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Have Cadbury’s bosses gone Fruit & Nuts?

First they changed the recipe of the Cadbury’s Creme Egg earlier this year. Now they are changing the recipe for the first time in 90 years, of the Cadbury Fruit & Nut bar, by adding sultanas to the recipe.

Chocolate lovers have taken to Twitter to voice their outrage that the classic recipe is being changed, with one fan even questioning “is nothing sacred?”.

A Cadbury’s spokesperson said: “While raisins have actually traditionally been the ‘fruit’ of Cadbury Fruit and Nut, sultanas have been brought into the fold to add more variation.

“It’s important we have a flexible supply of the dried fruit we use in our famous Fruit and Nut bars to both retain quality and ensure it’s still an affordable treat.

But some chocoholics accused Cadbury of putting cost – sultanas are cheaper than raisins – ahead of taste.

Are you a fan of Fruit & Nut? Do you welcome the addition of sultanas or would you prefer the recipe unchanged?  What would Frank Muir say? Can you tell the difference between sultanas and raisins?

Should Cadbury add sultanas to the mix?

187 people have already voted, what's your opinion? Yes - it sounds tasty No - Leave it as it is!

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Lizzie Ocean
21st Nov 2015
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I have always loved Cadbury's chocolate. Kraft should leave this unique product as it was.
tyson
8th Nov 2015
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Why change something that has been great for years!
boyracer
7th Nov 2015
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Hadn't bought a fruit and nut bar for ages until last week. Could not believe how it has changed for the worst. Hardly any fruit and the nuts were tasteless. So disappointed with Cadbury for changing something that is almost a national institution. I won't be buying it again any time in the near future.
billE
6th Nov 2015
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Agreed Kentish Maid,and we shouldn't be surprised at what is happening.
JamJarJill
6th Nov 2015
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Kraft have ruined Cadbury's chocolate, they want to save money but we don't want cheap products, best advice to others is to stop buying this stuff
Kentish Maid
6th Nov 2015
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Kraft should never had been allowed to take over Cadbury's. I do not buy cadburys chocolate anymore
celtwitch
6th Nov 2015
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All Cadbury products are 'halal compliant' so I don't care what they put in their chocolate, I won't be buying it.
lizfid3
5th Nov 2015
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I used to love Cadbury chocolate but now that it is Kraft chocolate it's as bad as the Hershey rubbish they sell in America. The chocolate we ate as kids would not be accepted nowadays anyway in this nanny state. It would be too sugary, cause obesity and tooth decay, possibly hyper activity too. Funny it didn't do that to us!!!
shirleylds
5th Nov 2015
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They should not change anything about Cadbury it's great just the way it is. You can't improve on perfection.
Chris S
5th Nov 2015
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I grew up with Cadbury's chocolates: the aroma wafting over from Bournville, the school trips with the sample tin to be used as a pencil case. Above all, the iconic product identifiable with the U.K. Some of the varieties were wonderful and some less so - but it was British. And Brummie.

Now it is no longer ours. Krafts seem intent on ruining the brand. Slushy and sugary. No thank you.

Can we buy it back please? Soon. Before it's too late?
sabre
4th Nov 2015
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Cadburys chocolate has always been my favourite, havn't tried the new crème egg, but I think they should leave it as it is why mess about changing things when it's gorgeus as it is.
jeanniearl
4th Nov 2015
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It's now the worst chocolate I have eaten. It's watery, tasteless and the fruit in fruit and nut is so old, chewy and dried up it needs a pension. I won't buy Cadburys anything anymore. Try Swiss chocolate, it's smooth and tasty.
Wilf
4th Nov 2015
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Well somebody at Cadburys has gone nuts that's for sure. If the fruit & nut bar has been a success for decades why on earth would you change it? Makes no sense at all unless its an improvement. I will get one next time I go to a sweet shop/garage and report back!
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Don't think the new recipe will be out till December Wilf!
flatcapnowhippet
4th Nov 2015
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stop messing with original recipe ...
thefilthycripple
4th Nov 2015
3
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Everything is being cut on the grounds of cost to the point that nothing is recognisable anymore ! Today there have been riots in London and the police were unable to cope because the police force is now almost non existent ! At some point it has to stop .
Marley444
4th Nov 2015
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I am fed up with Cadbury's. I have never bought a Creme Egg again since they changed that recipe. In fact I am off anything made by Cadbury now. I find it is too sweet and sugary and have moved on the Green & Blacks and Lindt very dark chocolate and find Cadbury's chocolate very synthetic. As for the sultana debate. Leave it as it is!
Munsterlander
4th Nov 2015
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What is the matter with these companies. " If its not broke -don't fix it" is a great saying. This smells to me of cost cutting. Not good for a product that has been around for years and is loved by the great British Public!
JohnHerb
4th Nov 2015
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I am probably being thick but I really do not know what the difference between raisins and sultanas is? I can remember the Frank Muir adverts though and it bought a smile to my face. Just saw it on Youtube. Good memories of the 1970s....

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