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#1 flopsy

Posted 11 January 2013 - 02:15 PM

Hoping someone can help jog my memory here.. I seem to remember a snack food from the late 80s/early 90s and I can't remember what it was called or if in fact it did exist and wasn't a figment of my imagination.

It came in a foil packet that had two large rectangular crackers and one rectangular piece of orange cheese that you put in between to make a sandwich. The cheese like substance was quite thick. I think it was longlife shelf stable cheese like the Kraft cheese you buy in the blue box. Does anyone else remember this or am I crazy???

Edited by flopsy, 11 January 2013 - 02:16 PM.


#2 ~*Twilight~Zone*~

Posted 11 January 2013 - 03:10 PM

I only remember that the kraft cheese was wrapped in the silver foil.  

Probably still is I guess but I 've never bought it myself, my mum used to.



#3 Oriental lily

Posted 11 January 2013 - 03:33 PM

Was it le snack?

It was soft cheese, not hard.

#4 hayzee fantayzee

Posted 11 January 2013 - 03:40 PM

I grew up in the UK ( so probably not much help) but we had something similar. It was a Ritz sandwich, two crackers with soft cheese between. They were yum.
I'm sure Ritz was made by McVities.

#5 Great Dame

Posted 11 January 2013 - 06:10 PM

When we were in the U.S.A, there were all sorts of snacks like that.  Shelves full of them.  I haven't seen anything like it here though.

#6 elizabethany

Posted 11 January 2013 - 06:22 PM

This is too new, but similar to this?

#7 Holidayromp

Posted 11 January 2013 - 06:39 PM

QUOTE (starboard @ 11/01/2013, 04:40 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I grew up in the UK ( so probably not much help) but we had something similar. It was a Ritz sandwich, two crackers with soft cheese between. They were yum.
I'm sure Ritz was made by McVities.


We used to buy this about 7 years ago before it disappeared off the shelves.  That was quite nice if you are into inferior cheeses.

#8 zzgirl

Posted 11 January 2013 - 06:43 PM

Yes!! I think I do remember this and eating it at uni around 1988!!  

I think it came in a plastic outer packet and a foil wrapped square of cheese! (If my memory is correct).

Was a pretty processed bland type of processed cheese.

Ahhhh - life was simpler then.......

#9 flopsy

Posted 11 January 2013 - 07:25 PM

QUOTE (zzgirl @ 11/01/2013, 07:13 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Yes!! I think I do remember this and eating it at uni around 1988!!  

I think it came in a plastic outer packet and a foil wrapped square of cheese! (If my memory is correct).

Was a pretty processed bland type of processed cheese.

Ahhhh - life was simpler then.......


YES YES YES that's the one!! and I am pretty sure that to open the cheese you pulled a little piece of string or something and it tore the foil wrapper open. Any idea who made them? It's driving me nuts trying to remember what they were called.




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