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Weetabix

Apparently, Weetabix took over from Conflakes as the best selling cereal (perhaps in UK only, not sure).

Anyway, where in Zurich can I find a box of 48+ Weetabix? I managed to find a 24 box once, but can't even remember where I got that now. At the moment I have to buy them in 12s, which doesn't even last a full week. Cornflakes are everywhere.

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Old 27.07.2007, 09:42
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Re: Weetabix

you can buy that as well as self-raising flour potentially at www.britshop.ch - PM Evolver who runs it.
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Old 27.07.2007, 09:43
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Re: Weetabix

Migros sell Weetabix. 48 packs are too greedy for the Swiss market. Anyone want to know about Marmite?
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Re: Weetabix

Hi, You can get then from Coop too, i always have to get some in when my parents come over...... though not in the large boxes, i think they are 12 or 24 per box....
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Hi, You can get then from Coop too, i always have to get some in when my parents come over...... though not in the large boxes, i think they are 12 or 24 per box....
I think the OP mentioned 12s and stated that a 24 pack was once sighted
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Re: Weetabix

Yes, I love the Britshop! Couldn't find Weetabix on there, so I checked out my other favorite online shop where I found Vitabrits (I like both Vitabrits and Weetabix) at the www.aussieshop.ch

(and TimTams, and Australian versions of Cadbury chocolates and loads of other goodies).

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Re: Weetabix

you can also get Weetabix (24) from Migro's online shop: www.leshop.ch
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Re: Weetabix

Thanks everyone for your replies. I was really hoping to find 48+ weetabix, but I have been meaning to shop from migros online for ages, so maybe I will do that and bulk buy! Maybe then they will get the message.

I'm only me, but if I were a family of two children, all eating weetabix, a box of 12 wouldn't even see you through for more than a day! It was weird, though, seeing that box of 24 designed to be read vertically rather than horizontally as in the UK (although I suppose the horizontal design is actually the weirder design).

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Re: Weetabix

You can buy Weetabix at the Migros in Zurich airport.

I've yet to see it anywhere else, From the sounds of it, I think its hit and miss really as to which supermarkets stock it in which areas.
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Re: Weetabix

Stupid question time, but are Weetabix and (Sanitarium) Weetbix identical?

In the same way that Ovaltine and Ovalmatine are similar, just named slightly differently?

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Old 31.07.2007, 08:28
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Stupid question time, but are Weetabix and (Sanitarium) Weetbix identical?

In the same way that Ovaltine and Ovalmatine are similar, just named slightly differently?

Gruss

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Old 31.07.2007, 09:11
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Re: Weetabix

Exactamundo....and that's why we don't stock them
BTW: Would anyone be interested in Oatibix?

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Stupid question time, but are Weetabix and (Sanitarium) Weetbix identical?
Weetabix in a sanitarium? Is that what I have to do to get them?

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Re: Weetabix

I would be interested in oatabix, however I will get a packet next week when I am in the UK to taste first.
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Re: Weetabix

Never heard of Weetabix before but got a package of them because it looks like a "healthy" breakfast.

First surprise: they're HUGE! I expected them to be bite-sized. I had to break them apart into smaller pieces.

Second surprise: they're soaking up milk like sponges. I'm left with a unappetizing looking mush. The crispness is gone.

So how do you eat Weetabix? Dip one in milk and quickly bite a piece off?
(I'm asking here because apparently they're part of Britain's cultural heritage.)
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Old 01.08.2013, 12:24
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Never heard of Weetabix before but got a package of them because it looks like a "healthy" breakfast.

First surprise: they're HUGE! I expected them to be bite-sized. I had to break them apart into smaller pieces.

Second surprise: they're soaking up milk like sponges. I'm left with a unappetizing looking mush. The crispness is gone.

So how do you eat Weetabix? Dip one in milk and quickly bite a piece off?
(I'm asking here because apparently they're part of Britain's cultural heritage.)
My method is...

Two in a bowl, slosh in some milk (don't swamp them), sprinkle on a wee bit of sugar and eat immediately. If you leave them for any length of time they go a bit mushy but some people like them like that.
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My method is...

Two in a bowl, slosh in some milk (don't swamp them), sprinkle on a wee bit of sugar and eat immediately. If you leave them for any length of time they go a bit mushy but some people like them like that.
I butter mine. No soggy mush to stick to my teeth, ugh.
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Re: Weetabix

I like Weetabix mashed up into yogurt with some raspberries or strawberries, still retains a bit of crispness, so zymogen might enjoy that more. My younger son has always adored Weetabix, rather austerely without sugar; as a toddler, he could put away 3 of these biscuits at one sitting .

It's also tasty with warm milk and honey in the winter, an alternative to porridge. Weetabix is always served in a bowl with a spoon though, no dipping, that would be wrong.....

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I like Weetabix mashed up into yogurt with some raspberries or strawberries, still retains a bit of crispness, so zymogen might enjoy that more. My younger son has always adored Weetabix, rather austerely without sugar; as a toddler, he could put away 3 of these biscuits at one sitting .
Yum! I like the yoghurt and berries option best so far. Butter and jam could be nice too.

Adding milk and horking the content of my breakfast bowl down is too stressful early in the morning. With a high mush risk.
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Re: Weetabix

I gave up eating Weetabix, ever since a local carpenter started giving me his floor sweepings ....... they're easier to eat.
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