Monday, February 25, 2013

Skittles replace Lime with Green Apple

Skittles Now With Green AppleBREAKING NEWS: The Original Fruits Skittles are no longer original.

The green Skittle, which has always been Lime in the United States (except for a brief replacement in 2001), has been replaced with Green Apple.

I noticed the new packages on shelves last week here in Southern California (but they’re probably rolling out all over the country on different timetables). Haley, a reader, mentioned in the comments on the Darkside Skittles review that Midnight Lime in the Darkside mix is now the new home of the much-maligned citrus.

Skittles - Now with Green Apple

The Green Apple Skittle is a fine tasting Skittle. It’s a mix of actual apple juice flavor, with that sort of peel note to it and the artificial Jolly Rancher. It has a good mix of tartness and sweetness, but it’s actually less tangy than I would have hoped.

The perfection that was the Original Fruits Skittles is now gone. The best feature of Skittles is their combine-ability. Every flavor went with every other flavor in a surprisingly versatile way.

Strawberry & Lime was a daiquiri. Lemon & Lime was a soda. Grape & Lime was a great fruit punch. Orange & Lime was a citrus cooler.

As nice as Green Apple is, it doesn’t play well with others. It’s too head strong. Green Apple and Grape is a wreck. Green Apple and Lemon is passable, but only because Lemon is making up for Apple’s failings. Green Apple and Strawberry is a battle in my mouth, the floral notes of the berry are quite strong, but the plastic note of the Green Apple just steamrolls it. Green Apple and Orange is, well, just fine.

Skittles Facebook Page

Reaction on Facebook, since I’ve been glancing at the page, isn’t generally positive. More than half of the new messages posted there are negative about the Green Apple (the other posts are general comments with only one I saw that was positive about the flavor).

I’m not sure if this is a publicity stunt and Wrigley’s is planning for a backlash and then will, with much fanfare, return Lime ... or if it’s really a sign of the times, that Lime has had its day, that it’s a 20th century fruit living in a 21st century candy bag. This was mostly an American phenomenon, anyway, Australia went Green Apple more than 10 years ago.

For me, this ruins Skittles perfection. I liked every single flavor in the package. I would eat them all, sure I would rank them but I didn’t pick around a certain flavor. (I give the cherry Starburst away instead of eating them myself.) I still like Skittles ... but I’m far less likely to buy them with the new flavor swap.

Note: The Easter Pastel Skittles still have Lime for 2013.

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  1. I’m embarrassed to be upset by this, but I am. This totally ruins Skittles and my whole Skittle-eating system.

    Comment by The Cakest on 2/25/13 at 12:54 pm #
  2. NOOOOOOOOOOOO! I get friends in America to send me skittles originals because the aussie ones have green apple and blackcurrant instead of lime and grape. So disappointed.

    Comment by Sarah on 2/25/13 at 1:36 pm #
  3. The lime ones were my favourites, I’m disappointed that they would be changed for apple!

    Comment by Grocery Gems on 2/25/13 at 2:05 pm #
  4. haven’t tried the apple skittle yet but totally agree that the cherry cough medicine flavored starburst isn’t worth eating.

    Comment by laura on 2/25/13 at 3:07 pm #
  5. I cannot believe this. Lime are my favorite. I save them for last because I love them so much.
    Must stock up now.

    Comment by amy on 2/25/13 at 6:03 pm #
  6. YAY!  Now I can eat 3 out of 5 flavors before I am stuck eating the ones I don’t like!

    Comment by Amie on 2/25/13 at 8:46 pm #
  7. I admit, I hate the lime, though I am mostly indifferent to the green apple. I wish it was more tart.

    Comment by Bradley on 2/25/13 at 9:44 pm #
  8. Just be thankful you still have grape, they took away out grape and gave us blackcurrant. :(

    Comment by Leigh on 2/26/13 at 4:57 am #
  9. I haven’t tried the green apple Skittle, but I suspect that I too will be picking out the green ones.

    I might be in the minority here, but I actually love the cherry Starburst. Which is your favorite? Maybe we can work out a trade. smile

    Comment by Amy on 2/26/13 at 6:55 am #
  10. found your address in ‘blogging for dummies’. haven’t tried the apple flavor as yet, but will soon. i am a neewbie, maybe other bloggers can give me some helpful hints. please visit my blog:-)

    Comment by Rae Ann Trevorah on 2/26/13 at 11:00 am #
  11. I doubt it’ll do much good, but maybe the petition to fix this will go viral.

    Comment by Marty on 2/26/13 at 3:55 pm #
  12. I think of lime as an “adult” flavor.  I use limes in vodka, cocktails, fresh squeezed limes on tacos or southwest foods.  It’s a delicious flavor in candy.  You can find humdrum green apple anywhere—close your eyes in the candy aisle and point, chances are you’ll point to something containing green apple.  Bye bye, Skittles!  You’ve become lowest common denominator.

    Comment by Kevin on 2/27/13 at 1:04 pm #
  13. What the? I liked the lime, i want it back.

    Comment by benamore on 2/27/13 at 8:42 pm #
  14. I am TRULY disappointed that they replaced lime with green apple. I have been a huge fan of lime skittles for many years! They were one of the few candies that still carried the lime flavor. I will no longer be purchasing Skittles from this point on.


    Comment by Reagan on 3/03/13 at 6:41 pm #
  15. I seriously almost caused an “incident” when I saw this at the store last week. (My husband pretended he didn’t know me.) I have long raged against the replacement of lime with green apple. Skittles were one of the last holdouts.

    I guess Sir Isaac Lime is our last hope.

    Comment by Kelley on 3/04/13 at 5:17 pm #
  16. Yeah, I’ve been buying my skittles from specialist candy retailers in Australia where I live ever since they went from grape and lime to black currant and green apple. Now I have to go to the store tomorrow.

    Comment by Nyssa on 3/11/13 at 7:09 am #
  17. This sucks, when they have all kinds of other flavors why couldnt they have added it to them and just kept original, ORIGINAL. Lime was great.

    Comment by E on 3/12/13 at 11:12 am #
  18. This is just nasty… Lime has always been my faorite flavor and I already miss it. The green apple doesn’t have the boldness that I would have hoped for either. This better not be a perminate change to my previously favorite candy. And if they want it to be, atleast bring lime back and have 2 shades of green.   

    On another note, the black currant flavor sounds good! (Comment 16)

    Comment by Taylor on 3/17/13 at 1:00 pm #
  19. I guess I should be happy that green apple skittles are the biggest problem in my life right but come on, green apple over lime?!?! What were they thinking??? My dog is happy though because now I give him ALL the green ones. So sad.

