The ingredients in McVities HobNobs

I’m not at war with United Biscuits and having gone onto their nutrition website I see that they were the first biscuit company to lead the way to reduce trans fats, hydrogonated oil, artificial colours and use less salt. That’s fantastic and they should be congratulated.

I don’t want to be a killjoy, there is nothing like a good biscuit and hobnobs are very popular. Are they however bold enough to remove the glucose fructose syrup as well – thats the potentially addictive ingredient that can make you eat the whole packet.  A good source of fibre and full of oaty wholemeal goodness does not sway with me until this stuff is removed.  Then they might have a biscuit of which to be proud.

Here are the ingredients:


  • Rolled oat (38%), Wholemeal Wheat Flour (23%), Sugar, Vegetable Oil, Glucose-Fructose Syrup, Raising Agents (Sodium Bicarbonate, Ammonium Bicarbonate), Salt

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