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Supermarket "new product" discoveries.

Postby olive » Fri Sep 30, 2016 5:01 pm

I suspect most folk just buy similar things each week out of the thousands of lines available even at Spanish Supers.

Two recent discoveries that I rate are :

Mercadona - their range of savoury spreads like Salmon Mousse in a jar. About 70 cents. Step up from my memories of Shiptons pastes. Very nice on Molettes but I think they aren't sold widely outside this area.

Lidl - Kefir. A mild fermented milk dessert with fruit . 250gm for 49 cents. Can't see any E numbers in them either which is a bonus :lol:

What have you found that you rate?

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Re: Supermarket "new product" discoveries.

Postby firsttango » Wed Oct 05, 2016 2:26 pm

Great new product in Mercadona made with local Mangoes...great with many things, curry, meat, fish....well done to whoever at Mercadona.


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Re: Supermarket "new product" discoveries.

Postby truebrit » Wed Oct 05, 2016 7:38 pm

There is, I think, something better FT. In Perez Nunez by the Domi frozen food shop, they sell local mango chutney , from Benajarafe. It is called Hay Mango, really delicious.

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Re: Supermarket "new product" discoveries.

Postby firsttango » Wed Oct 05, 2016 8:51 pm

What time do they open :lol: Thanks will pop in a give it a whirl

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Re: Supermarket "new product" discoveries.

Postby truebrit » Wed Oct 05, 2016 11:22 pm

I think about 9.30 am.

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Re: Supermarket "new product" discoveries.

Postby truebrit » Thu Oct 06, 2016 8:09 am

Sorry FT, so used to seeing you here with your son forgot you didnt live here. Perhaps he could pick some up for you as I dont think it has hit Malaga yet!?

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Re: Supermarket "new product" discoveries.

Postby truebrit » Tue Oct 11, 2016 2:01 pm

1 more for foodies. Mercadona have two new honeys, one orange and one rosemary. Smells delicious.

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Re: Supermarket "new product" discoveries.

Postby oliveview01 » Fri Oct 14, 2016 5:27 pm

Mercado sell caramalised garlic, oh my goodness it is tasty!!

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Re: Supermarket "new product" discoveries.

Postby Wicksey » Sat Oct 22, 2016 12:13 pm

firsttango wrote:Great new product in Mercadona made with local Mangoes...great with many things, curry, meat, fish....well done to whoever at Mercadona.


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We have just had a pot and it was delicious. I was a little worried having bought to then spot that there was chilli in it but it wasn't really hot. Everything seems to have been chilli-fied now and we don't like spicy hot food, but this was OK.

Mercadona have started to stock pressed cherry juice drink (in the long life fruit juice section, by Don Simon). Quite strong flavoured so we water it down, but nice.

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Re: Supermarket "new product" discoveries.

Postby northandsouth » Sun Oct 23, 2016 9:46 am

Is this in the chillers? I'm heading into my local Mercadona tomorrow to get some. :P :clap:

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Re: Supermarket "new product" discoveries.

Postby Wicksey » Sun Oct 23, 2016 12:57 pm

Yes it's in the chillers in the fruit and veg section. There was also guacamole there in the same section, I think it's near to where the lettuces etc.

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Re: Supermarket "new product" discoveries.

Postby northandsouth » Sun Oct 23, 2016 1:37 pm

Thanks for the info :thumbup:

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Re: Supermarket "new product" discoveries.

Postby Wicksey » Sun Oct 23, 2016 1:55 pm

It's not a new product but one that we have recently discovered from Aldi. If you like veggie juice (along the lines of V8) then their Gutbio zumo de tomate y veduras ecologico is really good. It is not too salty and does not have an over-riding celery flavour that I have sometimes found with other makes of vegetable juice. It is not a chilled item but in the main part of the shop with other bio juice drinks.

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Re: Supermarket "new product" discoveries.

Postby rafiki » Tue Oct 25, 2016 5:25 pm

The lamb offerings from our local Mercadona are not very good. Lamb chops, badly butchered, are usually the only thing available. However a couple of weeks ago I found leg of lamb chops which were very good. Sadly not available last Friday. Hopefully they will return.
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Re: Supermarket "new product" discoveries.

Postby peteroldracer » Tue Oct 25, 2016 6:34 pm

Look in the freezers @ Mercadona: New Zealand lamb chops and legs.
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Re: Supermarket "new product" discoveries.

Postby rafiki » Tue Oct 25, 2016 6:46 pm

Yes, I have had some of their frozen Peter. It's better butchered but I do prefer fresh if poss.
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Re: Supermarket "new product" discoveries.

Postby Wicksey » Sat Oct 29, 2016 1:38 pm

Latest Mercadona new product we have just bought is a feta dip called Ktipiti (next to the Hummus in the chiller cabinet). Very tasty indeed - has a little chilli but no real heat.

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Re: Supermarket "new product" discoveries.

Postby peteroldracer » Sat Oct 29, 2016 2:49 pm

and yesterday in Mercadona they had bars of Turron chocolate and peanuts - 250gm bar for 1€!
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Re: Supermarket "new product" discoveries.

Postby Wicksey » Sat Oct 29, 2016 4:29 pm

Christmas starts here early now :( I've seen Christmas stuff creeping into Aldi as well .... all too early for me although good if you're a big Turron and Panettone fan!

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Re: Supermarket "new product" discoveries.

Postby truebrit » Fri Mar 17, 2017 6:40 pm

Just been to Mercadona and bought Sweet Chilli Dipping Sauce(new). Really delicious. Also now stocking, Purple Sprouting Broccoli and Spiralled Courgette.


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