Monday, July 29, 2013

Life Savers Berry Bites Gummies

Life Savers Berry Bites GummiesWrigley’s has released a new Life Savers Gummies variety. It’s called Life Savers Berry Bites.

They come in three flavors: strawberry, red raspberry and cherry berry (which is not a real thing).

Their construction is different from the usual Life Savers Gummis. First, they’re smaller, about same diameter as a hard candy Life Saver, but without the hole. They’re thicker and have two layers. The top is the semi-transparent gummi layer and the bottom is called a white “light textured layer” which is a foamy gummi, a bit denser than a marshmallow.

Life Savers Gummies

Strawberry is the lightest color, a pale pink which sometimes looked a little orange. The flavor is well rounded, a good combination of tartness and sweetness. Strawberry is pretty easy to do well, as Life Savers have done here. The foamy layer is also a little tart and seems to be less berry, but not quite creamy.

Red Raspberry is the red and was the least successful of the set. It was tasty, but not jammy enough for me and didn’t distinguish itself from the other two. It was sweet and has berry notes, but it was bland overall.

Cherry Berry is dark red. If it’s supposed to be a mixed berry, that was lost on me, because this was a true Life Savers Cherry flavor. It’s zingy and intense, except for the foamy layer which gives it a bit of air without diluting the flavor completely.

I appreciate that Life Savers didn’t go out and make too many berry flavors to fit into this mix, just because they do five flavors in their rolls. Three is a good mix and all three of these were successful, though probably not a good match for my favorite flavor ranking. Now ... if they make a citrus mix, we’ll have something to talk about.

Right now I think they only come in the large resealable package, but will probably be available in the king sized packages as some point. They’re similar to the Wonka Whipped Wingers which I believe had natural colors in them.

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Name: Life Savers Berry Bites Gummies
Brand: Wrigley’s
Place Purchased: samples from Wrigley's
Price: $2.59
Size: 8 ounces
Calories per ounce: 92
Categories: Candy, Mars, Wrigley's, Gummi Candy, 7-Worth It, United States

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  1. I wish that Life Savers would go back to the classic 5-flavor roll for both the gummis and the roll candy.  I miss lime badly!

    Comment by Dave on 7/31/13 at 4:24 am #
  2. I love. This gummy wish I can order them

    Comment by Clairether Barkin on 12/18/13 at 2:03 pm #
  3. Hi, I’m from Wisconsin,One question why did you drop and stop selling the life Saves Berry Bites, Gummie Candy in the8oz,in grocery stores,department stores? The only way I can purchase them is in a quaintly of a full box.But I really don’t need that much.I’m been picking them up at our Trigs stores and Walmart store,but they discontinue selling them,Why??? They were selling at these stores. Please help me find these candies again they are my favorite and kids to. Please get back to me soon, thanks. TomS

    Comment by Thomas Soik on 6/29/16 at 12:01 pm #
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