    Comment by Jenny on 3/17/13 at 5:35 pm #
  20. so i tried the green apple. i regret buying them. i was able to find a huge bag of the lime ones. i have been searching high and low for the non apple bags they are that bad. also on a boo note dorito’s resized the bags but didn’t resize the price

    Comment by ed on 3/18/13 at 7:41 pm #
  21. I just got the first bag of Skittles with Green Apple and I am not impressed.  The Green Apple seems to overpower all the other flavors.  I have to say I prefer the original mix.

    Comment by zeke on 3/19/13 at 1:53 pm #
  22. I actually LOVE the green apple Skittle. It’s quite nice actually. Though I woulnd’t mind trying the blackcurrent ones, though I do love the grape very much.

    Comment by Sebastian on 3/19/13 at 3:02 pm #
  23. Dear skittles, why fix something if it isn’t broke?

    Comment by Hilda on 3/20/13 at 7:40 pm #
  24. Chomping through a bag a Skittles tonight and almost gagged when I hit a green apple. So disappointed. What’s next? Change lemon to banana?!?

    Comment by Angie on 3/20/13 at 7:50 pm #
  25. Angie, don’t even whisper such things. They might hear you.

    Comment by Kelley on 3/22/13 at 12:30 pm #
  26. The green apple flavor has ruined skittles for our household. On average we bought six bags per week. No more. Time to find a new candy until they get rid of green apple.

    Comment by Nancy on 3/24/13 at 8:06 pm #
  27. No more Skittles for me until lime is returned !!

    Comment by Kirk W Morgan on 3/24/13 at 8:15 pm #
  28. I personally looooove the green apple skittles! So much better than the lime and everyone I’ve talked to loves it.. So idk if this article just attracted all the lime lovers, but everyone I’ve talked to loves the green apple flavor.

    Comment by Jen on 3/25/13 at 1:12 pm #
  29. Green apple has ruined my favorite candy! It over powers the rest of the flavors :( Please bring back lime!

    Comment by Jessica on 3/30/13 at 7:37 pm #

    GREEN APPLE SUCKS! (No pun intended) LIME ROCKS!


    Comment by Frances Nichols Anglin on 3/31/13 at 4:03 am #
  31. No one I’ve talked to likes the green apple skittles,Wrigley…... YOU BLEW IT!

    Comment by Mattt C. on 4/01/13 at 9:08 pm #
  32. Please get rid of the green apple in your skittles. It is gross!!!!

    Comment by Beverly Olson on 4/02/13 at 2:59 pm #
  33. This is a outrage!! This is like hearing JFK was shot or that the british were coming. I mean come on green apple???? Nobody even like apples anyway. You know the old saying if it is not broke then dont fix it? What in the world was Skittle thinking? I will never buy another bag of them EVER again! Who is with me on boycotting Skittles for the rest of our lives? I know I am who is with me? Who ever is responisble for this will have to answer for it one day. I hope they get what is coming to them

    Comment by Pissed Off Lime Lover on 4/05/13 at 1:17 pm #
  34. I agree with everyone.else this really bums me.out- I didn’t even realize that this switch occurred until I.threw a handful in my mouth and was like what the…....  As previous person said apple overpowers the other flavors and nothing goes together anymore-first they get rid of lime starburst and now this- yuck

    Comment by Jflatty on 4/07/13 at 10:11 am #
  35. Please change the green apple back to lime.. Or possibly sell both.. Sense I was a small girl I always said my favorite candy were the purple and green skittles. But now I have to move on to the Heath bar..
    Or maybe this is Gods signal to start eating apples..

    Comment by Ava Santa Ana on 4/08/13 at 6:50 pm #
  36. Please! The green apple doesn’t match the rest of the flavors!
    You put a couple in your mouth and the green apples flavor sticks to my tongue like bad after taste.

    :( not trying to be rude.

    Biggest skittle fan.

    Comment by Ava Santa Ana on 4/08/13 at 6:53 pm #
  37. Honestly disgusting. Keep the new flavors out of the ORIGINAL bag.

    Comment by Brandon on 4/16/13 at 7:53 pm #
  38. The lime ones have always been my favorite and I am very upset by this.

    Comment by Alexandra Hoffman on 4/17/13 at 5:55 pm #
  39. I loathed the lime and love the green apple. Hopefully they won’t change it back to the gross original.

    Comment by Kate on 4/17/13 at 8:07 pm #
  40. I HATE green apple skittles. I also liked the chocolate skittles, as they tasted like tootsie rolls and vanilla tootsie rolls, haha. Seriously SKITTLES….put the LIME back in and quit mucking with perfection! I have actually stopped buying skittles until they do this. I was buying the 41oz bag too, 4 or more per month. Now, I buy zero bags per month. WE HATE APPLE. WE LOVE LIME!

    Comment by Taw on 4/18/13 at 8:22 am #
  41. LIME >>>>>>> Green Apple. Big time fail. Ruins skittles. Throw green apple into one of the other packages I don’t purchase or eat. Original skittles were the best. Absolutely ruined. Ugh.

    Comment by David on 4/20/13 at 10:21 am #
  42. Green apple skittles suck.  The lime skittles were way better.  The rainbow is ruined.  I love skittles but don’t really want them now. I got a pack for the movies and was so disappointed.  Bring back lime!!!!!! I do like the darkside skittles but the original used to be my favorite.  Now I don’t like the original.

    Comment by noelle on 4/21/13 at 10:58 pm #
  43. Urrrrghh, I hate the green apple flavor. The only time I really eat skittles is at the movies and it’s impossible to pick out the green ones in the dark (the only flavor I don’t like). So bahhh!

    Comment by Beth on 4/22/13 at 2:54 pm #
  44. I hate the green apple bring back lime!

    Comment by Kelly on 4/22/13 at 8:56 pm #
  45. Like the earlier comments said…  All of the old skittles flavors went together with eachother perfectly. Now the green apple over powers the rest of the skittles flavors. I am a HUGE skittles fan and this really angers me.. Honesty.. I have a little bucket that i have FULL of green apple skittles from pickimg them out… Let’s keep the original ORIGINAL!!! BRING BACK LIME! BRING BACK LIME! BRING BACK LIME! BRING BACK LIME! BRING BACK LIME! BRING BACK LIME!

    Comment by Destiny Gracee on 4/23/13 at 9:21 pm #
  46. When I have a decent amount I am going to send all of my green apple skittles back to the factory and ask them to please replace each one with a lime skittle. April Fool’s Day is over; it is time that they stop this nonsense.

    Comment by Disgusted & Annoyed on 4/24/13 at 11:06 am #
  47. Just tried the green apple today. EWWWWWW. I threw up a little in my mouth and spit them out. I didn’t even notice on the bag it said NOW WITH GREEN APPLE. I was expecting my delicious lime. This is a big epic fail in my opinion.

