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      11.08.2011 15:00
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      A good honest yoghurt.

      I bought these yoghurts for the first time in my weekly shop looking for something cheap and tasty to take to work to snack on. I normally buy branded yoghurts but I thought I'd take the dive and see what the basics range was like. Packaging ******** I paid 35p for a pack of four 125g yoghurts, two strawberry flavour, two peach flavour. They come in standard basics packaging, white and orange, with all the information about the product printed on top. They have a shelf life of about 2 weeks so they're good if you're not a frequent yoghurt eater. The pots are recyclable (depending on local facilities) although the film lids are not. Nutrition ******* Nutritionally these yoghurts are quite good. All the categories on the 'wheel of health' are green with the exception of total sugar which is orange at 17.3g per pot. Interestingly the label also states that the yoghurts contain Sainsburys probiotic bacteria which may help maintain the natural balance of your digestive system. There are many branded yoghurts claiming to have probiotic bacteria and charging a fortune for the privileged so this is an unexpected bonus for such a cheap product. Ingredients ********* You won't be surprised to hear that these don't have the highest fruit content in the world. The peach flavour contains 3% peach puree and 1% peach and the strawberry flavour only contains 2% strawberry puree and 2% strawberry juice. The main ingredient for both flavours is sugar. Taste **** When I first tried the peach yoghurt I was a little apprehensive but I was pleasantly surprised. It tasted smooth and peachy and not as sweet as I was expecting. There were a few small chunks of peach in the yoghurt and the portion was a good size. The strawberry was suitably nice but contain no actual strawberry that I could see. I would recommend these to anyone who wants a good simple yoghurt. They aren't the fruitiest out there or the most exotic selection of flavours but for the price I have absolutely no complaints. Highly recommended.

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      26.07.2010 10:27
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      Highly recommended!

      We normally buy yoghurts each week for our lunch boxes. I have been trying a lot of the Sainsburys Basics range as part of a money saving attempt whilst I was on Maternity Leave and so thought I would try these yoghurts instead of our usual type. The yoghurts come in the usual basics packaging. White pots with Orange writting, they cost 29p for four which in my opinion is very good value for money! The yoghurts have only 2 % fat which is good as some own brand/ no frills items can be higher in fat or calories. The yoghurt is a prebiotic and comes in the flavours peach and strawberry. The yoghurts aren't as thick as some other brands I have tried and tasted, however they are not running and the yoghurt sits nicely on the spoon. The flavours are nice, not really really strong but they do taste of strawberry or peach (depending on which one you are eating!). The pots are 125 ml and are suitable for vegetarians. The packaging contains lots of information, including nutritional, storage information and safety advice. These yoghurts cannot be frozen but are lovely anyway! I will be buying these yoghurts again as they are very nice and represent good value for money. I would recommend these to a friend also.

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      10.02.2010 12:11
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      Great product, everyone should try them.

      I have always gone for Yoghurts which are on offer in the supermarkets, until I read somewhere that the basic ranges in the supermarkets are usually pretty similar and they just hide them on the bottom shelves, so you don't look there. So if your looking for a bargain train your eyes to look down in the Supermarkets. I tried Sainsburys own yoghurts on a whim. They cost 29p for 4. You can only get Strawberry and Apricot but I thought for 29p it's worth a go, and I was really pleasantly surprised! Compared to more expensive low fat yoghurts that so often just taste like sweetners, they are great. Very creamy and have got bits of fruit in them. They taste very fruity and if they were in more expensive packaging, you would never know how cheap they were. I also gave them out at work and converted a few people. The packaging is very plain, with a clear plastic container and sainsburys own branding peel back lid. I don't think the packaging is that important with yoghurts when the containers tend to go straight in the bin. (I would recycle but don't have the facility for plastics). The downside is that you can only get the two flavours, but for 29p you will get over it! I used to spend about £3.00 a week on yoghurts, but now I spend just 29p. I am also going to try other Sainsburys own brand products so will keep reviewing.

