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Crikey Alfie.
You are a serious Tesco fan and a tasty photographer !
In our local at Ban Hong, we have B100 discount sometimes on B500 spent. And the Cashier tells you when to stop to maximise and to start the till again for another !
I call that service.
Not to disturb the flow of this - I did meet the legendary Sir Jack Cohen when I was a student at Farnboro' Tech. Great Guy. He started all this ... selling veg of a barrow in the East End. Respect eh ?
Before you ponder this one - yes that makes me about 110 years old. Not !
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Crikey Alfie.
You are a serious Tesco fan

How on earth did you come to that conclusion?  ???

Not to disturb the flow of this - I did meet the legendary Sir Jack Cohen when I was a student at Farnboro' Tech. Great Guy. He started all this ... selling veg of a barrow in the East End.

Never heard of him. I'll ask uncle Google about him later.
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Never heard of him. I'll ask uncle Google about him later.

Really surprised to hear you say that Alfie! His daughter became quite notorious in her own (political) way.


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Yes the infamous 'Lady Porter'.
'Gerrymandering' via occupancy of council flats in Westminster.
Something like that anyway .....
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Some of the "Reduced fat rich tea" packs have been discounted another 35% and moved to the clearance stalls (new price: 31.75 THB). However other packs of the same kind and with same expiry date are still on sale at 49 THB on regular shelf (circled in the photo).

Today they sold out for good the whole "Reduced fat rich tea" stock with expiry date indicated as "12 2016", at 12.25 THB a pack. It was gone in no time. Quite a difference compared to the original price of 78 THB just a month ago (reply no. 31). They now moved "Rich tea finger" packs on the clearance stall, I think currently going at 36.75 THB a pack.
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Tesco Lotus big store on Mitthapap now offers a new range of Tesco-branded biscuits imported from the UK

Another member in the family are these "Snappy Fingers" wafer bars, 172 g, currently shelved alongside the Tesco chocolate.
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Also today, I bought some Tesco brand bread. It's sold in 250g loaves
They have also bigger loaves, 500 g for the whole wheat one and 480 g for the white one (20 slices).

Now they offer also 280 g loaves of "Chocolate chip" and of "California raisin" bread, shelved next to regular bread.
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I've tried the Tesco California raisin bread. It's not bad. 7.5 out of 10. :)

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"Rich tea", "Reduced fat rich tea" and "Rich tea finger" biscuits (circled in the photo). Respectively: 400 g for 94 59 THB, 300 g for 78 49 THB and 250 g for 59 49 THB

Tesco branded "Rich tea finger" biscuits cleared out for 10 THB. I got the last two packs on shelf this morning, but maybe they have more in stock. "Best before" date: 25 02 17.

These days they have been clearing out some Tesco branded crackers too, 75% discount on clearance stall.
« Last Edit: December 09, 2016, 07:57:27 AM by Anton »
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I went to Tesco this morning then saw donuts cost 10 baht a piece and sign buy one free one.
So I bought 2 and got 4 then paid 20 Baht.
They were quite delicious and soft.
I think you go to Tesco tomorrow and hope that I'll see the same sign of discount.  ;D 
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Also today, I bought some Tesco brand bread. It's sold in 250g loaves
They have also bigger loaves, 500 g for the whole wheat one and 480 g for the white one (20 slices).
Now they offer also 280 g loaves of "Chocolate chip" and of "California raisin" bread

Beware of sugar content in this bread. Even regular ones (white and whole wheat) contain 4% sugar according to labels. Beware also when buying similar loaves by other brands.
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Prices of some imported Tesco-branded biscuits were already revised downwards by Tesco Lotus. I corrected replies 30 and 31 accordingly with new prices in red. Below, new photos taken today.

In addition, some of those biscuits are already approaching expiry date: end 2016 or early 2017.

If you're interested in these products and don't care too much about "Best before" date printed on them, be on the look-out these days. There are still plenty on shelves. Two kinds are already being sold as "buy 1 get 1 free". Granted, they're all gonna end up on clearance stalls soon enough. I'm referring to the main Mitthapap branch as usual.
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they're all gonna end up on clearance stalls soon enough

Last night I entered Tesco a little after 20:00 and was just in time to get myself 4 packs of 4 different types of those Tesco branded biscuits, all discounted 75% on clearance stalls: 3 different American style cookies (2 being the last ones on stall) and 1 chocolate-coated "digestive" biscuits (last one on stall). Total cost: 92 THB.
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Tesco Lotus big store on Mitthapap now offers a new range of Tesco-branded biscuits imported from the UK:

- 5 kinds of American style cookies in 200 g packs, prices varying between 103 and 140 THB per pack (upper shelf in the photo)

Having now tasted personally both Tesco and Casino chocolate chip cookies, I can say without hesitation that I much preferred the former. Irony is I paid the latter over twice as much, in spite of price tags on photos.
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"Dark chocolate" butter biscuits in 125 g packs, 80 64 THB a pack

"Snappy Fingers" wafer bars, 172 g, currently shelved alongside the Tesco chocolate.

These 2 types currently discounted 55% and 50% on shelves.
« Last Edit: February 07, 2017, 08:08:42 AM by Anton »
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Tesco Lotus big store on Mitthapap now offers a new range of Tesco-branded biscuits imported from the UK

Most, not all, of the kinds listed in reply no. 30 are now back on shelf at the main store on Mitthapap after an absence of several months. The kind mentioned in reply no. 46 ("Snappy Fingers") is available too. In addition, they now added following new entries, as per self explanatory photos taken today. They are all produced in the UK. The last kind below, "Oaties", now on discount, are shelved separately from others, next to crackers.
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