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Old 03-02-2008, 07:34 AM   #1
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Nestle leaving WDW

This 'little' tidbit seems to be way too low key to the point it's scary.

According to multiple sources, Nestle has pulled sponsorship at the Disney parks (including Disneyland and The Land pavilion). Reportedly the Jr. Chef program at Epcot has already ended. Any confirmation?
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That's too bad. That would explain why you can't get the Nestle cookie ice cream sandwiches anymore.
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Paving the way for Starbucks or an "Iron Chef"??
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Wow, that's too bad. My son really enjoyed doing the Jr. Chef program last year and my husband was planning to take him back to do it again in December
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That's too bad. That would explain why you can't get the Nestle cookie ice cream sandwiches anymore.
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When I heard that they didn't have the Toll House ice cream sandwices any more, I figured that they were no longer the sponsor. Wonder who is replacing them - or if anyone, since Disney is trying to go 'healthy.'
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We missed the Jr chef program last time and I was totally looking forward to that in September!! Oh no.....
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Oh no - DH and the boys really loved getting the Toll House ice cream sandwiches for a snack last time. They are going to be very disappointed.
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Well, there's nothing stopping them from doing a Jr. Chef-type show -- they'd just not use Nestle's name. Knowing Disney, they'd want sponsorship for any programs to defray the costs, but a new sponsor could probably be found that would promote the "healthy lifestyle".

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I wonder what this will do to the coffee - dare we hope???
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Eileen, that sounds like a great fit! Hopefully something like that will work out.
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Is this going to screw up the Mickey ice cream Bars? They have the Nestle label on them. IMHO that would be a catastrophe!
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