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“Horrible biscuits!”

Written on: 18/11/2017

These biscuits are a huge dissapointment.They leave an aftertaste, taste bitter but bland.They do not taste like an original mcvities digestive at all, more like a cheap, cheap copy.McVities need to respond to all these poor reviews and comments… Read Full Review

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“Really disappointed ”

Written on: 11/11/2017

My father boight these religiously and we had them every Saturday with a cuppa. I have since really enjoyed them with cheese/soup// jam and could eat a whole packet ‘by mistake’. NOT ANY MORE I’m not sure what they’ve done but they taste like sand, odd texture and not at all what I was used to. I can’t bring myself to keep the packet, it’s going in the bin. I don’t understand why they were only £1.29. I would have spent double to have the original biscuit. So sad that… Read Full Review

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“Changed!!! ”

Written on: 04/11/2017 by Stevekodos (1 review written)

Agreed, they've really messed them up, texture and taste have changed for the worse, now taste like cheap generic biscuits, and the crunch has gone, from new they taste like they've been left out overnight, they are so bad we'll be throwing this packet away and not buying anymore. Goodbye Digestives… Read Full Review

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“Really dissapointed bland”

Written on: 22/10/2017 by ciParsons332 (1 review written)

You have messed about with the recipie, I could tell first bite, I would probably buy a basic brand and get a tastier product. Let Down… Read Full Review

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“McVities what have you done!!”

Written on: 01/10/2017 by Frassi (2 reviews written)

I agree with other posters. A life long McVitie eater. For years I've eaten your digestives and plain chocolate digestives everyday, for breakfast and tea. But What has happened? I bought a packet yesterday and they now taste like cheap generic brands, bland, tasteless and the plain chocolate tastes fake. Did you think we wouldn't notice or care? I can't eat these! Please bring back the old recipe ASAP or I'll have to find another biccy to have with my cuppa :( and you will lose one loyal… Read Full Review

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“Digestive Biscuit ruined”

Written on: 14/09/2017 by Richardsonwk389 (1 review written)

McVities.....what have you done???? McVities Digestive biscuit has been my favourite since being a tot and I am now in my 60's. The changed biscuit is hard, tasteless and uninteresting. They are like the cheaper inferior brands and are now in my bin! I will not be purchasing another packet unless you bring back our tasty, crumbly, crunchy biscuit!!!… Read Full Review

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Frassi's Comment

Written on: 01/10/2017

I agree. What has happened to my beloved choc digestives. They now taste like cheap generic brands. The buiscuit itself and even the chocolate have changed..for the worse. Please bring back the old recipe. Now I'm going to have to find another biccy to have with my cuppa :(

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“DISGUSTING”

Written on: 09/09/2017

I haven't tasted anything so disgusting in a long time. I have enjoyed McVities Digestive Biscuits as long as I can remember (I'm 67 years). I am constantly trying to lose weight and 30 years ago 2 digestive biscuits and a cup of tea in the afternoon was my treat that helped my weight loss of 3 stone. I hadn't bought McVities digestives for a long time but the 125 Year packet caught my eye and I bought them from Aldi. I was really looking forward to them but when I took my first bite I just… Read Full Review

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“Digestives are now not very nice”

Written on: 24/07/2017 by slHolmes88 (1 review written)

Why has McVities decided to change the recipe and appearance of the well loved traditional McVities digestive? It's such a pity as they were delicious before - now they're horrible. I shall have to look for an alternative mi-afternoon snack to accompany my tea… Read Full Review

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Bobopinion's Comment

Written on: 27/07/2017

I agree entirely. Manufacturers are always looking at ways to reduce costs and it strikes me that this is another example. Mcvities, please don't give us corporate speak of 'taste experience, for customers or ' 97.9% of our customers are satisfied' for those who are not satisfied, the 'taste experience, is 100% dissatisfaction! Your biscuit wasn't broken before, so don't try to fix it now! Let's have the original recipe back please, it was an instiution!

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“What has happened to McVities Digestive Biscuits?”

Written on: 22/07/2017 by RylanMalloy (1 review written)

Our family (including grandchildren) used to love digestive biscuits with butter, nutella, raspberry or strawberry jam and of course, different cheeses. However so disappointed with the texture and taste of the biscuits now. They are so different, too sweet, less crumbly, too soft and tasteless. We are trying other brands now hopefully we'll find a nice crisp tasty replacement… Read Full Review

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“McVities Digestives 2017”

Written on: 15/07/2017 by auGrace1992 (1 review written)

I fancied some digestives to go with my mug of tea. Nothing in the bouse, so off to the local Coop I went. The packet looked the same; the biscuit didn't. Lighter in colour and with "original recipe" embossed beneath the normal title, the taste was completely different: far less flavour than I remembered. They now taste more like the "Light version" I tried once and vowed never to eat again. There is nothing to like about this product apart from the packaging which does not make clear that… Read Full Review

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“Tasteless ”

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

McVities Digestives used to be my favourites. They are now tasteless. I used to love them with cheese or on their own with a cup of tea, but no more. I am looking for a better digestive, now… Read Full Review

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“New recipie”

Written on: 13/06/2017 by 31Perez (1 review written)

Used to love them, now can't stand them! Since the recipie has been changed the Digestive biscuit has changed taste and texture, the taste has lost its warm and wheaty/malty taste to a dry unsatisfying crumbly mess. We don't buy them any more... Sad day for a big fan… Read Full Review

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“What happened??”

Written on: 11/05/2017 by Moody312 (1 review written)

I live in Mexico and managed to get my hands on a packet of these recently. I could not wait to get stuck in to my all-time favourite biscuit after so many years! What a huge disappointment! I read that many companies in the UK have been changing recipes over the last few years (less salt here, less fat there, whatever) but I had no idea how bad things had gotten. Biscuits are a treat to be enjoyed and savoured, not a health food. They now taste like cardboard with a very saw-dusty texture… Read Full Review

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“What's happened to our favourite biscuit?”

Written on: 20/03/2017 by Webboswife (1 review written)

These digestives have always been tops with our family.My husband will eat virtually any biscuit and loves his digestives.He recently commented that they were very saw dusty.We thought it was maybe a duff batch and bought more.To our disappointment they too were dry,not very sweet,much thinner and quite burnt looking.Is this just another case of cutting back and making the customer pay for poor quality products?may as well buy a much cheaper brand for a better quality biscuit.Shame on you… Read Full Review

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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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Inmyop66's Comment

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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