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Posted on: Sun, 05/28/2006 - 8:58pm
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Eric, You are the rock star of chocolate bars! My pa dd's love it when we can find another safe source of junk for them to consume. Thanks!
Gilli

Posted on: Sun, 05/28/2006 - 10:04pm
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I just told my dd and she is soooo excited. We can't wait to try them. I noticed though in the pic, on the packaging it says "Energy bar". Is this different in some way than a plain ole chocolate bar?

Posted on: Sun, 05/28/2006 - 11:30pm
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Quote:Originally posted by erik:
[B]
(Mars bar is the same as a Milky Way).
Excellent news...I live in Canada but grew up in US and Mars are not the same as Milky Way, They don't make Milky Way's in Canada.

Posted on: Mon, 05/29/2006 - 12:24am
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Quote:Originally posted by mom2lily&thomas:
[b] Excellent news...I live in Canada but grew up in US and Mars are not the same as Milky Way, They don't make Milky Way's in Canada.[/b]
But from what I have seen, a U.S. Milky Way is identical to a Canadian Mars bar.. how are they different? They are both filled with nougat and caramel with a chocolate coating.
Canadian Mars bar:
[img]http://www.oregonl5.org/mist/images/marsbar2.jpg[/img]
p.s. the Mars bar is a chocoalte bar, they just say "energy bar" as their advertising campaign says it gives you a source of energy [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img]

Posted on: Mon, 05/29/2006 - 7:20am
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Sure looks like a US Milky Way to me....
Yummmm.
Now I just need for Panhandle Premium or Canadian Sweets to get them so I can get them shipped (with some more Aeros!)

Posted on: Mon, 05/29/2006 - 1:54pm
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Went out and bought some tonight, found it in a Shopper's Drug Mart in West Hill.
Adam and his brother tried them, both thought they were great! [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img]

Posted on: Tue, 05/30/2006 - 12:56am
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Erik, I have to laugh at your EXCELLENT food photos. I think you should consider a career as a food photographer, maybe for Canadian Living or Epicure or some such magazine!
My DD has a printout of your GELATO photo from Italy on her bulletin board at home - such a beautiful photo!
She was excited to hear there may be another bar she can try! I love Mars bars if they've been refrigerated or lightly frozen, even. Of course, I like the Dark Chocolate Mars Bar even better - I'll have to keep a lookout for the Peanut Logo on those too!

Posted on: Tue, 05/30/2006 - 1:07am
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I'm so confused. I always though Mars Bars were full of peanuts - not just may contain, but actually loaded with peanuts.
I don't think I've eaten one in my life - even pre-allergy days.
Definitely looking for these. Caramel, nougat, and chocolate. Happy Anniversary to me. [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/biggrin.gif[/img]

Posted on: Tue, 05/30/2006 - 1:28am
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Quote:Originally posted by AnnaMarie:
[b]I'm so confused. I always though Mars Bars were full of peanuts - not just may contain, but actually loaded with peanuts.
[/b]
AnnaMarie, I know that here in the US, Mars bars are loaded with almonds. I used to love those! When I read the first few posts of this topic, I thought some of you "went NUTS" for saying that Mars bar had no nuts!
I wish we could get some here. The only candy bars we could eat where I am from are those smores candy bars. But they look and taste too much like nuts for us to feel comfortable. Maybe "I" am going crazy [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img]>
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mommy to gabriel 11-25-00
who is allergic to peanuts, tree nuts, & shellfish.
and michael 6-16-03
step mom to:
isaiah 06-18-96
rebekah 09-13-97

Posted on: Tue, 05/30/2006 - 1:30am
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Sorry about that. I need a little lesson on my smiles. I was trying to do the smiley face with the tongue sticking out. I guess I really am crazy, huh! [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img]

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