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Re: Brannigans Crisps RIP
« Reply #150 on: September 30, 2020, 11:05:12 PM »
With a craving for Brannigans crisps in mind, which have been appearing in various corner shops and supermarkets up until very recently, I emailed KP directly and received the following reply:



As small a sadness as this is in the current climate, it is yet another FFS in relation to my memories of taste bliss.

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Re: Brannigans Crisps RIP
« Reply #151 on: September 30, 2020, 11:19:01 PM »
How did we get from lovely Brannigans potato snacks to shards of pork fat

They took the brannigans away. It's basically snack austerity.

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Re: Brannigans Crisps RIP
« Reply #152 on: October 01, 2020, 07:43:55 AM »
In all honesty, I don't remember seeing a bag of Brannigans anywhere in about 20 years. In all that time I haven't missed them, or even thought about them until this thread.

I'm glad they're gone.

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Re: Brannigans Crisps RIP
« Reply #153 on: October 01, 2020, 08:39:14 AM »
Perhaps the DNA, their flavour powder can be captured and bottled.

I'd eat Brannigans ham and pickle instant noodles.

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Re: Brannigans Crisps RIP
« Reply #154 on: October 01, 2020, 09:23:57 AM »
Perhaps the DNA, their flavour powder can be captured and bottled.

I'd eat Brannigans ham and pickle instant noodles.

If Brannigans still existed you could've thrown them in with an appropriate flavour of super noodles.

This sounds demented but when looking at those Black Country Snacks Jalepeno things, I found this in an Amazon review.


Re: Brannigans Crisps RIP
« Reply #155 on: October 16, 2020, 02:24:03 PM »
Still commonly available - in stock at Asda, Tesco and Ocado's online stores. £1.50 for a 6-bag multipack.

Found some, thanks again Buzby.

They taste mostly like I remember. Just need someone to invent that crisp testing time machine to double check.

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Re: Brannigans Crisps RIP
« Reply #156 on: October 16, 2020, 02:56:36 PM »
Found some, thanks again Buzby.

They taste mostly like I remember. Just need someone to invent that crisp testing time machine to double check.

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Re: Brannigans Crisps RIP
« Reply #157 on: October 16, 2020, 05:04:44 PM »
richardherring.com/kettlecrisps.php

Link doesn't work, but if that's him saying Kettle Chips don't taste anything like they used to - he's dead right and it's nowt to do with age or changing taste buds.  The salt and balsamic vinegar ones used to burn the roof of your mouth they were so strong and cause that pain you get in the jowels when you eat or drink something sour, but now they're almost ready salted.  Fucking joke.

I keep on saying it, but my crisp flavour conspiracy theory is hard to argue with.

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Re: Brannigans Crisps RIP
« Reply #158 on: October 16, 2020, 05:15:07 PM »
Quite fitting that this thread has popped back up as there's a possible new twist to this story.

I went to do my weekly shop earlier and popped into the same B&M where I bought their last multipack at the end of September to post to dr_christian_troy. Those were part of that last batch that had a BBE date of 13/12/20. I walked dow nthe crisp aisle and there was a shelf stuffed full of Roast Beef & Mustard multipacks, this time with a 29/12/20 BBE date, i.e. made 16 days after that 'last batch'.

I reckon this new batch was manufactured at the end of September, coinciding with when the scalpers were listing multipacks from the 'last batch' at £8-£9 a pop on eBay. Call me a cynic, but I think we might be getting played here...

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Re: Brannigans Crisps RIP
« Reply #159 on: October 16, 2020, 05:18:02 PM »
Quite fitting that this thread has popped back up as there's a possible new twist to this story.

I went to do my weekly shop earlier and popped into the same B&M where I bought their last multipack at the end of September to post to dr_christian_troy. Those were part of that last batch that had a BBE date of 13/12/20. I walked dow nthe crisp aisle and there was a shelf stuffed full of Roast Beef & Mustard multipacks, this time with a 29/12/20 BBE date, i.e. made 16 days after that 'last batch'.

I reckon this new batch was manufactured at the end of September, coinciding with when the scalpers were listing multipacks from the 'last batch' at £8-£9 a pop on eBay. Call me a cynic, but I think we might be getting played here...

You realise with this news you've just pulled the trigger on a covid style panic buy...


"Our customer base is normally super old people and really rough types, but one day it was full of young to middle aged balding men who all had the same walk as if they had a problem with their cock and/or balls, and they ALL gravitated to the crisp aisle and cleaned us out of Brannigans.  And then a fight broke out and they all slapped each other.  It was the strangest thing."

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Re: Brannigans Crisps RIP
« Reply #160 on: October 16, 2020, 05:22:37 PM »
You realise with this news you've just pulled the trigger on a covid style panic buy...
There was a panic buy on them last time after the news of their 'demise' spread on social media...

Re: Brannigans Crisps RIP
« Reply #161 on: October 16, 2020, 05:24:40 PM »
Quite fitting that this thread has popped back up as there's a possible new twist to this story.

I went to do my weekly shop earlier and popped into the same B&M where I bought their last multipack at the end of September to post to dr_christian_troy. Those were part of that last batch that had a BBE date of 13/12/20. I walked dow nthe crisp aisle and there was a shelf stuffed full of Roast Beef & Mustard multipacks, this time with a 29/12/20 BBE date, i.e. made 16 days after that 'last batch'.

I reckon this new batch was manufactured at the end of September, coinciding with when the scalpers were listing multipacks from the 'last batch' at £8-£9 a pop on eBay. Call me a cynic, but I think we might be getting played here...

Still plenty in my local Farmfoods as well. Haven't checked the dates though. Memories of Heinz "stopping" making salad cream years back.

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Re: Brannigans Crisps RIP
« Reply #162 on: October 16, 2020, 05:46:04 PM »
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I think we might be getting played here...

A pretty low level play if so!

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Re: Brannigans Crisps RIP
« Reply #163 on: October 17, 2020, 11:11:46 AM »
Quite fitting that this thread has popped back up as there's a possible new twist to this story.

I went to do my weekly shop earlier and popped into the same B&M where I bought their last multipack at the end of September to post to dr_christian_troy. Those were part of that last batch that had a BBE date of 13/12/20. I walked dow nthe crisp aisle and there was a shelf stuffed full of Roast Beef & Mustard multipacks, this time with a 29/12/20 BBE date, i.e. made 16 days after that 'last batch'.

I reckon this new batch was manufactured at the end of September, coinciding with when the scalpers were listing multipacks from the 'last batch' at £8-£9 a pop on eBay. Call me a cynic, but I think we might be getting played here...

Hmm, maybe the sudden surge of interest gave them the incentive to produce for a little while longer? And thank you very much again buzby, I'm holding onto my 5 pack like gold dust until the cravings are essential between now and the expiry date.

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