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Re: Aussie Food - Tim Tams & Vegemite

You might try Migros? I was really surprised to find weetabix there the other day. A friend mentioned she had bought vegemite here in Zurich the other day, I think she said at the grocery store (not sure which one though). Anyway, give it a try, maybe you'll be lucky!
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Old 29.01.2015, 20:27
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Apparently Tim Tams don't taste the same as Penquins - to an Australian, that would be like saying Marmite is a substitute for Vegemite (or Weetabix is a substitute for Weetbix).
Compared to the real thing Penguins are to Tim Tams are like Herseys is to swiss chicolate
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Old 29.01.2015, 20:42
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Compared to the real thing Penguins are to Tim Tams are like Herseys is to swiss chicolate
I'm sure I saw TimTams for sale in our local Co-op the other day - in the British food section, next to the Marmite!
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Old 29.01.2015, 22:46
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Re: Aussie Food - Tim Tams & Vegemite

You can get them in the English bookshop Orell Füssli at bahnhofstrasse. Yes, in the bookshop, at level 2 enjoy it!!
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Old 30.01.2015, 03:58
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G'day!

I'm an exchange student from Australia, staying in Winterthur for 1 year. I decided I would bring along a small quantity of vegemite (expecting it to last a long time considering I've never heard of a foreigner liking vegemite) but lo and behold, my host family has fallen in love with this god-like spread - so much so they've become inventive and even started serving it with chicken.

The sad part about this is that I HAVE NO VEGEMITE.

Anyway, I've been craving Tim Tams like crazy and can only find them for importing from Germany (expensive as) and same goes for Vegemite.

However, I've heard there are two places in Switzerland I can buy Vegemite, Orell Füssli, on Bahnhofstr. Zürich apparently stocks it in the basement with the English book section. Also, I'm aware of "mullum australia" in Rapperswil however from looking at their website - it's the biggest load of overpriced sheisse I've ever seen in my life. Oh, apart from the "Outback Lodge" which has absolutely nothing on the menu that's actually your standard Aussie meal apart from VB (beer).

Anyway, it would be awesome if someone could tell me where to find these things...especially Vegemite because Cenovis just doesn't cut it.

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Re: Aussie Food - Tim Tams & Vegemite

Spotted a whole display of Tim Tams this arvo in my local City Coop (Neuchatel) - Classic and Double Choc. CHF 5.95 each - fantastic. I wonder if they're gonna be a usual??
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Re: Aussie Food - Tim Tams & Vegemite

If anyone likes Marmite I have a few unopened bottles that we wont use as we have too many!
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Spotted a whole display of Tim Tams this arvo in my local City Coop (Neuchatel) - Classic and Double Choc. CHF 5.95 each - fantastic. I wonder if they're gonna be a usual??
Coop City - I've got one of those here as well, a huge one! I hoooope they've got them.

But CHF5.95?! Bloody Switzerland...only CHF1.50 back home.
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If anyone likes Marmite I have a few unopened bottles that we wont use as we have too many!
Never tried it, only ever tried Vegemite - is there much difference?
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Re: Aussie Food - Tim Tams & Vegemite

But CHF5.95?! Bloody Switzerland...only CHF1.50 back home. [/QUOTE]

This use to be the other alternative

http://www.mullum.ch/index.cfm/de/sh...mtam-original/
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Coop City - I've got one of those here as well, a huge one! I hoooope they've got them.

But CHF5.95?! Bloody Switzerland...only CHF1.50 back home.
According to this website (and google translate) Coops "all over Switzerland" will be selling Tim Tams for the next two weeks:
http://finestbite.ch/timtam-bei-coop/

Hmm, if we all band together and buy them all does this mean they will keep stocking them?

Edit -wowzer, looks like you can buy an entire carton of Tim Tams from finestbite for CHF6.90 per packet.
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Old 20.04.2015, 17:39
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Re: Aussie Food - Tim Tams & Vegemite

I was at Jim's British Market in Gland this afternoon, and noticed that they do Marmite AND Vegemite - also available online for delivery throughout Switzerland via www.jims.ch

Watch out - I always go in looking for one or two things, and end up with a basketful! I'm sure it works the same online...
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Re: Aussie Food - Tim Tams & Vegemite

I can confirm that there is a big display of Tim Tams (three types) in the Coop supermarket in Fribourg Centre
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Re: Aussie Food - Tim Tams & Vegemite

OP has already stated that cenovis just doesn't cut it....why the repeated recommendations?

Excuse this ignorant 'merican, but wtf is a Tim Tam?

nevermind...
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Old 25.04.2015, 15:44
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Excuse this ignorant 'merican, but wtf is a Tim Tam?
It's a bit like a Penguin....
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Re: Aussie Food - Tim Tams & Vegemite

Not sure if this reply is too late - Coop city actually sells these items! Yummmm
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According to this website (and google translate) Coops "all over Switzerland" will be selling Tim Tams for the next two weeks:
http://finestbite.ch/timtam-bei-coop/

Hmm, if we all band together and buy them all does this mean they will keep stocking them?

Edit -wowzer, looks like you can buy an entire carton of Tim Tams from finestbite for CHF6.90 per packet.
Is there a Coop in ZH Airport?! I'm flying to Spain tomorrow (or today since it's 2am!) I NEED TIMTAMS! THANK YOU!
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Is there a Coop in ZH Airport?! I'm flying to Spain tomorrow (or today since it's 2am!) I NEED TIMTAMS! THANK YOU!
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Re: Aussie Food - Tim Tams & Vegemite

I do miss the good o'days when timtams are on sale in safeway - was it AUD1.90 per pack? now i have to pay CHF6.90 for one pack.. hmmm...
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If anyone likes Marmite I have a few unopened bottles that we wont use as we have too many!
I don't think too many jars of marmite is possible. I panicked last month when my stores shrunk to three jars...... and 3 months before I'm, in the UK again.... shudder, luckily my mum made a mercy flight over. phew
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