“ Brand: Tesco / Type: Towel / Category: Cleaning Products & Utensils > Wipes, Towels, Tissues „
I tend to buy kitchen roll most weeks when I am doing the food shopping. I use it mainly for quickly clearing up spillages from my daughters drinks and also for draining chips, wiping noses, cleaning the glass doors etc etc. So as with most of the contents of my trolley I have been downgrading to the 'every day value' range when I am in Tesco, so gave these a try.
== Packaging ==
The picture above is out of date now as Tesco have re-branded their value range. The kitchen roll is now packaged in clear plastic with Tesco Every Day Value written on it green lettering. It has various images in green such as a wine glass on its side, spillage etc.
There is information on the back of the packaging, it informs you that there is an average of 120 sheets per roll. The sheet size is 218mm x 208mm approx.
It is also made with FSC certified material which came from responsible sources.
== Price and Availability ==
Obviously as these are a Tesco branded product this pack is from Tesco stores and also online at www.tesco.com. These are currently £1.18 for 2 rolls. This works out as 49pence for 100 Sheets.
== Uses in our home ==
I tend to use this on a wooden kitchen roll holder, I find it easy to grab a few sheets at a time. It isn't the smoothest kitchen roll, it feels bumpy to the touch and can be rough if used to wipe noses and faces a lot. I use it for cleaning the patio doors at home as it is quick and convenient to use. I do keep it away from the children as they find it great fun to try and unroll the whole roll around the floor. I don't find this absorbent as the more expensive brands but at this price I don't mind. Also the inner cardboard tube makes a great trumpet (according to my four year old!)
== Overall ==
Overall I would recommend this kitchen roll. It is a good price and as it goes into the bin after it has been used it seems silly to be to spend any more when this is good enough.
Thanks for reading.
We seem to go through loads of rolls of kitchen paper in our house. It became a lot worse over the past few weeks after our kitten became poorly and he was doubly incontinent. He was confined to the kitchen area of the house but I felt like I was constantly standing behind him with an antibacterial spray and a roll of kitchen paper at the ready.
I hate to spend lots of money on kitchen paper. It's such a practical but disposable item and I don't feel it's necessary to spend more on kitchen rolls with Disney pictures or cute cartoon characters drawn all over them, no matter how much my daughter goes on at me to buy them. I like my kitchen paper plain and simple and I also like it cheap, but it ha to be good quality at the same time.
I buy a lot of my household things from Tesco and one of these is their own brand of value kitchen rolls. These come plainly packaged and wrapped in clear, transparent plastic in packs of 2 rolls for only just £1.25. The rolls are pure white and have good, deep perforated edges which means that single pieces are easy to snap off without fear of shredding other ones still left on the roll. These rolls might not look as 'pretty' as some of the more expensive ones you can buy, but they do represent excellent value for money.
There are always plenty of these rolls still let on the shelves in Tesco's, whenever I go shopping, and I like to stock up. The sheets are very thick. They are two play and really surprisingly absorbent. I use them over the kitchen works surfaces and mostly I use them to clean up cat mess (including dropped wet cat food) off my kitchen floor.
I have also used these rolls as single sheets in place of paper napkins wherever we have had family barbeques of been out for the day. They are not soft enough to use on noses, however, and last time I had a heavy cold and ran out of tissues, I tried to use these in place of my Kleenex and my nose didn't thank me for it.
Overall, however, they do represent real value for money. They are certainly not expensive and one roll lasts us for ages.
===Why I Bought This===
Most homes need some form of kitchen roll and although I do not use it for many tasks my son and I like to use some for draining our chips.
Tesco Everyday Value - the 2012 version of Tesco Value.
Twin pack of Everyday Value Jumbo Kitchen Roll.
In transparent packaging but with the new Everyday Value type logo on the front of numerous relevant little small images in green - glasses, microwave oven, spilt liquid etc.
The back panel states that Tesco applies to same standards to their Value range as they do to their other items.
The average content is 200 sheets per roll.
