Marks & Spencer delights fans by launching Percy Pig Phizzy Pop


Marks & Spencer has delighted fans by launching a liquid equivalent of it’s popular Percy Pig sweet.

Phizzy Pop, a Percy Pig flavoured soft drink landed in stores across the UK this week at a cost of £2.25 for a 750ml bottle.

The upmarket grocer, who yesterday launched 6,000 products on Ocado, has welcomed a range of new Percy Pig treats into stores in the last year, including an ice cream, a dessert sauce and even muffins named after the famous farm animal.

Marks & Spencer has delighted fans by launching a liquid equivalent of it’s popular Percy Pig sweet. Phizzy Pop, a Percy Pig flavoured soft drink landed in stores this week and costs £2.25 for a 750ml bottle. Pictured is a fan shot of the drink 

The fizzy drink is made up of carbonated spring water, mixed with raspberry juice and white grape juice, and some extra Percy Pig flavourings. 

It comes as the high street favourite also announced a new variation of Percy Pig sweets, the Party Percy.    

The treat is a unique combination of six different flavours and colours all mixed up in one bag of Percy Pig sweets for the very first time. 

Writing on Instagram, M&S said: ‘Your taste buds will be jumping with joy to a combination of peach, strawberry & cream, apple, plum, raspberry and of course classic Percy grape – it’s a right flavour rave! 2 for £3 ‘

The fizzy drink is made up of carbonated spring water, mixed with raspberry juice and white grape juice, and some extra Percy Pig flavourings. It is pictured here with the rest of the range

The fizzy drink is made up of carbonated spring water, mixed with raspberry juice and white grape juice, and some extra Percy Pig flavourings. It is pictured here with the rest of the range

Fans have been quick to share their shots of the very Instagrammable drink online, with some suggesting its a great alcohol-free alternative for giving a toast, while others said they were going to mix it with gin.

Influencer Kev's Snack Reviews posted a shot earlier this week writing: NEW. Percy Pig Phizzy Pop now in M&S!' which saw thousands tag their friends in the hope of picking up a bottle.

Fans have been quick to share their shots of the very Instagrammable drink online, with some suggesting its a great alcohol-free alternative for giving a toast, while others said they were going to mix it with gin

Fans have been quick to share their shots of the very Instagrammable drink online, with some suggesting its a great alcohol-free alternative for giving a toast, while others said they were going to mix it with gin.

Influencer Kev’s Snack Reviews posted a shot earlier this week writing: NEW. Percy Pig Phizzy Pop now in M&S!’ which saw thousands tag their friends in the hope of picking up a bottle.

‘Going to have to give this a try,’ said one.

‘Now we’re talking,’ wrote another.  

Influencer Kev's Snack Reviews posted a shot earlier this week writing: NEW. Percy Pig Phizzy Pop now in M&S!' which saw thousands tag their friends in the hope of picking up a bottle

Influencer Kev’s Snack Reviews posted a shot earlier this week writing: NEW. Percy Pig Phizzy Pop now in M&S!’ which saw thousands tag their friends in the hope of picking up a bottle

One Instagram user shared a picture of her enjoying a Colin the Caterpillar cake with a bottle of the fizzy pop

One Instagram user shared a picture of her enjoying a Colin the Caterpillar cake with a bottle of the fizzy pop

It comes as the high street favourite also announced a new variation of Percy Pig sweets, the Party Percy

It comes as the high street favourite also announced a new variation of Percy Pig sweets, the Party Percy

The treat is a unique combination of six different flavours and colours all mixed up in one bag of Percy Pig sweets for the very first time

The treat is a unique combination of six different flavours and colours all mixed up in one bag of Percy Pig sweets for the very first time

‘Add a bit of alcohol and I think we’ve got a Percy Pig cocktail,’ added a third. 

It comes as fans across the country rejoiced as their first shops from Marks and Spencer arrived as the company joined forces with Ocado.

As part of its tie-up with the online grocer, it put 6,000 of its products online, including replacements for the 4,000 Waitrose products previously available through the online supermarket.

Shoppers yesterday saw new vans covered Percy Pig branded across the country deliver goods for the first time.

Ocado has launched a fleet of limited-edition Percy Pig vans to mark its new deal with M&S

Ocado has launched a fleet of limited-edition Percy Pig vans to mark its new deal with M&S 

Earlier this year Londoner Gemma Keen went viral after sharing her delicious Percy Pig cocktail recipe, paying homage to the popular Marks and Spencer sweet. 

The recipe only takes four ingredients to make and can easily be recreated at home with Percy Pig ice cream and Tequila Rose. 

In April, Marks & Spencer launched Percy Pig ice-cream, which also has the unmistakable raspberry and grape flavour of the popular sweets with a ripple of signature fruity sauce running through, as well as strawberry marshmallows.

The easy to make cocktail requires four main ingredients: Percy Pig Ice-cream, milk, tequila rose and an optional shot of vodka if you like it strong

The easy to make cocktail requires four main ingredients: Percy Pig Ice-cream, milk, tequila rose and an optional shot of vodka if you like it strong

Marks and Spencer fans went wild as the upmarket chain have launched Percy Pig ice-cream in April

Marks and Spencer fans went wild as the upmarket chain have launched Percy Pig ice-cream in April

How to make a Percy Pig cocktail

Ingredients 

  • 2 scoops Percy pig ice cream (alternatively vanilla or strawberry ice cream works just as well)
  • 2 shots of tequila rose
  • 1 shot of vodka (optional if you like it a little stronger)
  • Half a cup of milk
  • Handful of ice cubes
  • Percy pig syrup to line your glass
  • Squirty cream and a Percy Pig
  • Sprinkles and edible glitter for added decoration

Method 

  • Blend the ice cream, milk, alcohol and ice cubes
  • Line glass with Percy Pig syrup before pouring mixture into glass 
  • Finish with whipped cream, a Percy Pig and sprinkles/ edible glitter



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