Valomilks

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Monk
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Valomilks - Fri, 01/16/04 12:11 AM
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Anybody out there ever had a Valomilk and are they any good?

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RE: Valomilks - Fri, 01/16/04 8:16 AM
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I think the Valomilk is one of the best candies. I do not know how long they have been on the market but I can recall having them almost 50 years ago.

Paul E. Smith
Knoxville, TN

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RE: Valomilks - Fri, 01/16/04 8:27 AM
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You can order some here if you can't find them locally.

http://www.vermontcountrystore.com/prdSell.asp?ProdGroupID=143

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RE: Valomilks - Fri, 01/16/04 8:39 AM
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I like them every once in a while. It's one of the redeeming features of the Cracker Barrell restaurant and gift shop near my office.

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RE: Valomilks - Fri, 07/13/07 9:36 AM
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Valomilks are AMAZING and I buy a box from Cracker Barrel whenever I visit Virginia. Unfortunately, when you take them on an airplane, the filling leaks out of the cups.

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RE: Valomilks - Fri, 07/13/07 10:15 AM
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The last time I stopped at the Cracker Barrell off I-70 in Hagerstwon, Md I was very disappointed to see they only had Mallow Cups, the poor little sister (though still good) of Valomilks. Hopefully they'll be back next time I stop in as I only stopped to buy Valomilks.

Kevin

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RE: Valomilks - Fri, 07/13/07 12:35 PM
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I'd take a Valomilk over a Mallo Cup every day of the week and twice on Sunday!

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RE: Valomilks - Sat, 07/14/07 1:49 PM
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Earstation - I heard that about them bursting one airplanes. So I decided to try taking a bunch of them in a sealed widemouthed thermos.

Here's my account of trying to get a box of 24 from the midwest to California last year (with photos):

http://www.typetive.com/candyblog/category/valomilk

As long as you eat them soon after they've burst, they're still good. If you let them sit too long after they've cracked they become tacky and dry.

Honestly, I think I prefer Cup-O-Gold, but perhaps that's because they're made here in Los Angeles, so they're always fresh when I get them and no cracks.

If you're a big fan you can get Valomilks by the box at Candy Favorites

http://www.candyfavorites.com/search.php?mode=search&xid=58922823bac8393ad25d6afad40ce269

(I'd advise waiting until the cooler days of fall to order though.)

earstation
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RE: Valomilks - Sat, 07/14/07 10:23 PM
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That thermos idea was really clever. I never would have thought of that. The only idea I could think of was to seal them inside one of those cryovac bags to reduce the pressure.

Have you ever tried Nut Goodies? Those are my other candy bar favorite.


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RE: Valomilks - Sat, 07/14/07 11:26 PM
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Valomilk's are GREAT! But then, I'd eat crap if it had marshmallow on it.

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RE: Valomilks - Sun, 07/15/07 1:44 AM
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Gee whiz, Willow. That was a visual I could have done without....

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RE: Valomilks - Sun, 07/15/07 1:54 AM
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Ok. Then, I'd just about eat anything with marshmallow on it-or in it.

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RE: Valomilks - Sat, 07/28/07 5:48 PM
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Ok, I'm going to have to try one.

There is a locally owned harware store in town that has an entire shelf of
candies near the checkstands that you hardly ever see anywhere else.

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RE: Valomilks - Sat, 07/28/07 6:01 PM
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quote:
Originally posted by Bushie

You can order some here if you can't find them locally.

http://www.vermontcountrystore.com/prdSell.asp?ProdGroupID=143


I ordered them from the Vermont Country Store on a whim; they're really wonderful, and I'm not much of a "candy" guy.

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RE: Valomilks - Sat, 07/26/08 8:08 PM
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On my way to Buffalo, I stopped into an very charming 5 & 10 store. I cannot remember the name of the store, but it had every kind of old-school candy. I am not a big fan of marshmallow, but a clerk told me I would love Valomilk. I did, and still do. They are very hard to find in NJ. I track them down, now and again.