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You can now buy Cadbury Freddo hot chocolate, so put the kettle on, will you?

Please don't start talking about the price, though

You can now buy Cadbury Freddo hot chocolate, so put the kettle on, will you?
18 May 2017

Remember Freddos? Course you do – they were a fun ‘thing’ that you ate as a child, because they were shaped like a frog, and kids eat frogs. Don’t worry though, I’m not going to go into the whole price-hike thing that every news site has to mention when talking about Freddos, mainly because I didn’t give a flying shit that they went up in price. Didn’t bother me in the slightest.

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Anyway, because for some reason people love Freddos so much – even though they are literally just Cadbury Dairy Milk bars shaped like a frog – Cadbury have created Freddo hot chocolate.

“What is Freddo hot chocolate?” you ask.

Well, it is Cadbury Drinking Chocolate, but it’s shaped like a frog.

“But how can hot chocolate be shaped like a frog?” you ask.

You’ve got me there. It is not shaped like a frog. It is exactly the same as Cadbury Drinking Chocolate.

“That’s strange. So what’s different?” you ask.

Erm, it has a frog on the packaging. Oh and it’s smaller. And more expensive.

So that’s what Freddo hot chocolate is – it is the same as normal Cadbury drinking chocolate, but you have to pay more because there is a frog on the front.

The Metro actually spoke to Cadbury about this, because you know, seems a bit like selling one hot for the price of two chocolates. Here’s what they had to say:

“We have a wide variety of Cadbury hot chocolate products and launched Cadbury Freddo Drinking Chocolate as Cadbury Freddo is a much loved brand.

“Cadbury Freddo Drinking Chocolate is designed to be a treat for families and we recommend a serving suggestion which ultimately delivers a completely different taste and chocolate experience than Cadbury Drinking Chocolate, which is designed for adults. So, once prepared, the two products taste substantially different and present a different nutritional profile.

“Cadbury Freddo Drinking Chocolate is available in 175g tubs and Cadbury Drinking Chocolate is available in 250g/500g/750g tubs.”


Oh well, you can buy it if you want. It’s been out since September, but people are only realising now, because, God, I don’t know.

I just don’t know. Just buy the normal one, everyone. It’s cheaper, and if we’re being honest with ourselves here – that frog on the front looks like a bit of a knobhead. Don’t encourage him.

(Image: Tesco)