Food items come and go. Some of our favorites disappear, and we're left wishing they would come back. A recent Reddit thread was full of people reminiscing about their favorite discontinued food items.
These chocolate bars, produced by Cadbury, were shaped like the Tasmanian Devil from Looney Tunes. They were popular in the 1990s but were eventually discontinued, leaving many people nostalgic for their childhood treats. As one user put it: "I miss Taz bars so much. They were the perfect combination of chocolate and nostalgia." Another Redditor added: "I used to love Taz bars! They were my favorite chocolate when I was a kid."
These were chocolate bars filled with nougat and caramel and were popular snack in the UK in the 1980s and 1990s. A few users reminisced: "Texan bars were the best! I can still remember the taste;" "I miss Texan bars so much! They were my favorite chocolate bar when I was a kid."
These were fruit-flavored boiled sweets that were available in the UK in the 1950s through to the 1980s. They were available in different flavors, including orange, blackcurrant, and strawberry, and were a popular treat for many people. One commenter noted: "I loved Spangles, especially the fruity ones! They need to bring them back."
This was the most frequently mentioned product, a popular food item in the UK that was discontinued due to concerns over its nutritional value. One commenter noted: "I'm so sad that Turkey Twizzlers are gone. They were the best school dinner treat!"
Opal Fruits (now known as Starburst)
They were first introduced in the UK in 1960, but were eventually rebranded as Starburst. However, many people still refer to them as Opal Fruits and would like to see the original name brought back: "Opal Fruits were my favorite sweets as a kid. I'd love to taste them again!"
Cadbury’s Dream Bar
This was a white chocolate bar that was discontinued in the UK in the early 2000s. It was a popular treat for many people who enjoyed the creamy and sweet taste of white chocolate. One commenter said: "I loved Cadbury's Dream bar. It was the best white chocolate."
Monster Munch Pickled Onion
This was a popular flavor of Monster Munch, a corn-based snack introduced in the UK in the 1970s. The pickled onion flavor was discontinued in the early 2000s, much to the disappointment of many fans. As one user put it: "I can't believe they discontinued Monster Munch Pickled Onion. It was my favourite flavour!"
Marathon bars (now known as Snickers)
These chocolate bars were first introduced in the UK in the 1930s. They were later rebranded as Snickers, but many people still remember them by their original name. "I still call them Marathon bars. Snickers just doesn't sound right," - said one commenter.
Salt and Shake crisps
These were a type of potato crisp that came with a small packet of salt, which you could sprinkle over the crisps to your liking. As one Redditor noted: "Salt and Shake crisps were the best because you could add as much salt as you wanted!"
They came in various flavors, including banana, chocolate, and strawberry, but were eventually discontinued in the early 2000s. "Toffo was so addictive! I could eat a whole packet in one go," - reminisces one user.
Cadbury’s Fuse bar
This was a chocolate bar that was first introduced in the UK in 1996. It was made up of a mix of nuts, raisins, fudge, and cereal and was a popular snack for many people. "I loved Cadbury's Fuse bar. It was the perfect mix of crunchy and chewy," - as one user noted.
One Redditor commented: "Campino sweets were the best! They were so creamy and delicious."
Wagon Wheels (original recipe)
These were chocolate-coated biscuits with a marshmallow center that were first introduced in the UK in the 1940s. However, the recipe was changed in the 1980. One commenter explained - "Wagon Wheels just aren't the same anymore. I miss the original recipe."
Citrus Sharp Polos
"I miss Citrus Sharp Polos so much. They were the best Polo flavour," - as one user mentioned. Another commenter chimed in: "I used to love Citrus Sharp Polos. They were the perfect breath freshener."
Secret bars (made by Nestle)
One user noted - "If I could have any discontinued food item, it would be Secret bars. They were the ultimate treat."
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