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NESCAFÉ BLEND 43 Instant Coffee

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Australia's favourite coffee*… the perfect blend of bold and smooth

NESCAFÉ BLEND 43...Australia’s favourite coffee*

The team at NESCAFÉ BLEND 43 understands that the perfect cup of coffee is one that is both BOLD & SMOOTH at the same time. To achieve this we take care & craft in the roasting process, applying a little less heat to the sweet Arabica coffee bean & a little more to the bold Robusta coffee bean.​

We have used specially selected beans that are 100% sustainably sourced, with 4C certification.​

Australia’s favourite coffee*, roasted & blended right here in Australia.

*Based on soluble coffee sales in National Grocery Chain. 12 month period ending 02/02/20 (by value & volume)

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    100% sustainably grown Arabica and Robusta coffee beans.

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Real opinions (26)
New look
Submitted by Dean Berwick on Tue, 06/02/2020 - 03:39
Blend 43 is the only instant coffee I drink, I can walk into any supermarket and just crab the RED tin or jar, now I have to stop and look for my favourite coffee. Not a fan of the new look, I should have grabbed a RED mug when I had a chance

Hi Dean, great to hear that you are a fan of our coffee, we would love to get in touch with you. Can you please call us on 1800 025 361. Nescafé Team
Nescafe Blend 43
Submitted by Steven Huisman on Tue, 06/02/2020 - 04:06
How many different labels do you need to use? I have 3 different tins of what is labelled Blend 43.

Hi Steven, our labels do change from time to time and at the moment we have a limited edition sustainability tin in market. We would love to chat further please call us on 1800 025 361. Nescafé Team
Not just a new look.
Submitted by Jenni McLeish on Tue, 06/02/2020 - 04:02
Hi, I regret to inform you that the quality of the coffee has changed too. I miss the original, you used to be able to smell the coffee as soon as you opened the jar/tin. Now you have to stick your nose in the jar/tin to be able to smell it. The taste too, is also a let down, being weaker than original. Please change it back.

Hi Jenni, please give our team a call on 1800 025 361, we would love to chat to you more about this. Nescafé Team
Nescaffe Blend 43 Taste Changed?
Submitted by Tony Warne on Tue, 06/09/2020 - 07:39
I have been drinking Blend 43 since as long as I can remember. I'm 59 now and go through 500g Tin every fortnight. Being on a pension, that is a considerable amount for us to pay, but given I enjoy it so much, we keep buying it.

I am very dissapointed to say that over the last 6-8 weeks labels, comments have change - "Made for Australian Taste", now we have "Bold & Smooth", but the problem is hat the last 3 tins have both tasted and smelt burnt.

Today when buying a new tin I honestly was changing brands.....but I decided to try one last tin and if it is not the usual taste, then I will be changing the coffee that I buy.

It looks like you have change the taste and that is very much what I and many others enjoyed. Look on the net..........it is a common topic and a complaint from your loyal customers.

Thank you.

Hi Tony, we're sorry to hear you haven’t been enjoying your coffee over these past weeks and you’re thinking about changing your much loved coffee of many years.
We’ve given our packaging a fresh new look but we haven’t changed the blend of beans that go into our Nescafé Blend 43 range. We’ve made a subtle change to the way we roast our Arabica and Robusta beans so we can deliver a perfectly balanced cup every time, while enhancing the existing bold and smooth taste.
We have a number of coffees in our range and would love to match you with your perfect blend. Please reach out to our friendly team on 1800 025 361.
The Nescafé Team

STOP CHANGING THE LABEL
Submitted by John Hollister on Tue, 06/09/2020 - 07:47
Please stop changing the labels, I walked out of the shop thinking they had none and went looking for it else where, STOP IT.

Hi John, our labels are updated from time to time and we'd love to chat to you about our coffee. Please call us on 1800 025 361.
The Nescafé Team
Nescafé 43 Blend
Submitted by Linda on Tue, 06/09/2020 - 07:44
Seriously confusing, so many different labels. Couldn’t find just the normal Nescafé 43 label. Bold and smooth everywhere.Just walked out, not paying the price for something I may not like.

