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#198002 21-Jun-2016 23:20
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Does anyone know where you can buy a jar of the Moccona coffee with a hint of vanilla?

 

I can't seem to find it at several supermarkets I've looked at across Auckland.

 

I've tried the others, I want the vanilla!





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  #1578041 21-Jun-2016 23:22
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Instant coffee. Thread lock in isle 48 plz

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  #1578062 22-Jun-2016 07:14
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I use Moccona for a cafe au lait in the mornings. No crime there.




 

 

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  #1578074 22-Jun-2016 08:11
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You could buy the bottles of SHOTZ Vanilla that the Cafe's use, in most supermarkets - add yourself to taste


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  #1578217 22-Jun-2016 11:39
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They can be hard to find. Change supermarket I find helps best. Hazelnut is hard to find in Chch atm. Now if you were as addicted as me you would have friends bring Maccona Exotic and Maccona Awaken from Aussie every time they go. Those are my favs and neither are sold in NZ.


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  #1578271 22-Jun-2016 12:25
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Isn't calling that 'coffee' a breach of advertising guidelines? Misrepresentation?






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  #1578299 22-Jun-2016 12:54
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I can't tell which are worse - coffee snobs or wine snobs?

 

Seriously - there are many reasons why people may elect to drink instant; speed, convenience, the flavoured options... indeed, there are some that prefer it to an espresso, cold brew or whatever other method is in vogue at the moment.

 

If you're into your "real" coffee, that's cool - no-one's stopping you. But is there really a need to try to prove your class (in its multiple meanings) by knocking others' tastes?


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  #1578394 22-Jun-2016 15:32
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Moching other peoples' tastes?





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  #1578398 22-Jun-2016 15:40
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eracode:

 

Moching other peoples' tastes?

 

 

Just espressing an opinion.


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  #1578413 22-Jun-2016 15:52
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Fred99:

 

eracode:

 

Moching other peoples' tastes?

 

 

Just espressing an opinion.

 

 

This thread is grinding me.


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  #1578420 22-Jun-2016 15:58
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jonathan18:

 

I can't tell which are worse - coffee snobs or wine snobs?

 

Seriously - there are many reasons why people may elect to drink instant; speed, convenience, the flavoured options... indeed, there are some that prefer it to an espresso, cold brew or whatever other method is in vogue at the moment.

 

If you're into your "real" coffee, that's cool - no-one's stopping you. But is there really a need to try to prove your class (in its multiple meanings) by knocking others' tastes?

 

 

 

 

Another reason, of course, is that they do not like coffee...! cool






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  #1578438 22-Jun-2016 16:31
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Geektastic:

 

jonathan18:

 

I can't tell which are worse - coffee snobs or wine snobs?

 

Seriously - there are many reasons why people may elect to drink instant; speed, convenience, the flavoured options... indeed, there are some that prefer it to an espresso, cold brew or whatever other method is in vogue at the moment.

 

If you're into your "real" coffee, that's cool - no-one's stopping you. But is there really a need to try to prove your class (in its multiple meanings) by knocking others' tastes?

 

 

 

 

Another reason, of course, is that they do not like coffee...! cool

 

 

 

 

A fair call - if coffee's not their cup of tea then...

 

Anyway, I'm a wine snob and a coffee snob and a food snob, somewhat of a whisky snob though that's moderated by the fact that there's probably no such thing as a bad whisky. I suspect I'm probably a movie snob, book snob.  If I smoked, it'd be premium quality coffin nails or Cuban cigars - not Winfield or Holiday.  

 

There's seldom a valid excuse for instant coffee - in my opinion of course.  However in the scale of crimes against decency and taste, it's a relatively minor transgression, compared to most of the food and drink items listed in the "great products which have disappeared" thread.


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  #1578479 22-Jun-2016 17:25
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Fred99:

 

There's seldom a valid excuse for instant coffee - in my opinion of course.  However in the scale of crimes against decency and taste, it's a relatively minor transgression, compared to most of the food and drink items listed in the "great products which have disappeared" thread.

 

 

Cost... Way cheaper to drink instant.






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  #1578484 22-Jun-2016 17:32
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Brumfondl:

 

Fred99:

 

There's seldom a valid excuse for instant coffee - in my opinion of course.  However in the scale of crimes against decency and taste, it's a relatively minor transgression, compared to most of the food and drink items listed in the "great products which have disappeared" thread.

 

 

Cost... Way cheaper to drink instant.

 

 

Water is even cheaper if you want to go that way. smile





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Brumfondl:

 

Fred99:

 

There's seldom a valid excuse for instant coffee - in my opinion of course.  However in the scale of crimes against decency and taste, it's a relatively minor transgression, compared to most of the food and drink items listed in the "great products which have disappeared" thread.

 

 

Cost... Way cheaper to drink instant.

 

 

 

 

Moccona - $10 per 90g refill sachet, 2 g per teaspoon = $0.22 per cup.

 

Supermarket beans @ typically $35 per kg, 7g per single shot = $0.245 per cup.

 

 

 

Yes - you can buy cheaper instant coffee, but you can buy cheaper beans too.


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  #1578566 22-Jun-2016 17:57
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Fred99:

 

Brumfondl:

 

Fred99:

 

There's seldom a valid excuse for instant coffee - in my opinion of course.  However in the scale of crimes against decency and taste, it's a relatively minor transgression, compared to most of the food and drink items listed in the "great products which have disappeared" thread.

 

 

Cost... Way cheaper to drink instant.

 

 

 

 

Moccona - $10 per 90g refill sachet, 2 g per teaspoon = $0.22 per cup.

 

Supermarket beans @ typically $35 per kg, 7g per single shot = $0.245 per cup.

 

 

 

Yes - you can buy cheaper instant coffee, but you can buy cheaper beans too.

 

 

I paid $56 for 1kg of Moccona from Warehouse Stationery. Lasts me about 9 months having three coffees a day so about $0.07 per cup. My startup cost was ~$25 for the jug to boil the water. No grinder or coffee machine, etc required.

 

As I said, cost. Instant is much cheaper.

 

All that being said, I do enjoy a good coffee made from good beans. I just can't afford it.






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