    Comment by Sue on 4/25/13 at 8:30 am #
  48. Green apple sucks. It’s way too stong and it overpowers all the others. I hope they bring lime back. Who is the one that made this choice.

    Comment by nick on 4/26/13 at 2:30 pm #
  49. I am truly dissapointed. I used to love the Lime Skittles. The taste was amazing! The other day I purchased a New Skittles bag with the Green Apple. I didn’t even notice it said NOW WITH GREEN APPLE on the front. I was starting to eat them, and I took one bite into the Green apple, and I spit it out immediately. It’s disgusting. I will NOT purchase a Skittles original ever again until they remove Green Apple and add Lime. Bad move, Wrigley, bad move..

    Comment by Diana on 4/26/13 at 6:19 pm #
  50. If they had said nothing, nobody would have even noticed…

    Comment by Stevo on 4/30/13 at 3:20 pm #
  51. I really really dont like the apple eww eww ewww im a lime kinda girl to begin with so it was perfect before my only fav candy and now im stuck pulling out all the apple its a sad day i hope it doesnt stick my luck it will

    Comment by Kristi on 5/01/13 at 9:32 am #
  52. This…. is… HORRIBLE D: I miss my Lime Skittles D: now i have the taste of some apple. Nastiness. lol:)

    Comment by Jessica Oliphant on 5/01/13 at 1:17 pm #
  53. I use Skittles for work in my Ice Cream shop.  I just opened a new bag we use for toppings.  I noticed the New Lime Flavor written on the bag.  I was mortified!  Apple flavored candy is disgusting and now Skittles are ruined!  I tasted one just to be sure.  Yep they are absolutely a train wreck!  Wont be buying them any more.  Why didn’t they just add them to a different bag?

    Comment by Amy on 5/04/13 at 6:21 pm #
  54. If they put apple flavored Skittles in a different bag, or even invented flavors that go well with it, I’m sure the ratings would be different. I hope they will bring them back because when people eat Skittles, they’re expecting tangy flavors that are still sweet. Green apple is now the grossest flavor I have ever tried with the other ones. Like this blog said, I tried the new combinations the green apple Skittle made, and I hated all of them. Can someone please tell me also, is this happening all over the U.S.A.? I live in the Northeast and it’s happening, and I know it’s happening in California. I don’t want to overreact about it all, but I know others are just as confused as to why the creators decided to do this.

    Comment by Mariel on 5/07/13 at 3:00 pm #
  55. These Apple skittles are terrible, Lime was always one of the best. If they want to introduce it, they should put it in a pack that is not titled (ORIGINAL) Do they not know the meaning of that word?

    Comment by E on 5/09/13 at 1:10 pm #
  56. Haha I was with my boyfriend of 5 years at food lion yesterday, when I discovered a box of shareable sized original skittles!
    I haven’t had that ecstasy in a long time. I bought $10 worth and put everything else back.

    I’m glad he has been my boyfriend for 5 years,
    Or I would have freaked him out hardcore.


    Comment by Ava Santa Ana on 5/10/13 at 7:57 am #
  57. I honestly didn’t notice the change until I was almost done eating the whole package.  Lime was my least favorite anyways (strawberry, grape, lemon, oragne, then lime).  Green apple is ranked last also, and tastes about as good in my opinion.

    Comment by Tails on 5/16/13 at 5:37 pm #
  58. Don’t like the green apple and I loved the lime.  The green apple does not mix well with the other flavors.  Please go back to lime.

    Comment by Paul on 5/19/13 at 12:10 pm #
  59. I did taste something different about the skittles but I seriously didn’t fully notice they changed the lime to green apple till I was almost done the package. I don’t mind the Green Apple ones but they aren’t nearly as good as the lime ones were. Bring the lime ones back please!

    Comment by Haley on 5/20/13 at 1:47 am #
  60. Lime was the main reason I ever bought Skittles.  They’ve had enough of my money.

    Comment by Alec on 5/21/13 at 12:43 am #
  61. FINALLY!!!  I love skittles but I hate lemon and lime!!  I can tolerate one but doubled up in skittles killed me cause all i liked was purple and red, orange is ok with me.  Lemon and lime together is redundant and i dont really mix skittles, i am so happy they did this.  It always seemed to me like there was more yellow/green than all the other flavors.  The apple flavor is great.

    Comment by Jason C on 5/23/13 at 7:19 am #
  62. white people problems

    Comment by jeff on 5/25/13 at 1:28 pm #
  63. Ahahahaha I think jeff wins.

    Comment by Kelley on 5/25/13 at 3:21 pm #
  64. Personally I loved the lime,  I miss it.  What Skittles needs to do is make a new bag and design for the   new flavors added,  and then for the ORIGINAL Skittles bag keep the original flavors.  This way   lime lovers can rejoice and those that prefer the newer flavors still have theirs too.

    Comment by Stephanie on 5/25/13 at 8:09 pm #
  65. It’s a sad day when I look up a skittles blog just to complain about the poor choice of sour green Apple. Bring back the lime flavor!! I won’t be buying any more skittles until it’s fixed. An annoyed customer who is going through rainbow withdraw.

    Comment by Nick on 5/26/13 at 1:42 pm #
  66. I Love the green apple skittles, they go amazing with strawberry. LIME WAS DISGUSTING!! So much better! Skittles please dont change it back!!

    Comment by Maryjain on 5/27/13 at 5:37 am #
  67. I was open minded in trying the new green apple, but it totally ruined my skittles experience!  Please tell me this isn’t permanent!  Why ruin something so great!  Green apple is fine somewhere else but not in my original skittles!

    Comment by Melissa on 5/27/13 at 2:06 pm #
  68. I love Skittles, but I’ve made my last Skittles purchase until the Green Apple goes away. I tried a few, then dropped the rest of the green apple into the trash and let the other skittles air-out to get rid of the nasty tainted tasted and scent.

    Comment by Noah on 5/30/13 at 3:20 pm #
  69. So I haven’t had Skittles in a while and usually eat yellow first because they’re super nasty and want to get them out of the way, then green because again, lime is nasty.

    What a shock to taste green apple, whoah! Now green has a whole new place in my order. And then I google this to make sure I’m not crazy…sure enough this is legit!

    All I can say is I’m super happy about this and am actually shocked so many people liked the lime flavor…weird.

    Comment by Me on 5/31/13 at 10:40 pm #
  70. I miss the lime flavor. Bring back lime please.

    Comment by Daishawn Ellerbe on 6/01/13 at 5:24 pm #
  71. Green Apple is far superior to Lime.  This is the best decision in the history of candy making.

    Comment by Ryan on 6/04/13 at 11:39 am #
  72. Please bring back Lime

    Comment by Me on 6/04/13 at 2:25 pm #
  73. Please bring the lime back, I really don’t like the sour apple.

