An Australian legend will quickly return to our shores, with the information prompting celebrations and merriment amongst confectionary fans far and vast.
The legend in query is the long-lasting Polly Waffle — a tasty mix of fluffy marshmallow and wafers, coated in chocolate.
It comes after South Australian confectioner, Robern Menz, acquired the rights from Nestle to the basic Violet Crumble, final 12 months.
The family-owned firm has since introduced its subsequent quest — to revive the unique Polly Waffle, which was final seen on cabinets again in 2009.
CEO Phil Sims confirmed he had signed a take care of Nestle late final 12 months to amass the trademark, mental property, the model and the “very secret recipe” for the Polly Waffle.
However Polly Wafflers shall be ready some time earlier than they will get their arms on the chocolate bar, after Mr Sims informed 7News this week that they had been increasing their manufacturing unit and dealing on “analysis and growth”.
Because the beloved chocolate bar’s sudden disappearance from grocery store and servo cabinets 10 years in the past, a number of Fb teams have emerged, campaigning for Polly Waffle’s protected return.
One group, Deliver Again The Polly Waffle, amassed greater than 56,000 “Polly Followers”, begging Australian companies to do one thing to carry again their favorite deal with.
Now, the group’s members are over the moon with the announcement, with many believing the bar could also be obtainable by subsequent 12 months.
AUSSIES AND CHOCOLATE
However this ongoing obsession with a chocolate bar isn’t an remoted occasion in Australian historical past.
Chocolate bars have revived the nation’s tradies, workplace staff and lengthy haul commuters for many years.
They’re our responsible pleasure, typically considered as a “generally meals”, however a continuing staple within the nice Aussie food plan — good for a servo snack pit cease, or a 3pm pick-me-up.
Australians have proudly smashed Chomps, Curly Wurlys, Twixes and Twirls with homosexual abandon since childhood.
Usually, throughout these solitary binge classes, we pause to understand the vital function the standard chocolate bar serves in our lives — each as good friend and companion — for these moments when solely solidified sugar, dairy and fats will do.
Positive, these foil-wrapped logs could have contributed to Australia’s rising weight problems disaster and are confirmed precursors to diabetes and continual coronary heart failure.
However, as Roald Dahl reminds us: “Oh, the enjoyment of having the ability to cram giant items of one thing candy and stable into one’s mouth!”
Too proper, Roald.
Within the spirit of all the pieces scrumptious and good on the planet, information.com.au is now on a quest of its personal, to uncover the nation’s favorite chocolate bars.
From a nut-filled Snicker or a creamy Milky Bar, to a crumbly Flake stick jammed in your McFlurry or a finger of Package Kat, we need to know what chocolate bars the nation likes to devour.
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