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Alternative for Cola Tonic and coffee
« on: September 20, 2010, 04:38:12 am »
Jip I am still on the grocery part of our immigration process  :D

I looooooooove Rose's Cola Tonic with Sprite Zero  :smitten: I found the Cola Tonic at the SA Shop in Albany and Sprite Zero is found everywhere however, the Cola Tonic is quite expensive seeing that I could only find it at the SA shop and I can't seem to find an alternative, does anybody know of an alternative and if so which shop sells it?

Then coffee, except for Ricoffy found at the SA shop and nescafe at other shops, what other instant brands can you suggest because the few that we have tried are horrible.

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Re: Alternative for Cola Tonic and coffee
« Reply #1 on: September 20, 2010, 04:49:40 am »
Thanks for tip dievissers!

Me, myself I.....still a Frisco gal..... ;) It was indeed creammmmmyyyy.... :smitten: Yip we too a big Nescafe drinkers here - back in SA it was getting too bloody expensive >:(
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Re: Alternative for Cola Tonic and coffee
« Reply #1 on: September 20, 2010, 04:49:40 am »

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Re: Alternative for Cola Tonic and coffee
« Reply #2 on: September 20, 2010, 05:05:47 am »
Thanks Vissers, I don't like frisco as well  ;D cola tonic is non alcoholic and it is usually found with the other cooldrink mixes.


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Re: Alternative for Cola Tonic and coffee
« Reply #3 on: September 20, 2010, 05:08:17 am »
My parents are doing the "frisco" thing... I don't like...... Goodluck with the tonic, will keep my eyes open though and if I find anything will be letting you know.  ;D

Your parents have good taste! I used to be a little  :blush: to the fact we drank frisco back in SA - my daughter had a little friend over once, and this little girl saw me making myself a cup....she says to my DD, 'My mom only buys that coffee for our maid'...well I never.... :tickedoff: my DD made me hide it after that ordeal.... ;D
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Re: Alternative for Cola Tonic and coffee
« Reply #4 on: September 20, 2010, 05:12:49 am »
Frisco & Ricoffy can be bought at Countdown and I have also seen Roses Cola Tonic and Roses Lime at Countdown.

This weekend we found Rowntree Fruit Pastilles and Fruit Gums at our local Pack n Save.
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Re: Alternative for Cola Tonic and coffee
« Reply #5 on: September 20, 2010, 10:02:57 am »
Frisco & Ricoffy can be bought at Countdown and I have also seen Roses Cola Tonic and Roses Lime at Countdown.

This weekend we found Rowntree Fruit Pastilles and Fruit Gums at our local Pack n Save.


Thanks Edwin, will go have a look tomorrow!

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Re: Alternative for Cola Tonic and coffee
« Reply #6 on: September 20, 2010, 09:15:12 pm »
now if only they would stock Shweppes (sp?) Dry Lemon so I can have a decent Gin & Dry Lemon  :-\

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Re: Alternative for Cola Tonic and coffee
« Reply #7 on: September 20, 2010, 09:34:59 pm »
Roses cordial's can be found in most shops - our Countdown in Papakura stocks it in the drinks aisle.
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Re: Alternative for Cola Tonic and coffee
« Reply #8 on: September 20, 2010, 10:24:31 pm »
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Re: Alternative for Cola Tonic and coffee
« Reply #9 on: September 20, 2010, 11:19:04 pm »
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No wonder I can't understand the "taste" yet....
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Re: Alternative for Cola Tonic and coffee
« Reply #10 on: September 21, 2010, 08:13:50 am »
I never got used to the coffee in NZ and still buy Koffiehuis Medium Roast every month.  I don't care how much I have to pay for it - there is no way I'm strarting my day without a good cup of coffee  ;D.
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Re: Alternative for Cola Tonic and coffee
« Reply #11 on: September 21, 2010, 12:10:40 pm »
in SA I ONLY used to drink Koffiehuis Medium Roast and the same when we got here, then at one stage we couldn't get so the closest I could find was the Foodtown homebrand coffee. Since then Koffiehuis Medium Roast tastes positively boring, go figure....

