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      03.09.2010 16:13
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      Yummy!

      I'm always looking at low fat versions of biscuits or snacks, and Go Ahead Strawberry Yoghurt Breaks are delicious! They are great as a mid-morning snack to fill a hole, for that energy boost in the afternoon, or in the lunch box, picnics, breakfast accompaniment etc. They are formulated especially for dieters, being low in fat (only 1.8g per slice) and are only 72 calories per slice. Despite this, as with a lot of diet foods, I don't think there's any taste or flavour missing. Actually I get quite addicted to them and end up eating the whole box of them in a couple of days! The only downside is that they are high in sugar, of course, being made with fruit and yoghurt. A box of 6 bars costs around £2.14. Each bar contains 2 slices of strawberry-yoghurt goodness! Each slice is a biscuit with the top coated in yoghurt and the middle is crammed full of a juicy strawberry and sultana jam-type filling. They are light and crispy in taste, and also contain no artificial colours or flavours. So, I would recommend them to anyone with a sweet tooth! Even to those who aren't trying to watch their weight. They are maybe a bit TOO tasty so if you're on a diet I'd watch out as you might end up eating more than one packet at once like I do!

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        12.03.2010 13:09
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        A great diet product which really feels like a treat.

        Being on the weight watchers plan I am constantly on the lookout for snack items which I can carry with me during the day to avoid temptation when less diet friendly choices are offered. A good example of this is meetings at work where there is frequently a range of tasty but very unhealthy pastries and cakes available - it takes all my determination to reach into my handbag for an alternative, but I have to say these go-ahead slices are pretty good as a second choice! I have tried these in both the strawberry and blueberry varieties and like both equally, although this review is about the strawberry version in particular. A box contains 6 individually wrapped packets, each containing 2 slices and costs around £2.28 from my local Asda. I tend to wait until they are on special offer, which tends to come around quite frequently. Most recently the range was on half price so I managed to pick up a couple of boxes for £1.14 each which is much more reasonable! Each slice contains 74 calories and 0.9g of saturated fat which equates to 1.5 weight watchers points per slice or 3 per packet. This is a little annoying as generally I want a snack which is around the 1.5 points mark to enable me to stay within my daily points allowance, but once the packet is opened its hard to resist eating both. Also they do go a bit hard if you leave them uneaten in the packet although this is what I end up doing most of the time. To my mind they would be better packaged in individual slices but I appreciate this is probably not cost effective. Anyway, the taste is the most important thing - and I really do like these. The yogurty coating is very nice and gives a slight sourness to the overall taste which compliments the sweetness of the gooey, fruity middle bit well. The strawberry goo (as I like to call it) is lovely, there is not a lot of it but just enough that you can taste the flavour which is sweet and quite juicy. The biscuit is quite dry but it balances out with the filling and the yogurt to make it a nice snack all round. I always think it feels like a bit of a treat to have which is ideal when I feel like I am denying myself something else. I really like these and will continue to buy them (when they are on offer) to assist with my dieting plan. They are much nicer than many other 'diet' products I have tried.

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        03.02.2010 18:35
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        a nice bar worth giving a try

        McVities Go Ahead range are made for the more health conscious among us (me :)) and now includes bars, crisps, cakes and probably more. Their Yoghurt breaks are my favourite they are around 150 calories a pack, which is quite a lot for healthy treat but this is for two slices, weighing about 40 grams, so they are quite filling. Each bar also only contains 2 grams of fat. :) It is suitable for vegetarians but is handled on a line which uses nuts and sesame seeds. As all Go Ahead snacks they come in a pack (I've never seen any loose anyway), with the Strawberry (and sultana to be precise) pack holding 6, the price is around two pound so about 33p each which is quite reasonable compared to a chocolate bar. They are very tasty biscuits which have strawberries and sultanas in them and a flavoured yoghurt coating on top (which is hard) some biscuits like this are quite hard and crack in your mouth like cream crackers but the ones I've tried in this range have been surprisingly moist and a little bit chewy which I personally like. To encourage a more active lifestyle there is even details on the packaging with information for a website which I assume (sorry haven't looked myself) offers tips on dieting and exercise etc. I would recommend this tasty snack to anyone If you have any other questions feel free to message me Tony

