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“What was wrong with the older recipes?”

Written on: 21/02/2017

Mcvities digestives were my favorite biscuits... gradually over the years they've changed... reduced size, lacks crispness, pale, uninteresting too sweet, flavorless, no texture... the list goes on. Even worse are the chocolates ones.. poor quality overly sweet chocolate. All in all... they are all horrid. Nil points from me… Read Full Review

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Written on: 24/02/2017

Absolutely, the Mcvities plain digestive is no longer my favourite biscuit after 55 years of choosing it. To sum up, I don't enjoy it anymore. Mega disappointed.

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“Tasteless and bland”

Written on: 07/02/2017 by MiracleNash19 (1 review written)

What has happened to digestives! They are tasteless, lacking in colour and feel almost oily in the pack. Used to be a favourite of mine but don't think I will buy again… Read Full Review

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“Change in recipe disaster. ”

Written on: 05/01/2017 by 21Disappointment (1 review written)

Mcvities digestive biscuits have always been short - like shortbread - crisp when broken and melt in the mouth. Not now - stale tasting ; taste of sweeteners ; heavy to eat. I will not be buying another packet… Read Full Review

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“Totally changed”

Written on: 02/01/2017 by Sandypopo (1 review written)

Just got a new packet of these digestives. They are totally ruined,not a bit like they used to be. I am very dissapointed,they should leave things alone.they were perfect before, why!!!!!! Change them. I will try a different brand next time… Read Full Review

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“By Appointment”

Written on: 27/11/2016 by micwalters (2 reviews written)

Having gotten so 'suspect that McVities Digestives are now NOT what they used to be over 40 years ago, I contacted customer care. THEN, discovered this web site, so I am not the only one that thinks these biscuits have 'lost the plot. Really, they ought to have their "BY APPOINTMENT" privilege removed… Read Full Review

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“By Appointment”

Written on: 27/11/2016 by micwalters (2 reviews written)

Having gotten so 'suspect that McVities Digestives are now NOT what they used to be over 40 years ago, I contacted customer care. THEN, discovered this web site, so I am not the only one that thinks these biscuits have 'lost the plot. Really, they ought to have their "BY APPOINTMENT" privilege removed… Read Full Review

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“Totally disappointing biscuits!”

Written on: 26/11/2016 by Doug1968 (1 review written)

I recently thought I was going mad - I usually love plain digestives to dunk in my tea at work, but I've just given most of a packet to the chickens as they were so awful! Come on Mc Vities what have you done?? Why Change the recepie? it's so completely different, they taste and look like those horrible imitation jobs- yuk! Change it back pleeeeeease?! I'm not buying any more till you do… Read Full Review

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“mcvities chocolate digestives”

Written on: 17/11/2016

after these being my favourite biscuits I WILL NOT BE BUYING EVER AGAIN. how could you, they are soft, no crunch at all, in fact quite disgusting… Read Full Review

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“Yuk!!”

Written on: 17/11/2016 by Ireland128 (1 review written)

I recently bought a pack of these as a 'treat' for my husband - what a mistake! The biscuits have been ruined by a change in recipe and are now hard and tasteless. What happened to the delicious, crumbly biscuit that was full of flavour? Such a pity - will now try Aldi as recommended by other reviewers… Read Full Review

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“Digestives Horrid”

Written on: 07/11/2016 by Memphis1951 (1 review written)

We will never buy again, terrible taste, very unhappy with the recipe… Read Full Review

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“Disgusting ”

Written on: 01/11/2016 by TerrellLopez391 (1 review written)

McVities digestive biscuits are now hard and taste disgusting, clearly the new resipy doesn't work, will not buy in future. Why change and ruin your reputation… Read Full Review

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“Unpleasant ”

Written on: 25/10/2016

October 2016. McVities Digestives are now almost unpleasant and unpalatable. Clearly McVities have changed the recipe yet again. I have no intention of buying this product any more. I have just crushed a whole packet of Digestives (minus 2) and put them outside for the birds. McVities have also changed the wrapper, not for the better. It still shows "The Original" on the wrapper. Well it isn't is it McVities: you are probably guilty of misrepresentation. The wrapper does not appear to show… Read Full Review

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“TO BUY OR NOT TOO BUY”

Written on: 06/08/2016 by marksellick (1 review written)

For ten years every Friday, I have purchased for my partner her favourite treat, a large packet of Mcvities chocolate digestives. Leaving aside my generous if some what drunken sailor attitude to gift, I feel a little annoyed. A few weeks ago she insisted I was harbouring out of date biscuits that tasted guff, yesterday she insisted I was buying Lidle chocolate digestives and putting them into Mcvities wrappings, an accusation I vehemently denied, shopping in Lidle how dare she, how very dare… Read Full Review

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“Not the same !”

Written on: 22/07/2016

What have you done to Digestives ??..They taste completely different now and aren't even circular anymore,sort of egg-shaped!..Ah,that's why they taste so foul!Won't be buying them again,Aldi's are sooo much nicer !… Read Full Review

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“Upset my start of the day”

Written on: 14/05/2016 by Happydays27 (1 review written)

Tasted very funny thought at first l had picked wrong sort up then got my husband to try he said theses are not McVites then asked a friend she had one bit and did not like them, l will have to find some orther biscuits… Read Full Review

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“Don't like new recipe”

Written on: 24/04/2016

Whatever ingredients you have changed in the McVities Digestive range does not work for us...recently bought some and not impressed!! Won't be buying any more… Read Full Review

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“Not what they used to be !”

Written on: 07/01/2016 by IsaacBowman145 (1 review written)

Since they changed the recipe McVities have struggled with quality. To me it seems they have to under bake them so they do not get the biscuits too brittle. They have lost their toasted flavour, taste of undercooked flour and look horrible and pale. A great British biscuit ruined by food technologists!!!… Read Full Review

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“Why change a winning formula?”

Written on: 13/12/2015 by 392Thorpe (1 review written)

In these straitened times you could almost (almost) accept a reduction in size so that the company could boosts its profits (though this is still a surprise with inflation near zero! But the worst "crime" is changing the taste and texture. For decades I have eaten Digestives and, up until now, they were my standard breakfast. No more! The taste has been removed and they melt and slither across the tongue with no pleasurable sensation whatsoever. Until I see an advertising campaign… Read Full Review

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“Disgusting”

Written on: 04/10/2015 by Sloanea128 (1 review written)

What have they done to digestives they have no taste. I have enjoyed these biscuits for years but will not be buying them again until they go back to original taste. Why do we have to put up with people telling us what to eat. I wish they would just leave things alone why change things if people enjoy it surely we can decide for ourselfs if we want to eat low fat food… Read Full Review

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“Disgusting!!!!”

Written on: 24/08/2015 by Meganf43 (1 review written)

OK is absolutely desperate for something to eat and there's nothing else available eg dry bread. Otherwise, they're dry, hard, dull and tasteless. Certainly don't make your mouth water just dry it up. I've tried about four packets this year but each time threw half the pack away. Therefore, I will not be buying anymore, which is a shame as I've bought McVities Digestives for decades… Read Full Review

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