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Re: Alternative for Cola Tonic and coffee
« Reply #12 on: September 22, 2010, 08:15:00 am »
This seems like a good place to post my request  :)  One of the grocery buyers at New World Glenview wants to get in a range of South African products but does not have a clue what to stock so he has given me the list of available products  that can be ordered.  He wants me to make suggestions. I will list what is available and put a star next to what I thought but please feel free to say what you guys would like to see. Unfortunately this is a small NW so they won't order in a great range but its a start.
Aromat regular shaker *
Cremora Coffee creamer
Rooibos regular tea bags 80's
Pecks anchovette paste *
Sparletta CremeSoda 340ml *
Sparletta Fanta Grape 340ml *
Schweppes Dry lemon 340ml *
Stoney Ginger beer 330ml
Iron Brew soft drink 340ml
Moirs vanilla essence *





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Re: Alternative for Cola Tonic and coffee
« Reply #13 on: September 22, 2010, 08:37:31 am »
Seems to have run out of space on the last post so I will continue here:
Moirs creme caramel
Maltabella porridge
Moirs custard powder
Five roses tea bags
Koffiehuis Full Rst Coff/Gran 250g
Koffiehuis Med Rst coff
Lazenby worcester sauce
Sad Safari guava roll *
Fritos BBQ Corn chips*
Fritos tomato Corn chips*
Springbok Maize meal*
Niknaks *
Marina Braai salt *
Prima viennas
Colemans spray and cook
C & B Trim salad dressing
Liquicooler Litchi lite
S/W Nougat dark delicieux
s/w Hny Nougat macadamia
Bakers lemon cream biscuits
Ouma nutri rusks
Jelly tots *
Nescafe ricoffy granules *
Nestle chocolate log
Nestle pepperment crisp *
Nestle Tex bar
Nestle Custard powder
All Gold ripe fig jam
All Gold tomato sauce *
All Gold Chakalaka Mld/Spicy
All Gold Chakalaka Hot/spicy
All Gold Butter Beans
All Gold s/f Apricot jam
Koo creamstyle sweetcorn
Koo guava halves
Koo smooth apricot jam
Koo butterbeans tom sauce
Koo speckled sugar beans
Koo malay curry baked beans
Koo beans jalapeno chilli
Steers peri peri *
Steers mustard sauce *
Steers 1000 island dressing *
Steers garlic sauce *
Steers steak marinade
Steers spare rib marinade *
Ceres Guava juice *
Ceres litchi juice*
Ceres whispers of summer
Ceres cranberry Kiwi juice
Ceres mango juice
Ceres medley of fruits
Ceres papaya pleasure
Pronutro choc *
Pronutro straw *
Pronutro Banana *
Pronutro Orig*
Pronutro wholemeal ?
Robs Atlantic sea salt grinder
Robs peppercorn grinder (robertsons)
Robs chicken spiceshaker
Robs salt and vinegar shaker
Robs fish spice shaker
robs garlic herb shaker
robs spice for rice shaker
robs portuguese chick shaker
robs peri peri shaker
robs great shakes salt/pepper
robs meat tenderiser
natures source lite n crispy
Ina paarmans garlic/herb seasoning
Ina paarmans rosemary olive shaker
I P chicken shaker
I P Braai and grillshaker
Bakers tennis biscuits *
Bakers Marie biscuits *
Bakers Eet sum more *
Bakers Romany creams
Bakers Choc kits
Bakers Nuttikrust
Bakers Iced Zoo *
Ouma B/Milk rusks *
Ouma muesli rusks
Ouma condensed milk rusks *
Ouma aniseed rusks
Ouma trad rusks *
Nola gourmet mayonaise
Nola mag mayonaise
Nola lite dressing squeeze
Nola pepperdew salad creme

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Re: Alternative for Cola Tonic and coffee
« Reply #14 on: September 22, 2010, 10:16:55 am »
I have deleted my post - it seems I may have offended someone  :-\
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