Food of the Eighties, oompas
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These were candy, similar to large m & m's, except they had one layer of peanut butter and one layer of chocolate inside the candy shell. I believe they were made by Willy Wonka brand.
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SavageLettuce! - September 10, 2008 - Report this comment
YES! They came in a red bag! They were made by Willy Wonka and I LOVED them. Nobody ever knows what I'm talking about when I mention them.
D.A. Mright - May 07, 2009 - Report this comment
These were awesome. Didn't taste like M&M's or Reeses' Pieces like you might think. They were big,too..nickel-sized. Found some Willy Wonka Oompas last all excited 'till the package revealed that the new Oompas are "chewy fruit snacks". Drat!
I love 80's - August 15, 2009 - Report this comment
These were so good.
LELE63 - November 24, 2009 - Report this comment
I loved OOMPAS. Its good to know that someone else remembers this candy. My friends seem to think that I am the one that's confused.
Susan - May 24, 2010 - Report this comment
These were some of my favorite candy! I soooo wish they would bring these back so I could show my Grandbabies what real candy is like :) not everyone is a skittles fan!!!
ppatter - October 20, 2010 - Report this comment
Love Oompas!!! Had a table at school that sold candy. I bought a bag nearly every day. Loved to split them in two. PB M&M's are similar but no the same.
JoAnn P - March 17, 2011 - Report this comment
OMG!! I knew I wasnt and I mean no-one has ever heard of these giant peanut butter candies...yaaaay oompa fans!!!!
Michelle - August 04, 2011 - Report this comment
I loved Oompas. They were so good. They were like a big M&M and had half peanut butter and half chocolate in them. I wish they still made them. Does anyone know why they quit making them?
Lottie - May 31, 2012 - Report this comment
This was my favorite snack at the skating rink back in '77. Love,love,loved them!
Charlie - February 26, 2014 - Report this comment
Out from approximately 1971-1982
Dex - August 29, 2014 - Report this comment
I loved the peanut butter and chocolate Oompas. They used a silky milk chocolate that wasn't grainy, waxy, or chalky, and yep, they were larger than an M&M. While I like M&M's but Oompahs were a step or two up in quality.
Dex - August 29, 2014 - Report this comment
Typo! That should have read, "While I like M&Ms, Oompahs were a step or two up in quality."
Nina - July 22, 2017 - Report this comment
Ah yes! Ooompas! My absolute fave!! How disappointing they stopped making them and then came back with some fruity stuff named Oompas....ugh! Peanut butter M & M's come close, but quite...

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