All Ribena Discounts, Offers and Sale - December 2018
Yeah must have just literally gone up! I didn't think I'd enjoy it but thought it was nice warmed up, not to hot but warm. Be ideal for these cold night
Hi, it was £1.50 but has now gone up to £2 . Got one this afternoon in Asda. Lovely when warmed-up as others have commented :) (Heat already added, OP)
Contains sweeteners, so taste not amazing.
used to be 50p, and probably will be again after xmas
Mmmm I love this!
£1.50 at Asda for 850ml in various flavours. This is 840ml at B&M.
HOT :D <3
Yeah, the problem with most dietary studies is they lack funding and usually have a sample size which is too small. It all comes down to politics at the end of the day. Where are the goalposts this week and how do we get there? The goal was low CO2 so we allowed stinking, polluting diesels into our cities, conveniently ignoring the other emissions. We knew cigarettes were bad for health decades ago but we didn't ban them - they did reduce appetite and therefore lowered obesity stats. Now people are switching to vapes with flavours like candy floss, they make people hungry and encourage snacking. So now we're targeting sugar.Do we care if the artificial sweeteners are making people ill, giving them cancer or whatever? No, as long as we reduce obesity and related costs. We'll worry about the other stuff later. Drives me mad. Short term knee jerk reactions that don't look at the bigger picture.
There is some links to dementia, brain tumours and so on, but nothing conclusive. Those kind of studies are rather hidden. Are they reputable? I have no idea, but I imagine if you had a product generating billions in profit, you might be able to keep positive studies at the top and hide negative ones. (Much like Monsanto) Take what I say with a pinch of salt because it could be a load of rubbish.
Yeah, no choice there really
I'm allergic to artificial sweetener, little option...it makes me ill.
Is aspertame good for the brain? Am dure i once read it gives memeory loss
they have fixed the pantry glitch :( only managed to get few good deals this time as was too late to the party
Totally agree. Used to love this stuff but now it's lost it flavour. Still a great price though.
Yeah..pantry offers are prime member exclusive. Also if oos then thats also why you cnt add to basket x
Also outside asda Birkenhead Wirral giving out the blackcurrant 500ml bottles plus a 50p off voucher on your next purchase.
Didn't know Ribena was owned by Japanese now
And 0.000001% Vitamin C enough to say with Vitamin C
Well let's hope their greed results in huge profit losses. I used to buy this stuff by the boat load, but now would only use it to unblock my sink. If they eventually go back to making it taste like blackcurrant, my love affair would be reignited
To be clear, the tax isn't the problem here - all that should change is the price. The problem is the greedy manufacturers, making the product cheaper to try and boost their profits.
They introduced the new recipe so sneakily I bought a bottle of the new disgusting rubbish without realising. I only went and checked the bottle after taking a mouthful to discover to my horror that they added sweetener. I didn't drink the rest and I've never bought it since, I've been drinking it since I was a kid. I'm quite capable of drinking it in moderation but rather than stick with consumer choice they've gone and ruined the product. I will never buy it again unless they revert back. I've started buying more expensive black currant full sugar cordial, it's not the same but it will have to do. I'd have been quite happy to pay more for post sugar tax Ribena.
I don't vote entirely based on price. Voting something hot that was once great but now vile goes against my voting etiquette.
Unfortunately artificial sweetener flares up my UC something rotten, so a shame they have changed the recipe. Using the original with a pinch of salt really helped my fatigued days...
I voted hot for the price, that’s what this site is about after all, but I also won’t be buying as it tastes nasty compared to the original recipe. We used to buy a couple of bottles every month and drink it both chilled with ice and made with hot water. I too hope that they revert to the old formula, but I won’t hold my breath.
Same price in Morrisons heat added I agree about the taste it’s such a shame. They did the same with lucozade (I used to drink the orange one) now I don’t buy it and haven’t done so in months a lot of people I know won’t buy it now because of the sweeteners they don’t even taste anything the same...... anyway heat added :D
Even two of the pawn brokers have closed down.
Yeah.. No words to explain the feeling on seeing lots of empty shops & closing down signs..
I think everybody in Crewe has. Many times. It's comfort food to alleviate the pain of both Wetherspoons AND McDonald's closing down.
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Sugar tax wasn't at fault here - the manufacturer is.
still active, thanks OP
just won £100 Ticketmaster voucher :O didn't actually realise there were other prizes other than Ribena! xD
Can it only be used once?
How often can you use the Ribeana deal
I got the deal on Saturday, bought the ribena first and took around 5 mins for the free salad to make an appearance under my rewards on the Greggs app. Great deal, thanks OP. BTW has anyone done it more than once? Just wondering, thanks
“The free ‘Salad with a Purchase of Ribena’ (the ‘Reward’) will be made available to Greggs Rewards members between the 26th June until 24th July 2018 or until the 20,000 available salads have been given away.” It should be aslong as 20,000 haven’t already been claimed
Is this still available?
Mmm,now chocolate full of chemicals. No thanks, you can keep it.