Each sheet is 218 mm x 208 mm.
Made in the UK and from Forest Stewardship Council responsible sourced wood. The pack bears the FSC logo and more information can be found on their website at www.FSC.org
Tesco Ultra 2 rolls - £1.70
Regina Blitz 2 rolls - £3.
I find these basic kitchen rolls perfectly adequate.
The paper is quite thin and a basic white colour, they also have a very slight honeycomb sort of texture.
For our needs they serve quite well as all we use them for s to drain some oil off our chips - though my son has used them to try and dry out some mozzarella cheese.
The roll may not be as quilted and thick as the more expensive brands but it does its job well enough.
It is strong enough to mop up some spills as well, and, although cheap, does not disintegrate when wet - though if you were using them for wiping around your work surfaces or cleaning windows you would need to use quite a few at a time.
Great if you are trying to economise as why waste money on paper to throw away. If money is no object then of course upgrade to the luxury brands but otherwise this product works quite well.
5 stars for value.
===Would I Recommend?===
With the current economic climate, I like many people, am doing what I can to take care of the pennies here and there. One of the ways I do this is by trying to maximise on value in my weekly food and essentials shop. This means, where I can buy cheaper items and them be of the same quality then I do. Some items you can purchase a much cheaper version and they end up doing the same job, and with other things this is impossible. Before purchasing Tesco Value Kitchen Towel I was hoping that this would be one of those items where I could save on price without compromising on quality.
Price and availability:
The price for two rolls of kitchen towel is £1.19. I have however seen it fluctuate up and back down again by about 10p. I know ten pence is not much at all, but it does bring it a bit closer to the more premium brands when they are on special offer, so beware that at times this may not be the cheapest option out there.
Tesco Value Kitchen Towel (or Tesco Every Day Value Kitchen Towel as it has been renamed) is exclusively available to Tesco stores. I have seen it in the large ones, and occasionally in the metros or express branches (the smaller ones). I find it is generally always in stock.
To the first touch, this kitchen roll does not feel overly thick or indulgent, yet it is not so think that it feels like it will break as you touch it. In terms of thickness and luxury I would say it feels middle of the range, which is surprisingly good for a value product. In terms of absorbance I find this toilet roll good, not amazing, or excellent, but good and it definitely serves its purpose. It is good at mopping up spills, minimising mess, and not tearing and falling apart before you get it into the bin.
I find this kitchen towel really good, I think it acts more like a middle of the range priced product than a cheap one. I think if you used it side by side with a premium brand, you would be able to tell a slight difference, but I do not think that difference would be worth the very significant difference in price. I will definitely continue to buy this product, and recommend it to others too.
A value purchase!
I will first say that these now look different to the picture above, tesco have revamped there value range and these are now part of there "everyday value" range. The packaging is blue now and looks far nicer! Now onto the product... I am a huge user if kitchen towel around the house, it's very useful for bathrooms, cars, kitchens etc. you can buy a two pack for £1.25 and you get 100 sheets per roll. I will now go into more detail about this product and explain why it's much better to buy this than the more expensive brands on the market.
The kitchen roll:
Each towel is of a decent size, they are plain white and look very basic. You can easily tear one sheet off the roll. They are ideal for cleaning windows in the house and also in the car. I also use them on mirrors with a little bit of windows and glass cleaner. They may not be as strong as other brands though, they do tend to break apart fairly easily. I believe they are useful for light use. They are nearly £1 cheaper than other brands so it makes sense to give them a try. I am fairly impressed with them. You always need kitchen roll in the house, this saves us money which is brilliant and we will continue to use this brand. Each roll does tend to last a long time as there is 100 sheets per roll. They are useful for cleaning hobs as you can just chuck the used ones away.
