Maynards Wine Gums

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by rich p, 22 Oct 2007.

  1. rich p

    rich p ridiculous old lush

    .......are virtually tasteless these days. What have they done to them?

    I can recommend Co-op's own brand - a bit chewy but good flavour - for a long journey.
    They travel well, like a good Beaujolais!!!
  2. domtyler

    domtyler Über Member

    Mmmmm, lovely E numbers......:rolleyes::tongue:
  3. walker

    walker New Member

    Bromley, Kent
    prefer jelly babies myself, good energy food for those longer rides and easy on the Jaw
  4. simoncc

    simoncc New Member

    M and S wine gums are good. But then they're not just wine gums they're M ans S wine gums. Tesco's are very good too, and you get a lot for your cash.
  5. Wine gums are a mighty fine confection. Just pop one in your cheek, let it dissolve, and hey presto, sugar spike!
    They're chewier than they used to be but I prefer that...
  6. Elmer Fudd

    Elmer Fudd Miserable Old Bar Steward

    Maynards Wine Gums used to be as tough as bullets ( especially the black ones) and full of flavour.

    A very pale impersonation these days. Mind, considering my age I suppose I ought to be grateful they are softer now.

    Did anyone ever try their "Sour" Wine Gums ? Can you still get them ?
  7. SamNichols

    SamNichols New Member

    Colne, Lancs
    If you want the bullet effect, then Rowntree's Fruit Gums are still around, and are as jaw breaking as ever.
  8. buggi

    buggi Bird Saviour

    mmm jelly babies. i want some :rolleyes:
  9. Richie1964

    Richie1964 New Member

    Are you mad man? Those things are addictive! I go through phases were I can eat packets a day! :rolleyes:
  10. stevenb

    stevenb New Member

    South Beds.
    Funny you mention wine gums....I bought a bag on Saturday for 99p. I thought they were ok....and stick to your teeth as ever.....:rolleyes:
  11. mosschops2

    mosschops2 New Member

    I prefer fruit pastilles myself!!!

    Quite fancy some Licorice (sp?) Allsorts actually!!
  12. I can't forgive Maynard's for messing with Lion Midget Gems and replacing the liquorice flavoured one with a horrid insipid blackcurrant confection. :rolleyes:
  13. walker

    walker New Member

    Bromley, Kent
    here you go Buggi

  14. Elmer Fudd

    Elmer Fudd Miserable Old Bar Steward

    That looks like the terracotta army !
  15. Fab Foodie

    Fab Foodie hanging-on in quiet desperation ...

    That looks like somebody's got too much time on their hands...
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