Wednesday, 25 November 2015


Mars will stop selling chocolate bars with more than 250 calories in them. Will you just eat more?

Yes, I'll just buy two (26%)
No, it's a good idea. People are getting too fat (74%)

Total Vote Count 374

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Ray makes the most sensible comment so far and Lorraine? Oh dear, dear dear. I hope my son doesn't go to the school that taught you English, you should hang your head in shame if you believe yourself to be representative of the good people around you, this is a story about a chocolate bar not the separation of the union.

Posted by Craig on 21 February 2012 at 07:33

When I was a lad we had to wait for sweets to come off the ration but when they did......Mars Bars cost 6d or 2.5p and were big enough to feed a whole family. Calories only existed in the physics lab at school and big lasses were popular. I blame Margaret Thatcher.

Posted by Charlie on 20 February 2012 at 17:33

trouble is though it won't taste the same i thought we won the war that's a laugh when the rest of europe is telling us how much fish we can catch,what we've got to call items including chocolate bars etc we weren't victorius for long we're a laughing stock makes you proud to be british i said ironically, and the scottish want indipendance notice it's the ones who don't live their like multi millionaire sean connery will he be running with all his millions when they get into money troubles no they'll come crawling back to us if they want indipendance they should have it fully with no returns.

Posted by lorraine on 20 February 2012 at 09:57

they will probably just make them smaller but charge more for them

Posted by pb on 19 February 2012 at 00:44

For Goodness sake Is this another pandering alteration of the Nations favourite of the Mars bar? It was first invented in 1932. My mother once said it was much creamier than today's version, much more like I suppose the Milky Way version in the states. In 2002 the ingredients were altered with similar headline news story's. Myself I would prefer either a reddish strawberry or an orange Mars bar landing just right now! BM. Best hide them before you reach the top of Mount Everest again.

Posted by Roy on 18 February 2012 at 13:52

why dont they change to sugar to low calorie sugar to reduce them? theres no difference in taste and size can remain the same

Posted by ray on 18 February 2012 at 02:36

they'll probably just make them smaller and charge more for them

Posted by spike on 17 February 2012 at 19:13

If they reduce the size, wil they reduce the price? Don't hold your breath.

Posted by John Walker on 17 February 2012 at 17:17

This means that I'll have to hire an extra Sherpa to carry more chocolate bars next time I tackle Everest. Oh dear.

Posted by BM on 17 February 2012 at 12:29

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