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Oh dear - I must confess to being a crisp addict - I try to avoid then generally - unfortunately on a recent trip to Yorkshire I came across these and "fell of the wagon" as they say. They were bloomin' marvelous but thankfully they don't sell them where I live!

Anyone know where I can get them in Sheffield, I've not seen them anywhere? In the past I've been reduced to putting plain ones in a bowl and sprinkling them with Hendo's!

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Anyone know where I can get them in Sheffield, I've not seen them anywhere? In the past I've been reduced to putting plain ones in a bowl and sprinkling them with Hendo's!

I used to buy them from Urban Deli on Campo Lane, near the bottom of Vicar Lane (opposite the Wig and Pen)

According to the Yorkshire Crisps Website they are available at Waitrose

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I used to buy them from Urban Deli on Campo Lane, near the bottom of Vicar Lane (opposite the Wig and Pen)

According to the Yorkshire Crisps Website they are available at Waitrose

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Thanks Stuart, I'll keep my eyes open!

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I'm advised they are available from Morrison's up here in the frozen North - advised by a fellow Sheffielderotonian that should be made clear, none of that Geordie advice.

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Anyone know where I can get them in Sheffield, I've not seen them anywhere? In the past I've been reduced to putting plain ones in a bowl and sprinkling them with Hendo's!

Typical of the YORKSHIRE CRISPS company, you can buy their products everywhere except in Yorkshire!! :o:angry:

They tend to be sold in local markets and at "specialist" outlets and so you always end up paying more for them.

We have bought them previously at both Chesterfield and Bakewell (both in Derbyshire) quite easily, and at the market shops in large garden centres like The Dukeries (Nottinghamshire) and at Dobbies near Clowne (also Derbyshire).

So why have we never seen them in Sheffield?

Why isn't there an outlet for them on Leavygreave Road?

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I used to buy them from Urban Deli on Campo Lane, near the bottom of Vicar Lane (opposite the Wig and Pen)

According to the Yorkshire Crisps Website they are available at Waitrose

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Typical of the YORKSHIRE CRISPS company, you can buy their products everywhere except in Yorkshire!! :o:angry:

They tend to be sold in local markets and at "specialist" outlets and so you always end up paying more for them.

We have bought them previously at both Chesterfield and Bakewell (both in Derbyshire) quite easily, and at the market shops in large garden centres like The Dukeries (Nottinghamshire) and at Dobbies near Clowne (also Derbyshire).

So why have we never seen them in Sheffield?

Why isn't there an outlet for them on Leavygreave Road?

Looks like as well as the outlets already stated, they are available in Morrisons, Sainsburys and Tesco's in Yorkshire. Now thats not bad is it

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They tend to be sold in local markets and at "specialist" outlets and so you always end up paying more for them.

We have bought them previously at both Chesterfield and Bakewell (both in Derbyshire) quite easily, and at the market shops in large garden centres like The Dukeries (Nottinghamshire) and at Dobbies near Clowne (also Derbyshire).

Been out today with MrsH.

Yorkshire Crisps, - Hendersons flavour, are sold in the organic food produce shop next to Dobbies on the Dobbies site near Clowne, Derbyshire.

They sell bottles of Hendersons there for £1.85

A packet of Yorkshire Hendersons Crisps costs 85p, but it is a very generous 50 gram bag.

They also sell them in a cardboard cylindrical "tub" with a push fit plastic lid for £2 a tub, I think the tub must hold around 200g or so of crisps.

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Morrisons, Shields Road, Byker - only sell big bags, but I got a local supplier ... depending on how they taste.

Typical of the YORKSHIRE CRISPS company, you can buy their products everywhere except in Yorkshire!! :o:angry:

They tend to be sold in local markets and at "specialist" outlets and so you always end up paying more for them.

We have bought them previously at both Chesterfield and Bakewell (both in Derbyshire) quite easily, and at the market shops in large garden centres like The Dukeries (Nottinghamshire) and at Dobbies near Clowne (also Derbyshire).