Hi Linda, our labels do change from time to time and we'd love to chat to you about the coffee so that you can continue to enjoy Nescafé Blend 43. Contact us on 1800 025 361.
The Nescafé Team
Label has changed and taste has too
Submitted by Ajay Shenoy on Fri, 06/12/2020 - 11:02
Have been drinking Blend 43 for a while now. I recently bought the bold and smooth because I could not find my regular blend 43. Its only after getting here I have realised that its suposed to be the same but only the label has changed, but I beg to differ. There is so much difference in taste, does not smell or taste like before, seems more like a over roasted to almost burnt kind of taste. Can you please bring back the old "Made for Australian Taste" blend 43 please?

Hi Ajay, we're sorry you have not been enjoying your coffee. We'd love to chat to you further about our range of coffees to find a perfect match for you. We hope you'll be able to get in touch with us on 1800 025 361.
The Nescafé Team
New packaging new taste ?
Submitted by Karen on Mon, 06/22/2020 - 11:22
I have bought Nescafé blend 43 for years now the packaging has changed so has the flavour it’s stronger and not as good
I didn’t notice anything written to advise of a different taste now I have to find a new coffee as it’s stronger and slightly bitter not smooth

Hi Karen,
We’ve given our packaging a fresh new look but we haven’t changed the blend of beans that go into our Nescafé Blend 43 range. We’ve made a subtle change to the way we roast our Arabica and Robusta beans so we can deliver a perfectly balanced cup every time, while enhancing the existing bold and smooth taste.
We have a number of coffees in our range and would love to find one that you’ll enjoy. Please reach out to our team on 1800 025 361.
The Nescafé Team
YOU: 'Bold and Smooth' ME: 'Insipid, coloured water'
Submitted by Lynn Adams on Wed, 07/08/2020 - 03:08
Nescafe Blend 43 has been my coffee of choice for years and always buy the 500g tin. When I needed to renew this week, I was faced with 3 different labels, none of which seemed what I was looking for. However, I decided to purchase the 'Bold and Smooth', thinking the Black may have been too strong and bitter.
I will now have to look for another brand because I can no longer trust Nescafe to suit my taste.
Why can't you simply keep a good thing alone?
Your loss!

Hi Lynn,
We're sorry to hear you haven't enjoyed your recent purchase of Nescafé Blend 43. We have given our packaging a fresh new look but have not changed the blend of beans. We'd love the opportunity to speak to you about our coffee. Please reach out to our team on 1800 025 361.
The Nescafé Team.
Changed Label Great. Changed Flavour Horrible.
Submitted by Vicky Pettit on Tue, 07/07/2020 - 07:27
Have been drinking Nescafe Blend 43 for decades. Love the new label and can understand the need to do that. But why, why change the way you roast the beans? The old flavour tasted great! Why change something that works, now all you've achieved is the loss of so many loyal customers.

Hi Vicki,
We’re sorry to hear you are no longer enjoying Nescafé Blend 43. We now roast our Arabica and Robusta beans a little differently to enhance their bold, smooth taste. We have a number of coffees in our range and you may like to try our Nescafe Blend 43 Smooth & Creamy. It would be great to chat to you further, our team can be contacted on 1800 025 361.
The Nescafé Team.
Nescafe 43 blend
Submitted by Cathy on Tue, 07/14/2020 - 23:19
I am also a Nescafé blend 43 lover. Labels change that’s no drama but when the taste and smell changes I am disappointed especially if you say only the label has changed. If you want to mess with the taste give samples and get feedback as now I don’t trust I will get my great coffee back.

Hi Cathy, thanks for the feedback, we appreciate it. We'd love the opportunity to speak with you further. Our team can be contacted on 1800 025 361.
The Nescafé Team
Nescafe blend43
Submitted by ian on Tue, 07/28/2020 - 22:35
i also prefer the old label. i love my coffee l have just discarded my 500g
tin in the bin as i find taste disgusting

Hi Ian, we sorry to hear you have not been enjoying your usual coffee. We'd love to talk to you further about it. Our team can be contacted on 1800 025 361.
The Nescafé Team.
Tastes hollow like dishwater
Submitted by Karen Edwards on Sun, 08/02/2020 - 23:10
We have been loyal Nescafe 43 coffee drinkers for years like everyone else here.
I can understand updated packaging but the taste has gone down the gurglar ! Tried the bold and smooth only to find even less flavour, certainly not bold!
Like so many others we are seriously considering changing brands!
So disappointed

Hi Karen, we're sorry to learn you are no longer enjoying your coffee. We now roast our Arabica and Robusta beans a little differently to enhance their bold, smooth taste. We have a number of coffees in our range and you may like to try our Nescafe Espresso for a richer, more intense flavour. It would be great to chat to you further, our team can be contacted on 1800 025 361.
The Nescafé Team
Blend 43
Submitted by Jack Cumper on Thu, 08/20/2020 - 02:35
Recently purchased new look instant coffee but very disappointed with taste. No smell of coffee either when you open.
Have managed to get an old labelled ( blue label tin ) and so much better coffee. Had to throw the other stuff out it is so bad.

