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Zsweet GBP16.49 680gm is this a typo?

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by BaliRob, Jun 28, 2012.

  1. BaliRob

    BaliRob Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Is it me or is this too expensive? This is advertised on front page of this edition and boasts "rave reviews" and invites one to have a look at some but I could only find one fan. Many people have been disabled by Diabetes and are on low incomes - how can these folk (including pensioners) afford this product?
     
  2. WhitbyJet

    WhitbyJet · Well-Known Member

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    Hi Rob
    Yes that is outrageous, but I think you pay for the brand name. I use this sweetener for baking, esp for the chocolate cakes as it gives best results, Zsweet = erythritol, and I buy it from ebay, its much cheaper there.
     
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    I have had type 2 diabetes since Nov.2007 and had a very sweetooth and infact still do. However I had to give up things like sugar and tried various sweetners without success. As I cannot take coffee without sugar and I now use "Slender" 100grms £3.45 and usually last about 2 wks - also keep "Slender Sweetner Tablets" to hand when out and about, and have no issues from my medical team regarding same. :D
     
  4. Grazer

    Grazer · Well-Known Member

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    Not sure it's that expensive? It's very light, so 680 grams is a lot. Knightwatch says he pays £3.45 for 100 grams of slender - that would be £23.46 for 680 grams.
     
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    Grazer · Well-Known Member

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    Just looked on ebay, and it's from £20 to £30plus there for that amount!
     
  6. WhitbyJet

    WhitbyJet · Well-Known Member

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    Grazer - but if you buy it unbranded, erythritol its a bit cheaper.
     
  7. BaliRob

    BaliRob Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Thankyou WhitbyJet. To the others - perhaps it's my 'frozen' pension that makes me so sensitive lol
     
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