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Adelaide institutions #2 – Menz

Mmmmm – Menz Confectionery! The mere mention brings back happy memories of mouths filled with delicious treats from my childhood…

Treats such as Apricot Delight:


Milk bottles:


Witchetie grubs:


(ok, confession here, I never ate these “grub shaped white and yellow confection” but couldn’t resist the picture!).

Candy bananas:


(yes cos they look very natural… not!)

and my all time favourite – FruChocs (seen below in the new dark chocolate version):


In 2005, National Trust South Australia recognised these treats as being a BankSA Heritage Icon!!!

We visited the factory store today and I think we kept staffer Darren entertained the whole time we were there with our squeals of delight at the excitement that a factory candy store induces…

I think you could say that we were truly in a “FruChoc Frenzy”!!!


Actually it was the “giant” FruChocs that produced the most laughter:


They’re HUUUUUUUGE! (and yes Neil, there is a bag on its way home…).

Here I am with my loot bag:


A VERY happy camper!!!

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2 Responses to Adelaide institutions #2 – Menz

  1. Neil C. Phillips July 13, 2009 at 13:09 #

    Yummo!

  2. The Best Family July 17, 2009 at 01:50 #

    mmm . . . gummy treats . . . yum!

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