(Keep clicking around at the other old Heide products there at the CWM, quite fun to see they had a Good & Plenty knock-off called Hi-D-Ho that were also pink and white.). How to Make Jujubes Candies. Letter received from company after sending them a link to this thread. I can still remember the box: long and white, with the Heide symbol prominently displayed. They’re sticky and can leave big hunks congealed to the sides of molars. I love Jujyfruits. Maybe lilac, too. If you want to make a $%^& mini-Jujyfruit, then do that, and market it as jujyfruit minis. 0 0. nadem. Michaela on 7/24/07 at 9:38 am, Comment by Supposedly he was “underage.” A close relative to gumdrops, jelly babies, jujubes, jujyfruits, and pastilles, a wine gum (or winegum) is a delightful, totally non-alcoholic treat that has been a classic British confection for over a century. Honestly, this king cake crack candy never lasts long. I purchased all the old boxes that were near me. I also would buy a few boxes of the jujyfruit but didn’t like it as well when you changed the green mint to lime. (Kind of like Chuckles which are also made by Farley’s & Sathers now.). THANK YOU. Jujubes are not supposed to be mint flavoured. Jujubes, on the other hand… Although my only experience with them came from a vending machine, so perhaps mine were overly stale? Michelle Bacon on 1/21/13 at 6:12 pm, Comment by 10 oz box one sitting….no problem! bkbirge on 10/07/11 at 9:05 am, Comment by But recently—-like I said, in the past several months, I noticed that I’d get a box here or there that was just too mushy. I want the Original one, hard and teeth sticking. Our QA department has now made adjustments to the recipe so that it is the same as they have been traditionally, but without the long holding time. Buy them now because I really like them. Now I too have noticed that they are much softer. Candy is meant to be a treat, but even when consumed in moderation some varieties push the wellness envelope. Candy corn (contains gelatin, although they do make vegan options) Starburst (contains gelatin derived from beef) Gummy worms (contains gelatin) Red candies (contains red dye, made from the dried bodies of female beetles) Nerds (contains pork gelatin) Altoids (contains pork gelatin) Sour, Gummy, and Hard Candies that are Vegan-Friendly For a daily update of Candy Blog reviews, enter your email address: Candyology 101 - Episode 37 - Lemonheads I’ll check the next box I buy. The shape is all that remains from the original. I even went so far as to email the company, and they responded saying that they have not changed them at all. Once cookies are enabled, features such as: shopping cart, account creation, delivery and pickup will be made available to you. I bought a box of Jujubes yesterday since I hadn’t had them since I was a kid. When Ferrara produces a good batch, there are a decent reminder of what JuJuBes use to be. With flavor. Jujyfruits Memories Ron Ritter on 11/23/15 at 7:44 am, Comment by I am looking for a pillow or some kind of novelity that has the Jujube insignia on it. Not ygonna happen. I was not more than 7 at the time. They’re chewy and pretty flavorful, though lacking in any tangy notes, it’s all sweet. Try CVS, but they’ve been out the last few times i’ve gone in there, too. The last two boxes I purchased were disgusting, soft, chalky, misshapen. Store in zip bags, I had enough to last a couple of months. I like the hard clear flavorful recipe of the old jujube, I grew up next door to the Heide’s in Martinsville, NJ. Hate the new, chewy texture. Roland Lataille on 3/15/16 at 4:08 pm, Comment by Mark Cook on 2/26/13 at 4:48 pm, Comment by Candy Wrapper Museum has a nice image of an earlier version of the Jujyfruits box, which I much prefer. D kehrer on 10/04/15 at 6:12 pm, Comment by Not so much any more. I use to love to stick them on the tip of all my fingers and pretend I had long fingernails. H. Davis on 12/10/15 at 9:31 am, Comment by So sad were all never going to enjoy the goodness again, Update - Yahoo! I even broke a couple of teeth over the years but that didn’t matter because I loved my jujubes. Banana runts were gross. But I would only pick up a couple of those to my 9 or more boxes. No Favor. The Jujubes were too soft and they melted too easily—and that’s what I DON’T like about Jujyfruits. We should each send them a thank you note. HANK SCHOENWETTER on 4/05/09 at 3:40 pm, Comment by Well they sold their company to Hershey in 1995. The flavors are also terrible. As of 2009[update], the ingredients listed on Jujyfruits boxes are: In the 1970s, Jujyfruits held a promotion where customers could send five dollars and a token from a Jujyfruits carton to the Heide Candy Company and receive a brass buckle and leather belt in return.[2]. I am sooo upset I bought a box of jujyfruits. Login. Ry Jay on 7/08/10 at 7:46 pm, Comment by So far, an executive has not found a way to screw them up just YET. I’m not sure if it was changes in the industry or bad management, but once Andrew retired and Phillip took over the company went downhill and had to be sold. It cost me $50.46. A fun and flavourful candy that we all remember and love. Please bring back the old recipe! Since they were shipping quickly, they became very susceptible to the shipping conditions such as heat and humidity. Please bring back the old formula. Jujubes are one of the few entries here that makes some sense. Things change and perfection is an illusive mistress, but the current product is good enough for me. This giant bag was full of all the lovely, tooth-pulling goodness you'd wish for in Jujubes. Babs on 12/27/15 at 10:37 am, Comment by Just bought a box of Jujubes and they are awful. Necco Wafers are back with the very kind of familiar, comfortable feeling we all seem to be craving. the aroma was unresistable the perfume of the box Thank you for contacting Ferrara Candy Company regarding Heide® Jujubes®. Still thought it was grape for some reason). Frank on 10/16/15 at 5:37 pm, Comment by Will trade you all my black, orange and yellow ones for all your green ones. I chew them into little pieces with my front teeth. Am quite disappointed in the 50s, and i am so glad to that. Dots and Jujyfruits ; someone else can have their Jujubes. [ 1 ] childhood candy my.! Tell me where i usually got them okay, since so many of the most recent box actually and! 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