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Alpen Light Bars Announcement!

Discussion in 'Slimming World - Healthy Extras' started by Freen, 23 May 2014 Social URL.

  1. Freen

    Freen New Member

    Weetabix have announced today:


    "We would like to share some good news with you regarding our Alpen Light Bars.

    We are always looking to improve our offering and as part of our quest to create ever-better products, we recently made some changes to the range.
    However, due to popular demand we have made the decision to switch back to the original 70 calorie Alpen Light bars that are acceptable Slimming World Healthy Extra B options.
    This is because our customers' opinions are the best source of feedback for us and in this instance, the demand for the original Alpen Light bars has been too great to ignore.
    We are currently working with our retailers to implement the changes and get the original Alpen Light bars back on the shelves.
    We will keep you posted and, as always, 'thank you!' for your support and patience."

    See what the power of customers can do!

     
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  3. MrsTinaV

    MrsTinaV Loving Married Life

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    Woo hoo! That's great to hear.
     
  4. PeggyDee

    PeggyDee Full Member

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    YAY! I hope they don't think I don't want to buy them anymore but I have stockpiled a few boxes (..... about 20!!!) when they originally announced the change. I'll be a regular customer again soon ;)
     
  5. lardylady

    lardylady Gold Member

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    My cupboards are also groaning with Alpen Lights due to panic buying!
     
  6. eejayess

    eejayess Full Member

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    Well done Weetabix, great news. That's how to keep customers loyal.
     
  7. Beckieee

    Beckieee Silver Member

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    I was about to post a thread about this :D I saw some in my local supermarket today and bought 2 packs lol. Ive attached a screenshot of the announcement on Facebook :) xx
     

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  8. GrannieAnnie

    GrannieAnnie Silver Member

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    Brilliant news!!

    Loads of us have cupboards groaning under the weight of stock piled Alpen Lights!!
    Glad Weetabix have seen sense!! :)
     
  9. helenmjones75

    helenmjones75 Full Member

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    phew panic Over!

    Sent from my note 3
     
  10. Wow - I am amazed. When you think of the costs involved in redesigning and producing the new packaging, all of which will now go to waste, not to mention the behind-the-scenes stuff which goes into formulating and testing a new recipe, that's an impressive u-turn.

    Shows what can be done when we all make a fuss!!
     
  11. Minniemouse23

    Minniemouse23 Silver Member

    I'm so happpyyyyyy to hear this!!!!
     
  12. NewMe14

    NewMe14 Gold Member

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    Fantastic news :)
     
  13. Somersetlass

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    This is THE best news... I missed them!!!!!!!
     
  14. Annabelle_

    Annabelle_ Member

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    HELL YEAH
     
  15. Maria

    Maria Was born to shop

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    Great! Really missed my Alpen lights!
     
  16. Steph92

    Steph92 Member

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    Bit clueless here as only just started, which Alpen Lights are returning?
    Thanks x
     
  17. GingerJV

    GingerJV Silver Member

    Just wonderful news!!! i am the happiest person ever right now;-)))))
     
  18. PeggyDee

    PeggyDee Full Member

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    The same ones we had before. We can use the 70 calorie bars as HEB, but the manufacturers decided a few months ago to change the recipe, pushing up the calorie count, which meant they not longer counted as HEB. A lot of consumer pressure from us slimming worlders has forced them to scrap that silly idea and stick with the recipe we know and love.

    It all happened very quickly so you might not even have noticed that they were gone -my own local stores never ran out of the 70 cal ones during this debacle.
     
  19. mag104

    mag104 Full Member

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    Great news :)
     
  20. Lalamum

    Lalamum New Member

    I've just managed to stock up on the alpen light 70kcal bars at Tesco's not sure if they are the old one's or the new ones but they are 70kcal!
     
  21. Steph92

    Steph92 Member

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    Oh I see! Thank you Peggydee, yes you're right, I didn't notice they were gone!x
     
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