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McVitie’s Chocolate Digestives get patriotic makeover

John Wood ·

The McVitie’s Chocolate Digestives brand is celebrating its sponsorship of Team GB with a patriotic makeover ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Three quintessentially British flavours will join the line up from February: Marmalade on Toast, Cherry Bakewell and Strawberries & Cream.

Shoppers will also be encouraged to vote for their favourite new flavour by using the hashtag #SaveYourFave across social channels, from 23rd March 2020 onwards. The winner will become a permanent fixture in the McVitie’s Chocolate Digestives range.

“Team GB and McVitie’s both have a proud heritage and have been bringing British people together for many years,” said Emma Stowers, brand director for McVitie’s at pladis UK&I.

“As part of our partnership we knew that we wanted to create a big buzz around this year’s Olympic Games and help the nation cheer on Team GB from their own homes. And, what better way to do this than by launching a range of distinctively British, limited-edition flavours to the McVitie’s Chocolate Digestives range?

“As the nation’s Biggest Biscuit Brand, we’re present in 27 million households in the UK. The introduction of these never-before-seen flavours will help retailers to drive interest in, and sales for, McVitie’s when national interest around the Olympic Games is at an all-time high.”

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