    Comment by Diane Litz on 6/04/13 at 2:39 pm #
  74. I bought my first (and last) bag with the Green Apple 2 weeks ago. At first I thought I had a bunk bag, until I finally looked at the bag and read what it said, “Now with Green Apple”. Yuck, these suck! It isn’t so much the flavor that isn’t good, like the author says, it doesn’t play well with others and dominates the palette. Big time thumbs down. I ate approximately a bag a week for years now, and that habit got broken in just a few minutes, thanks to the Green Apple skittle…

    Comment by David Sumich on 6/04/13 at 5:46 pm #
  75. I’m so glad I found so many people as upset about the loss of lime as I am. Totally ruined my favorite candy. How can they call it original now with a straight face? BOO Skittles! BOO! Ok just wanted to throw in my little two cents of temper tantrum. Approaching 30 and I thought I was just being silly but I feel vindicated to know many of my fellow Americans are just as upset. I’ve never been a green apple fan to begin with so now having it mixed in with all my favorite little chewy bursts of flavorful sunshine makes me want to cry. Ok not cry. But I did throw the rest of the bag away.

    Comment by Rachelle on 6/05/13 at 8:11 pm #
  76. I positively HATE green apple. It’s the worst flavor they could have chosen.  I will soon be starting a petition to bring back lime, my favorite. Why would skittles ruin sych a good thing?
    And p.s. Midnight lime tastes NOTHING like original lime.

    Comment by Alissa on 6/11/13 at 7:44 am #
  77. I love LIME anything.  This green apple stuff ruins it for me. YUCK.

    Why change something if it works?

    Comment by Daisy on 6/11/13 at 3:14 pm #
  78. I HATE THE GREEN APPLE SKITTLES! They are so gross. The only food that I like that tastes like a green apple is, well, a green apple! I am saddened; I loved the lime ones and I hope that the Skittles manufacturers see that people liked lime more and bring them back.

    Comment by Rebecca on 6/13/13 at 6:44 am #
  79. I’m a big fan of the lime flavored skittle but green apple is okay but i still miss the lime.

    Comment by Kellie on 6/13/13 at 1:35 pm #
  80. Now I have to listen to my brother cry in sheer disappointment for the next hour. This man would go through 5 packs of skittles just taking out the lime ones. I hope Skittles reimburses me for the earplugs -_-
    P.S: Make it stop :’(

    Comment by Jasper on 6/14/13 at 4:41 pm #
  81. I honestly hated the lime, and i really like the green apple smile

    Comment by Grace on 6/25/13 at 5:09 pm #
  82. Skittles had ALWAYS been my favorite candy! I have loved it since I was a kid. I have now banned Skittles because they changed from lime to green apple! So sad:(. What is the obsession w/ green apple anyway?? Gross! Bring lime back…please!

    Comment by Misty on 6/26/13 at 10:40 am #
  83. This made me sad :(  This week I bought 2 packs of Skittles, the original and the new darkside.  I ate the darkside first and yes I did like almost all the flavors.  Then today I ate the original and I was soooo disappointed.  First I ate the greens and thought “wait, was that green?  That didn’t taste green”  Then I tried again, then I looked at the wrapper and saw Sour Apple!  Then I thought “did I FORGET that Green is Sour Apple??”  I mean I do forget things smile  So I searched and found this article to learn they changed it!  I’m not a fan of Sour Apple, and miss the Lemon and Lime combo I used to eat…

    I do like the new Darkside but the flavors are a little too strong all together.  Original had a mix of bland and strong flavors that was perfect.  Skittles - Don’t mess with the original!  Make as many additional flavors as you want, but the original should always be the original smile

    I’ll survive wink

    Comment by Suzanne on 6/28/13 at 6:35 pm #
  84. I love lime it is my favorite i grabed A SOUR SKITTLES BOX at the store WANTING LIME. I opened the box and relized it was green apple what is with that. I WANT LIME BACK!!!!

    Comment by Sienna on 6/28/13 at 8:49 pm #
  85. My 5 year old grandson asked me why they stopped making his favorite skittle. I agreed with him, lime skittles are the best. The only thing that seems to make sense for the entire fruit flavored candy industry to be switching over to this very unappealing flavor, is that lime flavor must be more expensive than sour apple. Not one person I know likes sour apple. This switchover could not have been driven by individual preference or taste-tests.

    Comment by Mike & Brandon on 6/29/13 at 1:44 pm #
  86. The new green apple flavor is terrible!!!  I really was a huge skittles fan but it’s crap that i have to throw out 20% of the bag now.  It’s that bad.  Bring back lime!!

    Comment by bmann on 7/01/13 at 1:20 pm #
  87. I only heard about it…

    With the obviously overwhelming dislike of the new skittle, I decide I will take a hint. No more Skittles for me. Until the “Original” flavors become the original flavors.

    Comment by Chris on 7/03/13 at 4:24 pm #
  88. I picked up my first bag of Skittles in months today and was so disappointed that they replaced lime, I had to google it. The green apple is awful.

    Comment by Christopher on 7/05/13 at 5:43 pm #
  89. I litterally only get skittles to eat the lime.. Weird I know, I have been doing it for year.. I guess no more skittles for me which I am highly disappointed about!

    Comment by Jasmine on 7/08/13 at 1:15 pm #
  90. I can not believe skittles would do this! Lime was my favorite and went well with all of the other flavors! I wont be buying these often if at all now that i have to miss my lime and pick out all of the green apple! They are disgusting! Ugh : (

    Comment by Amanda on 7/09/13 at 7:43 pm #
  91. Ok so today I went to Walmart and got skittles like always… When I got home I opened up the bag and took a handful, sorting out my favorites first. Like usual I went for the green. I was surprised when I tasted the apple instead of my favorite lime flavor. I feel bad that so many people are upset about this,I mean I am too.  Though I like the green apple, I wish they could have kept the lime and maybe added the apple to their dark skittles or some other branch. Overall I will still buy skittles but less often…I understand that the company wanted to perhaps boost sales and for those green apple lovers, the sales will soar, but for me I’ll now have to DECIDE whether or not I want skittles.

    Comment by Alexandra on 7/10/13 at 3:59 pm #
  92. Skittles© needs to make the lemon changed to banana it will be better. To tell you the trooth i absolutely love the new green apple skittles. the lime skittles were not very good. I still dont like the fact that they changed the original flavers.

