Blog: Chocolate, our brave new peacekeeping force

Catherine Sleep | 4 May 2004

Nestlé has donated a vast quantity of KitKat Kubes to the UK police force to help keep closing-time revellers quiet. You couldn’t make it up, could you?

The idea is that the endorphins in the chocolates will relax rowdy youngsters and encourage them to go home quietly rather than indulging in the odd punch-up or shouting match while queuing for a kebab.

The pilot scheme will be piloted in Bournemouth, the south coast resort unconvincingly compared in the article hyperlinked below to Faliraki.

KitKat Kalm?


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