A British 'Teatime Experience'

The M&S Food Hall- much closer than UK to get a British teatime fix.

MARKS & Spencer brings us closer to the UK and experience a British teatime experience in the comforts of our homes.

M&S is not all about fashion. Within the wide shopping spaces of all the M&S stores across the country are havens where food lovers get their fill of their favorite British snacks—the M&S Food Hall.

Highlighting what M&S is famous for.

M&S Food Merchandising Manager, Cathy Yao-Estrella, is happy to share the latest food promotion of the store, “The Great British Summer themed products are selection of famous British biscuits and candies that M&S is known for. These consist of Shortbread Biscuits, Milk, Dark and White Chocolate covered biscuits, teacakes, toffees and candies packed in fun, summery and very British themed cartons and tins—double decker bus, telephone booth, ice cream van, queen’s carriage designs and even royal baby design!,” and adds, “M&S is a British brand and we are highlighting what M&S is known for -- authentic British biscuits.”

Among the well-loved products on the shelves are the All-butter Scottish Shortbread Rounds— rich, buttery shortbread rounds with a crumby melt in your mouth texture, baked in Scotland to our own exclusive recipe, also comes in a Mini Round variety; the Scottish Shortbread Selection, a selection of shortbread rounds — Belgian dark chocolate chunk shortbread and Belgian triple chocolate chunk shortbread, 27 biscuits in 3 varieties; 

Scottish Shortbreads in the "British phonebooth"

the All-Butter Scottish Shortbread Petticoat Tails—shortbread petticoat tails in commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II; 16 Milk Chocolate Teacakes – mallow on a chocolate flavoured biscuit base and fully coated in milk chocolate; Hello Kitty Milk Chocolate Lollies - 4 foiled solid milk chocolate lollipops; The Big Selection - an assortment of chocolates and toffees; Extremely Chocolatey Milk, Dark & White – a selection of milk, dark, and white chocolate biscuits in 12 varieties; 

Extremely Chocolatey Milk, Dark & White

the Rhubarb & Custards - a classic favourite rhubarb and custard flavor boiled sweets; the 6 Foiled Solid Milk Chocolate Discs - six solid milk chocolate discs; Rosy Apples – a sweet lover's favourite scrumptious apple flavor hard boiled sweets; Summer Fruit Sherbets - lime, blackcurrant, mandarin, lemon, strawberry flavor sherbet sweets (23 percent); and the Milk Chocolate Lollies.

English treats ingenuously packaged.

As to the best accompaniment for these flavorful nibbles and the tips on how to enjoy the English biscuits to its fullest, Cathy said “Our biscuits are best enjoyed on its own. But we highly recommend that customers pair it with our English and Fruit teas and coffees to have that perfect British “Teatime Experience.”

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Published in the Sun.Star Davao newspaper on June 24, 2013.