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          02.02.2010 07:18
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          As an avid dieter I am always on the lookout for something sweet that won't destroy all my hard work, but will still sate my appetite enough to stop me from diving into the kids sweetie draws (yes my children have the salad box in the bottom of the fridge for their treats!). After a recent trip to Asda I was pleased to see the range of products that I will now review on offer, all reduced down from the £2.18 mark down to £1.00 a box. The product I will now review is - "Go Ahead - yoghurt breaks , raspberry". I have tried products in this range previously, with my husband being a fan of the sultana slices, so I knew that if I didn't really like them, there would be at least one other person in the ouse that would eat them! The biscuit slices come ensconced within there own individually wrapped plastic packets, of which are then housed within a box. The box is pretty generic within the range, being green in colour with the "Go Ahead" logo being the focal point on the box. There is all the obligatory information included brand name, product name, contents description including quantities with many claims of added vitamins and calcium and finally a very appealing picture of one of the slices themselves. Once opened from the plastic wrap you are faced with two rectangular shaped slices, around 3" long by 2" in width. The slices are quite thin in depth and pretty solid to the touch. The slice is very reminiscent of a Garibaldi biscuit, but with the obvious difference of the thick layer of creamy yoghurt across the top side of the slice. The smell is delicious and mouth watering, and all this before you have even take a bite! The smell reminds me of a Christmas pudding, this is due to the fact that these not only contain raspberry but also sultana's, I am not normally of fan but find that in this instance the sultana's keep the filing very moist and soft. The taste again is delicious! The biscuit part itself has no real taste to it, but seems to be there simply to hold together the delicious and moorish fruit centre, the yoghurt adds a creamy element to the proceedings making this an enjoyable snack to have! The nutritional information is as follows - Per slice, 74 kcals, 13.4g carbohydrate, 7.5g of which sugars, 1.9g fat, 0.9g of which saturates Allergy advice states that these contain milk, soya and gluten, and that these have been produced on a line handling nuts, sesame seeds and eggs. These are a lovely treat that will never be quite as healthy as you would want, but as a sweet bite during a diet these are a god send! For more information visit - www.goahead.co.uk or www.asda.co.uk Thanks for reading x

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            20.01.2010 19:30
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            McVities Go Ahead Strawberry Yogurt Breaks are a great way to start the day. If you're in a rush, or even fancy a tasty treat during the day, these can be excellent. There are so many choices from Go Ahead but the yogurt breaks are one of my favourite snacks. Even though they're not the most filling, they are great now and then. Even though I am partial to strawberry, there are several Go Ahead flavours available: Forest fruit, Raspberry, Strawberry, Blueberry, Tropical and plain They are on a light biscuit base with a sultana and strawberry filling with a delicious yogurt topping (though that doesnt class it as one of your 5 a day sadly!). They now also come with added calcium. If I'm honest the taste of these biscuits is nice, not as flavoursome as fresh fruit. If it wasn't for the yoghurt topping, they would most likely taste quite dry. The fruit within the biscuit itself varies from pack to pack. Some are full of fruit and others I've tried are not so packed. The production line is most likely to blame for that. You can buy theses in a box which contains 6 packs of 2 biscuits. The front of the box is green with the Go Ahead logo and an adults guideline for daily in-take. On the back of the box there is a brief descibtion and informs you about the other flavours avalible in this range. The side of the box gives you a 1-2-3 formatted column with further information. Number one is the nutritional information. Number 2 inspires you to be active(!) and lets you know of a website (www.123healthybalance.com) which can help with healthy eating. Number three is the ingredients list. Then the other side of the box is their quality guarantee and contact information incase of any problems or queries. Nutrition value of these biscuits are fine in moderation. However at 74 carlories per slice, which makes 148 total in the pack, it can be argued that these aren't nearly as nutritional as they are made out to be. Each slice: 74 calories 7.6g sugar 1.9g fat 0.9 saturates 0.1 salt They also contain, milk, soya, and gluten, and are produced on a line where nuts, sesame seeds and eggs are handled which will cut down on the people who can eat them! While these indeed aren't the most healthy of snacks, they are still better than the average chocolate bar. Right now they're on offer in most supermarkets at 99p per box, which is great value but I've known these to cost as much as £2.49! At the Go Ahead website they are offering you a 30p off coupon off there products. http://www.goahead.co.uk Overall not a bad snack and would be great if they made them a bit more on the healthy side. Good value while they are on offer at least, and I always have a box in my snack cupboard for a nibble now and then. 3/5 Thanks for reading.

