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“Disappointing digestives”

Written on: 21/10/2020 by Reidfp403 (1 review written)

I've been buying McVities Digestives for years but I'm afraid my latest packet went straight in the recycling. Dusty and soft and tasteless. I'll be changing brand… Read Full Review

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“Now taste like ceiling tiles!”

Written on: 09/10/2020 by Lizabrams (1 review written)

Having been a loyal Digestive biscuit consumer since childhood (now over 70), I am so disappointed with the recent change to the recipe, taste, size and colour. If the rest of McVities range taste as bad, I shall be buying from Lidl’s and saving money… Read Full Review

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Sendanayake's Response to Lizabrams's Review

Written on: 14/10/2020

Absolutely agree!!!... just had my morning cuppa with a digestive biscuit from a newly opened pack. They used to be the perfect biscuit but this one was awful... Less traditional flavour and actually tasted sweeter. Will give rest of packet to the birds! As a vegan will also be going to Lidl!

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Kinsellacafc's Response to Lizabrams's Review

Written on: 17/10/2020

Absolutely spot on there. Let’s remove all the salt from the recipe and expect them to still be nice. Biscuits are an indulgence. They are a treat enjoyed from time to time and are not meant to be healthy. McVities are just another company that has lowered the salt content sufficiently that all the tubs of lard up and down the country can scoff an entire packet in one sitting and not raise their salt levels too much. You’ve just sold me your last packet of biscuits McVities. Unpalatable junk.

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“Tasteless”

Written on: 11/09/2020 by bradyhall (10 reviews written)

The Mcvities Digestive Biscuits are not good flavored biscuits. The flavor and the texture of the biscuits are not good. The consistency of the biscuits is not good. Tasteless biscuit, I didn't like it… Read Full Review

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“What have you done to Digestive ”

Written on: 28/08/2020 by Micah359 (1 review written)

Well after years of enjoying Mcvities Digestive biscuits for 30+ years you ruin them No taste, they dont dunk the same and resemble chipboard I have a double packet in the cupboard that will go soggy before they are eaten looks like the birds will be well fed for a couple of days… Read Full Review

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“What have you done? ”

Written on: 12/08/2020 by Flissity (1 review written)

What a shame! Don’t you realise McVitie’s or whatever your name is now that the digestive is an iconic biscuit or it was. This is the second change to this in recent years. It used to be oaty and delicious and it’s now like a piece of cardboard. This is or was soo many people’s go to biscuit with their morning cuppa. For 40 years I’ve got up, made a cuppa and took back to bed with my rationed 3 digestives. There are plenty of lower sugar biscuits out there. It’s like trying to… Read Full Review

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“Perfection ruined”

Written on: 09/08/2020 by Kai179 (1 review written)

Tastes like a knock off brand, better off buying the supermarket branded ones… Read Full Review

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“What’s gone wrong?”

Written on: 29/07/2020 by JN-M (1 review written)

For years my husband and I have enjoyed a couple of McVities digestive biscuits with an early cuppa. Yesterday we noticed something had changed - they tasted stale and unpalatable - even though they were from a new packet. This morning was the same, so we won’t be buying them again… Read Full Review

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“Recipe change”

Written on: 27/05/2020 by Warrender (1 review written)

What have they done to our favourite digestive biscuits. They are horrible. Will not buy them again… Read Full Review

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Stuartwykeham-Martin's Response to Warrender's Review

Written on: 24/06/2020

I agree, they are now horrible...they just fall apart and crumble.

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“McVities Digestive Biscuits Size”

Written on: 22/05/2020 by BWL77 (1 review written)

I remember when a Digestive wouldn't allow me to dunk it because it was to big to fit in my cup without nibbling a bit off. Now they are much smaller and thinner not to mention 7 less in a packet and they don't taste as good… Read Full Review

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“Mcvities digestive biscuit ”

Written on: 25/03/2020 by Hastingsgb1956 (1 review written)

I always enjoy digestive biscuit but recently I bought a bigger size 500g and it had a strange unusual smell and had to throw everything away..what a waste of money..pretty disappointed… Read Full Review

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“Digestive biscuits”

Written on: 02/03/2020 by Jarviswhitton (1 review written)

Hi i was brought up eating digestives .i bought some last night was so disappointed .thinner than before pale looking not as crisp .they honestly tasted n looked like a cheaper variety you get from a 99p shop .i ate 5 n threw rest in bin .cmon mcvities,what the hell have you compromised to end up with this .itll be last packet i ever buy… Read Full Review

