M&S have launched a Percy Pig chocolate Easter egg and fans can’t wait to try it

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Percy Pig fans will be thrilled to hear that he has big plans in store for Easter.

Following the success of the recent extension of products, Marks and Spencer have announced that they will be selling a giant chocolate Percy Pig for Easter.

Finally, something to look forward to!

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Grab your diaries and pen it in – Percy is going big this Easter and can be yours for just £10.

The news was posted by Instagram page, New Foods UK, which updates food fans with all the latest exciting additions to supermarket shelves.

The pig is made entirely from Percy flavoured chocolate covered in coloured sugar sprinkles.

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Percy fans are delighted, taking to social media to express their feelings, with one saying: "Need these for Easter!" and others tagging their friends.

The store promises that none of the sweets much loved signature flavour will be lost.

Percy Pig has been loved by shoppers for 25 years since he first hit shelves.

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Since then, Percy has made his way into various ranges of products, including Percy Pig ice cream and Percy Pig Phizzy Pop.

Following the success of Percy dessert sauce, M&S delivered Percy ice cream.

It is vegetarian and contains no gelatine, although due to its creamy texture it is not for vegans.

Percy ice cream costs £3 for a 453g tub and can be found in the frozen isle of your local M&S store.

The range is such a hit that M&S dedicate a section of their website to posting recipes of ingenious ways to cook with Percy Pigs.

M&S previously posted a recipe for how to use Percy Pigs to make delicious crispy bars.

Posting to their 122k followers on their Instagram food account, the brand teased: "Move over banana bread … this weekend we’re making Percy Pig Crispy Bars!"

Fans were quick to comment, loving the inventive recipe.

One follower wrote: “Love these! Will be a great little food tech lesson for my little boy. Thank you”.

While another wrote: “Ooooh game changer right there” and a third added, “oooh I need to make these”.

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