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Excellent

ProReasonable price; good shelf life

ConsNone, really

Times are hard, and like many others here I suspect, one of the first ways in which we have been cutting household costs is in buying cheaper bread. As regards consumables, my wife and I probably buy this more than any other foodstuff. Where would we be without a quickly-done slice or two of...

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Super

ProLo cal, high wheatgerm, lo fat, makes nice toast

ConsNot as good for you as brown bread

Best of both bread varieties produced by Hovis: ************************************* ************** A 800g sliced bread in a smooth plastic blue and cream cover off the shelf (about 17 slices) A 700g unsliced, unpackaged version available from the bakery (about 12 slices) Variety being reviewed...

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“Everyone's happy, no?”

published 03/10/2004

ProAesthetically pleasing to picky eaters, and good a...

ConsI'm trying to think objectively about this one!

I've been a member of Ciao for a year or so now, and whilst I admit, I've fully taken advantage of reading up on products I'm considering spending my extra pennies on- and adding the odd comment to reviews I feel strongly about here and there, I have to own up that I haven't actually...

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“BEST FOR BOTH OF US”

published 15/06/2007

ProNice tasting, a bit healthier than white

ConsNot as healthy as wholemeal

Trying to be mother of the year I have tried to give my kids brown bread. However my 5 year old had decided that she no longer would eat brown bread as in her words, it looked and tasted very yucky. Every morning I would make up her school lunch with healthy wholemeal bread, only to find it in...

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Excellent

ProFantastic taste, lovely, soft bread, little ones c...

ConsA little pricey when not on offer.

Hovis Best Of Both is white bread which has some of the goodness of wholemeal bread and the main purpose of this bread is to be able to get your children to eat bread which is better for them without them realising that it contains part of a wholemeal loaf. As most children seem to detest...

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“Goodness for all !”

published 02/07/2007

Prowhite bread with all the goodness of brown.

Consprice.

I like brown bread where as my children like brown and white, so i thought i would try hovis best of both. ~ What is best of both ~ It is white bread but with all the wheatgerm goodness of wholemeal bread . It is a good source of vitamins E ,B1, B6, and riboflavin. ~ What does it look like ~ It...

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“Best of Both!”

published 06/04/2004

ProTaste

ConsPrice

Hovis "Best of Both" is available in the packets of sliced bread and some stores do the unsliced version from the bakery. The unsliced bakery version is 79p for 400g and I've seen it in Somerfield and Asda. An unsliced loaf is nice now and then but it's quite expensive. The 800g sliced version is...

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“How to fool your kids....”

published 23/02/2005

ProMy 3 year old thinks it is white bread

Consnone

I love wholemeal bread and my husband and 3 children prefer white. We would get through a sliced white loaf a day and throw away half a wholemeal loaf that had gone stale. So when Hovis Best of Both came onto the market, claiming to have all the goodness of brown bread in a white loaf, I tried it...

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Excellent

“Best of Both”

published 23/01/2010

ProHealthy, tastes good

ConsNone to think of

Living on the Isle of Man, I am normally loyal to local produce, however one particulary tight month whilst in Tesco Hovis best of both was on offer 3 for £3. Sorry Mr Ramsey Bakery group, much as your produce is fantastic and I love you, I will need to forgo you this week. I bought the Hovis...

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“Gimmick alert!”

published 28/02/2010

ProIt's better for you than white bread...

Consdry, not very tasty.

Hovis Best of Both is supposed to have the great taste of white bread, combined with the goodness of wholemeal. It comes in both medium and thick cuts. You will find it on most supermarket shelves for around £1.00. The packaging reminds me of a supermarket shopping bag - it is glossy and blue...

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“Best of Nothing”

published 04/06/2008

ProUmm, the idea?

ConsPrice, the bread isnt worth the energy used to che...

This loaf of bread for starters is over priced for what it is, It is a hash job of 2 very different loaf experiences, we all know white bread as soft and a good favourite and the brown bread has a nice whole grain, feel good taste to it. But sadly the best of both fails to hit the spot, it is...

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Good

published 01/02/2008

I love hovis best of both, but do have a complaint. I love the Extra thick loaf, but the last 4 loaves I have purchased from Asda in Moss side have NOT been extra thick. Is there a reason for this or have the machines at the bakery got their own minds?

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Product Information : Hovis Best of Both Loaf

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Bread Type: Specialty

Manufacturer: Hovis

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Listed on Ciao since: 06/04/2004