Hi Jack, we're sorry to hear you have been disappointed with the taste and smell of our Nescafé Blend 43. We’ve given our packaging a fresh new look but we haven’t changed the blend of beans that go into our Nescafé Blend 43 range. We’ve made a subtle change to the way we roast our Arabica and Robusta beans so we can deliver a perfectly balanced cup every time, while enhancing the existing bold and smooth taste. We'd love to chat to you further about your experience. Our team can be contacted on 1800 025 361.
The Nescafé Team
Bold and smooth - roasting method?
Submitted by Naomi on Thu, 08/20/2020 - 03:11
Please go back to the way you roasted the coffee beans before. I used to love my morning coffee but now not so much.
I have tried your other blends but nothing compares to the original blend 43.
please, please, please change back?
Nescafé blend 43
Submitted by Erani on Thu, 08/20/2020 - 03:09
I loved my Nescafé 43 blend coffee. BUT why change the flavour bold an smooth YUK!!
Through it out ...
And as was unable to purchase from woolies so went to Bigw
for my tin of Nescafé 43 blend And was there I found my last tin amongst the new look tins an flavour, Would it be possible to bring the old taste back?? Please
Nescafe Blend 43
Submitted by Nev Pickering on Fri, 08/21/2020 - 05:35
Very disappointed with the new taste and aroma of what used to be my one and only coffee. I bought a new jar
of Blend 43, it had no taste, and I could not drink it. Waste of money! I have now had to change to a different brand after decades of use of Blend 43.
smells and tastes horrible
Submitted by Jenn on Sun, 08/30/2020 - 04:05
Old blend 43 was great. New recipe? Disgusting and epic failure. The coffee aroma is GONE. The taste GONE. And this customer GONE (and many others, I'm sure). You had a great product, why change it?
Nescafé blend 43 New label
Submitted by Trina on Sun, 09/13/2020 - 23:55
Oh my why why why the change!!! Change your label but please keep it the same taste. It's definately not for the better. Bad taste bad burnt smell powdery not as granulated and obviously it's not just me. Hopefully you listen to your loyal customers that loved the old roasting way. If it ain't broke don't fix it. I'm disappointed I've always drunk Nescafe Blend 43 and enjoyed it until now. Will be donating my other new tins to charity and hopefully someone enjoys it more than us. Off to find a new brand of coffee. Bye Nescafe😭😭

Hi Trina, we're sorry you have no longer been enjoying your Nescafé Blend 43 coffee. We'd love to find a coffee in our range for you to enjoy. Please get in touch with us on 1800 025 361.

The Nescafé Team
NO Customer Loyalty - Bye-Bye Nestle
Submitted by William on Mon, 09/14/2020 - 00:04
Shame on you Nestle - You obviously do not take take your customer feedback seriously. All the above reviews disapprove of the new flavour due to the changed roasting method, which has a badly burnt acrid smell and bitter taste when compared with the previously delicious smooth taste and lovely coffee aroma associated with the original Nescafe Blend 43. The new labelling is also too similar for 3 different coffee styles and extremely confusing.
If you have any loyalty to your customers - GO BACK TO THE PREVIOUS ROASTING METHOD AND LEARN FROM YOUR MISTAKES.
Sorry, you have lost another customer.

Hi William, we'd love to speak to you further about our Nescafé Blend 43. Please reach out to our team on 1800 025 361.
The Nescafé Team
Nescafe definitely NOT Blend 43
Submitted by Susan Shaw on Mon, 09/14/2020 - 00:10
Never tasted such an awful apology for coffee in all my life. Now Nestle have the hide to shove samples of this trash through our mailboxes in a bid to get rid of it. Well, I got rid of it in the garbage bin! I refuse to buy another Nestle product until they do the right thing by millions of customers across the world and bring back the original Blend 43. If they don't, and they find themselves out of business, it serves them right.