So why have we never seen them in Sheffield?

Why isn't there an outlet for them on Leavygreave Road?

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Morrisons, Shields Road, Byker - only sell big bags, but I got a local supplier ... depending on how they taste.

How big is a bag of crisps?

At home we refer to a bag of crisps as a "sack"

...although technically I suppose a "sack" means a multibuy "bag" (a sack) which contains either 6 or 8 individual bags (packets) of crisps.

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The bag I got is 150g, £1.65 or thereabouts, I forget, receipt thrown.

How big is a bag of crisps?

At home we refer to a bag of crisps as a "sack"

...although technically I suppose a "sack" means a multibuy "bag" (a sack) which contains either 6 or 8 individual bags (packets) of crisps.

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The bag I got is 150g, £1.65 or thereabouts, I forget, receipt thrown.

Given that 28g is an ounce, a more familiar weight measure to most of us, this raises 2 immediate issues.

1 )

The price of crisps is a total rip off.

£1.65 for just over 5 oz of potato seems a lot, smaller bags, the normal sizes actually being 28g (1oz) or 30g probably have an even greater mark up on potato prices.

2 )

Crisps must be ridiculously unhealthy

What other food, taken in such a small amount as just an ounce or so, will immdiately provide you with almost an adult daily dose of salt and a fair bit of fat.

I once went to a chemistry presentation on "Flavours and Essences" where we tried potato crisps fried in "tasteless" oil. - they tasted like a potato with a cardboard texture. Plain crisps actually taste of the fat or oil they have been cooked in.

Further to this most flavoured crisps are flavoured with chemical essences, not with what they are supposed to be. These flavours are artificial and have never been anywhere near cheese, vinegar, beef, prawns, bacon, dead hedgehogs or even a bottle of Hendersons. Chemicals like this will either have complex chemical names or one of the dreaded E-numbers to identify it, and as has frequently been the case in the past, their safety as food additives is easily brought into question.

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i have worked in many parts of the U.K.

When the locals found that I lived in Sheffield, I was invariably asked to supply them with a few bottles of Hendersons.

I found a bottle in a French market place, (le Chat) a small town near Limoges

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I found a bottle in a French market place, (le Chat) a small town near Limoges

I dare say that Hendersons would make an excellent condiment to go with frogs legs or a plate of escargots ;-)

Wouldn't like to try it though.

Pretty certain it would go really well with "viande de cheval"

Les Français aiment Hendersons. Il va bien avec tous leurs aliments préférés.

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i have worked in many parts of the U.K.

When the locals found that I lived in Sheffield, I was invariably asked to supply them with a few bottles of Hendersons.

I found a bottle in a French market place, (le Chat) a small town near Limoges

Sorry,

Welcome to Sheffield History Warrier and thank you for posting.

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Typical of the YORKSHIRE CRISPS company, you can buy their products everywhere except in Yorkshire!! :o:angry:

They tend to be sold in local markets and at "specialist" outlets and so you always end up paying more for them.

We have bought them previously at both Chesterfield and Bakewell (both in Derbyshire) quite easily, and at the market shops in large garden centres like The Dukeries (Nottinghamshire) and at Dobbies near Clowne (also Derbyshire).

So why have we never seen them in Sheffield?

Why isn't there an outlet for them on Leavygreave Road?

Found 'em! Having been exiled to the Midlands for 3 weeks I searched Morrisons and Waitrose there in vain, but I can now report they're in stock, in quantity, in Waitrose in Sheffield. I've stocked up for myself, with some for my poor daughter-in-exile near 'Brum!

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Been out today with MrsH.

Is that so seldom an occurrence it needs stating??

I am addicted to Crisps, too. There is nothing better than a ham sandwich topped with crisps.

"Mr. S," alias my husband Toni, got annoyed that I had left the big bag of crisps (halfprice!!) out on the kitchen counter and in a fit of nastiness, smashed them and threw them in the bin - I dug them out and said we could use them to bread "Wiener Schnitzel".

