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Beware The Walkers My Pretties!!!
Member Name: Revier
Advantages: Generally Great Products
Disadvantages: Stingy amounts
If you are a person and have been alive at any point over the last fifty years then you will undoubtedly have heard of walkers, oh they're a little snack food company who own ABSOLUTELY EVERYTHING!!!
When doing some research I found out that walkers is now owned by Frito-Lay, a company owned by PepsiCo. So it turns out it is official now the world belongs to Pepsi and Coke. Hard to believe that the Walkers company started humbly from a butchers shop in the 1880's, during World War 2 the company underwent certain changes that started it on it's way to the crisp producing powerhouse it is today.
It seems that most of the crisp brands I remember from childhood are now owned by the ravenous beast of Walkers, frazzles and monster munch among the most recent additions. This would be okay except it turns out that Walkers are meanies. Next time you open a bag check out how few crisps you get for your money.
Stingey portions aside walkers do produce quality goods (just very stingily) they do everything from poppadums to prawn crackers, posh sensations or your bog standard cheese & Onion.
Walkers occasionally undertake competitions which usually see the themed introduction of new flavours, for example they are currently promoting the world cup (come on England!!!) with a variety of nationality based crisps.
These include argentinian steak, terriyaki japanese, American cheese burger and the only ones I've tried so far, beef and yorkshire pudding, although to me these taste more like milder than usual beef and cheese, they are quite delicious and I do want to try the whole lot.
I'm not sure whether I think Walkers is a good thing or a bad thing, the pluses mainly come from their own original creations such as sensations and their poppadum range but the downside means a lack of healthy competition that ensures value for many and a sort of bland harmogenousness where all products are very similar and smaller companies are crushed under walkers mighty foot.
Theres no denying walkers are where they are today because of their popularity which in turn is a direct result of their great products, I would just like to see them put about twice as many crisps in each bag. When anyone company gets really big it stomps out all other competition meaning they can get away with ripping us off a wee bit.
Summary: Good products accross the board
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- Bienmanger Paniers Garnis Pleasure In A Basket
- Bienmanger Paniers Garnis Gourmet Tea Break Gift Hamper
- Bienmanger Paniers Garnis Sea Basket
- Bienmanger Paniers Garnis The Festive Gift Hamper
- Borde Wild Mushrooms Medley In Vinegar
- Borde Small Chanterelles In Vinegar
- Borde Preserved Wild Mushrooms Mix
- Borde Preserved Morels
- Borde Preserved Cep Mushrooms