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        06.10.2009 12:50
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        5 of my dooyoo stars

        I had, untill recently, been buying Asda smartprice yoghurts. However, my local changed from a somerfield to a sainsburys so i decided to head down and see if there were any bargains to be had. This yoghurt, is definately one of those top buys, and i would recommend it to anyone. Price ----- The price is the first major advantage of this product. In my local store they were a mere 55p each or 6 for £2. I think this was only a limited offer but even at 55p, its about £1 to £1.50 cheaper than most of the major yoghurt retailers. Size ----- This is the big advantage you get over the Asda Yoghurt. There is about an extra 100g in there, meaning that it is really cheaper than the ASDA product too, because you do not have to buy anywhere near as much. Taste ------- The taste of the product is fairly generic, and similar to that of most other own brand natural yoghurts. A slightly creamy taste, but healthy for you none the less. Quality -------- In my opinion this is another area where this product beats that of ASDA hands down. When you open the smartprice yoghurts, they are generally fairly watery at the top, meaning that there is not actually as much yoghurt as you have been sold in the tub. However, this does not happen with Sainsburys. I have now opened, left, opened and left this product 3 times and each time i have returned it has been as creamy and as tasty as the first time i bought it. Thus i believe the quality is superior to the ASDA rival. Summary ----------- A quality product, and a reason to shop at sainsburys.

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          13.09.2009 21:41
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          yummy and thats not only because of the price...

          I am pleased to say have the best intentions when I go shopping and I always buy yogurts for me, fromage frais for my daughter and chocolate mousse for my son. The kids always eat all of theirs usually before the week is out. Me however end up throwing the yogurts that I brought my self weeks after the sell by date. My husband couldn't understand why I insisted on buying yogurts when week after week I end up adding them to our already too much food waste. My answer was that I want them but agreed to stop buying the expensive brand as not only was I wasting food, I was also wasting money. I am normally a food snob when it comes to basic dairy and meat products, so I was not happy when my husband brought the very cheap basic yogurts when I sent him to do the weekly shop. At only 29p for four he told me if I ended up throwing them in the bin it was ok but encouraged me to try one. Ok I admit I was impressed with the price but wasn't expecting too much... The labeling basically tells you don't expect much fruit by saying "a little less fruit, but still a great pick". I hold my hands up and say I totally agree with that statement. The yogurts come in a pack of 4 but only in two flavours peach and strawberry, but that doesn't bother me as they are my favourite flavours. The packaging is what it is... Basic. A plastic pot that is not quite white but not clear. Only colouring is from the yogurt inside. A plain white lid with the orange basic band on it and a little bit of writing and nutritional info on one pot. The taste is a mild flavour of either strawberry or peach and the yogurt consistancy is not thick set but it doesn't run straight of the spoon either. A good decent size pot that makes you want more. I tried my kids on these and they both really like them. The fact that there is no major pieces of fruit in the pots impresses my son as he doesn't like fruit in yogurts. I now only buy these yogurts for my family and usually buy 4 packs a week. Which still only amounts to £1.16 which is less than I was spending for just one pack of my yogurts alone. Go on give them a try!!!!

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          04.05.2009 16:41
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          Yummy in my tummy

