in the refrigerated display cabinet designated for such items. The box
at the time, and I was heartened to see that this humble iced lolly
had not forgotten nor abandoned its 1960s roots.
You see, dear reader, this particular item of frozen confectionery
long since been forgotten and, as far as I'm aware, this LYONS MAID
favourite is still around today. I know ZOOM iced lolly (as advertised
by FIREBALL XL5's STEVE ZODIAC) was likewise obtainable
a few years ago, but does anyone know if that's still the case?
I must look in the fridge the next time I'm in SAINSBURY'S.
Lyons Maid was sold to NESTLE in 1992, but the brand
was revived in '08, though I'm unsure if it's still going. However,
I was doing my shopping a couple of days back and bought a box of
Fabs, which celebrates 50 years this year. Below are pictures of the
box and one of the wrappers (I've also shown the Lyons Maid logo).
I find it reassuring, in light of the many changes that've happened
over the years, to still have something around that goes all the
way back to my childhood days. Isn't that just Fab?!