    Comment by anthony on 7/12/13 at 6:50 pm #
  93. Kso I first recognized the change of the green skittles when I was at the movies watching The Call and my first thought was “something tastes really wrong” and then I read the flavour part of the skittles bag and saw green apple and I was very (emphasis on the very) disappointed because once I got to the bottom of the skittles bag all that were left were those nasty green skittles. I used to eat my lime skittles with the lemon and the orange ones and it was like the perfect citrus blend (a candied version of five alive). Green apple skittles don’t taste good with any of the other flavours because it overpowers all of the other flavours. It’s basically the outcast of the bag, no one cares for nor about it because it’s a useless piece of shit. -.- my god wrigley’s. I don’t just not like green apple, I despise it, it fucking sucks and it’s disgusting. Good day.

    Comment by Cherie on 7/23/13 at 5:47 pm #
  94. Green apple is awful.  I was addicted to Skittles until green apple started infiltrating the original version here in Florida.  While not a bad thing that I have overcome an addiction, I really miss an occasional Skittles binge.

    Comment by CinFl8 on 7/24/13 at 11:03 am #
  95. I sit and pick the stupid green ones out of every bag. I either throw them away or throw them in a baggie for my daughter. They are gross and even worse when combined with the other flavors. I mean, offer it in a different bag but don’t replace a sweet or citrus flavor with a nasty sour one.

    Comment by Erik I on 7/24/13 at 11:13 am #
  96. ok, so I really HATE the new green apple!!!  If you want to make a new flavor, please, at least keep the original as a choice for those of us who would prefer them.  I like some of the previous comments about not purchasing anymore skittles until the original flavors are available…and I just might follow their lead…so sad!!!

    Comment by Sally on 8/04/13 at 10:13 pm #
  97. Apple flavor stinks, LIME ROCKS!  Will not be buying skittles any longer.  My favorite candy in the whole world is no longer my favorite.

    Comment by Monica on 8/08/13 at 4:01 pm #
  98. Agree with the overall sentiment.  Green apple is overpowering the other flavors and it ruins the experience of this otherwise wonderful candy.

    Comment by James on 8/10/13 at 12:01 pm #
  99. Candy makers need to realize that polling is a terrible way to judge public perception of their candy. The majority of people who vote in these polls are those who want change. Those who are happy with the candy have no motivation to visit the site or take part in a poll for new flavors.

    Green apple is now pervasive in the candy market and lime is quickly becoming extinct. Skittles had a wonderful and memorable flavor profile which is now shattered by the strange flavor of green apple. Wrigley made the same mistake when they polled for changes with Life Savers. I haven’t bought a single roll since the change and I will be making the same choice with Skittles.

    Goodbye Skittles…you will be missed.

    Comment by Ryan Griffin on 8/10/13 at 12:08 pm #
  100. The rainbow something so majestic has now been ruined. Bring lime back restore faith in humanity.

    Comment by Nathan Wu on 8/12/13 at 7:50 pm #
  101. No!  No!  No!

    Comment by Jay on 8/15/13 at 6:59 pm #
  102. Sad.  People used to love sharing Skittles with me because I only ate the green and yellow ones.  Now I guess they’ll love it even more because I’ll only be eating the yellow ones.

    Comment by Sarah on 8/17/13 at 5:02 am #
  103. I wish they did the green apple ones in the uk, i swear in every fruit flavour sweets thing there is always a lime and a lemon flavour and they are too similar! Seriously in the uk they hardly ever do apple flavour and its usually my favourite! Bored of all the sweet and not sour enough citrus candy, I want apple!

    Comment by Phoebe on 8/18/13 at 2:20 am #
  104. Taste the rainbow no longer holds the same nuance of delightful lime -asm appeal in your mouth as before. The green apple quickstep has prevailed.  Alas lime you will be missed.

    Comment by Mikey on 8/19/13 at 2:13 pm #
  105. The Red, yellow, and green were my favorite skittles. I always saved them for last. Imagine my horror when I grabbed a bag for a card playing night and there were no more LIME, The green were now sour apple. Who wants THAT in a candy? Why on earth change something good for something mediocre? Please bring the LIME back. If this doesn’t happen, I see no reason to buy them any more. The other car players were grossed out by the sour apple ones,

    Comment by Tremor on 8/21/13 at 6:23 pm #
  106. So, clearly, I am way behind on this—but I have been eating Easter Skittles all summer—so I had no idea—UNTIL TODAY. As Lime was my favourite flavor, I am really disappointed with the change to Green Apple. I now have to throw away all of the purple and green Skittles, because both make me gag a little.

    I guess I am adding Skittles to my list of candy that big business has ruined. :(

    Comment by JC Tuck on 8/27/13 at 11:22 am #
  107. I do not like the green apple skittles at all..I buy a bag and throw out the green apple skittles, they are really bad!  I will have to find another candy to eat as I do not like waste.  So sad!

    Comment by Lisa on 8/27/13 at 11:25 am #
  108. All this dissent over Green Apple skittles amuses me. In Australia (and I think the UK) there has never been a lime flavour. Nor grape for that matter. We’ve always had green apple and blackcurrent as our original flavours. Although recently they changed the blackcurrent to grape and it’s gross!

    When I was in America I got my mum to send me skittles (I hated the lime), and all the girls at camp that tried them thought that the green apple and blackcurrent were superior flavours. I want blackcurrent back :(.

    Comment by Beth on 8/30/13 at 5:10 am #

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    Comment by MELLY on 8/30/13 at 10:30 am #
  111. Honestly the lime skittles were boring. That’s the whole reason they decided to change it. I have never heard anyone say lime was their favorite until coming to this page. It was boring, forgettable, and frankly too much like lemon. Worse, actually. The green apple skittles are new (and better), and attract new people to purchase the product. This new flavor is really good, you guys are just afraid of change. Give green apple a chance!

    Comment by JOe on 9/03/13 at 2:42 pm #
  112. This was the worst decision ever made in the history of candy!!! why did you change perfection. leave skittles alone the way they were with the lime flavor!!! stop sucking up the world with your stupid ideas!!!!! In other words BRING LIME BACK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Comment by Kimmy krusher on 9/04/13 at 8:34 pm #
  113. Down with #greenapplenastiness !!

    Here is the Consumer and Market Insights Director at Wrigley:

    Polly Baur
    Wrigley Jr. Company
    Wrigley Building 410 North Michigan Avenue
    Chicago, Illinois 60611

    Have a nice chat with her about this travesty.

    Comment by Marcus Buker on 9/11/13 at 5:26 pm #
  114. JOe #111:

    The vast majority of people who ate skittles (and ate LOT of them) are like those who eat at McDonald’s:  they don’t want new and exciting, they want *consistency*. 

    Every handful of original (and sour) Skittles that got shoved in the mouthport tasted the same as the last one and the one before that:  yummy! 

    The #greenapplenastiness throws the whole balance off.  For the sake a a few new customers that eat them a few times, Mars/Wrigley will lose many more hard-core fans that provide the bulk of the long-term sales.

