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Nestle Quality Street

“bad value for money”

Written on: 25/12/2014 by Davon323 (1 review written)

All the favourites have been taken out, whatever happened to the cracknell? the tub is so small and i belong to the crowd that cannot stand the creams. … Read Full Review

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“what has happened to these”

Written on: 24/12/2014 by Kennav50 (1 review written)

I see i am not the only one to open this box of disappointment, the taste has changed to slight hint of petrol tasting garbage … Read Full Review

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“Chemical Street”

Written on: 09/10/2014 by Guillermov282 (1 review written)

Havent had quality street in years! So bought a tub to remember the good old days. My God! what has happened to them!!! As soon as you open the PLASTIC tub (what happened to the tin) the chemical smell hits you. Not sure if its the smell of the plastic or the wrappers. The smell has also seemed to have gone through to the sweets themselves, they are not nice at all, almost like a liqueur sweet. The only one that tastes the same as before are the toffee pennies..that i am glad of! Never again… Read Full Review

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“the new mouse”

Written on: 25/04/2014 by haMcNally405 (1 review written)

well i just tried the new mouse whatever they want to call it its the quality street green triangle yuk yuk what a load of rubbish its taste just like tesco or morrison own. i used to love the gree triangles and when i saw these mouse i thought oh i will so enjoy them,no chance not a trace of nut or the usuala tatse of quality street never again wil i waste money on this.please will ask does ANYONE FROM THE MANUFRACTOURS ever read these sites bet they dont and i bet i dont hear anything from… Read Full Review

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“What have you done!”

Written on: 20/04/2014 by Miles406 (1 review written)

I was really looking forward to that familiar smell and taste. I am very disappointed in taste flavour and quality. WHY. Why would you do that. Never again. As some else has stated my favourite was the purple wrapped chocolate also but now not even close to what it used to be. The chemical smell is awful… Read Full Review

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“Chemical taste/smell”

Written on: 18/01/2014

Bought from Morrisons in a 2 for £7 offer. OK, the container is plastic rather than a nice tin and the range of chocolates has long been reduced, but the chocolates and wrappers provided still seemed fine. Then I unwrapped a chocolate and the chemical smell(!) - from the wrapper that had 'leaked' onto the chocolate - hit me. It is absolutely disgusting - and really strong. What's going on? How can Nestle get away with this?… Read Full Review

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Oobovril's Comment

Written on: 19/01/2014

I has the same experience, as soon as I opened the container I knew something was not right. A strange chemical smell and the
sweets just did not taste right...threw the whole lot out.

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“Top tip...”

Written on: 07/01/2014 by comfortablynumb999 (3 reviews written)

Buy 2 tins of Quality Street and empty one into the other, then you will have a full tin! Not at all happy with the content, i think QS have ruined there Christmas feel by releasing the QS chocolate bars throughout the year, therefore spoiling the taste of Xmas. … Read Full Review

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“Who messed up Quality Street?”

Written on: 07/01/2014 by mikemarshall (1 review written)

Used to love Quality Street for Christmas 40 years ago. My wife just brought some home and they look the same but they are not. I thought they were made by Rowntree, but the tin says Nestle. Checked, yes they were bought out. The cynic in me said "typical, new management thinks they know better" Then I found this site and I'm not the only one to say this. The product is expensive but mediocre and trades on the good name of it's predecessor. … Read Full Review

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“Soylent Green?? pure evil”

Written on: 04/01/2014 by Abomination (1 review written)

These are EVIL. Nestle is a truly satanic company and don't ever think it's too far fetched that the ingredients are ritual abuse victims. You can sense pure evil if you are aware enough. Either way, these taste absolutely cussing VILE!!!!!… Read Full Review

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“Not good”

Written on: 28/12/2013 by Superkay1971 (1 review written)

We used to have them for Xmas!! Bought them this year and they are not nice!!! And also the amount that you paid for a couple of years ago is still the same but the weight has been a lot lot smaller wont be buying again and will also tell people not to buy!!… Read Full Review

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“Tastes awful”

Written on: 12/12/2013

I tried the Quality Street candies today for the first time. What an awful and disgusting piece of junk. The chocolate texture reminded me of a play-dough, the filling tasted like chemicals. You just taste sugar, fat and ... nothing else, really. Although it appears that these candies are long-time tradition, I absolutely won't miss it and for sure will not repeat the experience… Read Full Review

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“Smells like jam”

Written on: 10/12/2013

The chocolates are mediocre at best, and they do not live up to the name of "Quality Street". However, if they are actually chunks of asphalt that have been ground up and wrapped, the name makes a lot more sense. The smell of jam that emanates from the box is puzzling and unappetizing as well. I suppose this comes from the disgusting surprise fillings, which I generally dislike with this case being no exception. Having never tried these chocolates before, eating them is an unpleasant adventure… Read Full Review

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“Quality Street? Change of name needed!”