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              12.01.2010 22:39
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              Don't bother, buy a KitKat instead

              I bought these today as I am trying to watch what I eat since Christmas, and at £1 in Asda for 6 bars I thought i would give these a try. The box contains 6 individually wrapped packs, each containing 2 biscuits. The biscuit has a layer of yoghurt on the top, then some strawberry and sultana jam in between two biscuits. On the first bite this reminded me of something we would get in a lunch bag at school. The taste is ok, but the biscuit, to me seems like a water biscuit or cracker that would be much tastier with a lump of cheddar on top instead of a bit of dry yoghurt. The filling is quite chewy but quite pleasant. The overall texture was a bit like cardboard. I thought 74 calories was quite reasonable, until i realised this is PER SLICE, and you get 2 slices per pack making it 148 calories. Thats more than pack of crisps or 3 fingers of a KitKat and eating either of those would be a lot more satisfying. I am pretty shocked that these are being advertised as a healthy alternative to other snacks. I wouldn't recommend you rush out and buy these. Im giving the other 5 to my mother in law :)

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                05.01.2010 11:04
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                Strawberry Yoghurt Breaks from McVities

                Determined to become healthier and lose some weight this year we are trying to make better choices when it comes to food and snacks, whilst in Tesco on Sunday I noticed a box of these Go Ahead bars on offer at half price so decided to give them a try. Each pack has 2 individual biscuits in them which are described on the packaging as being "delicious yoghurt flavour topping on a light crispy biscuit with a sultana & strawberry flavoured filling" the wrapper is green in colour and there is a large illustration of one of the biscuits pictured with a couple of red, ripe strawberries. Opening the packet and the biscuits are on top of one another, long thin rectangles which appear to have a white coating. Taking one to your mouth there is no discernable smell and the biscuit does not appear to be sticky. Biting through the top layer of the yoghurt topping and biscuit greets the taste buds with the strawberry and sultana filling before reaching the bottom layer of biscuit and remainder of the yoghurt topping, my first impression was that the yoghurt was very sweet and the biscuit very crispy. The strawberry and sultana filling can only be described as meagre with the thinnest possible scraping sandwiched in-between the 2 biscuit layers and on the whole I found the experience to be a bit underwhelming. The problem with these biscuits is, in my opinion, that there is just too much going on and none of the components work all that well with the others, the yoghurt is a little too sweet, the biscuit a little too crispy and just not enough filling. I found the biscuit to be hard to eat with too many sharp corners which didn't break up well between my teeth, chewing a piece seemed to go on for ages before I could actually swallow it and I can't say I was all that impressed. Rather disappointingly as well when I checked the nutritional content I was dismayed to see that per slice of biscuit I would be intaking 74 calories, 7.6 grams of sugar and 1.9 grams of fat (of which 0.9 grams were saturates) so by multiplying these by two meant that Id eaten over 15 grams of sugar and nearly 150 calories. I would have been better off sticking to a packet of crisps or a bag of Malteasers rather than submitting myself through that ordeal. To say these are marketed as a healthier option when it comes to snacking and you get the impression that these are going to be good for you I do think they are a bit of a con, I wouldn't have been so disappointed if I had actually enjoyed the bar and would have put it down to experience but I didn't enjoy it and overall feel a bit cheated. Personal tastes aside, for the price I paid - 99p for a box containing 6 individual twin pack bars I do think they represent excellent value for money, and if these are to your taste then I would certainly recommend them. For me they didn't hit the spot and only come out with a 2 star Dooyoo rating and left me feeling disappointed and reaching for something a bit better. Thanks for reading.

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                  11.11.2009 21:26
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                  Not worth buying, if you are dieting try two McVities Digestives instead.

