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  #793773 5-Apr-2013 11:26
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jaymz: If anyone is keen on seeing how the bottles are made, Breakfast on TV ONE will be running a news article on the plant where the bottles are made on Monday morning from 7am.


News article or a stealth Fonterra infomercial made to look like "the news"? 





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  #793808 5-Apr-2013 12:24
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c3rn:
jaymz: If anyone is keen on seeing how the bottles are made, Breakfast on TV ONE will be running a news article on the plant where the bottles are made on Monday morning from 7am.


News article or a stealth Fonterra infomercial made to look like "the news"? 


Well it's now hit five pages of discussion here on GZ so unless you are all part of an elaborate infomercial...

It intrigues me just how passionate some people are on such trivial subjects.  We have choices about which milk brand we buy.  I think it is better to exercise that choice rather than complain about what one of those brands have decided to do for whatever reasons.

 
 
 
 


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  #793902 5-Apr-2013 14:48
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I can taste the difference between plastic bottled milk and carton milk. I prefer carton, plastic bottled taste like plastic.

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  #799609 15-Apr-2013 13:05
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Bought my first opaque bottle last Saturday.  It tastes terrible, like it has added detergent.  Maybe I'm suffering from synaesthesia cos it looks like a detergent bottle, or one that you might buy engine oil in.  Never again.




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  #799622 15-Apr-2013 13:18
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mdav056: Bought my first opaque bottle last Saturday.  It tastes terrible, like it has added detergent.  Maybe I'm suffering from synaesthesia cos it looks like a detergent bottle, or one that you might buy engine oil in.  Never again.


I am interested to hear you say that, I have found it a significant improvement in blind testing. 

By chance (and I am not being funny) do you find Brocolli and Brussel Sprouts bitter?

Kinda funny story. My wife took my 3 year old son to a Gala in Auckland and at lunchtime went to where the food trucks were to buy him lunch. Asked him what he wanted for lunch. He was standing between an ice cream truck and a place selling stir fry asian food. He took one look at the ice cream truck and then a look at the food on offer in the other truck and excitedly said "that place has brocolli, can I have that please. 

My wife tells me 100+ peoples jaws hit the ground.


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  #799624 15-Apr-2013 13:19
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I wonder if these will mean they will sell less milk. I heard a story of someone asking their husband if they needed milk, and he checked the fridge, and saw that the bottle was full, when it was actually empty due to the opaque bottle. Also it means that less people will be throwing away spoilt milk. I don't think it is a great invention, and it has design flaws.

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  #799900 15-Apr-2013 22:05
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mdav056: Bought my first opaque bottle last Saturday.  It tastes terrible, like it has added detergent.  Maybe I'm suffering from synaesthesia cos it looks like a detergent bottle, or one that you might buy engine oil in.  Never again.


I am interested to hear you say that, I have found it a significant improvement in blind testing. 

By chance (and I am not being funny) do you find Brocolli and Brussel Sprouts bitter?

Kinda funny story. My wife took my 3 year old son to a Gala in Auckland and at lunchtime went to where the food trucks were to buy him lunch. Asked him what he wanted for lunch. He was standing between an ice cream truck and a place selling stir fry asian food. He took one look at the ice cream truck and then a look at the food on offer in the other truck and excitedly said "that place has brocolli, can I have that please. 

My wife tells me 100+ peoples jaws hit the ground.



Now awfully clear about the logical link here!  However, I'm with your son:  really enjoy broccoli, and had a huge feed of Brussels this evening.  Bitter?  Not so as affect my enjoyment of these.  So, what's the link?

It appears now impossible for me to do the blind test with the same type of Fonterra milk of the same age in both packaging types!




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  #799902 15-Apr-2013 22:08
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mdav056:
networkn:
mdav056: Bought my first opaque bottle last Saturday.  It tastes terrible, like it has added detergent.  Maybe I'm suffering from synaesthesia cos it looks like a detergent bottle, or one that you might buy engine oil in.  Never again.


I am interested to hear you say that, I have found it a significant improvement in blind testing. 

By chance (and I am not being funny) do you find Brocolli and Brussel Sprouts bitter?

Kinda funny story. My wife took my 3 year old son to a Gala in Auckland and at lunchtime went to where the food trucks were to buy him lunch. Asked him what he wanted for lunch. He was standing between an ice cream truck and a place selling stir fry asian food. He took one look at the ice cream truck and then a look at the food on offer in the other truck and excitedly said "that place has brocolli, can I have that please. 

My wife tells me 100+ peoples jaws hit the ground.



Now awfully clear about the logical link here!  However, I'm with your son:  really enjoy broccoli, and had a huge feed of Brussels this evening.  Bitter?  Not so as affect my enjoyment of these.  So, what's the link?

It appears now impossible for me to do the blind test with the same type of Fonterra milk of the same age in both packaging types!


Man I really struggle when people can't read my mind!

I was somewhat surprised at your description of the milk, and I wondered if there might be a link between people who didn't like the new milk and people who dislike those vegetables as the taste buds of those people are "configured" differently. 

I was just kind of surprised how bad you found it was all.

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  #799903 15-Apr-2013 22:09
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networkn: 

By chance (and I am not being funny) do you find Brocolli and Brussel Sprouts bitter?

Kinda funny story. My wife took my 3 year old son to a Gala in Auckland and at lunchtime went to where the food trucks were to buy him lunch. Asked him what he wanted for lunch. He was standing between an ice cream truck and a place selling stir fry asian food. He took one look at the ice cream truck and then a look at the food on offer in the other truck and excitedly said "that place has brocolli, can I have that please. 




It all depends on how it is cooked, as both taste horrible when they are overcooked. Both should only be steamed for a few minutes so they are still crunchy. Otherwise they get a mushy sulphar taste to them.

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  #799905 15-Apr-2013 22:10
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networkn: 

By chance (and I am not being funny) do you find Brocolli and Brussel Sprouts bitter?

Kinda funny story. My wife took my 3 year old son to a Gala in Auckland and at lunchtime went to where the food trucks were to buy him lunch. Asked him what he wanted for lunch. He was standing between an ice cream truck and a place selling stir fry asian food. He took one look at the ice cream truck and then a look at the food on offer in the other truck and excitedly said "that place has brocolli, can I have that please. 




It all depends on how it is cooked, as both taste horrible when they are overcooked. Both should only be steamed for a few minutes so they are still crunchy. Otherwise they get a mushy sulphar taste to them.



Well I've never noticed that no matter how much they are cooked. I don't mind either mushy.

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