– Nestl has announced news this week that broke South Africans’ hearts
– The company revealed that from August this year, the beloved Chocolate Log will no longer be available on shelves
– The news had sweet lovers flooding social media with their views as they mourn the snack
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Nestl has announced its decision to pull the Chocolate Log from shelves in just a couple of months.
The company revealed South Africans will no longer see the snack in stores from August this year.
The beloved chocolate has been a popular snack in South Africa for the past 50 years. Nestl thanked its loyal customers for their support in a statement announcing the ‘retirement’ of the Chocolate Log.
Nestl urged customers to be on the lookout for a variety of new chocolate snacks that are set to launch in the coming months.
News of the Chocolate Log being discontinued started trending on Twitter and South Africans were not happy about it.
A Twitter user, @LeonieMollentze, commented:
“Hhnnoooooooo — how can they discontinue Chocolate Log? How dare you, Nestl? How very dare you?! Screw you, 2020. I am done here.”
Another tweep, @Talhah_b, added:
“Yeah heartbreak is bad but hearing chocolate log is cancelled is just so much worst.”
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However, there were those weren’t fazed over the news and some even said they have never even heard about the snack.
Twitter user, @texxonfire, commented:
“Chocolate Log was always there for you, gave its best years to you, and now that it’s gone you suddenly want it back?? TSEK.”
Social media user, @Thabangrey, wrote:
“‘Get me some Chocolate Log’ – no one, ever.”
It is not the first time South Africans were left furious over companies discontinuing their favourite products.
Briefly.co.za reported South Africans dragged Lay’s after the company confirmed its salt and vinegar flavour would no longer be available in stores after it was discontinued.
Responding to social media user, Laila Manie, who wanted to know why she can’t find the flavour anywhere, Lay’s wrote:
“Hi @LailaManie, unfortunately, Lays Salt & Vinegar Flavour has been discontinued and will no longer be available in the market. We however invite you to try our new Lays Sweet and Smoky American BBQ Flavour. We do hope you enjoy our other flavours from our range too.”
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