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Flora Buttery Spread 500g

4.5 out of 5 (116)

113 out of 116 customers would recommend this product to a friend.

life over 3 weeks *

Suitable for vegetarians Suitable for freezing

£1.70
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Price per kg: £3.40

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Product Description

Flora Buttery Spread.
Rich, buttery taste with Omega 3 & 6.

Flora Buttery has an irresistible buttery taste that tastes completely delicious on all your favourite foods and helps to keep your Heart Age young.
Made from seed oils, it contains Omega 3 & 6 and has 70% less saturated fat than butter.

Product Information

Categories


Brand

Flora

Storage

Store in refrigerator.

Prepare & Use

Ideal for spreading and all types of cooking including baking and shallow frying

Country of Origin

UK

Manufacturer

Unilever UK,
Flora,
Freepost ADM 3940,
London,
SW1A 1YR

Package Type

Plastic Tub

Nutrition

Allergen Information

Contains Lactose, Contains Milk

Ingredients

Vegetable Oils (Seed Oils 82%), Water, Buttermilk (10.5%), Salt (1.5%), Emulsifiers: Mono- and Diglycerides of Fatty Acids, Lecithin, Flavourings, Preservative: Potassium Sorbate, Citric Acid, Vitamin E, Vitamin B6, Colour: Beta-Carotene, Vitamin A, Folic Acid, Vitamins D and B12.

Dietary Information

Suitable for Vegetarians

Nutritional Data

Typical Valuesper 100gPer 10g
Energy2605kj261kj
Energy634kcal63kcal
Protein0.4gTraceg
Carbohydrate0.6g0.1g
of which sugars0.6g0.1g
Fat70g7g
of which saturates15.6g1.6g
of which mono-unsaturates19.9g2g
of which polyunsaturates34g3.4g
Fibre0g0g
Sodium0.7g0.1g
Vitamin A800µg80µg
Vitamin B65mg0.5mg
Vitamin B122.5µg0.25µg
Vitamin D7.5µg0.75µg
Vitamin E20mg2mg
Folic Acid500µg50µg

Reviews

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5

116 customers reviewed this product Average rating 4.5

113 out of 116 customers would recommend this product to a friend.

Rating: 5 star out of 5

Tasty stuff!

I cant say I use butter all that much except to slather on a nice piece of toast, however that does not mean I dont want it to be healthy! Being a Bzzagent I got a free tub of Flora Buttery - the perfect opportunity to give it a go after seeing all the adverts on the tv! Flora Buttery means I get the great taste of butter without the immediate guilt! Its so easy to spread straight from the fridge which I see as a huge positive - quick and easy. Definitely will be purchasing Flora Buttery from now on.

Rating: 4 star out of 5

Perfectly Spreadable

I love my butter, there is nothing better than a hot jacket potato oozing with some tasty country butter, but with the waist-line and medical checks butter is a very special treat nowadays. Flora Buttery is certainly a great alternative. I have always like the Flora brand, right back to the good old days with the round tabs. Being a BzzAgent I got the opportunity to try this product for free in return for open and honest word or mouth about the product. Oddly when I first tasted Flora Buttery, I would not have been able to identify the difference between it and normal butter. In fact I would say that that it was closer to butter than the normal Flora taste. It is creamy, smooth taste and soft to spread. Which gives it an edge over other spreads that remain hard and rip apart your soft sliced bread. Even straight from the fridge it is very spreadable. It has a foil lid inside to keep it , it has the taste of butter but without all the bad stuff. It is made with seed oils and contains Omega 3 & 6. I really like Flora Buttery, the price is ok, a little more expensive than some of the other spread, but has a better taste, and it is cheaper than other butters, but is more healthy. So at the end of the day it is a win win situation.

Rating: 4 star out of 5

Tastes great but less calories would be better

Butter is a big thing in our house... There's usually about 5 tubs in the fridge at all times, due to different members of the family preferring different spreads. Lately my mum hasn't used anything other than Kerrymaid, my dad uses Golden Olive & I used to use Golden Cow but I switched to I Can't Believe Its Not Butter Light as its nutritionally better for you, with a lot less fat than normal butter. I was delighted when i got the chance to try Flora Buttery for free as a Bzzagent. When I brought it into the house we were surprised at how good it tasted & how much it tasted like actual butter. I honestly wouldn't be able to tell that its not the real thing. I mostly use butter on toasted sandwiches, toasted muffins, croissants and crackerbread. I've used a whole tub now and it really does taste great, especially on muffins. Its very spreadable straight from the fridge, which is good when making sandwiches as other spreads are so hard that you end up digging into the bread and making holes. My mum loves it aswell... She made me cupcakes for my birthday with it and they were delicious! There is one downside. I thought I would check the nutritional values against the other spreads in my fridge, and I was surprised at what I found. On the tub of Flora Buttery says that it has 70% less saturated fat than butter, so you would think that it would be best choice for the family in helping to maintain a healthy cholesterol level. But Golden Olive & I Can't Believe Its Not Butter Light actually came out on top, and Kerrymaid third place, with Flora Buttery actually having MORE fat and MORE calories than the others! I couldn't believe it. I'm not the most healthy eater but I would tend to gravitate towards products with less calories to try and keep my figure, especially if I can't taste much difference. In saying that theres not a MAJOR nutritional difference, so I think i'll probably stick to my normal spread, but buy Flora Buttery whenever its on offer.

Rating: 5 star out of 5

A nice alternative to butter and normal spreads.

I got to try this through BzzAgent and having never been a fan of spreads before - I have to say its pretty good. A nice butter-ish taste that goes lovely on toast or as a spread for a sandwich. Will definitely be getting this again.

Rating: 4 star out of 5

1 of 2 found this review helpful.

Flora Buttery Not Sure

Tried this product because I'm a buzz agent and would prefer to use lower fat/cholesterol versions of butter. However, I used it for mashed potatoes and toast, but to be honest, I'm not a fan of it for those purposes. The mashed potatoes there's no buttery taste and the colour isn't as nice looking as using real butter on the potatoes. When baking I made a chocolate cake and chocolate frosting with it and for baking purposes it's great to use as there doesn't need to be any buttery taste as such. In short I will buy again but only for baking purposes in replace of margarine.

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