I am a huge fan of most tesco products, they are cheaper than others and also tend to do a job just as good as the major brands, they are competitively priced which means you can save a fortune if you pick up a few of these products on your weekly shop :)
I believe they are brilliant value and save us a lot of money because our household uses a very high amount of kitchen roll during the week. They are very handy and are getting constant use. They are not very strong and they will break apart if you soak them and rub. They are still handy and very useful for cleaning parts of your house. They are especially useful for cleaning bathrooms as they will pick up dust and dirt on the side. I'm impressed with these. I would recommend them to most households, they are worth a try! They are just very average and are useful :)
Thanks for reading my review, hope it helped.
As a busy self employed mum of 2 daughters (aged 2 and 5) I am always looking for ways to stretch the family budget. We like to economise on essential items so that we can spend the savings on fun things like treats, days out and holidays. Kitchen paper towel is one area where I am very happy to buy an economy brand, rather than spend the extra on a branded variety.
We use Tesco Value Kitchen Towel. It comes in the usual Value pack with blue stripes and the pack contains 2 large rolls. It usually costs around £1.25 which compared to other branded products is really very reasonable. The towel is plain white and has no pattern, but to be honest who actually looks at the pattern when they are frantically clearing up spilled orange juice from the breakfast table?
Granted some of the branded items claim that their towels "do plenty" and you can use one sheet to clear up the contents of an entire bathtub, but Tesco Value Kitchen Towels make no such claim. They are basic, bog standard towels. They will happily wipe up grease splatters from around your frying pan, but don't expect to be able to mop your floor with one sheer.
The towels are more than adequate for most everyday kitchen and dining requirements - spills, wiping hands etc and for me they are well worth the money. If you want something a little bit more stylish or luxurious then there are many other brands fighting to take your money!
I have been trying to cut back on my spending, so I have been trying out cheaper brands of food and cleaning products around the house so I can save my money for my summer holiday this August. I decided to buy Tesco Value White Kitchen Towel because they were one of the cheapest kitchen rolls available in Tesco.
These kitchen towels are plain white, there isn't really any fancy design to them, though they were bought on a budget so I guess you get what you pay for.
Tesco Value White Kitchen Towel's were actually thicker than I had imagined they would be, they are not as thick or durable as more expensive brands like Plenty, but they definitely are good enough quality and work well when you are cleaning up spills and as good of quality as the Asda brand kitchen towels.
You cannot re-rinse these kitchen towels as successfully as with the Plenty kitchen towels as they aren't really strong enough and they break apart more easily, however they are quite absorbent and they clean up a spill quite efficiently and also they are much cheaper than the more expensive brands of kitchen towel.
You can buy Tesco Value White Kitchen Towel for £1.25 in Tesco stores on online, this gets you two rolls with 120 sheets per roll. I found that one roll lasted about one week in my house, so I think that these were quite good value.
Overall I think that these kitchen towels are cheap and cheerful and I will definitely be buying them again. I would recommend these to anyone who is on a bit of an economy drive at home and would give them 4 out of 5 stars.
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I am a big fan of Tesco's value range when it comes to household essentials and cleaning products as their range of products is incredibly affordable and much cheaper than a majority of other brands. I don't see the point in spending a lot of money on basic cleaning items, as let's face it - there is much more exciting stuff to buy, which is probably why I am a regular customer of the Tesco value range. Up until recently, I had been purchasing Aldi's own brand of kitchen towels as I felt that it was brilliant value for money. As we get through so much kitchen roll in my house I always make sure I buy the cheapest option, however my local Aldi is currently shut due to been refurbished and so I thought that I'd give the Tesco value brand a go and I purchased a pack of their jumbo kitchen rolls around two weeks ago now.
This pack of two kitchen rolls is only nine pence more expensive than the brand that I usually buy, and it is more than a pound cheaper than a branded (Thirstpockets) version. It is priced at a very reasonable £1.25, working out at just 62.5 pence per roll. Each roll has a generous 120 sheets which for the price I think is brilliant, and I can see why they are Tesco's number one best seller. The two rolls of kitchen roll come in a clear plastic wrapper which has the basic Tesco value branding along with a little handle on it to hook onto your trolley to prevent the large pack from hogging all the space in your trolley.
