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Which English stuff would you like to buy in Switzerland?

Always quite expensive or not easy to find products you used in the UK.
Which products would you like the most to buy for a reasonable price in Switzerland?
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Old 29.08.2010, 22:25
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Re: Which English stuff would you like to buy in Switzerland?

Clothes, any clothes. I miss the UK high street and the choice

Got used to Swiss sausages and bacon now

Oops just noticed this is a first post. Welcome to the forum. I assume you're moving here hence asking such a question? Maybe an intro would help
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Re: Which English stuff would you like to buy in Switzerland?

Are you trying to research business opportunities?
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Re: Which English stuff would you like to buy in Switzerland?

Bacon, clothes, bacon, KFC, bacon, Hellmans Mayo, bacon and bacon .......... !
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Re: Which English stuff would you like to buy in Switzerland?

Fish and chips too
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Salad cream and Marston's Pedigree.

... and a really effective way of removing blood stains from a bathtub.
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Re: Which English stuff would you like to buy in Switzerland?

Lingerie, seriously.... the UK has the most lovely lingerie
Scones, English jam and their lovely sense humour


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Hydrogen peroxide is ideal for such things. It can also be used to help dispose of clothes that might otherwise come to cause embarassment at a later date.
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Re: Which English stuff would you like to buy in Switzerland?

Nothing, I have been here so long, I just don't miss it any more. I used to miss Saxo stuffing for the poultry, but since have learnt to make it myself with fresh herbs, breadcrumbs and onion and I know what is in it and tastes much better.

Have problems when going to England where I miss salami and other dried meats. I dislike english bread, too soft and tasteless, prefer the Swiss bread. Thank goodness you can buy Aromat in england.
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Vegimite!

nuff said!
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nuff said!
I think you mean Marmite.

I miss everything a little, nothing that much. Really I miss the pricings and opening times. Last week I was in the UK and was leaving at 8am to fly back to Zurich. I was meant to pick up a jumbo pack of PG tips for a forum member. Clear forgot about it and woke up at 2.30am with a jolt. Jumped in the car, down to a Tesco Metro and was back in bed 5 minutes after having left with a big box of PG tips for under 2 quid. So there.
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Re: Which English stuff would you like to buy in Switzerland?

I'm not a Brit, but I did miss your Christmas Mince pies last Xmas. I love them but could not find any last year in Bern.
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Walker's Crisps
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Re: Which English stuff would you like to buy in Switzerland?

Marmite,Bacon,Sausages,Smoked haddock,Kippers,Fish & Chips
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One hardly dare ask exactly what you were shaving that the bathtub is bloodstained....
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One hardly dare ask exactly what you were shaving that the bathtub is bloodstained....
well, it looks like that little joke backfired
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Think you can order limited flavours of Walkers on Migros on-line!
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Re: Which English stuff would you like to buy in Switzerland?

Most of whats been mentioned I get over here anyway.

Walkers crisps, good sausages, marmite, saxo stuffing, proper UK cuts of bacon yum...

I used to like Semi Skimmed milk but I am used to the milk here now. I do miss the variety and ease of online food shopping in the UK.
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