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Meltis Newberry Fruits

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Newberry Fruits were big jelly sweets in a box. The sweets had liquid centres with crunchy sugar on the outside...mmm! I think they were in the shape of the fruit they represented. Nestle now do a similar range of sweets called York Fruits.


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Do You Remember Meltis Newberry Fruits?

Do You Remember Meltis Newberry Fruits?

  • Anonymous user
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    My grandmother's favourites. I liked them if they were going, but wouldn't have bought them for myself.
  • Anonymous user
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    I always bought a box of Meltis Newberry Fruits as a treat for a sweet toothed friend. I bought a box of New Berry Fruits Jewels and to my dismay they were absolutely awful, the after taste was unbelievably bad. three people sampled the 'sweets' and everyone was of the same opinion. What happened to the Newberry fruits we all knew and loved?
  • Anonymous user
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    I worked on the factory in the late 60s ,working on the factory chimney and were allowed as many sweets as we liked and as you can imagine we did.I love Newbury fruits and please they are back on the shop shelves
  • Anonymous user
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    I detest Newberry Fruits (sorry, all you fans out there). Some old relative always produced some at Christmas for us. We never seemed to escape. I feel a bit sick thinking about them. I for one don't miss Newberry Fruits!
  • Anonymous user
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    Oh, those were the days! And the Turkish Delight seemed to taste better too. Anyone remember Choc Sticks? They were about 10" long (or so they seemed), a crunchy caramel tube with a slight twist and chocolate running through the centre - all done up in an orange cellophane wrapper which you could look through when finished!!
  • Anonymous user
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    The packaging was so cool with those stylised trees in primary colours - I think Orla Kiely owes Meltis a debt for inspiring some of those pricey prints... My Mum always had a box for Christmas, they were insanely sweet.
  • cheshire rocky
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    oooh yes, I love those orange and lemon slices too, in a round box lol! not as good as newberries though!
  • Anonymous user
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    They always remind me of Christmas! As do those lemon and orange jelly slices with a cherry in the middle! I think Woolies still do them at Xmas!
  • Anonymous user
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    After an absence of many years, imagine my joy when, in 2007, I finally found some of these! My happiness, however, soon turned to bitter disappointment when I realised that they were not at all how I remembered them. The best thing about Newberry fruits was the crisp inner shell which oozed out a liquid filling as you bit into it. In these new ones, the liquid wasn't there. I wish they hadn't bothered bringing them back. If a company is going to alter a product (i.e. mess around with the original recipe) when they re-introduce it, they're not really re-introducing it at all in my opinion.
    • Anonymous user
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      awful taste and no liquid oozing out just sweet tasteless jelly ugh