    Comment by Marcus Buker on 9/11/13 at 5:34 pm #
  115. hooray. this is the best choice ever!!!

    Comment by Bill on 9/13/13 at 8:45 pm #
  116. I disagree with the comment about Lime being a 20th century fruit. lime is big time now considering, Budlite with Lime Miller with Lime, key Lime pie Vodka. . taking out my fav. flavor lime just like they did years agao with the “original” starburst flavor Lime . Was a huge mistake. I won’t be buying skittles again. I would say get rid of lemon first!Heck chuckles still have lime!.

    Comment by Barry on 9/20/13 at 12:40 pm #
  117. BTW What mkes Mike and Ike great? The lime ones!.cherry alwys tastes like medicine unless you mix it with Lime then its like a cherry- lime Rickey.

    Comment by Barry on 9/20/13 at 12:43 pm #
  118. My kids LOVE, LOVE, LOVE SKITTLES…..BUT now they HATE the green apple…. one picked all the green out to see if anyone else wanted them.  I tried one (I mean they were “the thing” when I was a kid….but sorry - JUST GROSS…..

    we all hope you change them back to original - SOOOOON!

    Comment by Greenfield Person on 9/21/13 at 6:31 pm #
  119. I HAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAATE the switch. Pleeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeaaaaaaaaaaaaase bring the lime back!


    Comment by London on 9/21/13 at 6:37 pm #
  120. September 21,2013

    I loved skittles, but now I think they STINK!!! Today I went to walgreens and we ended up getting skittles. When we got home I opened my pack. I though that tasted funny, so I looked on the package and it said NOW WITH GREEN APPLE. The green apple flaviored skittles are… are… I don’t know. On the other hand, lime is way better! Please bring back lime skittles!!!

    Comment by Novy on 9/21/13 at 7:09 pm #
  121. Instead of green apple, maybe they should call it ROTTEN APPLE!!  Lime is the one for me!

    Comment by CHRISTINE on 9/24/13 at 11:49 am #
  122. Wait…they got rid of lime? I only eat the lime, lemon and orange Skittles as it is. Green apple is DISGUSTING and so are all the red and pink flavours. Well, I see no reason to buy Skittles any more. Why buy them when I will only eat two of the flavours?

    Comment by Beth on 9/26/13 at 3:45 pm #
  123. So I have a pack of original skittles and am having a sort of give away. Check out the video to see how you can get your hands on them. If you win it will be free of cost I will pay to ship them to you.

    Link Below To The Video

    Comment by Bobby VandenAvond on 9/29/13 at 11:38 pm #
  124. I am so sorry for all of you who loved & miss the lime skittles. I, on the other hand, have been giving lime skittles away most of my life (or even throwing them away when I couldn’t find someone to eat them) & have in recent years just started trying (unsuccessfully, I might add) to mask the yucky lime flavor by eating it with the others. I could not have been happier when I pulled a bag of skittles off the shelf and saw the beautiful green block letters that read, “NOW WITH GREEN APPLE” - it is the change I have been waiting for my whole life!

    Comment by Carly on 10/03/13 at 1:42 pm #
  125. Hate hate hate the green apple

    Comment by Dawn on 10/04/13 at 2:08 pm #
  126. Lime was my fav skittle flavor! Now its gone!

    Comment by Kitten on 10/07/13 at 1:39 pm #
  127. I like the lime better I don’t like apple so I dnt buy skittles anymore. I use to buy it for the lime flavor

    Comment by sally on 10/11/13 at 11:00 am #
  128. Lime was way, Way, WAY, better. Totally ruined a childhood favorite!

    Comment by Dawn Perry on 10/12/13 at 2:06 pm #
  129. I’m completely disappointed. Skittles used to be my favorite candy ever since I was little. Especially the lime. I would pick out the lime and eating it last. Same with my mom. Looking through the pantry to find some ORIGINAL flavors now.

    Comment by michelle on 10/13/13 at 2:24 pm #
  130. For those who don’t know, the people complaining about “grape” being turned into “blackcurrant” and that it is not as good, are placebo-ing themselves something fierce. It’s kind of funny actually, The grape skittle in certain foreign countries is the same flavor, they just call it blackcurrant instead. Unlike the new green apple, which was a legitimate new flavor. Also, it is much better than the lime in every way, in my opinion.

    Comment by Only One Who Does Research on 10/18/13 at 1:16 am #
  131. Today it’s our lime skittle, tomorrow our strawberry starburst, when will we stand our ground and tell these companies our demands?

    Comment by Louis on 10/18/13 at 10:35 am #
  132. What the hell green apple tastes like shit! Lime was my favorite! And they replaced it! They should bring lime back! Screw green apple!

    Comment by Jake on 10/28/13 at 1:10 pm #
  133. This is an ugly trend that has repeated with several of my favorite candies. Skittles, sweet tarts, now and laters…..Lime was always my favorite flavor. If you wanted greenapple you had to go with Jolly Ranchers. I hate greenapple.

    Comment by CHUNK-E on 10/29/13 at 2:41 pm #
    Green apple is absolutely horrible!
    How disappointing, they always have to go and change something that already working fine.
    Original are officially ruined for me and thousands of others.

    Comment by Brent on 11/03/13 at 5:31 pm #
  135. For some reason there is always one disgusting flavor in every bag of mixed candy.  For Skittles that is the green apple.  In what taste test group was green apple chosen over lime?  I demand a recount!

    Comment by Matt on 11/04/13 at 3:11 pm #
  136. Just now found the horror of the green apple.  This is a candy flavor I just do not like.  You hit the nail on the head with the combine-ability of the original skittles.

    Comment by Bob on 11/05/13 at 6:52 am #
  137. Happy to see I’m not the only one who hates the Green Apple flavor. We brought a huge bag of skittles to the shore with this summer for our family (7 adults, 2 kids). By the end, it was a bag of just greens! That never would have happened before. So sad.

    Comment by Kramer on 11/07/13 at 8:38 am #
  138. Hate hate hate green apple! Please please please bring lime back!!!!

    Comment by Danielle Cochenour on 11/12/13 at 8:53 am #
  139. Umm ew to the green apple skittle. Everyone know that you don’t mess the original bag. You put whatever flavors you want into the Tropical bag. Leave the classic, red bag out of it. I miss my lime!!

    Comment by Lauren Cosgrove on 11/14/13 at 6:42 pm #
  140. Green apple skittles taste good by themselves but with any other skittle? YUCK!

    Comment by Marcello on 11/28/13 at 1:53 pm #
  141. I Loveeeee it i hated the lime

    Comment by Jyanna Borthwell on 11/29/13 at 6:04 pm #

    Comment by JaNet Creecy on 12/02/13 at 7:50 pm #
  143. I was so mad about this. I even made a shirt about it.