I live on this stuff
Not very nice anymore stopped buying it
Can only drink coke and Pepsi now. All other drinks have been ruined with artificial sweeteners.
That's a naughty price is that. My dad James Milner told me to drink a glass of Ribena every day.
If you use the GreenJinn app this week until Sunday, you can get a further 60p off the bottle!
Yeah they're not known for quality or anything.
no longer a britsh brand, the Japs own it now :(
James Milner will be happy about this deal.
They have added polydextrose! And lots of horrible sweeteners (poo) I've found a brand called ROCKS seems to be my best replacement so far! No nasties in that (y)
i totally agree...i brought some the other day & didn't even recognise it was ribena. in terms of kids having too much sugar, i think its upto the parents to control that & not give them excessive amounts of sugary drinks & snacks.
20p is cheap for 288ml...heat. ok in moderation
If the taste has suffered due to the sugar tax, doesn't that tell you that there might well have been too much sugar, which has been helping to rot children's teeth for too many years ? Our children hated fizzy drinks and artificial concoctions until they started school, and the offspring of the ''too lazy to be bothered'' brigade encouraged them to follow suit. We simply didn't give them anything but water when younger, so they grew up happily asking for water whenever we were out anywhere, and actually enjoyed drinking water from a tap or bottled. It's not rocket science of course, just common sense to realise that if young children have never sampled flavoured or fizzy drinks then they won't think they are missing out on anything.
Another brand which has suffered badly in the taste department due to the sugar tax.
Wow! What a bargain! Thanks for sharing!
I hope you gave one to a homeless person.
You can get so many. They just need to get rid of them and don't care. Give you 50p coupons with it. They were around brick Lane, London yesterday
Not sure how you got 10 the girls were there giving them one to each person x
Got mine today :)
Hopefully you got the old formula, I would be giving away the new one too
I have to agree about the taste now, wish I hadn't bought my current one after finishing my stash of the sugar version. No more hot Ribena for me ;(
If you’re looking for alternative squash-type drinks, look in the cordial section of the supermarket, as these tend to be aimed at adults and are less likely to be low-sugar or sugar free. Elderflower cordial is really nice and the Bottlegreen and Belvoir versions are both free from artificial sweeteners.
I had a 4 day migraine and couldn't figure it out. Looked at the Ribena and saw that it now has artificial sweeteners in, known migraine triggers. Pretty much all squash now has artificial sweeteners in so it's water or full on fizzy drinks for me from now on. There's a small but sizeable minority that this affects from a migraine perspective. Also there is the controversy over the health risks of artificial sweeteners, even compared to sugar.
I won't be buying Ribena anymore, I'm not interested in artificial sweeteners, they already offered a light version for people that don't mind their drinks tasting of shit so they should have just put the price up a few pence instead.
;( I’m actually drinking Vimto now instead though I believe the recipe changed on this too though it’s not a noticeable taste difference unlike ribena! I think it’s the ingredient they used to make it appear thicker in consistency that has really affected the taste now the parent company did the same with lucozade ( reduced the sugar content)and that tastes crap now too! ;(
Well no, without their USP of no sweeteners it's just generic blackcurrant squash. May as well buy the stuff from the pound shop. Very annoying that they've changed it.
They are getting desperate :-) Sweetener versions are not selling very well....
They actually have to give it away now that it tastes terrible....not knocking a freebie just a shame it's lost that great taste!
Also in Cheltenham
Can’t imagine Glasgow’s stash will last long either!
Good deal I would recommend shop around for something with more blackcurrent content though. Some of the supermarket own brand mixers are like 50% fruit, Ribena is nice and all (had one today) but it's only like 5% IIRC. There are other more upmarket options if you're thinking of avoiding sweeteners etc for example one in Sainsbury's that isn't quite 50% juice (and contains apple) but is really nice and made with spring water (I filter all my water).
Nice find @Aimlessly - thanks for sharing your first deal :)
That sounds disgusting
Also strawberry and light Ribeana is in mine also (y)
Lucozade original Zero bottle is also 3 for £1 but in poundland.
That reads like a "Spot the mistakes" exercise for five year olds. I can spot at least six: 1) You're 2) you? 3) manners 4) Heron Foods 5) Foods? 6) expensive? In addition, starting any sentence with "Or" or "But" may be considered incorrect, but is often used. You may have been better putting a comma after "Foods", since it is part of that question. ©2018 Grammar Police
Bridlington has stock too! I was going to post this but was beaten to it by a day!
Sacriston store had plenty in stock - best before end of June 2018 I bought 8 bottles, just need to find somewhere to store them now :/
@Zarru1234 The grammar police are attacking you. Basically if you haven't clocked on.. you should of used bought and not brought (2 different meanings)
no idea what this tastes like, but heat for the pedantry in the comments
Are Heron part of Morrisons or did the ticketing team get lazy and copy Morrison’s POS?
can confirm on offer in coventry store. some offers are dependent to store... thanks
Great find op keep up the good work....
Ribena Pineapple and passionfruit. For when you want a Ribena but you dont think you deserve it.