The plastic wrapper is easy to rip off and the kitchen rolls themself are equal in appearence to a majority of other brands of kitchen roll. The sheets of paper are wrapped around a cardboard tube which is hollow, so the kitchen roll can be put onto a kitchen roll holder which keeps it in one place and it looks more neatly displayed when stored like this. Tearing a sheet off is easy and the paper comes cleanly off rather than ripping or becoming crumpled. When tearing a sheet off, there is noticeable, tiny bits of 'dust' which come off, although I have never noticed it settling on my kitchen work surface so this isn't too much of an issue. Each sheet is suprisingly thick and a decent size - roughly around the same size as an A5 piece of paper.
The paper is white which is basic, however I find it quite handy as dirt shows up easily, meaning I am able to see how much dirt I have cleaned up from, for example, the stove or kitchen sink. The paper is reasonably durable and can soak up a decent amount of liquid. I use this mainly for wiping up any mess, eg crumbs or sauce spillages, however it's also efficient at cleaning up greater quantites of liquid. One of my dogs Talia often wee's on the wooden floor and it takes around half a roll to clean up a large puddle, which considering how cheap each roll is, I don't think is too bad. The kitchen roll does soak up liquid but it doesn't fully absorb it, meaning when I transfer the wet paper into a bag or bin, it does drip a little. Also, when the paper is soaking wet, it weakens hugely and can kind of 'dissolve' - it breaks off easily, which can be a bit of a pain.
The kitchen roll is not ideal for cleaning anything up which requires a scrubbing action (eg harsh stains) as although it is thick, it is not as strong as more expensive, higher end brands of kitchen roll. Admittedly a roll does not last very long in my household, as we use it regularly and we do have to use around 4 or 5 sheets for even reasonably small spills, however for the price I can not really complain! I will certianly be re-purchasing and I highly reccomend this band of kitchen roll.
To be fair I am pretty picky when it comes to choosing Kitchen towel. I know that I drive my husband mad as I don't tend to go for plain Kitchen Towel and am always choosing 1 with a pattern on it. He says "it's the same thing weather it has pictures on it" which is true, but if I can get patterns for the same price as plain then I will always choose the "pretty" one - no matter if it is perhaps regarded as a bit stupid.
Like most households we are trying to see if we can save a bit money by changing our brands with most things and I thought this pack would be a good try. Most Kitchen Rolls have approx 50-60 sheets to them according to the pack but since this is 2 Jumbo Rolls the pack stated that these have 120 sheets on each roll approx. This 2 pack cost me £1.22 so much the same as the other 2 pack that I buy but with twice the amount of sheets on it.
The pack looks alright. It does look a bit cheap with the branding but it's about the product inside anyway. The Rolls are pretty thick and the Paper was slightly thicker than I thought it would be. Yes, it is still a bit thin but it seems more substantial than other Value Kitchen Paper that I have used.
How did I find this to work? Well we don't tend to have to mop up any large spills in my house, so Kitchen Roll is more for dabbing at Fried food to try and get rid of some of the Grease or the odd Mop up and this done good. I did use a couple of sheets to wipe up the Juice when I was cutting a Melon up, and although the Sheets did get really wet they didn't tear when I was rubbing back and forward.
A good product that I will buy again - just a pity these are boring plain white and not colourful, but this is there to do a job and it does it just fine at a great price.
When it comes to kitchen roll it really isn't something that I buy very often but the other week I spotted this pack of 2 kitchen rolls in my local Tesco store costing only £1.25 (for the pack of two of them) and noticing on the front of the packet that these are said to have 120 sheets per roll I thought I could probably put them to good use at that price and that they had to be worth a go. The packaging they come in is simple, see through, tear off plastic and on the front we are told of course that thye are indeed Tesco Value Kitchen Towel and the size of them (as I have already mentioned) is given then on the back of the packaging we are simply really told the contact details for Tesco and so on.
The Kitchen Towel:
Well these are of course rolls and the sheets are perforated meaning they tear off pretty cleanly and without any fuss at all. Each sheet is white, slightly textured and a bit bumpy and I was impressed with the large square size of them though they didn't feel all that thick.
