Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Candy Tease: All Candy Expo 2008 #4

imageName: Altoids Cr?me de Menthe
Brand: Wrigley’s (Mars)
Description: New Altoids Cr?me de Menthe delivers the quick hit of strong flavor you expect, but with a “sweet kick.” This new flavor is available in both the Curiously Strong Mint and Chocolate Dipped Mint varieties. Altoids - The only mint that freshens your mouth and your mind.
Release Date: 6/1/2008
Notes: I’m not sure what the difference between peppermint, spearmint and creme de menthe is, but I’m strongly curious.

Name: LifeSavers Gummies Tangy Fruits
Brand: Wrigley’s (Mars)
Description: Includes six great-tasting bold flavors and the perfect chewy texture that consumers love. The new Tangy Fruits roll pack include the following flavors: Tangerine, Watermelon, Lemon, Sour Apple, Tangy Cherry and Wild Berry Punch.
Release Date: 6/1/2008
Notes: I love tangerine. I will follow any LifeSavers tangerine product to the ends of the earth. Consider me a customer. (I’m wondering if these are like the sours, but without the tart sugar sand coating.)

imageName: Loud Truck Energy Gummi
Brand: Loud Truck Energy Gummi
Description: Loud Truck Energy Fueled Gummies.Taste great. Contains Guarana Extract. Natural energy.Vitamins B12 and C. No crash Energy.
Whether your playing sports, stayin up late for school,at work or just need that extra boost of energy. 1 oz bags. 12 bags per case.

Release Date: 3/1/2008
Notes: I think this is the best name ever for a candy. I don’t know why, but it’s so crazily evocative (and I don’t care much for loud trucks) that I’ll probably end up buying a package just because.

imageName: WOWzers
Brand: Maxim Manufacturing and Marketing
Description: Sour Powder filled tube bubble gum
Release Date: 5/1/2008
Notes: It’s like a gum cigar, only with a hollow center with a strawberry Pixy Stix inside.

Name: Gummi Butterflies
Brand: Albanese Confectionery
Description: Bold colors and delicious flavors. Flutter away with the newest version of the World’s Best Gummi!
Release Date: 5/20/2008
Notes: I’ve already seen these and I have to say, they’re so cute I wish they made them when I was a kid. They’re also coming out with Theater sized boxes of their 12 Flavored Bears and Super Sour Neon Gummi Worms. (It would be cool to find their stuff more easily, it’s usually reall well priced.)

(images courtesy of the manufacturers’ press kits)

Related Candies

  1. Brach’s Gummi+Plus & Tropical Gummis
  2. Lifesavers Gummies Sour
  3. Mentos Plus Citrus Mix
  4. Chocolate Dipped Altoids
  5. Lifesaver Gummies

POSTED BY Cybele AT 3:58 am Tracker Pixel for Entry     All Candy ExpoCandyNew Product AnnouncementFeatured News

  1. Just wanted to let you know that I am covering the Expo on my blog and have put up a photo gallery of some of the candies and booths from the first day of the Expo. There were some great chocolate demonstrations from Joseph Schmidt, Stephany’s, and Chuao.

    Comment by Elizabeth on 5/21/08 at 4:17 am #
  2. “I?m not sure what the difference ... is, but I?m strongly curious.”


    Comment by bitguru on 5/21/08 at 6:24 am #
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