Perhaps the advertising
for Mini-Milks wasn't quite as successful as it could have been... but once Mum got you to eat
one, you were hooked for life.
I'm speaking from personal experience
here, Mini-Milks have to be IMHO
, one of the most delicious
ice-lollies there is. The creamy texture
, the sweet
taste... oh, the pleasure!
*ahem* Of course, there were many rivals to the icy throne, as mentioned above, strawberry Mivvis, which consist
ed of an outer shell of strawberry-flavoured ice, filled with vanilla ice cream
There were Fabs, an ice lolly originally marketed at girls, which were a strange vanilla ice/ice cream thing coated strawberry from one third up, and chocolate
and sugar sprinklings on the top third.
The advertising for Cornetto
s was extremely successful
, nowadays one cannot hear O Sole Mio
without thinking, "Just one Cornetto!
As an aside
, Zooms have now been "reformulated
". They are no longer 95% strawberry ice coated in a thin layer of banana
ice-cream in the top two thirds, and blackcurrant
ice in the final third. Now, much to my own personal delight
, they are nearly 80% banana, with a central core of popping-candy (AKA pop rocks