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Bacon-flavoured chocolate a hit with the British

December 3, 2008

I hadn’t heard about this. I don’t eat chocolate very often and I really don’t think I’d pay £6 for this:

‘The US-made porky treat, which contains chunks of applewood smoked bacon, smoked salt and milk chocolate sold out within 48 hours at Selfridges – the only UK stockist.

Selfridges spokesman Ewan Venters said that while bacon and chocolate sounded like a strange combination, “the execution is fantastic. It’s a real explosion of flavours and people love it.”

“There has been a real revolution in luxury chocolate, as there was with wine a few years ago. People are much more knowledgeable about it and there is a growing demand for these high quality, exotic products instead of a box of Milk Tray”.’

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