    Comment by SliceOfBrain on 12/08/13 at 1:32 pm #
  144. this is BULLSHIT, fuck you, and your greenapple

    Comment by ryan on 12/08/13 at 8:15 pm #
  145. I WANT MY SKITTLES BACK! BRING BACK LIME. BTW this review is perfect, “The perfection that was the Original Fruits Skittles is now gone.”

    Comment by woodside on 12/11/13 at 6:48 pm #
  146. Lime candies are cool,Apple candies are not !

    Comment by Lime Luva on 12/18/13 at 9:25 pm #





    Comment by Monkeylover9 on 12/28/13 at 12:44 pm #
  148. Wrigley, BRING THEM BACK!!!!!!

    Comment by Monkeylover9 on 12/28/13 at 12:47 pm #
  149. I like limes

    Limes were the greatest tasting skittles! Seriously,
    We need to change this madness this, Baraks still in office. What’s next? Paul Walker dies? Ooooooh. Too soon? To damn bad America Fast&Furious; SUCKS! We make a big deal of this?! Please who the fuck knew about Paul before he died, I doubt half of America did. We only care is because he’s hot to women, right?
    Bring back lime. Stop caring about Barak Obama. And forget about Paul Walker

    Comment by Some guy that likes limes on 12/28/13 at 9:51 pm #
  150. Bring back the lime. How the heck can it be original if its not original, this is bull and we need to bring the good tasting skittles back. Sure i dont mind the apple but make a new set to put it in. dont mess with the original (or Texas).

    Comment by Hunter Coffman (the scarecrow) on 1/07/14 at 5:02 pm #
  151. I opened a bag of skittles today and was completely caught off guard because I had no idea the green was now green apple. I LOVE IT! I hated the lime flavor, so now I will definitely eat more skittles with this addition!

    Comment by Lexi on 1/09/14 at 6:37 am #
  152. I really like the green apple change. I used to always throw green in the trash because lime was a pretty gross flavor. Get rid of lemon and the bag will be complete!
    Suggestion, make yellow banana flavored.

    Comment by Ben on 1/09/14 at 6:53 am #
  153. I actually like the green apple ones! Green apple has always been my favourite candy flavour (with blue raspberry but that’s another story) and I’m so happy they changed even though I liked lime smile but I really like all Skittles so I ain’t even mad and if you shouldn’t mind either, no Skittle judging pls they all deserve to be eaten and enjoyed

    Comment by Delphine on 1/15/14 at 7:10 pm #

    Comment by shawn wilson on 1/16/14 at 9:43 pm #
  155. So I started eating them without noticing that they had changed the green apple.  When my taste buds starting flipping out that there was a new flavor and it seemed to be taking over the rest of the bag.  That’s when I noticed the bag…green apple. It’s no good.  totally changes the taste of skittles.  BRING BACK THE LIME.  People who like green apple can get it plenty of other places.  Say NO to green apple skittles.

    Comment by Jon on 1/20/14 at 10:09 am #
  156. Green apple Skittles are gross and terrible. The beauty of the originals was that I could pop a mouthful and didn’t have to pick through them. I tried that with green apple and almost threw up because the combination of flavors reminded me of vomit. Please bring back lime!!!

    Comment by Shannon on 1/24/14 at 8:08 am #
  157. I was very upset to find out lime was replaced by green apple. I returned my skittles and will not purchase until lime is back.

    Comment by Blain on 1/27/14 at 2:54 pm #
  158. I love I love the green apple wins and I do not care what people have to say about it being like the worst kid on flavor ever I like the line will either not really care about the lines but I like them but I like the green Apple ones better the one that they really should get rid of is the drape or the limit because I do not well I do not I am not very fond of the great mostly

    Comment by Devin on 2/01/14 at 11:07 am #
  159. Bring back lime! Green apple is for the birds!

    Comment by The Big Cat on 2/04/14 at 10:36 am #
  160. The greenapple is pritty good u got get used to it

    Comment by keneke53 on 2/08/14 at 8:45 pm #
  161. What genius made this stupid decision?!!! Cmon man!!! Won’t buy skittles till lime comes back!

    Comment by Chico Montana on 2/11/14 at 3:06 pm #
  162. I can not believe that they still haven’t changed back to lime, just sent them a long email complaining about it. I will not buy any package until they bring back the lime flavour.

    Comment by Steve on 2/19/14 at 7:55 pm #
  163. The green apple skittles are disgusting. My family and I think they need to bring back the lime.

    Comment by Marie on 2/20/14 at 5:20 pm #
  164. My best friend freaked out, thinking that all her lifetime there’d been a Skittles conspiracy. Then we all found out it had been switched. She’s terribly sad right now

    Comment by Anna on 3/06/14 at 10:52 pm #

    Comment by Emily on 3/11/14 at 1:04 pm #
  166. The “Original” Skittles isn’t just as good as it was.  I got a bag of candy for Christmas with the new flavor and I’m disappointed.  The green apple is good but it is nothing compared to the Starburst Jellybean green apple flavor or the Jolly Rancher one.  Also, it doesn’t work for me as a skittle:  I can no longer eat three yellow lemons and three limes which was my favorite thing to do when I get a bag of Skittles.

    I probably won’t be buying a bag of Skittles on my own no more. :(

    Comment by dae on 3/12/14 at 3:35 pm #
  167. I’m was in love with skittles till they came out with the green apple flavor. Please bring back lime I would buy them a lot more.

    Comment by Brittany on 3/15/14 at 8:27 pm #
  168. I used to buy 2 to 3 bags of skittles a week up until I tried my first back with green apple.  I have not bought a bag of skittles for months now I hate green apple. Please bring back the lime it was my favorite

    Comment by Teresa on 3/18/14 at 1:20 pm #
  169. Green Apple sucks. I’m a grocery checker as well most of my customers agree.

    Comment by jj on 3/25/14 at 8:08 am #
  170. I haven’t met anyone pleased with the new flavor. I would eat a few skittles with every beer i drank on the weekends, especially light beer with no flavor. Lime and lemon were the best. I miss it, as do many others

    Comment by chicago joe on 4/01/14 at 7:52 pm #
  171. I want lime skittles :( ,I used to save the lime ones until the end of my treat #bestforlast now theres green apple gross :—_-

    Comment by mercedez on 4/16/14 at 11:32 am #
  172. I just found a whole box of skittles with lime the share size to!!!! EBAY booya!!!!!!

    Comment by brian on 5/07/14 at 7:10 pm #

    Comment by Cassandra on 5/13/14 at 9:53 pm #
  174. I haven’t had original skittles in so long.  I used to eat almost a bag a day. but now I can barely stomach the original mix.  please bring back lime.