Hi Susan, we'd love to speak to you further about our Nescafé Blend 43. Please reach out to our team on 1800 025 361.
The Nescafé Team
Not a fan of the new look or taste
Submitted by Anita Moore on Wed, 09/30/2020 - 22:28
Sorry to say we are not a fan of the new look or taste of Nescafé. We have always used only Nescafé enjoying all the flavours but the dark roast tastes nothing like the Expresso and the Bold and Smooth is nothing like Blend 43. Please change back. Also the best thing about opening a new jar of Nescafé was the smell ... delicious. Now that is gone as well. Very sad as we will be finding another coffee to drink from now on. I also know a few other people who are not happy and will be changing. PLEASE CHANGE BACK. Why mess with a good thing.

Hi Anita, we are sorry you are no longer enjoying your Nescafé. We’re now roasting our Arabica and Robusta beans a little differently to enhance their bold, smooth taste. Over the years our sourcing and bean selection has developed to meet changing consumer tastes but our commitment to the best quality coffee remains unchanged. If you are no longer enjoying our Nescafé Blend 43 or Espresso, we'd love to find another blend for you to try in our range. Please reach out to our team on 1800 025 361.
The Nescafé Team.
You Ruined an Icon To Save A Few Bob
Submitted by Lex on Thu, 10/15/2020 - 09:56
Besides wasting $88 buying 4 tins of dish water, I finally found what is claimed to be the 'original' Blend 43. I don't know why you'd betray your customer base you've built over half a century with this catastrophe, but you have, and we aren't standing for it. I've given away the disgusting tins I was stuck with, written off the $102 of wasted money, and am now looking for a new brand that deserve the next fifty years of loyalty from me or at least however many years I have left.

Don't bother telling me to ring your outsourced propaganda line like all the other posters, I don't care what you have to say unless it's "Look, sorry, we know we goofed and we are going to make it right and fix this, we'll refund and dispose of the toxic waste you accidentally bought and new REAL Blend 43 will be on the shelves next week and will be the ONLY tins marked Blend 43."

If it's not that then you can whistle, mate. And I sure as heck am not buying your Korean or foreign garbage either! Boy you goofed.

Hi Lex, we're sorry we have disappointed you after enjoying Nescafé Blend 43 for many, many years and you are thinking about changing your much loved brand. We would like to speak with you further. Please feel free to contact us on 1800 025 361.
The Nescafé Team.
Change in taste, change in potency.
Submitted by b on Thu, 10/15/2020 - 10:17
It takes six to seven spoons to get the same oomph as the old Blend 43, I have twelve tins all different here and cannot find one that tastes like the real Blend 43, they all taste like I forgot to put coffee in my cup. So now I have gone from 2 coffee 2 sugar to 7 coffee 2 sugar just to get NEAR the same taste, but it's still horrible.

I don't know what you're doing there, but you need to go back to what it was. I've been drinking this for 40 years and am now trying to find a new brand because of your betrayal. And no, I won't call you. Please escalate this to your product quality control team and stop palming us off to some offshore call centre please. This is terrible, and you're going to face a customer revolt at this rate.

You have betrayed us. For what? 'Sustainability'? Bunk. Profit? Probably. But you won't profit when no one buys your coffee anymore!

Hi, thank you for the feedback on our Nescafé Blend 43. We're sorry that you're no longer enjoying your much loved coffee. We'd like to chat to you further, we're in Aust. and can be reached on 1800 025 361.
The Nescafé Team.
New bold & smooth blend 43
Submitted by COL on Tue, 10/27/2020 - 05:15
AAAAGH! Really is this a joke do you want to go broke .AAAAAGH!

Hi COL, if you'd like to speak to us further about your experience with our coffee, please get in touch with us on 1800 025 361.
The Nescafé Team
Fake review page is fake.
Submitted by Andrew S on Tue, 10/27/2020 - 05:32
They are curating this page to hide actual real reviews since the catastrophe of changing the formula has left everyone trying to find the old original Nescafe Blend 43 without the numbers down the side.

Hi Andrew, the reviews on this page are real. We would like the opportunity to speak to you about your experience with our Nescafé Blend 43. Please feel free to get in touch with us on 1800 025 361.
The Nescafé Team.
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