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Breakaway Bar
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Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy 2,111 kJ (505 kcal)
61.1 g
Sugars 42.4 g
Dietary fibre 2.4 g
25.5 g
6.3 g
  • Units
  • μg = micrograms • mg = milligrams
  • IU = International units
Percentages are roughly approximated using US recommendations for adults.
Source: Nestlé Information

Breakaway is a brand of chocolate-covered digestive biscuit from Nestlé, which started production in 1970.


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 United Kingdom 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.

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