    Comment by Lauren Smith on 5/20/14 at 4:15 pm #
  175. Picked up a bag of Skittles on a road trip and to my surprise popped in a handful of weirdness. I won’t type what I really called it but Green Apple is not a flavor I enjoy in an actually green apple. I don’t like it in my Skittles mix either. Why? The humanity! Please bring back LIME!

    Comment by CJ on 5/26/14 at 9:27 am #
  176. I used to save the lime til last becuase they were the best, now i save green til last so they dont ruin the experience. Please revive the lime:(

    Comment by Easy on 5/31/14 at 11:04 pm #
  177. Lime was totally the better flavor I pick the apples out of the bag and eat them seperatly the change what skittles have always been

    Comment by terry on 7/06/14 at 1:36 pm #
  178. Lime skittles are disgusting. Thank you for removing them. I now spend all of my$ on skittles because the green apple ones ROCK! Lime sucks.

    Comment by Jenn on 7/06/14 at 7:34 pm #

    Comment by JANICE E SMITH on 7/13/14 at 3:20 pm #
  180. I thought I was the only one that had this weird sensitivity to green apple.  This blog clearly proves me otherwise.  I don’t remember the lime ones, but can’t stand today’s green Skittles.  TEAM LIME ALL THE WAY!!

    Comment by Lisaland on 7/29/14 at 1:37 pm #
  181. Who was the idiot that made the decision to change lime #bestflavor with green apple. You know you can add apple without removing the lime. Add another flavor to the mix. Make apple a darker shade of green.

    Comment by Bill on 8/06/14 at 2:23 pm #
  182. I haven’t had Skittles in years, until yesterday.  I didn’t even think they had gross apple until I ate the supposed lime ones. I about vomited. These are going in the trash.  Please,please bring back the lime!

    Comment by Frankie on 8/10/14 at 8:05 am #
  183. I hope they bring back the lime because I’m not buying any original skittles and nether are my friends until they bring back lime cause my favorite was lime and when they replaced it with green apple I almost died inside. so please bring back lime and never replace it again.

    Comment by Laira on 8/10/14 at 1:23 pm #
  184. I will never buy a bag of skittles again unless they bring back lime instead of green apple.  And they used to be my favorite candy. Worst move in candy making everrrrrr!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Comment by Dane Morris on 8/25/14 at 1:21 pm #
  185. I have a bag with me now… I hate these green apple skittles. I am eating them to get them out of the way but that is making me sick. Going to get rid of them. Not only did they swap them, It looks like a good chunk of the bag is green apple. Gross raspberry I know these are first world problems but damn skittles! I haven’t been this upset about candy since M&Ms; got rid of the tan M&Ms;. mad

    Comment by yourmothersir on 9/04/14 at 6:31 pm #
  186. Not sure what wrigleys was thinking but green apple is a horrible choice…..when those green colors pop out I just throw them away….thats a shame.when you consider how well the original flavors blended so well together

    Comment by andrew ruiz on 9/23/14 at 9:58 pm #
  187. I am so SICK of this disgusting green crapple skittle. Whoever is responsible for this horrible decision needs to be hit in the face with every green crapple skittle in existence. Bring back Lime!! I don’t want to go out and have to buy Darkside Skittles just to get my lime fix. Put green crapple in Darkside and leave original alone. And now it’s not even original anymore so thanks for ruining two things. Ugh I’m so annoyed with the rainbow right now.

    Comment by Patrick on 9/24/14 at 2:44 am #
  188. Lime skittles will be back in 2015 in another mix (Orchards)

    Comment by benamore on 9/26/14 at 5:45 pm #
  189. I found one last pack of the real original s when the switch over was happening and saved a lime one in a little container that I still have. Lime come back to us!

    Comment by Amanda on 10/02/14 at 9:24 am #
  190. Oh please please put Lime back in the original skittles!  Green Apple is horrible!

    Comment by Joe on 10/08/14 at 3:08 pm #
  191. The fact that you tried to dissect the flavors of skittles, which are completely artificial, makes me laugh. Shut up and eat the candy. Love you longtime - Wilson Palacios

    Comment by Wilson Palacios on 10/14/14 at 9:13 am #

    Comment by Yumi on 10/21/14 at 5:39 pm #
  193. I can’t believe it’s been a year since they made this tragic decision! And some people are actually “getting used to it”. It’s disgusting! The only way I’d EVER buy skittles again would be if they brought back the original! Make the green apple a specialty for the weirdos that like it. Give us true fans back our skittles!!!!!

    Comment by Michelle on 10/21/14 at 8:00 pm #
  194. Green apple is disgusting to me.  In any type of candy.  Too sour and strong and almost bitter tasting.  I don’t even like actual green apples.  Lime was always my favorite flavor.  Sweet and mellow, cool lime, please, not headache-inducing blazing green apple. What a shame that lime is disappearing everywhere!  Dumb decision!  The green apple skittles were so disgusting I had to spit them out of my mouth.

    Comment by Rachel on 10/23/14 at 12:00 pm #
  195. I was so upset when I heard about them getting rid of my bae, lime skittles.  I continue to mourn the loss of my favorite flavor of Skittle to this day.  I wish that I had a candy that tastes as good as lime Skittles once did.

    Comment by Emily on 10/24/14 at 7:18 am #
  196. I had no idea there were people out there who actually liked the lime skittles. I know the Earth’s population is something around seven billion, meaning that there’d have to be at least /one/, but… I always wondered why they bothered making orange, yellow, and green of any candy.

    Skittles should take a lesson from Sour Patch Kids. They came out with a line of only berry packets (blue, purple, pink-ish and dark red) and now I just can’t keep them on my shelves, they’re so good. Or maybe I just happened to buy a bag that replaced the sugar crystals with opium to save money like they did back in ‘83. True story.

    Comment by FizzBerry on 10/28/14 at 3:46 am #
  197. I am very disappointed in the green apple flavor! The lime flavor complemented the other flavors but the green apple takes over all the other flavors! Skittles are ruined now! If you want to call them “Original” Skittles then please please please bring back the lime!!!!

    Comment by Amanda Dana on 10/30/14 at 7:01 pm #
  198. GUYS!!!!! I recently received an email from Wrigleys that stated that in the new Skittle pack “Orchards” there will be the flavors “Red Apple, Peach, Cherry, Orange, and the Lime flavor that was in the Skittles package” THEYRE BRINGING BACK LIME SKITTLES!!!!!

    Comment by Emily on 10/30/14 at 7:19 pm #
  199. Bring lime back!!!!

    Comment by This guy on 10/31/14 at 11:22 am #
  200. I have always LOVED the Lime Skittles, they were my favorite! No wonder I don’t like the new “Green Apple” flavor, they have JOLLY RANCHERS in them!! I HATE JOLLY RANCHERS!!!

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