                  These strawberry and yoghurt break bars look healthy the packaging is designed to make you think that it is okay to 'go ahead' and eat them. They are very thin biscuits with a faint layer of sultana and strawberry in the middle. The yogurt covering just smeared over the top. These biscuits do taste ok and they go well with a cup of coffee, or tea but I didn't think that they were any more healthy than ordinary biscuits. There are 148 calories and 3.8 grams of fat here for two very small biscuits that to be honest were not at all satisfying. I thought that was rather a lot and had to get hold of a packet of McVitie's Digestives to make a comparison. Two McVities Homewheat Digestives (ordinary ones, not light variety) have 142 calories and 3.2 grams of fat according to the McVities website. So, which would you prefer, two thin cardboard strips that taste sweet but you don't know you have eaten them, or two proper biscuits. Personally I think that the green, healthy looking wrappers on Go Ahead biscuits are designed to make you believe that they are much better for you. As the figures quoted here show, they are not. I certainly will not buy them again. They cost me 55p for two small biscuits and I paid because I thought they were better for me, but I would have been better off eating a couple of biscuits from pack of digestives. In my opinion, these are a waste of money and I certainly will not buy any other Go Ahead products until I make a comparison with other products.

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                    03.11.2009 14:48
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                    Not worth the money in my opinion!

                    McVities Go Ahead Strawberry Yoghurt Breaks Description: Manufacturer: Mc Vitie's / Type: Biscuits Today I slept in and that meant no time for breakfast. I dragged straighteners through my hair, threw on mascara and ran for the Metro. I managed to make it to work in time, so headed straight for the vending machine to grab a breakfast substitute. I haven't tried these bars before so paid the shocking price of £0.65 for them. You will recognise these by the bright green foil wrapping. They have a picture of the bar on the front. There are also pictures of strawberries on the front, which don't appear on the Dooyoo picture above - but they are definitely there! Inside the packaging there are 2 thin bars which are both topped with a yoghurt coating. I was really disappointed with these. The yoghurt topping tasted really artificial and was a strange consistency. Because it was quite thick (I would hesitate to say creamy) it reminded me a little of yoghurt that had gone off. It had a slightly bitter aftertaste and also overpowered the rest of the bar. There is hardly any of the promised strawberry (kind of a nondescript sweet fruity taste, could easily have been one of a few flavours), and the biscuit itself is quite dry. I think I had expected some kind of thick and chewy variety, so this was a let down. Having said that, the yoghurt was so overpowering that you couldn't really taste the rest of the bar. The nutritional values are as follows; Calories 74 Protein 1.0g Carbs 13.3g Fat 1.3g Fibre 0.4g Calcium 60mg (7.5% RDA) Remember that there are 2 bars in each pack, and those details are only for 1. I actually didn't finish this bar, it was so poor that I chucked it (and then ended up back at the vending machine within the hour, this time for a Tracker bar, not as healthy but SO much better!) so I am obviously not going to recommend it. Yes it is better for you than loads of similar things, and yes, it does taste sweet, but it certainly isn't a decent substitute for a treat! 2 stars and only because it is healthy!

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                    18.10.2009 11:40
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                    Great snack between meals

                    I purchased one of these Go Ahead yogurt bars (strawberry flavour) out of the vending machine at work today, and so thought I would write a review about my opinion of the bar. ~ Appearance ~ The bars come in a green foil wrapping, with a picture of the bar on the front, and in this case a couple of big red strawberries. Upon opening the packaging there are 2 thin bars inside, each covered on the top in a yoghurt coating, looking exactly like the picture on the wrapping. ~ Taste ~ I have tried a few of these cereal bar types of snack before, and often find them pretty tasteless, mainly tasting of wheat, and oats, however I was surprised at how good this tasted, the bar consisted of a crispy biscuit like texture, with a decent strawberry and sultana flavored filling inside the biscuit, rounded off with the solidified yogurt coating. The bars provide a nice snack in between meals, and taste really good. ~ Nutritional info ~ Being a 'Go Ahead' (part of the McVities range) product, you would expect this to be quite a healthy snack, and it certainly is. Each bar contains the following nutritional values: Calories 74 Protein 1.0g Carbs 13.3g Fat 1.3g Fibre 0.4g Calcium 60mg (7.5% RDA) The product contains 20%Sulatans, 4% currants, and 1.5% strawberry! This is therefore a lot healthier than the usual chocolate bar that I would often purchase out of the vending machine for a quick snack. ~ Conclusion ~ I paid 44p for my twin pack out of the machine, which is a couple of pence cheaper than most of the chocolate bars in there. I suspect that these go ahead bars can be purchased a lot cheaper than this in supermarkets, probably in a bulk pack of several twin packs. They provide a healthy snack, in between meals, and taste really good. These are suitable for vegetarians.