He rolled a rolling pin over them and Bob's your uncle - peace has reigned!!

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Is that so seldom an occurrence it needs stating??

I am addicted to Crisps, too. There is nothing better than a ham sandwich topped with crisps.

"Mr. S," alias my husband Toni, got annoyed that I had left the big bag of crisps (halfprice!!) out on the kitchen counter and in a fit of nastiness, smashed them and threw them in the bin - I dug them out and said we could use them to bread "Wiener Schnitzel".

He rolled a rolling pin over them and Bob's your uncle - peace has reigned!!

Unfortunately it is.

As a teacher I work Monday to Friday. My wife has a job which she works Friday to Monday over the weekend.

It means that except for Tuesday to Thursday during school holidays we don't see as much of each other as we would like, - so we tend to make the most of any time we do get together.

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I am addicted to Crisps, too. There is nothing better than a ham sandwich topped with crisps.

I bet you can't get Henderson's Relish flavour though out in Switzerland

Or a good bottle of Hendersons itself.

It would go fantastic with a lot of those German pork dishes you are so fond of.

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Unfortunately it is.

As a teacher I work Monday to Friday. My wife has a job which she works Friday to Monday over the weekend.

It means that except for Tuesday to Thursday during school holidays we don't see as much of each other as we would like, - so we tend to make the most of any time we do get together.

My blunder :wub:

That must be tough.

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I bet you can't get Henderson's Relish flavour though out in Switzerland

Or a good bottle of Hendersons itself.

It would go fantastic with a lot of those German pork dishes you are so fond of.

You are right - even at the Forgotten British Foods online shop, a search came back with 0 results!!

But, there's hope yet:

http://www.rfgyh.co....ns-is-number-1/

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Unfortunately it is.

As a teacher I work Monday to Friday. My wife has a job which she works Friday to Monday over the weekend.

It means that except for Tuesday to Thursday during school holidays we don't see as much of each other as we would like, - so we tend to make the most of any time we do get together.

I can sympathise Dave. We had a similar situation for many years. My wife was a teacher and I worked Monday to Saturday with Thursday as a day off. It also included one shift of 1-8pm and one of 9-8pm. It meant except for the holidays Sunday was our special day. If I worked the time in and got an occasional Saturday off we had a whole weekend! Just to compound it, she taught an infant school class, and wanted a bit of peace and quiet when she was at home, and I worked in a library and wanted music etc !

Seriously it could be a strain, but time together was valuable, but you had to be organised!

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My Grandmother loved Hendersons that much, she drank it straight from the bottle.

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I can sympathise Dave. We had a similar situation for many years. My wife was a teacher and I worked Monday to Saturday with Thursday as a day off. It also included one shift of 1-8pm and one of 9-8pm. It meant except for the holidays Sunday was our special day. If I worked the time in and got an occasional Saturday off we had a whole weekend! Just to compound it, she taught an infant school class, and wanted a bit of peace and quiet when she was at home, and I worked in a library and wanted music etc !

Seriously it could be a strain, but time together was valuable, but you had to be organised!

2 problems with taking holidays when you are a teacher, -

First you have to go on holidays during the school holidays when those greedy travel companies automatically triple the price, - simply because school holidays increase demand!

Second, your wife / husband / partner has to book holidays from work to match, - and is automatically competing with every other parent of school age children for the same weeks, making it less likely they will get the holidays they want.

Of course Stuart will moan that teachers get too many holidays and are always on holiday, but there are disadvantages and problems.

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My Grandmother loved Hendersons that much, she drank it straight from the bottle.

They'll be putting it in pubs next in barrels so that you can have "a pint of Hendersons" pulled for you to drink.

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My Grandmother loved Hendersons that much, she drank it straight from the bottle.

I know someone who used to do the same thing until he had a heart attack and was advised to stay off it.

Too much of a good thing eh. :wacko:

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