Product Type: Tesco Snacks
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Limp, lifeless and a bit damp, the Alan Titchmarsh of Breads
Tesco Value bread
Member Name: huggy2009
Tesco Value bread
Advantages: Its ok for toast
Disadvantages: Not as cheap as it should be, not very nice
Being honest your not going to get much for 47p nowadays, you might get a newspaper (depending on the quality!), or a chocolate bar, but is a value load of bread worth it?
Well yes and no, if your going to use it for toast, its not a bad idea, but if your going to use it for sandwiches or anything more fancy you are better off paying extra for some real quality.
Packaging: It looks cheap, you can buy white or brown, thick or medium sliced, all are wrapped in a plastic bag with the Value label all over it. The loaf is 800g and represents around 20-25 slices depending on the size of the loaf.
Availability: You can buy it in Tesco and in Tesco Metro, yep this is an exclusive product that means its only sold in products where it is made.
Price: Its 47p for an 800g loaf, this isn't particularly good value in comparison to other Tesco value products but is still about 25p cheaper than its closest rival.
I bought this during an online shop and as soon as it arrived I felt i'd made a mistake. It looks cheap and doesn't even look worth 47p, its a dull and lifeless looking loaf that appears fake. I had a cheese sandwich and utterly regretted it the bread broke during the buttering process and took away from the cheese taste with its soft limp lifelessness. As toast it was fine and this is where its worth buying, especially the thicker sliced loaf.
Being honest though it really isn't worth buying for anything more than toast, it lacks flavour and tastes unhealthy and soggy when you want a nice chunk of bread that has flavour and feels like it is real.
Overall its fine in an emergency but it goes off quickly, doesn't really taste of much and isn't as cheap as it should be for the quality/lack of, that your really getting.
Summary: Limp, lifeless and a bit damp, the Alan Titchmarsh of Breads