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                      23.08.2009 20:56
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                      I am trying so hard to shed a few stone but I am terrible for eating snacks so whilst in Sainsburys the other day I tried to find something that would be a small yet satisfying snack. I came across the Go Ahead Yoghurt Breaks and purchased a box in the Strawberry flavour. Go Ahead Yoghurt Breaks come in a variety of flavours and you can usually find them in the biscuit/snack aisles of larger supermarkets in their bright green boxes. You can buy them in boxes of 6 packs containing 2 yoghurt breaks. The boxes are quite busy providing you with quite a bit of information. Go Ahead is swirled in the middle with a background of strawberries - obviously the background differs depending on the flavour. Yoghurt Breaks Strawberry I'm told underneath this with a picture of a bitten yoghurt break by the side. In the corner it says 'With Added Calcium'. The box contains 6 packs of 2 'Delicious yogurt flavour topping on a light crispy biscuit with a sultana and strawberry flavoured filling. Each slice contains; 74 calories 7.6g sugars 1.9g fat 0.9g saturates 0.1g salt Inside the box you are provided with 6 green and red foil packets containing 2 rectangular bars of pale and thin biscuits coated in a thin layer of yoghurt topping, all encasing pieces of fruit. The packets each 2 bars come in have the same design as the box being green with the red strawberry background. The invidual packaging makes these a convenient snack to take out and about, carry in a handbag and even pop in a lunchbox. The biscuit is very thin and quite crunchy, the yoghurt topping adds a smoothness to the texture and the pieces of fruit generously provided within give a little sweetness and fruityness. The biscuit is very light and flaky but has a satisfying snap when biting into it. The biscuits are surpsingly satisfying as well as being filling. They even conquer my sudden sugary cravings now and then and I feel much better after eating one of these than I do after stuffing my face on a chocolate bar. The pieces of fruit within are only small but they make these bars lovely and sweet and fruity. To be honest to look at them they look like they are plain and are going to be quite dry and unappetising but they are actually very tasty providing alot of textures and tastes in one. You have the dry, crispy biscuit to bite through smoothed out by the soft yoghurt topping and chewy bits of sweet fruit completing the bar perfectly.

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                        08.08.2009 21:25
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                        You can find 70 calories better spent elsewhere

