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    • Carmen
    • By Carmen 19th Mar 17, 1:36 AM
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    • 19th Mar 17, 1:36 AM
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    Is it possible.... 19th Mar 17 at 1:36 AM
    To still buy Brook Bond tea?
    The type that was sold 40+ years ago.
    Carmen
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    • artyclarty
    • By artyclarty 19th Mar 17, 9:05 AM
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    • 19th Mar 17, 9:05 AM
    Would this be what you are after?

    https://www.typhooteashop.com/shop-by-brand/d

    Wikipedia seems to think that you can purchase it in Poundland.
    • Carmen
    • By Carmen 19th Mar 17, 9:57 PM
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    • 19th Mar 17, 9:57 PM
    Thanks arty, It does not look the same packaging, but then they are always changing.
    Maybe I will give it a try?
    Carmen
    • Queenriderbrekke
    • By Queenriderbrekke 20th Mar 17, 10:04 AM
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    • 20th Mar 17, 10:04 AM
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    • 20th Mar 17, 10:04 AM
    Tesco seem to do the loose leaf brooke bond tea
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    • alanq
    • By alanq 20th Mar 17, 12:08 PM
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    • 20th Mar 17, 12:08 PM
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    • 20th Mar 17, 12:08 PM
    Tesco seem to do the loose leaf brooke bond tea
    Originally posted by Queenriderbrekke
    However, mysupermarket.com says Out Of Stock at Tesco.

    http://www.mysupermarket.co.uk/Shopping/FindProducts.aspx?Query=brooke%20bond
    Last edited by alanq; 20-03-2017 at 2:24 PM.
    • Alikay
    • By Alikay 20th Mar 17, 1:29 PM
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    • 20th Mar 17, 1:29 PM
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    • 20th Mar 17, 1:29 PM
    If it was the old Brooke Bond Dividend, they started calling it "D" and redid the packaging to reflect that a couple of decades ago IIRC. As artyclarty says, you can still get it online, and I've picked it up in places like Home Bargains fairly recently too.
    • Carmen
    • By Carmen 21st Mar 17, 9:03 PM
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    • 21st Mar 17, 9:03 PM
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    • 21st Mar 17, 9:03 PM
    Thanks all.
    I am also trying to find Chivers marmalade, but I can only find it in Austria and the USA 🤔
    Any help please?
    Carmen
    • alanq
    • By alanq 22nd Mar 17, 2:12 PM
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    • 22nd Mar 17, 2:12 PM
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    • 22nd Mar 17, 2:12 PM
    Even if you manage to find the brands that you seek with similar packaging to that you remember, there is no guarantee it will be made in the same places and /or to the same recipe as it used to be.

    See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chivers_and_Sons

    Chivers marmalade is listed on amazon.co.uk but judging by the delivery time it will probably be coming from overseas.

    Also on ebay.co.uk - from Germany.
    Last edited by alanq; 22-03-2017 at 2:26 PM.
    • Gigervamp
    • By Gigervamp 25th Mar 17, 11:35 PM
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    • 25th Mar 17, 11:35 PM
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    • 25th Mar 17, 11:35 PM
    If it was the old Brooke Bond Dividend, they started calling it "D" and redid the packaging to reflect that a couple of decades ago IIRC. As artyclarty says, you can still get it online, and I've picked it up in places like Home Bargains fairly recently too.
    Originally posted by Alikay
    That reminded me of the advert: I could do with a D.

    It was the tea that I used to buy.
    • JackieO
    • By JackieO 26th Mar 17, 10:07 AM
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    the lovely brooke bond divi I remember my mum saving the stamps up on a card and getting a 5/- postal order when she sent the card off
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