Wednesday, 15 April 2015

Winsenia Raspberry Popping Candy Spread (Aldi)


Whilst in Aldi recently I was browsing through the clearance section. Yes, Aldi has a clearance section, despite it already being a discount supermarket! One thing that caught my interest was this Winsenia Raspberry Flavour Popping Candy Spread. It's basically a creamy raspberry flavoured milk spread with the addition of popping candy. It sounded very unique, I don't think I've seen a flavour like this before. I assumed it would also contain white chocolate but the ingredients list doesn't mention cocoa butter at all.


The spread was very pink and had a strong raspberry aroma. I first tried eating it with a spoon; it was very creamy and sweet, with a strong raspberry flavour. The popping candy wasn't too intense but definitely gave a nice crackling sensation. To get the full benefit I decided to spread some onto a rice cake (boring I know, but I was trying to be healthy!). It tasted very moreish...I think I ate a bit too much from the jar in one go!


Overall, this was a very tasty and unique spread from Aldi - I'm not sure if they're still selling it or if they were an Easter special thing, but if you like chocolate spreads and see this I would recommend giving it a try. Apparently "Winsenia" is a brand exclusive to Aldi.

RATING: 8 out of 10.

8 comments:

  1. Hi Kev, great review as usual, your reviews are very to the point. I wondering how much the spread cost, thanks.

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    1. It was around 69p or so, but I can't fully remember, sorry! Call it the candy brain effect ;)

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  2. Oooh there's an Aldi near my work, I'm going to have to make a lunch break purchase!

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    1. Let me know if you find it, I hope they still sell them!

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  3. Ive tried this spread and its yummy!
    I saw it in Aldi around the time of Pancake day in February.

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  4. I don't even like popping candy but this looks really good!

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  5. Omg thats lovley can I still get this in aldi?

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