          Sainsburys Basics Yoghurts tend to be 29p for four tubs of 125g, two each of Peach and Strawberry. As they are very similar I'm going to focus on one flavour for nutritional info and taste etc. The packaging is very simple, just four pots attached together with the Sainsburys basics orange and white labelling. I find this kind of labelling much easier to figure out than the normal type of labelling which is full of pictures and writing- I can never find what I'm looking for on them! These yoghurts are vegetarian and they now contain Sainsburys Friendly Balance probiotic bacteria. I prefer probiotic yoghurts for their possible health properties, but at the same time don't like paying the premium you usually have to for them. This was a big factor in me trying the cheaper yoghurts! The strawberry yoghurt contains just 2% strawberry and 2% concentrated strawberry juice, which I didn't feel was very much at all (the peach is similar) but both flavours are more than fruity enough for me when I taste them. I find yoghurts like Muller Corners have far too much fruit in, which takes away from the actual yoghurt taste. If you really like strongly flavoured or very fruity yoghurts these may well not be for you. The yoghurt is quite filling and nice as part of lunch or as a snack as it's not heavy. It is a soft type, not a set yoghurt. I find them smooth and milky, but not creamy. However, low fat yoghurts as this is are never creamy unless artificially so as it's the fat that adds the creamy texture. I really like these and would always choose them first now unless I wanted to have a different flavour for a change. This is because the flavour, taste, consistency and texture are all things that I like rather than the fact that they are a least half the price of any equivalent yoghurt. However, this really helps obviously! Give them a try, you might like them. ***Added ingredients to the cows milk yoghurt: sugar, strawberry 2%, concentated strawberry juice 2%, natual starches (potato and rice), natural flavouring, colour: anthocyanins, pectin, lemon juice Cal- 91, fat 0.7g, sat fat 0.5g, salt 0.14g, total sugars 16.1g

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          17.04.2009 10:08
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          Really yummy, I must say.

          The other day I had the thought of yogurt and I decided to buy them because I'm powerless beneath my every whim. Not really, but I don't know. Apparently natural yogurt is healthy and things, right? So I looked it up and found, yes, excellent, Sainsbury Basics! Doing a yogurt. A low fat natural yogurt, to be precise. For 47 p for a pretty huge tub of 500g. And I was pretty impressed. I wasn't very, very impressed because this seems still like a huge rip off to me considering this will cost me about 8 p per serving and this offends my cheapness. However, it was still incredibly good in comparison top say, Sainsbury's normal edition, which is 78p, I think. It's got the usual white packaging and the usual orange lines, and on the front it says 'just yoghurt...nothing else added'. You might note I'm skipping between spellings of yogurt. This is because I do not know if there is meant to be a h or not. There is a h above but then when I went on google to look for things to do with yoghurt it told me that I was a fool that it should be spelt yogurt. Yogurt. Yoghurt. It doesn't really matter but I felt I should point this out anyway. So. This is awesome. I'm not really sure if all natural yogurt tastes the same since it's 'just yogurt' and I've never tried any before but this is thick, creamy and just plain tasty. Bland, I was told, blaaand. But it isn't really bland it's just nice. What can I say? My powers of description are limited. I enjoyed the first few spoonfuls of this on its own but then I thought, eh, why not add a few raspberies. And so I did and I squished them and then the natural yogurt went all pink and it was even nicer, especially when I came across the chunks of raspberry. I don't think I could eat a whole serving (which is apparently 125g, quarter of the pack) of this without adding something. Just an idea, I don't have any preserves but everyone always says a spoonful of that added flavours the yogurt and makes it amazingly delicious, delicious, delicious. But I don't have any preserves so I stick with raspberries. Which was also nice. Now! The problem with this huge tub, I say. There is no resealable lid. Now, I cannot eat a whole tub of these on one day because I like to follow the portion size things so I can feel not wholly like a pig and because I am pathetic. So I was eating a quarter of this pack and then, what was I supposed to do? The lid is a flimsy plasticy paper thing and you can't reseal with that. I think the problem is you really need a proper plastic lid like all the othe rnatural yogurts have in order to buy this. I found one and it fit perfectly. Because natural yogurts are all the same size, apparently. Because they're all in the same container. And because, I'm guessing, it's all the same dang yogurt? I'm pretty sure there is no difference between this and other yogurt, though I stand to be corrected. But anyway. This is an excellent yogurt and I fully enjoyed it. It is very thick and creamy (have I said that already) like real yogurt should be. Tip it into a bowl and it does that whole spirally thing in the center of its pool. Ah. Spirally thing. Do you know what I mean? It's very pretty. It is also the...sign of a good yogurt. Perhaps. I don't really know as I don't eat yogurt that often. Anyway. I didn't buy this because it was low fat but hey, good addition, I think. Per quarter of a pot there is only 76 calories, 8.6g of sugar, 1.9g of fat, 1.1g of saturates. Which, let's be fair, is nothing. Nothing, I say! God. You could eat the whole pot and it wouldn't really matter. But I won't. Because I plan on leaving it until after dinner today so I can eat a hot meal and then go to the fridge and squish in some raspberries and then eat chilled crimson goo. I feel I should clarify I am talking about the yogurt and not some bizarre blood ritual. Anyway. EXCELLENT product! For 47 p you can't go wrong. I particularly recommend this to those of you who have been buying fancy dandcy natural yogurt as you'll have all the plastic lids ready to put on these lovely pots.

