Walkers announces Brussels sprouts-flavoured crisps for Christmas

Supermarket shelves across Sussex will be filled with the first ever Brussels Sprouts flavour crisps as Walkers announced its festive range.
The Brussels sprouts-flavoured crisps by WalkersThe Brussels sprouts-flavoured crisps by Walkers
The Brussels sprouts-flavoured crisps by Walkers

On Monday, the crisp giant also launched five other festive flavours: Turkey & Stuffing, Pigs in Blankets, Glazed Ham and Cheese & Cranberry.

A Walkers spokesman said: "As a staple side dish at the Christmas dinner table, sprouts are maligned by many, but the humble vegetable also has a loyal legion of lovers, with us Brits reportedly eating more than any European country.

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"We’ve heard all the theories… whether it’s genetic differences or simple overcooking to blame, for generations sprouts have been a divisive time-bomb hiding next to your gravy boat, threatening to cause a Christmas quarrel.

"But in the true Christmas spirit of unity, Walkers has you covered with its first festive range in a decade – no matter if you delight or despair at the sight of sprouts."

The flavours will be launched as part of two multipacks (6 x 25g, RRP £1.50):

· Christmas dinner for sprout lovers includes: Brussels Sprouts, Turkey & Stuffing and Pigs in Blankets flavours

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· Christmas dinner for sprout haters includes: Glazed Ham, Turkey & Stuffing and Cheese & Cranberry flavours

The festive flavours also available as single packs (32.5g, RRP £0.65) are Turkey & Stuffing, Pigs in Blankets and Brussels Sprouts.

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