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May 29, 2006 06:25 PM

Shrimp Cocktail Chips

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Does anyone know where I can get Shrimp Cocktail Chips that Mark's and Spencer used to have when they were here?
I miss that tangy crunch!

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  1. OH I feel you on missing these! If ever friends are across the pond in the UK I beg them to pick up "Skips" for me, as they are identical.

    To tide myself over when the cravings set in, you can buy prawn cocktail flavoured crisps at some candy stores that import them - it's not the same texture but the flavour is similar. I've had luck finding these at the candy store just north of the Panasonic Theatre (Blue Man's home) on Yonge St.

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    1. re: britmeg

      I thought I was the only person who liked those things! However I like the shrimp chips you can get in Chinatown even better, so I'm not at a loss. BTW the store you mentioned I think of it more as a "bulk barn" place than a candy store.

    2. I have found Skips in Newmarket. At the Cookie & Candy Outlet 16700 Bayview Ave before Mulock. They have a lot of products from the UK. It would be wise to call ahead to see if the owner has them in stock because its a pretty far drive (905) 830-0787

      Skips are the best!

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      1. re: cityplacegirl

        does anyone know where to find Skips in (downtown) Toronto?

        1. re: mango_madness

          You can get Skips at The Chocolate Box and Mrs. Bridges' British Bakery. Bulk Mine near Yonge & Bloor and the Nutty Chocolatier (Beach location) sometimes have them. They are marginally cheaper at the Chocolate Box, which also stocks M&S soups, teas, biscuits and sweets (and Indian movies!). Not right downtown, but certainly closer than Newmarket.

          Mrs. Bridges & Chocolate Box also do web orders:

          Chocolate Box
          413 Donlands Ave, Toronto, ON M4J, CA

          Mrs Bridges' British Bakery
          1 Eglinton Square Scarborough ON

          Nutty Chocolatier
          2179 Queen St E, Toronto, ON M4E, CA

          Mrs Bridges British Bakery Ltd
          322 Eddystone Ave, Toronto, ON M3N, CA

          Bulk Mine
          655 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M4Y, CA

      2. this was asked about before...and I copied a link it is again which has SKIPs brand that you can order here.