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            14.04.2009 19:53
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            Yoghurts for every occasion.

            Perhaps one of the only products to survive an inflation and other recession effects I bought these last week for the same price as they were a year ago when I last bought them. A very low 29p, which works out to just over 7p a yoghurt and who can argue with that. When I bought them a year ago they were slightly different, you got 4 flavours now you only get 2, strawberry and peach 2 of each. This isn't a bad thing though as there's always one lonely yoghurt at the back of the fridge which you don't really want to eat. The flavours missing are black cherry and raspberry which if they are the flavour you desire you can buy an extra one for about 30p. You still won't be spending as much as you woud do on a more premium pack of yoghurts. These yoghurts are great for lunch boxes, putting on top of cereal and generally being cheap and cheerful. I recommend trying them, they're not acidic like some cheaper yoghurt brands. There is no reason for people not to buy cheap foods unless you really don't like the taste some products don't work and the supermarkets shouldn't try to compete; yoghurts however particularly these are an exception to that rule. So get yourself to Sainsbury's and spend less than 30p on a desserty treat.

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              15.03.2009 17:23
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              Worth a go for sure!

              When it comes to yogurt I love the stuff! So expensive it is though of late for a teeny weeny little tub of something that when I was perusing Sainsbury's one rainy day last week with time to kill as I didn't much fancy getting wet I decided to look for bargains only. Now lets get one thing straight from the off here. I'm really not an economy shopper and believe very much in the saying you get what you pay for in life however as I have said the prices seem to be high and I was wondering if it was at all possible to buy 4 yogurts for 29p and they actually be any good?! The Packaging.... 4x125g white plastic pots joined together and the lids are white and orange plastic on the outside and silver on the inside. Very simple packaging and very obviously a cheap version of yogurt with it's bright orange lettering boldy being displayed. I am told they are Sainsbury's Basics 4 Low Fat Yogurts.The flavours are strawberry, peach melba, black cherry and raspberry and that is written on each relevant pot. The best before date is stamped on, I'm told to refrigerate them (do not freeze), ingredients and nutritional information is given. As I said very basic looking packaging and screams I am cheap and cheerful but functional the pots are and they snap apart easily and the lids peel back simply! Eating Them.... Strawberry Yogurt ... Tastes of strawberry but is a tad on the sweet side for me. A gentle pink and glossy colour, very well blended and fairly runny in consistency with little smell to it. It lacked a creamy goodness feel, I wasn't keen on the over sweetening with it. Nice portion size (as all are) it isn't foul, it isn't watery or runny it's simply ok and quite filling (again as they all are!). Ingredients For The Strawberry Yogurt.... Sugar, Rice Starch, Strawberry (2%), Strawberry Juice From Concentrate (1.5%); Glucose-Fructose Syrup, Carrot Extract, Thickener: Pectin; Natural Flavouring. Peach Melba Yogurt..... Light peach in colour and my favourite of the lot and I really enjoyed it in it's own right I detected small hints of fruit in this and the flavour was totally recognisable for what it is. Not too sweet, sure I'd like a thicker yogurt but think... at just over 7p a yogurt you can't ask for the earth! lol. Recognisable in flavour I really enjoyed it! Ingredients For Peach Melba Yogurt.... Sugar, Rice Starch, Peach (2%), Peach Juice from Concentrate (1%), Raspberry Juice from Concentrate (1%), Glucose-Fructose Syrup, Raspberry (0.4%), Thickener: Pectin; Natural Flavouring, Carrot Extract. Black Cherry Yogurt... Dark lilac in colour. I detected no fruit pieces in this but the flavour was that of cherry to be fair. The yogurt was really shiny to look at and was quite sloppy in it's consistency though. Taste wise it was pleasant enough although once again I felt it was a little over sweetened for my taste-buds. Ingredients For Black Cherry Yogurt.... Sugar, Rice Starch, Black Cherry (2%), Black Cherry Juice from Concentrate (1.5%), Glucose-Fructose Syrup, Thickener: Pectin; Elderberry Concentrate, Natural Flavouring. Raspberry Yogurt.... I found this to be slightly sour in taste and along with a really sloppy consistency I was not keen at all. and I could have put it in a glass and drank it. Too sweet for me I felt a little sick eating it, no fruit could be detected and the only thing it did have was a nice pink colour but taste wise yuk although yes raspberry it was! Ingredients For Raspberry Yogurt.... Sugar, Rice Starch, Raspberry (2%), Raspberry Juice from Concentrate (1.5%), Glucose-Fructose Syrup, Thickener: Pectin; Beetroot Juice from Concentrate, Natural Flavouring. Overall... Quite boring every-day yogurts in my view and although not my cup of tea at all and not thick, fruity or creamy enough for me to enjoy properly, economy and value they really do offer. If you like thin consistency yogurts great. If you like very sweet and well blended and unexciting flavours brilliant! What you waiting for? Would I be happy to give these to my children? No I'd prefer something slightly healthier and packed with goodness which in my eyes they are not. They are ok and if your a yogurt lover on an economy drive I'd definitely try them out and see what you think for yourself as your not going to lose much! Nutritional information... One pot provides... Calories.... 104 Fat 0.8g Saturated fat 0.6g Salt 0.4g Total sugars 17.5g Only available in Sainsbury's.

