Christmas selection packs,The taste of the countryside – selection pack

Temporarily reunited with a television and newspaper. The news that Cadbury (now with American owners) is dropping a classic – fudge bar and replaced with an inferior US biscuit bar from the chocolate Christmas selection packs, which are a treat that have passed through generations of English/British childhoods and responsible for my parents generation of rotten teeth. Of globalisation , trade details and inferior food standards.

Not recommending mass consumption of sugar but it could be improved in quality and benefit local economies – great opportunity to create and scale up for local / regional manufacturers should they so wish with a countryside selection pack, e.g.

Chocolate chilli bar from Devon

Apple chocolate bar with Kent apples

Cornish honeycomb & Kellys or clotted cream bar or many other fantastic Cornish honey outlets

Pontefract liquorice cake bar from Yorkshire

Chocolate Kendal mint cake bar from Cumbria

So many options for toffee and fudge but could include:

http://www.walkers-nonsuch.co.uk/our-toffees/toffee-bars/

http://www.dorsetchocolate.com/fudge/

For packaging, a typical countryside / woodland design e.g.

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