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Breakaway (biscuit)

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Product typeDigestive biscuit
CountryUnited Kingdom
Introduced1970 (1970)
Previous ownersRowntree Mackintosh Confectionery (1970–1988)

Breakaway was a brand of chocolate-covered digestive biscuit from Nestlé, which started production in 1970 in the United Kingdom, manufactured by Rowntree Mackintosh Confectionery. Nestlé acquired the brand in 1988. It was discontinued in February 2024 after 54 years due to falling sales.


Nutritional info
Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy2,111 kJ (505 kcal)
61.1 g
Sugars42.4 g
Dietary fibre2.4 g
25.5 g
6.3 g
Percentages estimated using US recommendations for adults, except for potassium, which is estimated based on expert recommendation from the National Academies.
Source: Here

Milk chocolate (52%) (sugar, cocoa butter, cocoa mass, dried whole milk, whey powder, vegetable fat, emulsifiers (soya lecithin, E476), flavouring), wheat flour, wholemeal (10%), vegetable fat, sugar, whole oatflour, coconut, invert sugar syrup, barley malt extract, raising agents (ammonium bicarbonate, sodium bicarbonate), salt.


A mid-1970s British television commercial for the brand starred Eric Idle in a variation on his "Nudge Nudge" sketch from Monty Python's Flying Circus. Later stage performances of the original sketch included a comic reference to the commercial, as on the LP Monty Python Live at Drury Lane.

See also


  1. ^ Middleton, Joe (8 February 2024). "Now it's not for girls or boys: Nestle ditches Yorkie biscuit bar". The Independent. Retrieved 8 February 2024.
  2. ^ "Nestlé axes classic Breakaway bar after 54 years". BBC News. 8 February 2024. Retrieved 8 February 2024.
  3. ^ United States Food and Drug Administration (2024). "Daily Value on the Nutrition and Supplement Facts Labels". FDA. Archived from the original on 2024-03-27. Retrieved 2024-03-28.
  4. ^ National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine; Health and Medicine Division; Food and Nutrition Board; Committee to Review the Dietary Reference Intakes for Sodium and Potassium (2019). Oria, Maria; Harrison, Meghan; Stallings, Virginia A. (eds.). Dietary Reference Intakes for Sodium and Potassium. The National Academies Collection: Reports funded by National Institutes of Health. Washington, DC: National Academies Press (US). ISBN 978-0-309-48834-1. PMID 30844154. Archived from the original on 2024-05-09. Retrieved 2024-06-21.

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