Food of the Eighties, Fruitstripes Gum
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The gum had all these funky colors and the taste only lasted for about 3 min's...and had a zebra of different colors on the pack.
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ray s - May 03, 2007 - Report this comment
Yikes, yikes, fruit stripes gum!!! hahahah that song from the commercial is still in my head sometimes heheh
Kelly - June 15, 2007 - Report this comment
You can still occasionally purchase this at Michaels Craft Stores, or I have found it at Toys R Us
Hannah - January 04, 2008 - Report this comment
The last time I had this gum it was probably 16 years ago in 1992. I never had it again because I stopped chewing gum for awhile. So I don't remember if I liked it or not, but it always came with tattoos and still does.
Gretchen - February 08, 2008 - Report this comment
You only chewed it for the stripes. It tasted like crap. I found some not long ago at Toys R Us and bought it for my kids; they turned up their noses...oh well. The nostalgia stops here.
Kelly - March 12, 2008 - Report this comment
This was my all time favoritegum even though it didn't last long ...lol
sherry - March 25, 2008 - Report this comment
I see this all the time at Dollar General Stores
Dani - April 24, 2008 - Report this comment
I loved this gum as a kid. The flavor lasted maybe a minute then it tasted like someone pooped on your tounge!
crazy amy - August 10, 2008 - Report this comment
i want to know where you guys got the kind that apparently lasted so long.it only lasted about 30 seconds for me.maybe i chew too intensely.i did love it though.
Jenny - September 25, 2008 - Report this comment
I bought Fruit Stripe gum all the time, even though the flavor lasted about 0.5 seconds.
jt62786 - December 09, 2008 - Report this comment
that gum has no flavor at all.
Ava - March 06, 2009 - Report this comment
Sure didn't last long. Made mom's purse smell good. ha ha
Brandon - January 04, 2010 - Report this comment
I used to always get this and still do today. Still doesnt last very long, but the flavor is out of this world! :)
Joe - September 30, 2010 - Report this comment
I used to buy this once in a while and recently tried it the taste didnt last long but the little time it did last it sure was good
Tom - June 13, 2012 - Report this comment
Yeah, like you all say, the flavor didn't last long, but was accurately fruity, in a way other gums of the era couldn't imitate. The happiest gum on the market in the 70's.
Heather - July 12, 2012 - Report this comment
wow this gum had no flavor at all.
Angelia ann - March 02, 2013 - Report this comment
Oh my I can taste it now,yum!Remember the "ice cream" gum? Strawberry,vanilla and chocolate? Ah the memories.
John L - March 04, 2013 - Report this comment
OMG to the max. Yes, I think these are still out there, but I have forgetton about that Chocolate gum until Angelia ann mentioned it! That is so crazy. It was around 1973 and my brother and I thought that was so cool. Probably because we were small kids. But Don't think I thought about that in quite literally 40 years! Thanks for jogging my memeory. So cool!
Jenny - December 16, 2013 - Report this comment
I brought a package of this at Cracker Barrel in Mass. Last August.
Charlie - January 14, 2014 - Report this comment
Came out in the early 60s, and yes, they did have a Chocolate Stripe in the 70s
Roiz - January 15, 2014 - Report this comment
Fruit Stripes gum. Burst of flavor! Tastes better than other gums. Too bad the sugar does not last like Extra.

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