It is a unhappy day for Eire as ice cream giants HB have introduced that the Choc Ice has been discontinued.
First launched within the ’60s, the Choc Ice turned the spine of all Irish ice lotions – the bedrock upon which this nation’s frozen dairy merchandise have been constructed. However it’s now, sadly, time to say goodbye.
HB confirmed the information by saying that Irish tastes have moved on from the easy chocolate-coated vanilla ice cream.
“We’re sorry to disappoint Choc Ice lovers with the discontinuation of this ice cream, however we now have discovered that it’s not as well-liked because it as soon as was.”
The announcement was cushioned by the affirmation of the much-loved Feast coming again in the marketplace for summer season.
“We are going to proceed to supply classics similar to Iceberger, Brunch, and Loop the Loop, and are pleased to say that we now have additionally introduced again our chocolate ice cream Feast in time for the solar to shine!”
Nonetheless, the return of the Feast was not sufficient to stem the outrage felt by the nation upon listening to the information, with a petition already floating round social media hoping to deliver again the beloved Choc Ice.
The information even reached the political sphere as Kerry TD Michael Healy Rae expressed his outrage on Twitter, saying: “Choc Ice are being discontinued, stunning, what’s subsequent?? Is nothing sacred anymore?”
So, seize the remaining Choc Ices whilst you can as they are going to be going by their closing manufacturing this month. It is solely a matter of time earlier than they’re promoting for hundreds on-line.