Choco Taco is no more; Klondike discontinues ice cream treat

Choco Taco, the Klondike ice cream treat served in a taco-shaped cone, has been discontinued after a nearly 40-year run, according to the company.

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According to the company, the taco-shaped frozen treat of vanilla ice cream in a waffle cone, partially covered with milk chocolate and topped with peanuts, was as discontinued after demand for the product declined.

“Over the past 2 years, we have experienced an unprecedented spike in demand across our portfolio and have had to make very tough decisions to ensure availability of our full portfolio nationwide,” a Klondike Brand representative said in an email.

“We know this may be very disappointing.”

Some took to social media to express their disappointment.

Alexis Ohanian, an internet entrepreneur who is also the co-founder of Reddit, tweeted an offer to Unilever, the company that owns Klondike, with an idea to save the treat.

“Dear @unilever — I’d like to buy the rights to your Choco Taco and keep it from melting away from future generations’ childhoods,” he wrote.

Others, like Democratic operative Tim Hogan, who served as communications director for Sen. Amy Klobuchar’s presidential campaign, were at a loss for words.

“I … this cannot be real.”

The Choco Taco was discontinued as of July, according to the company.

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