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13th Apr 2017

Turns out we’ve been eating some McVitie’s biscuits ALL wrong

This makes no sense...

Laura Holland

This makes no sense!

Apparently, the way we’ve been holding and eating some of the McVitie’s biscuits has been wrong. Take the likes of Digestives, Hobnobs and Jaffa Cakes. You would probably think that the top of the biscuit is the chocolate part, right?


Apparently, the chocolate covering is supposed to be the bottom of the biscuit. Weird, we know.

A debate was sparked online after a Facebook user, Keely Marie Perryman, asked, “Please can you help us solve a debate in work today… which is the top of this yummy McVitie’s chocolate hobnob?? The chocolatey side or the nobby side??”

A spokesperson for McVitie’s had clarified the situation and confirmed to Metro that the chocolate side is, in fact, the bottom of the biscuit.

Kerry Owens, McVitie’s Marketing Director, said:

“When we make our McVitie’s chocolate biscuits – whether that be Chocolate Hobnobs, Chocolate Digestives, or even Jaffa Cakes – they go through a reservoir of chocolate on the production line.

This essentially “enrobes” the bottom in chocolate – so we can confirm that the chocolate is officially on the bottom of the biscuits.”

It still doesn’t make any sense, though. The chocolate would get all over your fingers and on any plate they’re put on. We’re not too sure about this one.