Of course they are meant for small jobs around the kitchen but you can use them however you like of course. I used hem for mopping up small spills and wiping over some glasses which were almost dry, I have given sheets to my hamsters as cheap bedding as well and all in all although I can't say they are the best quality kitchen towels I have ever used they are not too bad at dealing with small jobs.
They don't go bitty, don't tear too badly in use however I find these better as hamster bedding more than anything else and for wiping my best mates dogs dirty bum with! They are not great at wiping up spills as they are 1 ply tissue kind of material but all in all they have their uses and I won't hesitate in purchasing these time and time again in the future as theyy are really are a 'value' product!
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Kitchen roll has become my friend since having a baby.
Now there's a sentence you didn't expect to see starting off a kitchen roll review. In fact, there's something I bet you didn't think would ever be said about kitchen roll.
Perhaps I should be more specific. Kitchen roll has become invaluable since my daughter started weaning. I can have a roll on hand to clean off the table of her high chair during courses, wipe down her splash mat and even gently wipe away excess food from her face, hands and clothes. I set out using baby wipes for all these tasks and found I was getting through far too many. Starting off with the kitchen roll and then moving onto baby wipes for the final cleaning is the perfect combination.
Still I was finding I was getting through the two kitchen rolls in a pack easily each week. I therefore thought it best to try and look for the cheapest brand possible. Tesco Value seemed the answer at around 99p for two rolls.
Tesco Value as a brand is a money saver in many areas and for certain products you do not seem to be sacrificing too much in the way of quality or taste.
In the case of kitchen roll however, it seems you do get what you pay for. Each sheet of Tesco Value kitchen roll is smaller in length and width than any more expensive rival and significantly thinner. It is not possible to use one sheet on its own without it ripping. You need two sheets at least to have enough thickness to absorb a spill. Three sheets is actually the most effective. Because of this you end up using far more sheets at a time so buying a cheaper brand is a false economy.
I also use the kitchen roll to dry up my daughter's cups, bowls and spoons as I don't like using a germ-ridden tea towel and again I need a good wodge of two or three sheets to do the job properly. When using a more expensive brand of kitchen roll I can dry all her cups and bowls effectively with just one sheet.
During the weekly shop if I am conscious of keeping the price down I'll still purchase Tesco Value kitchen roll but if I am feeling a bit more relaxed about the bill I'll buy a more expensive brand instead. Any of the other Tesco varieties are that much better than Tesco Value but the well-known brands which boast super absorbency are better all round as long as you have the deep pockets week in week out to buy them and don't have a messy baby to keep clean.
I have bought Tesco Value Kitchen Towels once - and once was enough to be honest. As I've said before, some of the Tesco Value range is really great, but other products are just rubbish and actually a false economy and this is, unfortunately, a case of the latter! I always have paper towels in the kitchen for various reasons, including wiping up spillages, drying my hands and blotting chips - and while paper towels are not something I want to spend loads of money on, they do have to be up to a certain standard. A packet of the kitchen roll costs £1.25 - which was the cheapest option available and obviously equates to 62p per roll.
The rolls come in a transparent plastic packaging and it contains two white paper towels. There is no pattern or design on the paper towels and so it looks like a giant toilet roll. It looks very basic and they certainly don't stand out as anything quality. Each roll has 120 perforated sheets and each sheet is a decent size but you will need to use at least 2 - 3 sheets each time you use it, no matter what you are using it for. However, although each sheet is textured, which aids with mopping up or drying, the sheets are actually very thin and as soon as they get damp or wet they start to fall apart. They are also not very absorbent - which needs you need to use more sheets than you might with another roll.
Overall, I have to say that I don't think this roll is very good quality and I go through it very quickly because the paper is just not substantial enough. I think it's worth spending a little more and getting something that is just a bit stronger, tougher and more absorbent.
=== The product ===
This is kitchen towel from Tesco. There are two rolls per packet. Each roll currently has 120 sheets.
