Albert Heijn Smurf fever burning out

The Smurf fever that has gripped the Netherlands since mid-February is finally burning itself out. The last 6 million of the 29 million blue plastic creatures that supermarket Albert Hein has been doling out for every €15 spent will be delivered to stores Thursday.

They will certainly be all gone before the end of the promotion on 24 March, said a spokesperson for Albert Heijn.

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