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Peppermint Crisp.
  • Peppermint Crisp and Quality Street aren’t going anywhere.
  • But certain sizes may be lost though.
  • The Milo bar, however, is no more.
  • Nestlé did confirm earlier this week though that it was axing the Chocolate Log.
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Don’t worry, Peppermint Crisp and Quality Street aren’t going anywhere. But the Milo bar is no more.

Social media has been in uproar over a photograph of a sign at a Spar store indicating that certain Nestlé chocolates, including beloved favourites such as the Peppermint Crisp, are being discontinued.

No, Peppermint Crisp and Quality Street aren't going - just those sizes

Not completely true, Nestlé told Business Insider. The company is discontinuing certain sizes, and certain products, but Bar One, Peppermint Crisp, Quality Street and Milky Bar are safe.

However, some products didn’t make the cut. These include the Milo Bar, Bar One Peanut, Milky Bar Peanut and Milky Bar Double. These products will be discontinued from August.

“With new innovations, sometimes we need to say goodbye to certain sizes and flavours of our products," said the company in a statement. “We are making way for new, tastier and exciting products for you to enjoy and fall in love with.”

South Africans are understandably touchy after the company confirmed earlier this week that it was axing the Chocolate Log, a nostalgic favourite, and a staple of tuck shops and midnight snacks.

The company said Chocolate Log “has been a loved brand for over 50 years and we thank our loyal consumers for their support over these years. We equally understand that its discontinuation may somehow disappoint some of our loyal consumers”.

Here are the products confirmed to be discontinued by Nestlé:

  • Milkybar Peanut
  • Milkybar Double
  • Bar One Peanut
  • Milo Bar
  • Chocolate Log

 All others are simply losing certain sizes, but you’ll still be able to get them. 

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