Kraft Bonox Beef Paste Extract
2.2 from 11 star ratings

  • A product to forget about.

    0.5 out of 5

    I was a regular buyer of bonox beef extract,but it is so watery now,I no longer use it.When I opened the jar it just ran out,like turning on the tap.You should rename it Bonox Beef Water Extract.UGG

  • Gone down in quality

    0.5 out of 5

    Used to use this for sauces, gravy, broth and stock. now it is not worth it, thought i was getting stock that was off or somehow my storage was wrong. Now using other things to replace it. Hope they bring back the quality they had before one day.

  • Notfor us

    3.5 out of 5

    Each to their own bonox is marmite to vegemite it was not what I call a drink and would not try this again it was horrible to drink and I would not put it in a stock

  • Like Dishwater - Try PROMITE

    2 out of 5

    I agree with everything others are saying. I have been buying Bonox for 40 years and noticed the consistency became very \”thin\” a few years ago. It did \”thicken up\” slightly for a very brief time & is now more \”thin & runny\” than ever. I also had to use 3 teaspoons instead of 1.
    I now use 1 teaspoon of PROMITE to make a satisfying drink. It is not quite as good as Bonox but it is about ONE TENTH of the price of Bonox. Another example of the companies putting profits before customer satisfaction.

  • Why spoil a successful product

    1.5 out of 5

    Used it for years as a spread on toast It was a paste. A year or two back it changed its texture to a kind of slime and now its watery. Having discovered it is made this way and not the result of aging, I will be switching to something else when I have finished the two jars in the cupboard. Probably give Bovril a go.

  • too watery

    1.5 out of 5

    I have used Bonox a lot in the past to augment stock and make hot drinks but but I am completely dissatisfied with the “new” watery consistency – so I will be looking for alternatives. Does anyone have ideas.

  • A bit too salty

    3.5 out of 5

    I’m not sure the new version has changed much from what it was when I was a child. It is better if it isn’t too thick as it is dilutes easier to one consistency.

  • Too thin and watery.

    3.5 out of 5

    I guess I will always continue to buy Bonox because it is a quick n easy way to make a nice hot drink instead of a cup of tea which I always add 3 teaspoons of sugar. Just wish the Bonox wasn’t so thin and runny. It was not like that back in the ‘good old days’. I would happily pay more if it was thicker. Instead I have to buy several jars at tbe same time.
    Sometimes when I make a ‘cuppa-soup’ I add 2 teaspoons of Bonox in a large ‘soup-mug’ with extra hot water and really enjoy the beverage. Just wish the Bonox was thicker. Things could be worse… they could have stopped making it altogether. Gotta count my blessings.

  • Watery.

    1.5 out of 5

    I have had Bonox for for about 60 years. I has become watered down. I have uncounted this a few years ago but is came good. Now, 2 jars in a row.
    No more for me.

  • This is a traditional beef extract from a long ago

    3.5 out of 5

    I don’t know if the product has changed in any way , but I do remember I was brought up on Bonox as it is the cheat way of making a soup base. It is not as salty as vegemite but all you need is put enough according to taste then add either pasta or meat or vegies with it . My mother always cooked this with Elbows pasta in a soup base all the time as she says it is the “lazy ” way of making soup if you don’t want to use liquid stock or cubes.

  • Rip Off

    2.5 out of 5

    Have been buying Bonox for as long as I can rember. Bought another jar on the weekend and it was like water ! Really thin compared to the original product. Had to use 3 teaspoons instead of 1. Another example of cheapening the product to keep the same price. I would rather pay more for the original. I won’t be buying it again.

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