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Lacy18's Response to Jarviswhitton's Review

Written on: 02/05/2020

I notice the same thing

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“A Total Disaster for McVities”

Written on: 09/02/2020 by khanpi (2 reviews written)

The new formula for digestive biscuits has left them tasting claggy and absolutely awful. On the packaging Mcvities say "The Original". This could not be further from the truth as they taste nothing like the original biscuits. If they need to cater for demand from "healthy eaters" then produce a lower fat version for them and leave our food choices to us! I am quite capable of limiting my intake to one or two biscuits with my cup of tea, and the new formula has forced me to quit! Good for my… Read Full Review

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Accies69's Response to khanpi's Review

Written on: 23/04/2020

I agree mcvities digestive new recipe is a disaster
Eaten them for 50 years. However will never be eaten again. Have thrown 2 packets in bin

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“tastes like a very low budget version now !!”

Written on: 30/10/2019 by Nicolashellard (1 review written)

Mcvities digestives have been a wholesome but golden buttery comforting staple to have with a cup of tea, since childhood, iam 50yrs old and just opened a pack purchased from asda this morning, sat down with cup of tea ate 1,2,3 after first bite thought maybe made low grade ones just for asda ?? sainsburys bought some ....same dissapointing taste, reminds me of ones bought own brand for around 25p a pack, a very poor quality tastless biscuit , I will never buy mcvities again, i will try marks… Read Full Review

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“Mcvites taste change ”

Written on: 10/08/2019 by Robdelboy (1 review written)

I have been a regular customer of Mcvites digestive biscuits for the last 25 years, but since their change to a low fat recipe, I no longer can eat them. They taste like a cheap copy! that original Mcvites taste has gone, which was the main reason I brought them. There also now so very thin and brittle and fall apart as soon as you lift them. Won't be buying them again, such a shame Wake up Mcvites. … Read Full Review

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“Digestive biscuit travesty!”

Written on: 27/07/2019 by Jacquelyni1958 (1 review written)

Why do traditional digestive biscuits by Mcvities now taste so awful. If you were doing a blind taste,you wouldn't ever think it was a digestive biscuit,let alone Mcvities! Cheap and nasty tasting. Bland beyond belief. Now taste like a cross between a dog biscuit and a rich tea! No high baked wheat flavour at all. Could be eating the cheapest biscuits you could possibly find. Will 100% never be buying what was once a lovely,tasty biscuit. Bring back the traditional recipe and stop trying to… Read Full Review

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“Digestive, not the same”

Written on: 19/07/2019 by Keshawnm95 (1 review written)

Digestive biscuits have changed, taste like they have been merged with rich tea. Disappointed. Why?… Read Full Review

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“What’s happened to McVities Digestives ”

Written on: 09/04/2019 by sukiramaketa (1 review written)

Nice cup of tea ready and waiting opened the famous red packet of Digestives...disappointing pale appearance Yuk!. They used to be baked until golden brown they look and taste terrible threw them in the bin. I would prefer to eat a supermarket branded version probably Asda chosen by you brand as their chocolate digestive taste pretty good… Read Full Review

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Blueroverbrom's Response to sukiramaketa's Review

Written on: 25/05/2019

Why do manufactures like to say they haven't made changes when we the consumer (buyer) can tell that it is blatantly different in colour, taste and texture.I fully agree with other reviewers. My favourite biscuit is no more--time to try another brand

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“McVities digestives are disgusting”

Written on: 16/03/2019 by Evaangel (1 review written)

The double packs have tasted different for a while, more like the low fat version but last week as soon as the biscuit touched my tongue there was a horrible intense taste of, what I suspect, is low grade artificial sweetener. After 30 years of buying these, you have lost another customer… Read Full Review

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“Poor taste”

Written on: 15/03/2019 by Shaylee109 (1 review written)

Agree with previous posts. Kept diameter the same, but thickness has been reduced. Will not buy again… Read Full Review

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“What has happened to Digestives?”

Written on: 01/12/2018 by Woods192 (1 review written)

Visited our local Tesco to buy a packet of Digestives Original and found that not only has the packaging size changed but also taste disgusting, more like dog biscuits than the once great McVities digestive. Will not be buying them again. A once great biscuit,sadly ruined just to save a few pence. Please change back to original recipe, before it's too late… Read Full Review

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