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  Reply # 1338944 7-Jul-2015 22:25
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One of the more credible theories doing the rounds where I am contracted at the moment is that the reason for the formula change was to bring us in line with the Aussie formulation, so that they can consolidate/rationalise their manufacturing operations. Presumably by shutting NZ and just bringing the product over.

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  Reply # 1338946 7-Jul-2015 22:34

Just tried Avalanche. Very nice, I think the new Milo will be in the bin very soon.

Will be interesting to see what happens to Milo sales in the coming months.

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1338947 7-Jul-2015 22:37
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JimmyH: One of the more credible theories doing the rounds where I am contracted at the moment is that the reason for the formula change was to bring us in line with the Aussie formulation, so that they can consolidate/rationalise their manufacturing operations. Presumably by shutting NZ and just bringing the product over.


That doesn't make sense.  Australia only just changed to that new formulation as well - I still have a tin here in Queensland of the old formulation bought a mere 6 months ago.

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  Reply # 1338951 7-Jul-2015 22:47
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Many people on the Milo Facebook page have suggested Pams Choco drink as something very close

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  Reply # 1339049 8-Jul-2015 08:43
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joker97: it's the sugar i tell you, the sugar. put sugar and kids will drink anything. even medicines!

Thanks for the hint Mary Poppins!

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  Reply # 1339074 8-Jul-2015 09:09
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But both Joker and Mary are right!!

Wife has now switched to drinking chocolate so that is another long term customer gone.

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  Reply # 1339075 8-Jul-2015 09:11
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I'm about to have one. Smelt the powder, seems like a standard chocolate drink. get back to you soon

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  Reply # 1339088 8-Jul-2015 09:30
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I hear you all. Although its not rank, its a capable chocolate drink, which I assume I could buy a handful of other capable chocolate drinks at the supermarket. But its not Milo.
Its like they removed or heavily diluted the malt. When I was a wee kid I didn't like Milo, too tangy, I guess thats the malt. This is a great pity. I don't drink hot chocolate drinks, but I drink Milo. 

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