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                13.03.2009 16:50
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                really tasty 'basic' yoghurts

                My boys love yoghurts, it's the one thing which got them used to using spoons on their own. But even just as young babies (probably just over 4months) I began giving them yoghurts. They seemed to really LOVE them. Yoghurts are usually smooth, creamy and tasty at the same time, so would of been a lovely treat for them, something tasty and extremely easy to swallow at such a young age. Now being just over 15months old they love to have yoghurts for snacks, but I don't tend to stick to just one brand. I like them to try new things, different and unusual flavours. So on one of my shopping trips in Sainsburys I was browsing through the huge fridge full of all shapes, sizes, styles and brands of yoghurts. Looking for something other than Thomas the Tank for once! I was also looking for something within a good price range. I don't find the Sainsburys Basics packaging that appealing, but the price is! So when I spotted a pack of six Sainsburys Basics yoghurts for just 29p I couldn't resist. So the look of the yoghurts are just white plastic tubs, with the Sainsburys Basics orange and white markings on the top. The tubs snap off the way any other brand would, and the lids peel off the same as any 'top' brand too. Of course I had to taste them and I found they actually tasted really nice. To be honest I can't help but sometimes buy Supermarkets basics ranges and expect less, but I was totally wrong with these. I was expecting them to be bland, boring, really runny and watery and hardly any taste at all. I love strawberry so I tested these out, and I was pleasantly surprised by the real fruity taste, thickness and not so boring yoghurt. I also noticed 'bits' within the yoghurt, these bits didn't actually look like fruit pieces as they had no colour they seemed to just blend in with the yoghurt, however don't let this put you off as they are not large lumps or bits, as I said they do blend in and actually taste lovely, and feel good on the tongue. Not only do you get to enjoy just strawberry though there is also apricot and raspberry which are both just as thick, creamy, fruity, sweet and enjoyable. I definitely reccomend these whether it be for your children or yourself they are surprisingly tasty and make a really good small snack.

