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Nestle Black Magic

“What a disappointment”

Written on: 13/04/2013

What has happened to the Black Magic chocolates I used to know - (I remember them coming in a proper box with a real red ribbon) - the chocolate is terrible and the fillings - where are all the nutty and hard centres? Picking through a box used to be sheer delight - now Never Again… Read Full Review

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Nestle Black Magic

“my I”

Written on: 01/04/2013

I am so fussy when it comes to food and considering I had an eating disorder something unhealthy has to be really tasty for me to eat and boy do they tick the boxes, so rich and sweet, thank god there is no coffee I wouldn't buy anymore, I wouldn't change them I love them all especially the hazelnut Praline.ps I'm eating them as we speak hehe… Read Full Review

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Nestle Black Magic

“What about the packaging?”

Written on: 31/03/2013

I bought some for the loved one this Easter and when opened we were both disappointed at the lack of choice. I fully agree with the remarks of all the previous reviewers regarding the deteriorating quality of these once-great chocolates. I am convinced they are not as dark (less cocoa content?) and all the intersting old centres have been consigned by Nestle to history. Only the flavour lingers on in my taste buds. But what about the packaging? Absolutely dreadful. Where has the red tastle on… Read Full Review

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Nestle Black Magic

“What A Disappointment”

Written on: 15/03/2013

I was given a box of Black Magic for the first time in years and was delighted because they were an old-time favourite. What a let-down....the chocolate isn't as dark or rich as before and the centres are all smooth, tasteless, sickly mush....nothing tasty at all. As soon as I started to mention them at work, my colleague knew what I was going to say,so I know it's not my taste-memory that's gone wrong.They are now very nasty chocolates. No more Black Magic for me thanks… Read Full Review

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Nestle Black Magic

“rubbish, rubbish, rubbish”

Written on: 14/03/2013

Very disappointed I wont be eating them again. They used to be one of the nicest chocolates you could get, taste cheap now… Read Full Review

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Nestle Black Magic

“Good chocolates”

Written on: 12/03/2013

Black magic look and taste cheap. The centres are bland now, what happened to montelimar and the coffee creams??? If it ain't broke don't mend it! The white squiggles look terrible , whoever does the design maybe should have a career change… Read Full Review

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Nestle Black Magic

“AWFUL AWFUL AWFUL”

Written on: 12/03/2013

I haven't eaten B/M for several years & this year I received a gift of a box of B/M What a waste of calories, these chocs are for toothless old people. Where is the butterscoth? the coffee creme,the REAL toffee? all gone WHY? These were my sons favorite chocolate 10 years ago why did you change them for a heap of old tasteless sugarful extremely sweet old tat. And so many of the same,time you gave VALUE FOR MONEY! Only worth £1.99 for 376grms Otherwise you robbing the public and should be… Read Full Review

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Nestle Black Magic

“black magic is magic no more!”

Written on: 01/02/2013 by chocylover711 (1 review written)

I was given a large box of black magic for Christmas but there were only six varieties of chocolate in it. What happened to the delicious cherry ones ( with real cherries), the brazil nut ones and my all time favourites - the coffee creams. In fact where can you get coffee creams now. The flavours left were non-descript and boring. The chocolate does not even taste the same. Nestle have ruined this formerly brilliant treat. Don't bother buying, its a waste of money. When will the manufacturers… Read Full Review

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Nestle Black Magic

“black magic not”

Written on: 12/01/2013 by kimbles (1 review written)

I received some Black Magic for Christmas. Where are all the old favourites? I won't be asking for these again. Only 6 chocolates. What a rip off… Read Full Review

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Maureenp's Response to kimbles's Review

Written on: 24/01/2013

had a box for christmas, what a disappointment, used to be my favourite but I wouldn't want anyone to waste their money again. none of my favourites and white chocolate drizzled over what few were in the box, the idea is I like dark chocs not white. I couldn't even say I enjoyed what few chocs were there. where is the choc brazil?
Maureen - London

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“Favourites? no more !!!”

Written on: 08/01/2013

My partner bought me a box of Black Magic chocolates at Christmas. These USED to be my favourite chocolates!! What happened to the brazil nut , hazel nut cluster, liquid cherry, marzipan and the other old ones that were always my favourites ? I have watched over the years as my favourite chocs have gradually diminished until now none of them are even enjoyable and i just wouldn't thank you for a box of these!! Only 6 chocs?? Why have you SO spoiled what once ( many years ago) was a fantastic… Read Full Review

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“How disappointing”

Written on: 07/01/2013 by ginnyperrett (1 review written)

My boyfriend bought me these for new year where are montalimar, hazelnut trio ,butterscotch,vanilla malo,strawberry cream, cherry cream,brazil nut, coffee cream and orange cream what has happened to the quality of the chocolate this is not the wonderful chocolates that I once loved… Read Full Review

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Nestle Black Magic

“Where is the hazelnut cluster,coffee cream and...”

