Klondike shuts down Choco Taco.

The Choco Taco, a nut-and-chocolate-topped ice cream snack that has been a top pick in the ice cream truck or convenience store freezer for decades, is being discontinued, its creator announced this week. The death was confirmed after weeks of rumours. .

Klondike, which is owned by Unilever and makes Choco Taco along with several other ice cream products, confirmed the closure Monday on its website and in response to several frustrated questions from fans on Twitter, some of them Faced with vulgar words.

“Unfortunately, Klondike Choco Taco has been discontinued,” One such answer Read “We have experienced an unprecedented surge in demand across our entire portfolio and have had to make very tough decisions to ensure availability of our entire portfolio across the country. We are deeply sorry for any disappointment!

For many Choco Taco fans, Jo His loss was widely mourned. On social media Monday, it tastes like summer or childhood or a fond memory, even if they haven’t had one in years. And it was innovative in its own way when it was built by Alan Drazen in Philadelphia in 1983, according to 2016 History of Snacks at Eater who called it “the most beloved and innovative of all American ice cream ‘novelties'”.

“When you eat a sugar cone, you usually eat the nuts, chocolate, and ice cream on top, and then when you get to the cone, you [only] eating ice cream and cones,” Mr. Drazen told Eater. “With a choco taco you’re getting ice cream, cones, nuts and chocolate with almost every bite.”

The company’s confirmation ended the confusing time for summer treat lovers. Rumors circulated throughout the year that Choco Taco was no more as people reported not being able to find them on their local shelves. But on several occasions since December Previous WeekKlondike assured fans on Twitter that while it pulled four-packs of Choco Tacos last fall, single servings will still be available at all the usual locations.

But on Monday night, his death was confirmed. Reported by Takeout.a food-focused publication.

Snopes, a website dedicated to debunking baseless myths and rumors, Published an article On Monday, calling Choco Taco’s closure “false,” Unilever had to reverse course just hours after confirming it was true.

“When we originally addressed the rumor, we labeled it ‘false,’ in part because we didn’t want to believe it was true,” Snopes wrote.

Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of Reddit, was among those hoping he would find a way back.

I One of his answers For frustrated Twitter users on Monday, Klondike posted Snopes, Mr. offered some small hope for Ohanian and other fans.

“We are working hard to find a way to bring Choco Taco back to the ice cream trucks in the coming years,” he said.