Heinz Baked beans

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  1. scotjimland

    scotjimland Funster Life Member

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    Opened a tin the other day and found the sauce was like water.. literally..
    when I served them up they swam all over the plate in this thin watery sauce..

    So.. I fired off a complaint to Heinz with the can code and where purchased..

    Two days later.. a letter from them thanking me for bringing it to their attention and they would forward the information to the factory.. Enclosed, a £5 food voucher .. :Smile:

    I bought Heinz because I thought they are better than the own store brands.. not so sure now.

    Has anyone else noticed this .. or is it just a bad batch ?


    Personally I don't think so.. I think Heinz are cutting costs to compete with cheaper brands..
     
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    My Heinz are still the same, yours must have missed the tomato sauce section:Rofl1::Rofl1:

    Peter
     
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    Bad batch for sure Jim.
    I had some last night and they were fine.
    However, we find that most own brands are OK these days too, Branston are really nice.
    I guess there can only be so many companies producing them after all??
    The only issue I have with all of them is the high salt and sugar content...
     
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    Only middle class snobs and rich baby boomers eat Heinz beans!

    We make do with own brand beans whilst we put all we can into our pensions so we might retire at 80!:Laughing:
     
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    i believe heinz beans have been going downhill for some time now we get branston
     
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    yes.. we love Branston :thumb:
     
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    Branston! Branston!:Eeek:

    We can only dream of having enough cash for those too!:cry:
     
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    possibly..

    it was a six pack and the next can was the same.. so I took some photos to fire off..

    I found if you microwave for about 10 mins it steams off the water ..

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    Middle class snobs and rich baby boomers?

    Excuse me...

    I ONLY eat Heinz Baked Beans.

    I am hugely rich (in the things that matter) and, when it comes to snobbery, UPPER Class, if you don't mind.

    JJ :Cool:
     
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    Branston are horrible.
    HP are nice.
    Heinz give more wind per bean, known technically as the FPB content.:thumb:
     
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    I see the problem now Jim.
    To coin a phrase, "Contents Have Settled During Transit"...they just need a damn good stir...:thumb:
     
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    yeah right.. wish I had a pic with them on the plate.. :Laughing:

    When Chaz saw them on her plate I was accused of buying cheap beans .. :Eeek:

    said they looked like school meal's beans .. :Laughing:
     
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    Have to say,if ever I have them now,add a squirt of Heinz Tom ketchup to the sauce,think the change happened at the same time as they reduced the salt,:Sad:
     
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    I add HP Brown Sauce to the mix, or even Marmite...:thumb:
     
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    yes, it's a sad state of affairs when we have to add sauce to make them nice..

    it's like buying a new motorhome and having to make your own soft furnishings.. :Doh:

    Curry power is good, or a dash of Tabasco, Chilli, or soy sauce ... mmmmmmmmmm
     
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    Do you now notice that the cans say," Heinz beanz". Evidently a couple of years ago it was changed from, " Heinz baked beans" as our Eastern European friends found it too difficult to say.
     
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