Written on: 30/12/2012 by Micky1965 (1 review written)

We used to have a box every week but stopped not long after the full selection stopped.We had a box this christmas and now I know why we stopped,because there is some missing.I can't understand why they don't sell a full box and the new one together. Surely other people think this way.Come on Nestle listen to your fans !… Read Full Review

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Nestle Black Magic

“Cost Cutting shows it's head again ”

Written on: 19/12/2012

What have you done, to what use to be a great box of chock's. bring back the old Black Magic we know and loved. Board room cost cutting with no idea what the CUSTOMER likes !Very poor choice 6! But Will the management take any notice of the reviews hear, I think NOT ,Poor fillings, Poor flavor,I will never buy Nestle again this is the U K not the U S A, we have different tastes !… Read Full Review

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Chocdisgustin's Comment

Written on: 26/12/2012

I completely and utterly agree with the reviewer above . Yesterday I had the biggest shock when I found out my mum's favourite box of chocolates have gone to the dogs ...my mum would turn over in her grave if only she knew.
What has happens to the rich dark chocolate , exuberant designs ...the cherry liqueur ...marzipan ...truffels etc.
Nestlé have ruined something that was very special to me and like the reviewer above I will never by this product again
Cherry (jones) Harris

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Quen's Comment

Written on: 27/12/2012

Just started a box of BM ans sadly dissapointed. Poor chocolate , reduced number of chocs and not the old style we were expecting.
Will not be buying those agin

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Scubey's Comment

Written on: 26/12/2012

What happened to the dark chocolate and the intense flavours. Best chocolates ruined. I thought they would have learned from what they did before when they produced flavoured solid chocolates that didnt sell. Dont they know their customers. I used to buy them for their dark chocolate and lucious filling. I can buy average plain chocolates from any other lidl store or similar. Disappointed!

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Nestle Black Magic

“not the same”

Written on: 05/11/2012 by fireisland (1 review written)

I treated myself to a box of Black Magic chocolates as I had been working very hard and thought I deserved a treat. I had not had any for a few years and was really looking forward to delicious, sophisticated dark chocolates with an impressive variety of unusual fabulous fillings. What a disappointment! Very poor variety of fillings; disliked the raspberry and orange ones. Horrible consistancy. In the past the cream fillings were silky and flowing. I will not buy them again. Nestle, what… Read Full Review

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“What a treat???????????????”

Written on: 05/11/2012

Called in to the local store and saw Black Magic Chocolates on offer couldnt resist. I tried 4 on the way home the rest are destined for the bin they are absolutely AWFUL: Bland, no rich dark taste, no variety (they all tasted the same YUK) Do Nestle think we are so gullible that they can con us into comming back for more even Oliver would choose a second helping of gruel… Read Full Review

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“Black magic”

Written on: 04/11/2012

When I was a child I remember my dad coming home every Friday evening with a box of Black Magic. They were the family's favourite chocolates. My daughter recently bought a box for me. I was delighted until I opened the box! It got much worse when I tried them - they were awful. I am a real chocoholic and can honestly say that this is the only time I have been unable to eat any - I tried some of them and threw the rest in the bin! If there was an option to give no stars I would… Read Full Review

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Nestle Black Magic

“What have you done”

Written on: 28/10/2012 by Used2luvthem (1 review written)

Destroyed my all time favourite chocolates, won't be buying them again. Bring back the old favourites. Guess what, we would even be prepared to pay for them!!… Read Full Review

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“Black Magic”

Written on: 21/08/2012 by Bunyass (1 review written)

I can remember the range of chocolates that were Black Magic and now Nestlé have destroyed the magic in their quest for profit. I will not buy this product ever again.l… Read Full Review

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“This product has changed..not for the better”

Written on: 16/07/2012

Black magic used to be my favourite chocolates. I was given a box of the Black Magic Classic Favourites and was very disappointed. The cream ones were completely different and the chocolate on them all not as gppd. This is very disappointing as I only like dark chocolate. Bring back the old recipe!!!… Read Full Review

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“Nothing to compare with the original flavours”

Written on: 11/05/2012 by patchoc (1 review written)

My husband bought me a box of Black Magic recently.....and my heart sank! Black Magic chocolates used to be my most favourite chocolates and I knew all the flavours and for me, they surpassed every other chocolate on the market. Since Nestle changed them from 12 flavours to 6, there is no comparison to what we had years ago. Who on earth wants a huge box of chocolates with only 6 flavours - I threw most of them in the bin! I used to love the Coffee Cream and Toffee and Mallow most of all… Read Full Review

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Guest's Response to patchoc's Review

Written on: 23/05/2012

You are so right. The Nestle folks paid good money for Rowntree's and are debasing the good name they bought.

Who do they think they are fooling? The flavors are crass knock-offs and the chocolate is lacking any tartness or mouth-impacting flavor. In the past they were a favorite we bought on special occasions for years.

Now ... where is the sensual treat to look forward to? I will look elsewhere.

I am ashamed to have given these to my family as a traditional tasty gift, It was a horrible rip-off that disappointed every recipient. . I will never purchase these again, and warn all my friends and hundreds of acquaintances.

How can Nestle be so blind and stupid. People buy good food to put in their mouths where taste buds exist and special sweet treats are appreciated. This is not a casual change in a recipie and cannot be cloacked from the suckered purchasers.

It is a fraud to use a good anme to squeeze out the final purchase by cloacking poor quality under a high quality name.

What's next? Asphalt flavoring??? Under the name Nestle's cocoa?

I will be twittering a link to these comments and hope that thousands of others do too.

Shame Shame. Shame on Nestle. Changing the whole promise of a brand to flip it into a better short-term money-maker is messing with our trust. Call it what it is.That's consumer fraud.

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