G - North America - Gummies

Gummy Orange

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Taste: 3

Texture: 4

Novelty: 1.5

All scores out of 5

March 13 2011

I hate when I find something new sometimes. I like it because I get all excited about it, and then I can tell the world about this new find. I hate it because I worry if I happened to have missed this treat in the past, and maybe the rest of the world has known about it for years. That makes me look like an unprofessional Candy Critic. What will people think of me, how will they treat me on the street? Will they stare and point saying, "hey there's Chris, the guy that only just tried gummy oranges"? Well I'm going out on a limb today. See I've never seen gummy oranges before.

I've seen many other orange citrus fruits, even mandarins, but never regular oranges as these claim to be. Flavour wise these gummies are pretty good, they have a nice tang like flavour, so it's a fake orange but it's still orange. The thing that throws me off is the shape; it looks too much like a pineapple for my liking. I'd prefer to have something a little rounder at the bottom and less tear drop shaped. I've seen gummies in all shapes and sizes and I find no excuse for this treat to be just right shape.