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Old Jul 18th 2012, 1:28 am
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Okay I tried it, tried to embrace the kiwiness of milo but I just can't do it, it's just plain wrong, yuck! I even paid a small fortune from English shop for some instant and that didn't taste right either.
Have I been spoit by all the coffee shop hot chocolate, or is there a brand out there that can get me through the winter.
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Old Jul 18th 2012, 5:03 am
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I get Cadbury's Hot Chocolate from Bramptins (or similar) & my parents occasionally send me some over

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Milo isn't pretending to be Hot Chocolate though is it? It's a malt drink like Ovaltine.

You can get Cadbury's Drinking Chocolate among others at any of the the supermarkets or just get good old fashioned cocoa.
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I've tried Milo, twice. I just don't get it. It's bloody awful.

When I buy Hot Chocolate for making at home, I buy one of any number of different brands available from our local Moor Wilson's.
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Old Jul 19th 2012, 12:42 am
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Default Re: Hot chocolate V milo

Originally Posted by Bo-Jangles View Post
Milo isn't pretending to be Hot Chocolate though is it? It's a malt drink like Ovaltine.

You can get Cadbury's Drinking Chocolate among others at any of the the supermarkets or just get good old fashioned cocoa.
I know it's like putting a square peg in a round hole, (chocolate and malt drinks) I was just looking for a nice warm winter drink alternative to having to make hot chocolate with milk or paying over $9 for a jar of instant.
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Try Baking cocoa (fair frade) it's delicious..you just add sugar to taste
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I love Milo & it does taste just like Ovaltine
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Bovril. Get something warm and meaty into you and stop being such pooftas.
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Old Jul 29th 2012, 6:55 pm
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Default Re: Hot chocolate V milo

Is it the same as the South African Milo? I quite like that as a hot drink when I've had it on hols there.

But at home I always make hot choc with cocoa powder rather than hot choc powder as I like it very chocolately and not very sweet so I find the pre-mixed Cadbury's etc too weak and too sugary.
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I just don't get the kiwi love of Milo, its vile. In one of the hospitals I worked in we had to lock it away as people (usually kids but not always) would just eat it out the tub with a spoon

'Luckily' its also made by Nestle and I don't eat Nestle products so its not a problem to avoid it.
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I'm a kiwi and I don't like Milo. It's not chocolate though. We were force feed the crap at boarding school in NZ and I've not been able to touch it since.
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Avoiding Nestle must be a real PITA since they are the worlds largest food company.
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Avoiding Nestle must be a real PITA since they are the worlds largest food company.
Its pretty easy actually, been doing it for a long time mind and there's plenty of alternatives out there.
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Hot chocolate V milo
Yuk and double yuk to both those & to Ovaltine or anything similar.
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Old Aug 13th 2012, 2:09 am
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Originally Posted by lisamct View Post
Its pretty easy actually, been doing it for a long time mind and there's plenty of alternatives out there.
Difficult game, only a few of Nestle's products carry the word "Nestle" on the label.

I love a can of Coca Cola and Philadelphia cream cheese sandwich for lunch and no amount of guilt will take them from me. Also I don't like children so Nestle are doing me a massive favour.
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