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TwigtheWonderkid

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19,855 posts

62 months

Thursday 6th September 2012
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Branston Baked Beans half price in Tesco, 35p a tin. The multipacks aren't reduced so it's much cheaper to by the singles.

As a baked bean eater of many decades experience, I think Branston make the best baked beans on the market. Far better than Heinz, whose baked beans are completely overrated imho.

That's all.

bebee

3,971 posts

137 months

Thursday 6th September 2012
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TwigtheWonderkid said:
I think Branston make the best baked beans on the market.

That's all.
bks........ Chef's Larder.

TwigtheWonderkid

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19,855 posts

62 months

Thursday 6th September 2012
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bebee said:
bks........ Chef's Larder.
Interesting. Never heard of them. Where can you get them. I'm always up for trying a new baked bean!

Arun_D

2,044 posts

107 months

Thursday 6th September 2012
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Been meaning to try Branston beans after the same comments about them were made here a while back.

I tend to agree about Heinz beans. Currently buying Tesco's own brand, but it can be overly sweet. Will give Branston or this other one a go, thanks.

mrsshpub

697 posts

96 months

Thursday 6th September 2012
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Heinz Five Beanz with a dash of Tabasco. lick
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sherman

6,445 posts

127 months

Thursday 6th September 2012
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TwigtheWonderkid said:
bebee said:
bks........ Chef's Larder.
Interesting. Never heard of them. Where can you get them. I'm always up for trying a new baked bean!
Chefs larder is a brand comonly found in the hospitality trade so it should be available from almost every cash and carry.

The only problem is that it will come in catering size tins.

zetec

3,777 posts

163 months

Thursday 6th September 2012
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Tesco's own brand beans are rank, I don't mean the dirt cheap ones either. Even the Mrs who hardly notices anything in food said they were yuk. Heinz or Branston for me.

gog440

8,108 posts

102 months

Thursday 6th September 2012
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Cant remember the name but the ones from Aldi are just as good as the Branston ones.

Symbolica

10,706 posts

127 months

Thursday 6th September 2012
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Branston are purveyors of the superior bean. Heinz come close for taste, but they always seem too watery.

Hackney

4,819 posts

120 months

Thursday 6th September 2012
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TwigtheWonderkid said:
Branston Baked Beans half price in Tesco, 35p a tin. The multipacks aren't reduced so it's much cheaper to by the singles.

As a baked bean eater of many decades experience, I think Branston make the best baked beans on the market. Far better than Heinz, whose baked beans are completely overrated imho.

That's all.
Branson typically only sell on promotion so at a guess the multipack will be on promo shortly after the single run promotion ends.

Retailers would delist Branston if it wasn't for the heavy promotion programme

bebee

3,971 posts

137 months

Thursday 6th September 2012
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sherman said:
TwigtheWonderkid said:
bebee said:
bks........ Chef's Larder.
Interesting. Never heard of them. Where can you get them. I'm always up for trying a new baked bean!
Chefs larder is a brand comonly found in the hospitality trade so it should be available from almost every cash and carry.

The only problem is that it will come in catering size tins.
This is correct, and I'm the very trade.

TwigtheWonderkid

Original Poster:

19,855 posts

62 months

Thursday 6th September 2012
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bebee said:
sherman said:
TwigtheWonderkid said:
bebee said:
bks........ Chef's Larder.
Interesting. Never heard of them. Where can you get them. I'm always up for trying a new baked bean!
Chefs larder is a brand comonly found in the hospitality trade so it should be available from almost every cash and carry.

The only problem is that it will come in catering size tins.
This is correct, and I'm the very trade.
What the hell I am going to do with a tin of beans the size of an oil drum? If it isn't in a 410g tin, you can poke it!

spikeyhead

10,245 posts

109 months

Thursday 6th September 2012
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mrsshpub said:
Heinz Five Beanz with a dash of Tabasco. lick
Don't you find that each of the five types of bean takes a different time to "digest" resulting in five separate periods of flatulence?

sherman

6,445 posts

127 months

Thursday 6th September 2012
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TwigtheWonderkid said:
What the hell I am going to do with a tin of beans the size of an oil drum? If it isn't in a 410g tin, you can poke it!
You can get them in 840g size tins or 2.62kg tins . I can only find the 840g tins in 6 packs though . hehe

mrsshpub

697 posts

96 months

Thursday 6th September 2012
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spikeyhead said:
mrsshpub said:
Heinz Five Beanz with a dash of Tabasco. lick
Don't you find that each of the five types of bean takes a different time to "digest" resulting in five separate periods of flatulence?
Is that really the sort of question you should be asking a lady? wink

Arun_D

2,044 posts

107 months

Thursday 6th September 2012
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Sounds like a 'yes' then smile

zcacogp

11,239 posts

156 months

Thursday 6th September 2012
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'Nother vote for Branstons beans here. Nice to know I am not the only one.

Thanks for the heads-up on the offer. Will try and buy some ...


Oli.

DocJock

4,168 posts

152 months

Thursday 6th September 2012
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Branston's Bloomin' Big are the baked bean of choice in our household.

HOGEPH

4,564 posts

98 months

Thursday 6th September 2012
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gog440 said:
Cant remember the name but the ones from Aldi are just as good as the Branston ones.
I am a Branston fan, but will give those a try on your recommendation!

RicksAlfas

7,339 posts

156 months

Thursday 6th September 2012
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Branston for me too.
They taste like the old HP recipe to me.

Never liked Heinz. Watery and smoky.
yuck