Friday, December 16, 2011

Ginger People Spicy Apple Ginger Chews

Ginger People Spicy Apple Ginger ChewsThe Ginger People are wild about ginger and make all sorts of ginger products including a nice array of ginger chews.

The package for the Spicy Apple Ginger Chews features The Ginger People‘s mascot, an anthropomorphic gingerman sitting on a pile of apples, eating a ginger chew. Kind of weird looking as well as creepy when you think of him being cannibalistic.

Soft and spicy apple-ginger candy. Natural, stimulating and delicious.

The candy comes in a small stand up pouch. It has a zipper seal, so it can be closed up. Reclosing is hardly necessary to keep it fresh though, as each piece is maddeningly sealed in un-tearable plastic that says “tear here” with an arrow at one end.

Ginger People Spicy Apple Ginger Chews

The pieces are about an inch and a half long, rather flat and kind of sticky. There’s a powdered starch coating on the outside to keep it from sticking too much.

The chew is smooth, the ingredients have no dairy in them, so I can’t call it a caramel. It’s made of cane sugar, ginger, tapioca starch, apple flavor, cinnamon oil and allspice oil.

The flavor is first, and foremost ginger. The woodsy and earthy flavors come out loud and clear then create a warming sensation that last for quite a while, some pieces were hotter than others and created a little soft burn. The apple flavor was vague but present only by comparison to their classic Ginger Chews. The cinnamon and allspice did add a bit more dimension to it, like a spiced cider drink.

They’re messy and difficult to get out of their wrappers, but they’re also simple, vegan and refreshing.

I like them for traveling, as I sometimes get motion sickness. Folks who are prone to upset tummies (especially for morning sickness) may find them both a fun candy and soothing. They’re a little expensive for a sugar candy at $2 for 3 ounces but the pieces are small and there are a lot in the package.

Gluten free and vegan but they’re processed in a facility that also handles peanuts.

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Name: Spicy Apple Ginger Chews
Brand: The Ginger People
Place Purchased: Whole Foods (Pasadena)
Price: $1.99
Size: 3 ounces
Calories per ounce: 114
Categories: All Natural, Candy, The Ginger People, Chews, Ginger, 7-Worth It, Indonesia, Whole Foods

POSTED BY Cybele AT 6:29 am Tracker Pixel for Entry     All NaturalCandyReviewRoxy Trading CoThe Ginger PeopleChewsGinger7-Worth ItIndonesiaWhole Foods

  1. I tried some of these chews once that Bundaberg had made. They were so sweet they gave me a headache.

    Comment by Leigh on 12/16/11 at 3:21 pm #
  2. I eat the peanut butter flavored chews on occasion. I don’t really like ginger so I find the peanut butter to be the most tolerable. Helps a great deal with the nausea associated with migraines.

    Comment by A.S. on 12/18/11 at 2:58 pm #
  3. haven’t tried this looks very good
    but I think your right ginger eating a ginger chew is kind of creepy

    Comment by Valerie on 12/20/11 at 7:57 pm #


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