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Tesco is doing 50% off Cadbury selection boxes and prices start at £2.50

TESCO has slashed the price of Cadbury Selection boxes in half meaning chocoholics can pick up a pack for just £2.50.

There may still be five days to go until Christmas Day but the supermarket has already cut prices of the festive staple snacks.

One of the cheapest selection boxes on offer is the Cadbury Plush set, that comes with a cuddly toy version of Freddo.

You'll also get a Freddo bar, two Fudge bars, a Curly Wurly and a pack of chocolate buttons.

Originally the box cost £5 but you can now pick one up for £2.50.

Angry Birds fans can also save £3 on a pack of chocolates that comes with a cuddly toy.

You'll also get four chocolate bars and the whole thing will set you back just £3 instead of £6.

Shoppers can also save on a Cadbury Plush Stocking Milk Chocolate Assortment set, even though the discount is smaller that half price.

You'll save £1.50 on the set in the sale, which comes with a Freddo Christmas stocking.

It also comes with four bags of chocs and nine bars. It was priced at £5 but now you can buy it for £3.50.

Heroes fans can also bag a bargain on a share box of sweets, that originally cost £6 but is now down to just £3.

Of course, before getting carried away with the discounts, it's worth shopping around to see if you can get a better deal.

If you're not bothered about getting a toy with you chocolates, then you might be better off with a Cadbury Small Selection Box from Tesco.

You'll get five treats in total and it only costs £1. Alternatively you can upgrade to a bigger box and get six slightly bigger chocs for £2.

The bargains are available to buy in store and online, although they're only available for delivery until December 24.

You might not want to hang around though as the discounts are only about for as long as there's stock available.

You can find your nearest Tesco store using the branch locator tool here.

Many high street retailers have launched their Boxing Day sales early this year with some slashing prices by up to 72 per cent.

So far, the early sales haven't been as good as they were last year, with some retailers slashing prices by up to 80 per cent.

Shoppers have used the sales to bag next year's advent calendars - Tesco has dropped prices from £8 to £1.50 - while one shopper bagged a £70 Nivea calendar for £10 in the Morrisons sale.

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