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« on: October 11, 2004, 02:10:50 am »

Hello there chocolate lovers!


What a great site you all have here! So much chocolate, but even more memories.


I was hoping "Chocolate Review" would feature a long lost chocolate which I have quite vivid memories of despite being quite young at the time...


TERRY'S CHOCOLATE PYRAMINT...the forgotten sibling of the Chocolate Orange.


It was packaged in a small cardboard, pyramid shaped box, perhaps standing 2 inches or so high.  The design featured chocolate coloured sihouttes of palm trees, and desert scenes (i think) set to a mint green sky.  You would open one of the sides of the pyramid and could slide out the chocolate.


The chocolate itself was obviously a pyramid shape which had a hollow centre filled with mint cream (think of an "After Eight" but with enough mint centre to fill a Creme Egg).  One thing I seem to remember is that the chocolate walls were particularly thick.  I guess it was from a time where manufacturers did not skimp on such things and gave us chunky chocolate walls instead of the thin, and inferior ones chocolate manufacturers often provide today.


I have such a fond memory of the Pyramint, there used to be this gorgeous minty smell when u opened the box and I guess I remember all this from around the 1985-1987 era.


They clearly stopped making these AGES ago and perhaps they were never even available that long as hardly anyone I know remembers them.  Would be great to hear from anyone else who remembers it and any pictures/further details would be fantastic.


Keep up the good work and I hope to get some replies soon!


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« Reply #1 on: October 11, 2004, 07:24:36 pm »
Yes, these were certainly delicious and there are quite a few Pyramint fans on the Forum. This unique product was first turned into a regular mint-filled chocolate bar - then it was axed by terrys, the makers. It is much missed - and I can still feel that sticky mint glup running doen my chin.
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« Reply #2 on: October 11, 2004, 07:41:25 pm »
I would like to see the return of pyramint.
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« Reply #3 on: October 12, 2004, 09:01:55 am »
Old but spicey!

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« Reply #4 on: October 12, 2004, 11:36:46 am »
I would like to see a return of a lot of the old bars. Some of them I dont even remember as I think I was too young.

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« Reply #5 on: October 12, 2004, 10:41:33 pm »
choc chick are you too young to remember cabanas, five centres, texan and boxes of weekend?
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« Reply #6 on: October 12, 2004, 10:43:08 pm »
I say bring it all back so the young can taste proper chocolate.
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« Reply #7 on: October 13, 2004, 10:21:08 am »
Yes I think I might be lou lou. Born 1984. I cant really remember what chocolate I was eating when I was little and the names and the wrappers dont ring any bells.

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« Reply #8 on: October 13, 2004, 07:42:32 pm »
Bring back all the nice choc for choc chick to try especially milk tray bars.
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« Reply #9 on: October 14, 2004, 10:10:42 am »
It says that Fry's Five Centres was dicontinued in 1992. I dont remember this one either

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« Reply #10 on: October 15, 2004, 06:14:43 pm »
I think its been gone longer than that.
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« Reply #11 on: October 16, 2004, 09:37:51 am »

If they brought back all of these old bars, would they taste the same? Would we get bored with them? 


I think that the problem with today's choc bars is the lack of variety and imagination. There is very little variation on the toffee/caramel/biscuit/nougat theme. Fruit-filled bars have all but gone.


In boxed chocolates there is so little choice - you know there'll always be a caramel cup, hazelnut whirl, strawberry cream etc. and these are all ok but years ago, as people on the forum have pointed out, there were gooseberry creams, pineapple creams, blackcurrant cups etc. Chocolate companies blame manufacturing problems (that is why Texan went) but i think they are too lazy to listen to what people want and too eager to follow trends.


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« Reply #12 on: October 17, 2004, 11:42:35 pm »
I could never get bored if Cabana, milk tray bar and frys five centres were to return.Get rid of all the biscuity bars and bring fruity ones back.
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« Reply #13 on: October 17, 2004, 11:52:35 pm »
What were the five centres in Five Centres?  I remember them existing but don't think I ever had one.
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« Reply #14 on: October 18, 2004, 10:55:39 am »
It would just be nice to have a bit more varity. Chocolate bars seem to follow the same route all the time.