=== The packaging ===
These two rolls come provided in a polythene packaging. This is a very cheap packet and this is clear packaging with red white and blue logos and detailing, like all the Tesco value products. There is nothing special about this packaging and I usually just stab my finger through the middle of the two rolls to get them out of the packet.
=== Where can I buy this & for how much? ===
These can be purchased from Tesco stores and www.tesco.co.uk for £1.25. 240 sheets of kitchen towel for £1.25 makes these one of the cheapest products on the market.
=== Overall opinion ===
Let me start by saying that I don't buy these often. I would usually only purchase these kitchen towels if none of the other brands that I like, Plenty, Multicloths etc, are on offer as I do begrudge paying more than about £1.30 for 2 kitchen towels, even if the quality is brilliant as ultimately I am always going to need one sheet, or more, depending on the job, and therefore these are good value for money when the other brands are back at their usual £2.00+ price.
These kitchen towels are average, average in price and average in quality. Each sheet is a reasonable price, more than covering the palm of my hand, there are little bumps all over the sheet, presumably to help with absorbency, or grip, or durability. Some kind of research has been applied to these no doubt to ensure that they cost as little as possible to make and work the best that they can. So do they work well?
I tend to use kitchen towel, like most people who buy it, for spills in and around the home. I also use them for cleaning my windows, both inside and out, as I find that one or two is enough to clean one side of my balcony doors very well. I can compare these quite well to a more expensive brand. I find that just one is not enough for dealing with larger spillages and these do not wring out well, however, because they are cheaper I do not mind using two or even three pieces of kitchen towel. The towels hold together quite well, they crumble up well if I have caught a wasp inside them (common now as they are dying off from a nest nearby and keep ending up in my kitchen). The pieces are quite thick, a reasonable size and they generally work quite well at cleaning up messes and spills.
I do not feel that these work as well as the more expensive brands that I normally use, however, for the lower price I feel that the quality is not considerably lowered, just slightly. I am more than happy to use these, when my budget forces me to, however, I only buy these as a second resort really, I would buy these before I would buy one of the vastly inflated brands but if I can get Plenty or Multicloths for under £1.30 or so then I would definitely prefer those to this brand.
We seem to get through loads of kitchen roll during a month. We use it for a lot of things around the house so this pack from Tesco comes in really handy. It is priced at £1.25 for a pack of two rolls which is quite good value. When we do our monthly shop the bloke who delivers it always has to comment of the number of packs we have as there must be about 6 packs of it on the lorry. It is easy enough to bring in though, I just grab it out of the box and chuck it down the cellar to be put away later on, that's the good thing about having a cellar, plenty of storage space.
The rolls have quite a bit of kitchen towel on them. They are not as fat as some rolls you can buy but they do us. They are quite strong seeing as they are just the value range. They are plain to look at so if you'r not bothered about having little patterns on your kitchen roll then this does just fine.
The main uses for this in our household is for dusting and for the car. My other half usually takes a couple of packs straight out and leaves them in the boot of the car. He finds them brilliant for things like cleaning the car windscreen. He said that along with a bit of windowlene they come up a treat and don't leave any smears or bits all over the windows.
In doors we use them for dusting, our furniture down stairs in the front room and in the dining room is dark wood so the dust shows up quite quickly. These towels wipe it all off with a squirt of spray and again they don't leave little bits of paper fluff all over it either. We also use them on the tv and the glass tv shelves, they give a perfect result.
Another use we have for them is cleaning the floor, my other half (bless him) does this job as I can not bend down there to do it. He uses a trigger spray type of cleaner and wipes with the towels and they clean it fine. No messy buckets and mops laying around breeding germs.
If you spill something in the kitchen then these towels soak it up ok, so handy to have a roll out on the worktop on one of those holder things. It doesnt look cheap either, just like a plain kitchen towel.
I would recommend these towels if you are not a fussy person. They do the job and are a good value item.
