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Where to find Swiss army chocolate?

I'm going back to the UK tomorrow and helpfully my Dad has put in a last minute request

Last time he was over I gave him a bar of Swiss army chocolate which he took home with him. I have no idea where I got it from as I just dug it out of my cupboard as he wanted to give a friend some Swiss chocolate and it was the only thing I could find with only a few hours before he flew home (can you see a pattern here? ).

Anyway, he wants me to take home another 10 bars but I have no idea where to find it in Basel. Anyone able to shed some light?



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Old 22.09.2011, 10:23
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Re: Where to find Swiss army chocolate?

the chocolate chain store (can't remember the name lol) sell it
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Old 22.09.2011, 10:24
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the chocolate chain store (can't remember the name lol) sell it

ummm.....thanks, I think.
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Old 22.09.2011, 10:30
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Re: Where to find Swiss army chocolate?

Maybe in one of those Swiss souvenir shops? The ones that sell all the army knives, blankets, etc.

Also, and I don't know if it's an urban myth, I heard that the chocolate has certain ingredients to "bung you up" so the soldiers don't get caught short out in the battlefield.
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Old 22.09.2011, 10:32
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Re: Where to find Swiss army chocolate?

"With guarana".....sugar, caffeine and guarana....it's like a solid energy drink!! No wonder he wants 10!


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Old 22.09.2011, 10:41
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Re: Where to find Swiss army chocolate?

I'll have a mooch about on my lunch break and post an update if I find it.

If anyone does know a place in Basel before then I'd be really grateful. I don't have a very long lunch break.
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Old 22.09.2011, 10:46
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Re: Where to find Swiss army chocolate?

Found this story (sorry still no help, Mimi):
http://www.fromeuropewithlove.net/sw..._chocolate.htm

Anyone knows something new about the brand issue?
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Old 22.09.2011, 10:52
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Re: Where to find Swiss army chocolate?

You could of course ask Lindt where they do sell them - alternatively... are there any barracks nearby? With a smile (or a quick flash ) you might get some there.

Good luck!
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Re: Where to find Swiss army chocolate?

Here you go:

http://www.armychocolate.com/

Hope you find one near you. Wouldn't want to disappoint your dad the late requester!
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Re: Where to find Swiss army chocolate?

this is the place

http://business.spruengli.ch/sprueng...n.php?lang=en#
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Re: Where to find Swiss army chocolate?

Postal Address
Star Trade GmbH
Postfach 184 CH-8184
Bachenbuelach, Switzerland

Office Address
Star Trade GmbH
Im Feld 16 CH-8180
Bülach, Switzerland

That is some way from Basel.
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Re: Where to find Swiss army chocolate?

I have seen it at Zurich airport on the air side - I think in the Lindt shop and in the newsagent possibly also the Duty Free shop. I bought it in one of them and saw it in another but can't recall which one.

I guess Basel airport would probably have it at those places too.
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Re: Where to find Swiss army chocolate?

Our little village store, Volg, sells it. Check out a Volg in your vicinity.
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the chocolate chain store (can't remember the name lol) sell it
You probably mean Merkur? I have seen it there too.
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I'm going back to the UK tomorrow and helpfully my Dad has put in a last minute request

Last time he was over I gave him a bar of Swiss army chocolate which he took home with him. I have no idea where I got it from as I just dug it out of my cupboard as he wanted to give a friend some Swiss chocolate and it was the only thing I could find with only a few hours before he flew home (can you see a pattern here? ).

Anyway, he wants me to take home another 10 bars but I have no idea where to find it in Basel. Anyone able to shed some light?



They have them at Aperto in Lausanne train station. Not sure if you have an Aperto in Basel though. If you do its worth a try
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Old 22.09.2011, 14:09
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"With guarana".....sugar, caffeine and guarana....it's like a solid energy drink!! No wonder he wants 10!
Meh... caffeine... sugar (In chocolate??? Really?!)

Grandpas' "Panzerschokolade" at least had methamphetamine...
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Re: Where to find Swiss army chocolate?

There is a large army second hand and surplus shop just outside Pratteln. They have it on the counter along with Army biscuits. Its about 3 mins from the Ikea in Pratteln. If you have no car, i could always pick some up for you and drop it off somewhere, as i am off tomorrow and live very close to it.It would be no problem at all.
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