Fantales To Be Discontinued From Next Month

Classic Australian chocolate Fantales are set to be discontinued due to a lack of sales. 

The Aussie favourites will be discontinued over the next month as sales continue to decline and the Melbourne based factory needing a significant upgrade. 

Nestlé Oceania Confectionary general manager Andrew Lawrey said that despite having a long history in Australia, people are no longer buying the caramel chocolates. 

“We know our decision to stop making Fantales will be sad news for many people,” he said.

“Many of us grew up with Fantalesand have fond memories of them. Despite the sense of nostalgia Fantales evoke, unfortunately people simply aren’t buying them as often as they used to.” 

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Mr Lawrey added that the factory is need of new equipment if they were to continue making the chocolates. 

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“In addition, our Fantales equipment needs significant investment. It’s become increasingly difficult to get the parts we need to maintain it, and with declining sales, replacing it isn’t viable,” he said. 

“While investment in the future of Fantales is not sustainable, we’re continuing to invest in our other Allen’slollies, including fan favourites such as Snakes Alive, Party MixandMinties.”

Fantales were introduced to Australia in 1930 and are set to be discontinued in mid-July.

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