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Old 6th September 2008, 12:46 PM
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I've always avoided Iceland/Waitrose in Fuengirola, I've assumed it would be full of expats and very "Brit abroad" and I always intended to come to Spain and not just Britain in the sun. Well I went there this morning and I was right! Very Brit Abroad, shelves and freezer cabinets full of Birds eye, walls, heinz...fish fingers, nuggets, chips, sausages, aunti Bessies yorkshire puds, pop tarts, walkers crisps, monster munch..............

IT WAS WONDERFUL!!! I never thought I would be excited by the sight of cheesey wotsits, Birds eye chicken dippers, Bernard Matthews turkey roast... Even the staff were british so I could have a chat/banter, which is the one thing I miss from the UK - you know, the idle chit chat as you're unloading your trolley. packing your bags!!!

They even sold "REAL BRITISH DIET COKE" So I bought 45 cans!!!! and it wasnt dear either!

Although I love Spain, I guess I'm still british deep down!!

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It opened a few months ago and has been on our weekly shopping route ever since, Cheddar cheese, pork pies, Cumberland sausages. It just shows that despite a recession someone will always find a gap in a market and exploit it, well done Iceland!.
It even has Spanish customers. One thing though, its becoming over staffed, a danger sign. Regards, Rob

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Iceland have recently opened a store in Torrevieja, I was amazed at the amount of Spanish shoppers in there.....and they were filling their trollies to capacity!! I have to admit, I bought lamb shanks, they're my weakness....lol

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.... kingsmill bread, crumpets, ready meals, crunchies, kitkats, twirls, jaffa cakes...........

And its near to Eroskis where petro/diesel is cheaper than anywhere else I've seen, and there's the Miramar shopping centre (I shall be doing some damage with my credit card there on my next visit LOL!!?? )

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It opened a few months ago and has been on our weekly shopping route ever since, Cheddar cheese, pork pies, Cumberland sausages. It just shows that despite a recession someone will always find a gap in a market and exploit it, well done Iceland!.
It even has Spanish customers. One thing though, its becoming over staffed, a danger sign. Regards, Rob

Of course, you live over that way Rob, There was a forest fire up near Mijas the other night wasnt there???

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I think Mr Jojo is in for a shock when the next credit card bill arrives!! LOL

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I think Mr Jojo is in for a shock when the next credit card bill arrives!! LOL
well "Mr. Jojo shouldnt keep going back to the UK and leaving me alone with it LOL!!!!

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I know, just console yourself with plenty of retail therapy.....husbands soon get the hint! LOL

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Kingsmill Bread eh, now I am feeling a little "envious" - lol

The bread we get is very expensive and yet nowhere near the standard of Kingsmill


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I love Spanish bread, I never buy British bread when in Spain.

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