weren't exactly new to me, but their purchase is few & far between & I tend to forget in between times just how refreshing they are...
Rowntrees fruit pastille lollies are of the typical format - a fruit flavoured ice treat on a wooden stick. These particular lollies contain 25% fruit juice & no artificial colours or flavours, which is quite a rarity for fruit flavoured products. There are 5 flavours in total - each has it's own separate layer on the stick. Looking at a F.P. lolly, the flavours appear to be in 5 equal portions, but as you bite into one, you soon realise that the flavours are simply 'layered over' each other, with the bottom section comprising most of the lolly, & the other 4 flavours layered in ever-decreasing amounts over the top.
This is where my disappointment comes in with this product - blackcurrant is my favourite flavour (& is probably most popular with most people), but constitutes the smallest amount. Other flavours are: orange, pineapple, lemon & raspberry (with lemon being the most abundant).
As I said previously, these lollies score highly in terms of refreshment on a hot day (yes, I know...what hot days?!). It's nice that the flavour is not just limited to one, but instead you get an array of flavours from one snack!
Each lolly is 65ml & contains 61 calories, 14.6% sugar, & 0% fat. Perhaps not the healthiest, but as I say at least they don't contain any artificial nasties.
The lollies are packaged in plastic wrappers, which are very easy to remove without being stuck to the lolly. They are sold in boxes of 4 & are currently reduced from £1.99 to £1 at Tesco (price correct @ July 09). Much cheaper than buying individual ice lollies.