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Aero Candy bars in Connecticut?

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JTM Sep 3, 2006 11:10 PM

Where is the best place to buy Aero candy bars in Connecticut if any? They are a European candy not sold in the US. Is there anywhere in CT that imports them and sells them?
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JTM

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    Bostonbob3 RE: JTM Sep 3, 2006 11:13 PM

    They're almost alway available on eBay:

    http://cgi.ebay.com/Nestle-Aero-Milk-...

    1. Lee Gordon RE: JTM Sep 4, 2006 07:51 AM

      I believe one of the major supermarket chains carries them. I generally shop at either Shaw's, Big Y, or Stop & Shop and I'm reasonably certain I have seen them in the international section at one of those. My first inclination is to say it's Shaw's.

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        ctbrit RE: JTM Sep 4, 2006 10:32 AM

        Lee is right - they're in Shaws international food section - at least the ones in East Hartford & Glastonbury.

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          JTM RE: JTM Sep 4, 2006 01:14 PM

          Thanks guys. I will check Shaws when I get a chance. Also I don't feel safe buying them off ebay from another country etc.

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            chowgirl RE: JTM Sep 4, 2006 07:39 PM

            I believe I've seen them at UK Gourmet (I think that's the name) on Rt. 6/Stony Hill Rd. in Newtown, right over the Bethel border.

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              Bostonbob3 RE: JTM Sep 4, 2006 07:44 PM

              Also remember that there's a Canadian version of Aero bars that are distinctly different than the European version.

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                cheesey RE: JTM Sep 4, 2006 11:30 PM

                In the New London area, you can get them in Big Y - look in the international foods isle - they have a British foods section.

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                  rudysmom RE: JTM Sep 5, 2006 01:15 AM

                  pretty sure that Stop & Shop has them, in the international aisle, next to the Violet Crumble (my secret vice!).

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                    MommaJ RE: JTM Sep 5, 2006 01:28 AM

                    I was in the Shop-Rite (Commerce St.)in Stamford today and they had them in the Irish foods section. It was my first time in the store, and they serve the local community with an interesting selection of international foods---particularly Central American, as well as a Polish section. Now if only I had a clue what to do with dried shrimp and the nerve to try one of a dozen different types of canned octopus!

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                      jefpen2 RE: JTM Sep 5, 2006 01:41 AM

                      the big Y has them

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                        Fairfield Foodie RE: JTM Sep 5, 2006 02:08 AM

                        MacKenzie's in New Canaan has them. They have many European candy bars.

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                          Elizzie RE: JTM Sep 7, 2006 04:19 PM

                          Is that British shop in the Canondale section of Wilton still open? Cannon Crossing, I think it's called.

                          1. mels RE: JTM Sep 7, 2006 06:48 PM

                            Stop and Shop most definitely has them in their tiny Irish/English foods section. I have seen them in various Stop and Shops all over the state.

                            1. Bad Sneakers RE: JTM Sep 8, 2006 01:06 AM

                              I've seen them in Stop & Shop and Shaw's in the Hartford area (Manchester, Glastonbury & Vernon).

                              1. Lee Gordon RE: JTM Sep 9, 2006 06:15 AM

                                I just checked when I was at Shaw's on the Berlin Turnpike in Newington yesterday. The Aero bars they carry (2 flavors) are from the UK, not Canada.

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                                  FAB RE: JTM Dec 11, 2006 04:50 PM

                                  I second shaw's..the one in New Fairield carries two flavors as weel.

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                                    mom2babies RE: JTM Sep 13, 2007 10:47 AM

                                    Anyone know where you can get Aero bars (canadian) in New York State or where I can order a box? Ebay only has single bars for sale. Thanks
                                    singletam@hotmail.com

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                                      masha bousha RE: mom2babies Sep 14, 2007 04:59 AM

                                      Try Economy Candy in NYC: http://economycandy.com/
                                      they have tons of stuff for sale...pretty cheap too.

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                                      rizzo0904 RE: JTM Sep 14, 2007 05:29 PM

                                      I can almost always find them in Irish stores such as the Irish Cottage.

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