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                  08.11.2008 17:26
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                  For 29p for 4, highly recommended.

                  In these harsher economic times, I am incorporating more and more of the basic/value ranges into my diet. I am usually a Sainsbury's shopper, simply because it is most convenient for me to get to. I am gradually trying the Basics range to see what appeals and what I could switch to full time. The Basics 29p yoghurts would definately be a product that I would switch to permanently. They come in a 4-pack in strawberry, raspberry, black cherry and peach. They come in the distinctive white and orange packaging that the basics range has. Taste wise, I found them very pleasant. They were rather watery but still tasted creamy and fresh and like the flavour that they said on the lid! They also had plenty of fruit pieces in, particularly the black cherry flavour I found. They might not be as substantial as the more well-known brands, but I'll be making a full time switch. For 29p for 4 yoghurts, they were really very impressive! Recommended.

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                    14.07.2008 22:12
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                    A Cheap Yoghurt from the Sainsbury's Basics Range.

                    Well I though I would be brave and try the 29p yoghurts. Normally I go for the Shape brand as they are very tasty. But I was shocked with these Sainsburys Basiscs Youghurts. They were very fruity and contained lots of peices of tasty fruit in them. I thought they were going to taste of water. But as I have said I was shocked they were what they said on the lid. If it said Strawberry you got strawberry. As these are low fat they are great for them diets. Also I found that they make great low fat smoothies. As you would expect its no frills packaging. The usual Sainsbury's basics logo. Along with the ingredients. All of the nutritional information. You cannot go wrong when buying these yoghurts as they are only 29p, so you cannot really complain. Also if you are on a budget they are excellent. Here is some info off Sainsbury's Webiste: Added Ingredients: Strawberry: Sugar, Rice Starch, Strawberry (2%), Strawberry Juice from Concentrate (1.5%), Glucose-Fructose Syrup, Carrot Extract, Thickener: Pectin; Natural Flavouring, Raspberry: Sugar, Rice Starch, Raspberry (2%), Raspberry Juice from Concentrate (1.5%), Glucose-Fructose Syrup, Thickener: Pectin; Beetroot Juice from Concentrate, Natural Flavouring, Black Cherry: Sugar, Rice Starch, Black Cherry (2%), Black Cherry Juice from Concentrate (1.5%), Glucose-Fructose Syrup, Thickener: Pectin; Elderberry Concentrate, Natural Flavouring, Peach Melba: Sugar, Rice Starch, Peach (2%), Peach Juice from Concentrate (1%), Raspberry Juice from Concentrate (1%), Glucose-Fructose Syrup, Raspberry (0.4%), Thickener: Pectin; Natural Flavouring, Carrot Extract. One pot provides...cal 104, fat 0.8g, sat fat 0.6g, salt 0.4g, total sugars 17.5g.

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                    A four-pack of low fat yoghurts for 29p.