                        As a child my Mom was very careful about the snacks we were allowed to eat - we were never alllowed fizzy drinks, the only squash we could have was Robinsons Barley and crisps were very rationed. Go ahead were some of the only snacks we were allowed (which is probably why I haven't eaten them since!) I have strong memories of the Go Ahead bars so when I was shopping in the supermarket the other day and decided to look for a diet-friendly snack that was a variation on the Special K bars I went for the Go Ahead Yogurt Breaks. APPEARANCE The cover pictures makes it look like the entire biscuit is covered in yoghurt so i was a little surprised when I opened it up and saw that it was only the top. The other side is a pale (PALE!) colour of biscuit with small wholes that show the filling. The yoghurt coverin one side does not bear ANY resemblance to yoghurt that's for sure! In fact, it barely looks edible - VERY shiny, it looks like a plastic coating and is quite thick. SMELL Strong and chemical - all you need to know! Incredibly synthetic. I am very particular about what I put into my body, I usually try to make all of my meals from scratch (within reason of course) and anything that I buy ready made has to either taste fantastic or be low enough in calories that I figure I will grin and bear it for the sake of a lower dress size! This meant that the very chemical smell really put me off. TEXTURE AND TASTE The texture is great. Exactly as I remember the old plain Go Ahead snacks - light, crunchy, great chewy texture in the centre. The taste however is a different story! Although the centre is alright (there is so little of it that it would have to taste pretty awful for you to object) the yoghurt covering is dreadful! With the Special K snacks there is such a small amount of yoghurt covering that it just adds a pleasant little extra without being overpowering - with these I am just glad that it was not entirely covered like I was expecting. I would say that the thickness of the yoghurt is about 1/10 of the entire depth of the biscuit so you do feel your teeth going through it. The taste of the yoghurt is SO synthetic and chemical that I'm not sure that I don't think I'd be able to identify it as 'strawberry' in a blind trial. It's a VERY overpowering taste. NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION I haven't mentioned the nutritional values here as they are easily found online, in other reviews here or on the packaging itself (though if you would like me to please comment and I will add) because a lot of it does not mean an awful lot to me (when it comes to packaged food I tend to only look at the calories as I KNOW I am getting all of my essential nutrients elsewhere). From what I can tell from other reviews, they don't have much nutritional value and are quite high in sugar and other not so great things! What I can tell you is that each bar is 74 calories. I fell for the marketing and just saw the 74 calories embalzoned on the front and assumed that was per snack NOT per bar. Being that this was less than the Special K bar and a packet of low-fat crisps I decided to give it a go. In fact per snack (and you're hardly likely to open a pack and leave half of it (unless you're completely disgusted by them like me!) they are 144 calories. OVERALL IMPRESSION I don't know what I'm going to do with the rest of the box sitting in my cupboard! I ate one of the bars (2 per pack) and was so put off that I didn't want to eat a second, the only reason I did was because it was so horrible I decided to review it and wanted to taste it with a 'tasting' mentality. In fact, the rest of it has now gone in the bin! For 140 calories I would much rather eat a packet of crisps or have a snack-size kit kat (only 107 calories). The only plus side of this snack is that it does not leave you wanting more(!) and I guess it actually fills you up relatively well (or just puts you off food!) As bland as I remember them being from my school lunch boxes, if I ever go back to Go Ahead it will be to the good old NON-yoghurt covered breaks and not these.

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                          31.07.2009 13:07
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                          I won't be buying this flavour again

                          We are now on to our second box (6 Strawberry flavour packets) of the Tesco Buy One Get One Free (BOGOF) for Go Ahead! Yoghurt Breaks after also recently purchasing the Go Ahead Forest Fruit Flavour yoghurt breaks. For further information on the Forest Fruit flavour, see my review: "Go Ahead! - Make your day... watch out for the sugar though! (McVities Go Ahead Forest Fruit Yogurt Breaks)", dated 27/7/09. What are they? Like the Forest Fruit flavour yoghurt breaks, the Strawberry variety packets contain two biscuits. They are described on the packet as "delicious yoghurt flavour topping on a light crispy biscuit with sultana and strawberry flavoured filling". Packaging: The Go Ahead products are typically contained within bright green packaging and the strawberry variety yoghurt break is no different. The biscuits are present within a bright green foil wrapper with pictures of 2 strawberries and a yoghurt bar on the main display panel. Appearance: The bars look quite good and measure approximately 9 cm x 4cm and are rectangular in shape. The bars are coated with a white/pale pink yoghurt layer. There are visible pieces of sultanas on the reverse side which is an uncoated biscuit. Smell: The strawberry smell of the bars is very recognisable but it is fairly overpowering and smells quite artificial. I found the smell a bit off putting, and it did not make me feel like eating the bars, but as I was hungry I had little choice. Taste: Perhaps with my sense of smell put off, I found that the taste was little better. Again, I found that the taste was rather artificial, and whilst the crispiness to the bar and sultanas were good, this was dominated by the strawberry flavour. I also found that the strawberry flavour left a fairly bad aftertaste in the mouth too. Value for money: The BOGOF offer is good value for £1.99 but I much preferred the Forest Fruits flavour. Unfortunately I still have to eat more of the strawberry flavour - it's a good job we did not buy more than 1 box! Healthy?: I did not consider that this product was particularly healthy and contains even more sugars than the Forest Fruit flavour. Each slice of this product contains 8.4% carbohydrates as sugars (of an adults Guideline Daily Amount, GDA), and 2.7% fat (of an adults GDA) and that is just in one slice! This is not particularly comforting when considering that this is a twin pack. So again, I think that the Go Ahead being a "healthy" range of products is misleading - make sure you look at nutritional information first if you are on a restricted diet. Overall: I am a fan of strawberries, so I could not attribute my poor experience with this product to not liking the fruit itself. I found the smell overpowering, the taste artificial and do not consider that this product is healthy, like the "Go Ahead" label would suggest. Nutritional Information Typical values PER SLICE Guideline Daily Amounts - Adults Energy 312kj 2000 Energy 74kcal Protein 1g 45g Carbohydrate 13.3g 230g of which sugars 7.6g 90g Fat 1.9g 70g of which saturates 0.9g 20g Fibre 0.4g 24g Sodium* <0.1g 2.4g Equivalent as salt 0.1g 6g Calcium 60mg RDA 7.5%

