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Help ... Ribena ... KSA!

Old Aug 17th 2009, 11:13 am
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Hi everyone - I am yet another soon to be 'newbie in Riyadh' and have a quick question .... is it possible to buy Ribena in Riyadh? Don't even ask why I need to know this (it involves unpleasant medical issues)!
If anyone could answer this question I'd be really grateful (leaving UK in a week) - many thanks.
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Old Aug 17th 2009, 3:18 pm
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So many views and no replies! Does this mean that a) there's no Ribena in KSA or B) no-one knows what Ribena is????
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Old Aug 17th 2009, 3:28 pm
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I think everyone here knows what it is....they probably either don't know or care though I'm afraid.

Probably get it through amazon though.

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Old Aug 17th 2009, 4:12 pm
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Oh well ... thanks for your help Bob
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Oh well ... thanks for your help Bob
You can definitely get Vimto - which is basically the same thing. Enjoy!
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I'm going to the supermarket in the next few days - will check for you.
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Unless any of the kind house wives who might be going shopping tomorrow could find out for alfi...
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sorry can you tell me what is Ribena and where can we find it to give you information because i am saudi
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Old Aug 17th 2009, 7:57 pm
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Ribena is a squash drink - which means it is fruit concentrate that you mix with water - it's made from blackcurrants. When I lived in Kuwait it was readily available so I'm hoping the same in Saudi.
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Default Re: Help ... Ribena ... KSA!

Originally Posted by BurpusMe View Post
You can definitely get Vimto - which is basically the same thing. Enjoy!
Yeah but have you tried it over here in the Kingdom? I'm a big fan of it when I can get it but somehow it's just now quite the same taste over here.

On another note. Anybody here have an idea where I can get Oxo cubes in Riyadh? I've found Bisto at Tammimi and at Danube but I prefer the good old cube...
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Ribena is a squash drink - which means it is fruit concentrate that you mix with water - it's made from blackcurrants. When I lived in Kuwait it was readily available so I'm hoping the same in Saudi.
Thanks everyone



Heaps of sugar too!
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Heaps of sugar too!
not if you get the sugar free version...

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Old Aug 18th 2009, 10:38 am
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Originally Posted by Madam Medusa View Post
not if you get the sugar free version...

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Wow - being able to get the sugar free version in Riyadh would make me really happY
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Originally Posted by Madam Medusa View Post
not if you get the sugar free version...

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I don't drink it, so I have learnt something today!!!

However the sugar free version is probably full of artificial sweetners which are even worse for your body!
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RAMADAN - Vimto
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