                    Unlike comedian Richard Herring, who clearly is, I am not obsessed with yoghurts. I just happened to want to write a thousand words about Sainsbury’s Basics yoghurts today, there’s nothing funny about it. It’s not like I’m involved in the yoghurt trade and I’m trying to promote it or anything. Well, saying that, my Dad’s farm does supply the milk they use to make those Muller corners, but that’s not the point. He gets a substantial discount, which used to mean plenty more yoghurts for me, yum! Not that I’m obsessed with yoghurt or anything. Saying that, I really fancy one now though. What could there possibly be to complain about in Sainsburys Basics Low Fat Yoghurts? Costing a mere 29p for a 500g pack of four different flavours (it used to be 28p, what are things coming to?), or alternatively the ever-so-slightly more expensive 8p for a 125g solitary yog, only available in strawberry. The four-pack needs to be kept refrigerated after purchase to avoid turning into a liquid rather than its standard goo, so it’s best not to get it out in preparation for dessert after a time-consuming, hearty feast. The sell-by date is roughly a fortnight, which is more than enough time considering that many people will consume more than one at a time, if they’re anything like me (I’m still not obsessed with yoghurt though, I usually have them in pairs, that’s all). The pack explicitly warns against freezing the yoghurts, though I’ve long been tempted to see if this would result in potted Mini-Milk or just a hard, horrible mess. They’re only 7¼p each, I think it’s worth the risk. Maybe next time. If buying the four-pack, the flavours are (clockwise from top-right) (because that’s where clocks start from): strawberry, peach melba, black cherry, and raspberry. The make-up of each is roughly the same as deduced from the ingredients list, with peach melba being slightly more adventurous with regard to its multiple fruit sources. It’s a little disappointing to see that only 2% real fruit is included in each yoghurt, made up by an additional 1.5% of juice from concentrate, but once again this is nothing to complain about from such a bargain product. Not being a yoghurt connoisseur (honestly), I enjoy these just as much as I do any other standard yoghurt, perhaps because my own tolerance to fruit is quite low. The yoghurts now feature several tiny but very real pieces of fruit that I’m sure didn’t used to be there a year ago, and although they will doubtless satisfy most consumers, I find these a little distracting from the otherwise smooth and creamy dining experience. The rest of the ingredients are a little strange and disconcerting, featuring such delights as carrot extract and the delicious-sounding ‘thickener,’ so it’s probably best to eat/slurp them in ignorance. If you’re drinking them, you haven’t been paying attention to the refrigeration instructions I mentioned earlier, you yoghurt amateur. I love the Sainsburys Basics range, it provides all the value of a budget supermarket without the customer having to wade through those dingy, soily stores. While some budget products are kept to a necessarily disgusting standard in order that Sainsburys’ more expensive own brand can compete successfully, particularly in the areas of cola and toilet tissue, there’s nothing inferior about these. Sainsburys sell these as naturally ‘Low Fat’ products, and their attractive wheel of health confirms this with a largely green approval of safety. There are 104 calories per pot, if that’s the sort of thing that makes any sense to you (I suppose it’s good?), and the only slightly dodgy, oranged area of the health wheel concerns the 17.5g of sugar in each pot. The yoghurts can’t be eaten by those allergic to nuts for some reason or other, and as they’re made from cow’s milk, vegans and cow-haters should stay away and buy something more expensive. Vegans I understand, but the rest of you are just making it more difficult for yourselves; you won’t start saving money until you set aside your racial enmity. So, what’s my opinion? Well, the initial clacking apart of the yoghurts is a very satisfying noise, arranged as they are in square-but-rounded tubs for ease of packaging, and although the lids are a little tough to pull, there shouldn’t be any splashing. You can lick the lid clean yourself, or if you have a cat who enjoys fruit, you can put it on the floor, pin down the corner with your socked toe, and allow the cat to enjoy its treat for about twenty seconds or so (my cat only likes toffee yoghurts though. And toffee ice cream). The yoghurts are the usual disappointing size common to all yoghurts apart from Müller and those enormous bio tubs (also available from the Basics range if you’re interested), but they will still satisfy yoghurt fans. Being a budget product made of only 2% real fruit, there is a slight similarity in the flavours between them, more accurately the lack of flavour, but each is distinctive enough that it’s possible to have a favourite. Because you’re obviously so interested, it’s only the peach melba that I’m not so fussy about, but if I really had to choose a favourite it would probably be strawberry. A 7¼p strawberry yoghurt; that’s how adventurous I am. No, maybe raspberry. There are no changes that Sainsburys should be expected to make to this fine product, and anyone who complains about a 29p pack of yoghurts is a moron. If the producers ever wanted to switch some of the flavours, either permanently or with the option of choice, that would be quite cool, but still unnecessary. As long as these yoghurts retain four individual flavours and a price tag under 30p, they will be a constant presence in my yoghurt fridge. I mean, my regular fridge. I don’t have a second fridge just for cheap yoghurt. Thank you for reading. 10 of your reads will keep me in yoghurt for another few days. That’s right; I bathe in it as well.

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