Last January, crisp giant Tayto started selling their own brand of milk chocolate at their Tayto Park in Ashbourne, Co. Meath but fans wanted them to go that extra step further.
After receiving thousands of emails, tweets and Facebook posts begging them to create the perfect chocolate crisp bar, Tayto have done just that and released a chocolate bar infused with their famous cheese and onion crisps.
There are only 100,000 of the limited edition bars in circulation at the moment and in Dundalk, people have been firmly bitten by the Tayto chocolate bar bug!
The first order to arrive in Dundalk came to Spar shop on the Newry Road with the first box selling out almost immediatly!
The first bar was sold to one of the shops best customers, Briege Casey from Kilcurry.
A spokesman from Largo Foods, who owns the Tayto bar, told The Dundalk Democrat that orders for the bar have been placed from O’Brien’s Spar shop in Ardee and Muckians Spar shop near Oriel Park.
The spokesman said that these stores should have the bar in stock this week.
The new bar was formed after Tayto teamed up with chocolatiers at Butlers Chocolates.
The spokesman added that the bars will only be supplied to Spar shops during the first month of sales and will then go nationwide to shops such as Londis, Gala, Costcutter, Topaz and Mace.
Sales are said to be “phenomenal”, while a lot of shops across the country have reportedly sold out of the bars already.