There’s nothing worse than finding out your favourite chocolate bar has been discontinued.
This feeling has been all too familiar in recent months, with fans mourning the demise of Caramac and beloved snack Cadbury Snaps leaving shop shelves for good.
But sometimes a retailer will swoop in and satisfy our nostalgic cravings by bringing back a snack from our childhood – and we’re not talking about dupes. It turns out that shoppers have once again found mouth-watering Milky Way Crispy Rolls in stock at Home Bargains stores.
The news comes after a spokesperson confirmed in April 2022 that the product had been discontinued, leaving chocolate-lovers absolutely heartbroken.
In case you have never had a chance to try them during their heyday, the Milky Way Crispy Rolls took the classic Mars bar flavour and dialled it up by switching the texture. Think chocolate-covered wafer with a smooth, creamy filling.
Home Bargains first restocked the snack in its stores in October 2023 priced at 79p – and now they are back.
Mars lovers have discovered that there’s still a way to get their hands on the Crispy Rolls, despite the fact they’ve officially been discontinued in the UK.
Over on Reddit, in the CasualUK thread, user Pixm picked up a packet and urged everyone to make their way to Home Bargains to get their own before they’re gone.
‘PSA: Home Bargains are selling these bad boys,’ the Reddit user said. ‘They seem to be imported from Greece… 79p is extortionate but worth it.’
Another discontinued snack from our childhood returned with a new look
Originally shaped like tiny balls, you can now buy Millions in the form of chewy laces, or in this case, ‘spaghetti’. They’re available in two sour flavours shaped like one of Italy’s iconic dishes.
Millions were the ultimate sugary pick-me-up at school discos and birthday parties. You can still buy the OGs in shops, but the bubblegum and strawberry Sour Spaghetti versions are just as tempting.
‘I’m still heartbroken that these were discontinued in the UK,’ said FrananaBanana452.
Other users were more concerned about the price. ‘How can it be both extortionate, and worth it?’ pondered The-Rog.
While Twinnedwithjim declared: ‘Oh my God op, you’re doing the Lord’s work! Haven’t seen these for years and literally only wondered about them recently. It’s a sign I need to buy some.’
Another shopper on TikTok, @itsgraceg, also found the Milky Way Crispy Rolls at a Home Bargains store and urged her followers to run, not walk, to their local shop ASAP.
‘We emptied the shelves,’ Grace captioned the video, which shows her buying an entire cardboard tray of Milky Way Crispy Rolls.
Commenter Olivia Adamson (@oliviaadomsonn) wrote: ‘Big up Home Bargains.’
The Milky Way Crispy Rolls are one of six delicious foods that appeared in a list of the snacks Brits miss the most.
The other sweet treats folks are still craving include the Cadbury Dream, Galaxy Truffle, White Maltesers, Bounty Dark, and the Mars Delight.
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