Food of the Eighties, Skittles
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oh you know skittles, basically fruit m&ms. the first time i had (or remember having) skittles was around '85
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Jim in Chicago - April 19, 2010 - Report this comment
Probably the most iconic candy that came to be in the 80's. One of the best non-chocolate candies ever invented.
Julian - February 15, 2011 - Report this comment
I remember that towards the end of the 80s, they introduced three new varieties of Skittles-- Berry, Tropical and Tart 'n' Tangy. Berry and Tropical are still around, I think (I lost my taste for a lot of candy in adulthood, so I haven't bought any recently), but the Tart 'n' Tangy ones were (in my opinion) by far the best. I used to like to keep them in my jacket pocket during the winter and eat them when they were cold, so they would crack like hard candy. Then sometime in the 90s, they disappeared, and I've been mourning them ever since. In 2000, the company that made them came out with a new variety called "Sour," and I thought they might have revived them under a different name, but alas, the "sour" kind in no way compares to the original Tart 'n' Tangy-- it's just regular Skittles with a sour powder coating the outside. So they remain one of the few beloved candies from my childhood that I haven't been able to re-find in any shape or form.
SZA - February 21, 2011 - Report this comment
I love that, roughly 25 years later, the Skittles package still bears the iconic rainbow. Love these! But I only eat the red, purple & green ones.
jon earwood - May 02, 2013 - Report this comment
please bring back tart and tangy skittles
Evan - November 21, 2013 - Report this comment
I can't believe they got rid of lime. Green Apple is terrible! It overpowers the other flavors.
Shauna B - March 14, 2014 - Report this comment
I agree writhe tart and tangy skittles. They were the best by far. Please bring them back.
christi totally 80's - August 31, 2014 - Report this comment
skittles taste the rainbow classic still love these

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