Written on: 28/11/2013

Sorry, but the name doesn't match the product! I used to love these chocolates, as did my family, but now I would gladly pay a bit more for something decent tasting, than spend a fiver on this rubbish. The chocolate tastes cheap and oily, and the flavours taste like chemicals. (Maybe its the wrappers smell getting into the chocolate), who knows, just tastes revolting! Once we used to fight for the box of Quality Street, now I'd have a job to find someone I didn't like to give them to! What a… Read Full Review

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“Once fabulous sweets are now cheap rubbish”

Written on: 21/11/2013 by emerald15 (1 review written)

My parents used to buy these for Christmas time for us and loved them. I bought them for my children and they used to also love them. However, since changing the sweets and the wrappers and tin to cheap nasty flavours and fillings and tacky plastic cartons, I will never buy them again. Seriously, you need to review and bring back the orininal Quality Street Sweets, somethings are not meant to change!… Read Full Review

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Girlexotica's Response to emerald15's Review

Written on: 03/01/2014

I'd be willing to bet that the reason these now taste horrid is because Nestle have reformulated practically all their confectionary since 2008, when they removed all E numbers/artificial flavours and colours, as well as hydrogenated fat which acted as a preservative and influenced taste and texture (hence they now tend to taste 'off'). This has made a big difference to the taste, overall! The same with Smarties - they are awful now! In the old days (before all this healthifying of foods and nanny state, where we as adults were not told what we can and can't eat) these sweets had E numbers - and they never did me any harm! Just because some people are obese and can't control what they put in their mouths, it a small percentage of adults or kids have an adverse reaction to certain E numbers, it's been decided that we should all bear the wrath of rubbish tasting stuff and all the treats we used to enjoy, ruined! The clue's in the term 'junk' food! It's a tweet and not meant to be healthy, but all these well known treats seem to have become a victim of this health craze!

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“Awful tasting old favourite”

Written on: 05/07/2013

These were once my favourite chocolates (since I was a kid 40 years ago). I've bought two tins recently. The first was awful but I thought maybe they were off. But the second tin confirmed that these are now one of the worst chocolates on the market - obviously full of cheap ingredients to save money. What a shame. I suspect the MBAs and other ambitious business types at Nestle have been doing some cost cutting. Hope they enoy their bonuses more than we enjoy their chemical ridden imitation… Read Full Review

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“Where has the choice gone?”

Written on: 24/06/2013

I have just opened a tin of Quality Street with my usualy level of excitement which has very quickly turned in to bitter disappointment. Where have my favourites gone?? Missing are the strawberry cream, the orange cream and country fudge to name a few. Basically I am left with a tin of chewy crarmels that are guarenteed to send my to the dentist! How very disappointing!… Read Full Review

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“I feel sic”

Written on: 01/03/2013

Taste like cheap reject chocolate, i try all of them and most of them i could only eat half a chocolate of each. The only edible ones are the green triangle and the purple one and they arnt even that good. Its funny that them two are called the green triangle and the purple one, and the rest have names like strawberry, orange cream etc... Its like nestle knows themselves that they are the only ok ones. Nestle knows that kids will say to their parents, i want the green triangle or the purple… Read Full Review

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“smaller tin wot a rip off”

Written on: 17/02/2013

they should be ashamed of themselves to rip us of at Christmas they taste of nothing as it says in the rest of the writ ups they are more interested in money so if we don't bye the rubbish they are knocking out now… Read Full Review

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“Victim of "continuous improvement"”

Written on: 31/12/2012 by W4chris (1 review written)

They have been a part of Christmas in my family for 65 years. One by one the best flavours have been replaced by inferior items . A classic example of "if it ain't broke don't fix it" and a piece of cultural vandalism. Another bit Britain's tradition gone forever. Maybe the Chinese will spot a glaring gap in the market and come up with something more like the old product. Our complacent car industry paid the awful price of believing it could treat its customers as a captive market. Over time… Read Full Review

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“Why did the ruin Quality Street”

Written on: 07/05/2012

Cheap and nasty taste!! I've been buying Quality Street for 25 years. Family and friends bought me my usual 4 or 5 tins at Christmas and they got binned. Even the smell when you open the tin is dreadful. I assume they have ruined them to save money in order to sell them to the (lets ruin everything that good for profits) supermarkets. I hope Nestly pay the price in the long run. Greed wins over everything else again… Read Full Review

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Kerrykent's Comment

Written on: 26/08/2012

I agree, just bought a tin and its smaller...and sweets are poor, there was a time when the tins were bigger and chocolates nicer and wrapped better,never buying again.

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Virgola's Comment

Written on: 21/12/2012

I have to agree. I just bought a box and I had the same experience! Disgusting to smell and taste!

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