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Click pic to view comments - Confirmed sighting: Mars Skittles Confused Confirmed sighting: Mars Skittles Confused
Posted: 23:12 Tue 21-Oct-2008. Price: 1.25-1.49 for 180g. Location: Tesco, Glasgow; Sainsbury's, Exeter. Nutritional unusualness: 403kcal per 100g, 5.1% fruit juices.
Never confused? We're doubly confused today, with Zeddy deciding: "These are just bog-standard Skittles with the colours mismatched to the flavours. 'The green tastes like orange, the yellow like red, confused?' All the answers are on the base of the pouch. I suppose if you are 6 years old you will love this sort of thing but I think it's a lame way of producing a 'new' product."

And the photo comes courtesy of "Stu", who largely agrees that: "Although the idea of swapping the flavours and colours around is a reasonably sound one (and reminds me of an experiment we did at school with various fruit-flavoured jellies which were the 'wrong' colour), if you tend to just shovel Skittles into your mouth without looking - as I do - then the effect is lost."

...While, in other rose-hued recollections, Zeddy seems to have taken a leaf out of "Nick T's" sightings as he announces that Copella Apple and Strawberry Juice (2 for 3, Scotmid, Strathaven) is: "The best Copella drink yet. I find drinking it brings back memories of making jam in Granny's scullery when all the strawberries were lovingly picked by hand from her garden. That garden that kept an abundance of fruit in summers that seemed to go on forever. The strawbs were boiled in a pot on her old wood burning stove with sugar and lemon juice. They would be cooled and allowed to set with the odd sneaky taste to see it was 'setting right'. If we were lucky we might get a piece of freshly baked bread with a scrape of butter and some home-made jam later on for all our hard work."

"The trouble is, I never actually met my grans so I guess I have started becoming delusional or I stole memories from TV. Great juice, mind you."

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Posted: 22:08 Mon 03-Nov-2008 by "Mike Scott" # permalink comment
Comment: I think I am going to have to agree with you especially as they are not bringing out any of the American flavors like wild berry and tropical. I just don't think we need a flavor mix up, we need a new set of flavors.

I really believe that they could make a lot of money and make a lot of people happy if they only brought out a completely new set of flavors.

i really hope you agree.


Posted: 21:35 Fri 07-Nov-2008 by Zeddy # permalink comment
Comment: It's Skittles Bleach now, apparently.
Posted: 15:52 Mon 17-Nov-2008 by "apple_" # permalink comment
Comment: this is crazy! That just isnt fun having food that you dont know what is, surely you'd also sus it out after a packet?
Posted: 17:28 Mon 08-Dec-2008 by "Anon" # permalink comment
Comment: I think there was a mistake at the factory and millions of skittles were made which had the wrong flavour to colour match and this is their attempt to cover it up!
Posted: 18:07 Sun 22-Feb-2009 by "Eddy" # permalink comment
Comment: I think it's a great idea!
Posted: 13:06 Sun 03-May-2009 by "sarah" # permalink comment
Comment: I think its good as its done me a favour for a school project :)
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