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I have to have kitchen towel in my kitchen, without it I feel lost! I am forever reaching for it and using it to mop up spillages and to dry the sides down and other such necessary little jobs which I do not want to use my tea towel for. I normally buy branded but my husband and I are trying to save some money so buying Tesco own brand seemed like a good way to do this.
Having said that it saved us money buying this I'm not actually sure that it did as the quality of it is quite poor meaning I found I had to use more than I normally would with a branded kitchen towel. The cost of these kitchen towels work out at just under 60p per roll.
The packaging is dull and boring as you would expect from the value range. It is a plastic wrapper which holds all 4 rolls together and is see through so you can see the rolls inside and that they are just plain white. The red logo of the value range is very clearly seen so when you buy this you are under no illusions as to what you are getting! The plastic holds the rolls together and once you've removed one it still will hold them quite well. I tend to keep my rolls inside here when I'm not using them so that they stay protected and don't end up getting damp.
The kitchen roll
the kitchen roll doesn't look like anything fancy, it is just white and has little tiny dimples in it which add to the surface area which helps make it absorbent. I don't mind that it doesn't look like anything special, I don't buy this so that it looks good, I buy it so that I can use it and then throw it away. Perhaps if it was patterned I would feel more awkward about how liberally I just dispense of this!
The roll pieces are a standard size and they tear away from the adjoining one although often not in a clean rip. I find that I often end up with part of the next towel attached to it or only half of a piece ripping away unless I use two hands to hold the roll still and to carefully rip it. This isn't always possible to do though when I am in the middle of something or if I have wet hands.
When I first ripped off a piece I noticed it was quite thin and so became dubious as to how absorbent it was actually going to be. It feels quite soft though so that was a bonus as sometimes I do use it for wiping Hope's fingers or face with so it's softness is of importance to me.
This kitchen roll did not impress me when I used it as it soon came to light that it just isn't very effective at being absorbent and that is the main purpose of this product- as far as I am concerned anyway.
I found that when I would wipe down a damp kitchen surface the towel wouldn't be able to absorb all of the dampness whereas other brands of kitchen towel would be able to do this. What was more annoying was that it became so saturated that it began to break down and leave bits of kitchen towel behind and this wasn't on a particularly wet, just damp, surface.
I also don't find it practical that you need to use two hands to rip off a piece as quite often the reason for me needing to use it is because I am in a hurry and have just spilt something and I'm desperately trying to stand up a glass of juice at the same time as grab the kitchen roll or my hands are wet through and I need some kitchen roll but using two hands means that I end up soaking other pieces on the roll! I think that it should be better cut so that you can just tug it and it will pull away from the adjoining piece just like other brands do.
When I use this for drying the kitchen sides or soaking up spillages I always grab a wad of it so that I can be sure that there are lots of pieces of towel together to absorb it all. This usually does the trick but then like I said previously, it also kind of defeats the object of paying less for it seeing as I am using more each time!
I do not recommend this as I cannot sing it's praises in any way. Well, perhaps the fact that kitchen roll is discarded and thrown away readily is a good thing with this, at least you won't be worried about throwing this in the bin after using it as it's so hopeless!
If you are looking for something cheap for wrapping birthday cake in then this kitchen towel will suit you fine but if you actually want to use it to be of use in the kitchen then there is no point in even buying this. It is barely any more absorbent than toilet roll so seems like a very pointless item to buy, you may as well just have a toilet roll on your kitchen side as they cost less than this but will work just as 'well'.
The towels are not absorbent and tend to break down if they do come into contact with a bit of water. Having bits of kitchen roll left on the side or on a plate that I have wiped is really annoying and just means more work. They don't rip off easily from each other so you can end up with torn pieces... it's just not at all practical in any way!
It looks dull with being plain white but this doesn't really bother me but the fact that it doesn't even work either just makes it a complete waste of money. In future I will be buying decent brands because they work out at a similar price as when you use this you need to use double or triple of other brands to have the same absorbency. It is available from Tesco but I don't recommend it to you. Stick to spending more money as it will work out as a saving.