Product Review: Yushoi (Various Flavours)

So Yushoi is a product produced by Calbee Group UK, who also make Harvest Snaps and Seabrooks crisps as well. The Yushoi brand is inspired by Japan, specifically the mindful culture they discovered there. Yushoi is also intended to be a healthier alternative to conventional snacks, allowing customers to make a more informed decision for … Continue reading Product Review: Yushoi (Various Flavours)

Product Review: Crunchips (paprika flavour)

Crunchips are a product of Lorenz Snack-World, a German food manufacturer, known for producing a range of potato chips but also produce pretzel sticks, crackers and nuts to over 80 countries across the world. Lorenz HQ is based in Neu-Isenburg (near Frankfurt) but they also have branches in around the world, including Austria, Poland and … Continue reading Product Review: Crunchips (paprika flavour)

Product Review: Vegan Steak Bake (Greggs)

I’ve talked about Greggs before, in fact the last time was when I was reviewing their Vegan Sausage Roll, which you can check out here if you are interested. So I won’t give you the full introduction to the company, what I will say is that Greggs is a UK based bakery chain, which sells … Continue reading Product Review: Vegan Steak Bake (Greggs)

Product Review: Irn Bru 1901

So it took me a few days to snag myself a bottle, but today on the 5th, just three days after being made available to the public on the 2nd December I managed to try Irn Bru 1901. Before we move on to the actual review, let’s talk a bit about the product itself, Irn … Continue reading Product Review: Irn Bru 1901

Product Review: Purdey’s Rejuvenate Natural Energy

I’m a big fan of these types of drinks, this one is a little different though because it’s free of caffeine and relies on natural fruity power to give you a boost instead. So when I see one that I haven’t tried I immediately jump at the opportunity. Speaking of which If you haven’t already … Continue reading Product Review: Purdey’s Rejuvenate Natural Energy

Product Review: Yuki & Love brand Japanese Style Red Bean Mochi

I’ve been a fan of Anime, Manga and the wider imports of Japanese culture since I was a kid. In fact, it's one of my fondest wishes to be able to go to Japan, which I’m hoping to do in the near future. Until then however I’ll just have to continue to enjoy what I … Continue reading Product Review: Yuki & Love brand Japanese Style Red Bean Mochi

Product Review: Nongshim Noodles (Kimchi Ramyun Noodle Soup)

Nongshim Noodles are a strong favourite of mine, those of you who read my Koka Noodles product review will remember that not only am I a connoisseur of noodles but also I take them very seriously so here we go again with another product review. As usual, before we move on to the actual review … Continue reading Product Review: Nongshim Noodles (Kimchi Ramyun Noodle Soup)

Product Review: WOW Focus Energy Drink

Now I’m a huge fan of caffeine in general and energy drinks in particular, anyone who has read my product review of Irn Bru and Coca Cola Energy can attest to that, in fact I’m such a huge aficionado that I am on a waiting list, to be informed when Scotty P's Big Mug Coffee … Continue reading Product Review: WOW Focus Energy Drink

Product Review: Vegan Sausage Roll (Greggs)

As usual for these product reviews, let's start with a little background on the company. Greggs plc is a UK based bakery chain, in fact it's the largest in the country. It sells a variety of products include pies, bakes, sausage rolls, sandwiches and a variety of sweets and confections including yum yums, doughnuts and … Continue reading Product Review: Vegan Sausage Roll (Greggs)

Product Review: Mikado vs Hello Panda

Mikado or as it is known in the non European market Pocky (named for Pokkin or ポッキン which is a Japanese onomatopoeic word for the noise when they are bitten) is a product of Ezaki Glico Co, Ltd. A Japanese food manufacturer based in Osaka. If you're interested, Mikado, Pocky's name in the western market … Continue reading Product Review: Mikado vs Hello Panda

Product Review: M&M’s

So most if not all of you will be familiar with M&M's, but if you're not then they are small, multi-coloured candies, similar in size and shape to skittles. M&M's are made by Mars Incorporated, an American manufacturer of a variety of products including confectionery such as Galaxy, Hubba Bubba, Mars, Milky Way, Skittles and … Continue reading Product Review: M&M’s

Product Review: Koka Noodles

So I want to say before I start that Koka Noodles by and large are among the best Noodle brands out there. Now a little bit about them and the company that makes them. Koka are a brand of instant noodles, available both as packets or cup noodles. They are manufactured by Tat Hui Pte. … Continue reading Product Review: Koka Noodles

Retail Store Review: Chest, Heart and Stroke Scotland

So some people see charity shops as a bit of a mixed blessing, you can get all sorts of bargain deals on a variety of items but also more and more the high street is being dominated by charity shops because they can get discounts on the rent for the space they occupy, and thus … Continue reading Retail Store Review: Chest, Heart and Stroke Scotland

Retail Store Review: Anime Gallery

So as part of our ongoing aim to develop and grow as a platform, we are in the process of broadening what we do here on Off the Record, this includes adding some new sections and new subjects to talk about, so with that in mind, check out our very first retail store review. So … Continue reading Retail Store Review: Anime Gallery

I Changed My Whole Beauty Routine To Only Cruelty Free Products

I like to think of myself as a cool hippie chick, with my herbal teas for when I’m stressed or have a sore tummy and my essential oils for when I have a headache but I’m ashamed to admit it took me up until recently to look at my beauty products. We’re all obviously against … Continue reading I Changed My Whole Beauty Routine To Only Cruelty Free Products