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                            02.06.2009 17:40
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                            Try these, they are lovely

                            I seem to be always hungry, and find myself tempted to eat crisps or chocolate in between meals to curb my appetite. Obviously eating loads of fatty crisps and choccy is not good for the waistline, so I try to buy healthier foods to snack on. I love the Go Ahead range, and am reviewing the Strawberry Yogurt Breaks today. *PRICE AND AVAILABILITY* You can pick up these in multipacks, or in single packs which contain 2 slices. I have noticed that the price varies a lot depending on where you buy them from, and are often on special offer in my local supermarket. The usual price is around £2.50 for a multipack containing 6 bars - but I often find them cheaper. You can find these on sale in most supermarkets as well as some smaller stores such as Superdrug or local stores. *PACKAGING* The slices come wrapped in a bright green wrapper, adorned with a picture of some strawberries. It is very eye catching, and I read somewhere that the colour green is used in packaging for healthy foods, as green is supposed to be associated with health. *NUTRITION* My main reason for buying these, is to have as a healthier snack than the usual culprits. Eating a pack of two slices will give me 144 calories, 4g fat of which 2.4g are saturates. This is pretty good, low calorie and quite low fat but obviously not as healthy as nibbling on fruit, veg or nuts. *TASTE* Each slice is a bit likea thin cracker, with a thin layer of strawberry inside and covered in yogurt. The taste is delicious and light. It is crunchy, then you get the sharpness of the fruit, and finally a creamy taste from the yogurt. The flavors and textures go together really well. *MY VERDICT* I love these as they fill me up a bit, without leaving me bloated or feeling greedy. The price is reasonable, and I often find these on special offer which is even better. These are a perfect treat to take to work and snack on when I'm craving something a little bit sweet - and won't make me fat which is nice!

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                              02.06.2009 12:31
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                              Great snack for anytime

                              I recently purchased some Strawberry go ahead yoghurt breaks. I have always enjoyed these and tried the range of flavours and so far strawberry is probably my favourite. ~~~ Packaging ~~~ The strawberry yoghurt breaks are displayed in a new bright green box which certainly stands out on the shelf in the supermarket and puts across the image of being healthy. On the front of the box is the go ahead logo, pictures of strawberries and another of one of the yoghurt breaks which looks very appetising. Also on the front of the box proudly displayed are the nutritional information and amount of calories and fat contained in a slice. Inside of the box there are six packs of two yoghurt breaks with a similar design to the box following the green and red colour scheme. All of which are packaged in the plastic foil wrap. ~~~ Taste ~~~ Honestly I think that these taste great I am a big lover of anything fruity and yoghurt doesn't last long in my fridge so you can imagine what I think about these. The thin yoghurt coating melts in the mouth with a very smooth texture and great taste, beyond which you bite into the crisp biscuit which has a good bite to it and finally into the centre where all of the fruit is contained inside and consists of sultanas and strawberries which go well together. ~~~ Nutritional information ~~~ Go ahead advertise most of their products as being very healthy and a good low fat snack for any occasion and I must say at 72 calories a slice it isn't bad They also contain per slice 2g fat 1.2g of which are saturates 1.1g protein 12.4g carbohydrates 7.1g of which are sugars 0.4g fibre 0.1g sodium Personally I feel that is quite good although I am not specifically trying to eat healthy food I feel these are great because they taste so good I will eat them anyway. ~~~ Conclusion ~~~ Overall I am extremely impressed yoghurt breaks are a brilliant snack which you can take anywhere. They are great for kids or for anyone who is eating healthily or anyone else in fact because they taste great. They are perfect for lunch boxes as two slices are individually wrapped. Thanks for reading Fishstir * Review may also appear on ciao.co.uk under the same username Fishtir *

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