I remember seeing these Pink Grapefruit with Grapeseed Gummi Pandas back at the Bissinger’s booth at the 2008 Fancy Food Show. At the time they only displayed them, and weren’t offering samples, so I just froze in my tracks when I saw them and tried to imagine how wonderful they must taste. I’m not a big gummi bear person, except for the TV show, but somehow the grapefruit flavor had me hoping these would be different. As soon as I saw them in stores, I piked yup a bag to try.
The gummies come in a nice bag that has a resealable top so you don’t feel like you have to eat it all in one sitting. There’s an ample few servings in the bag, and it’s taken me some time even to eat a little bit of them. The bears are chubby and stout, they have nubbins for arms and legs, and their lightly lined facial features are often muddles and non descript.
Like most gummi bears to me, the flavor is very mild. It do get a lightly sweet flavor that has some bitterness to it, like they were trying to re-create the flavor of the pith. I admit, I’m disappointed as I don’t get any intense flavors and juicy notes that I love and expect from grapefruit. These are really delicate and mild and I have a hard time finding and flavor in them.
I was disappointed by these, but I feel that’s more because I’m just not a gummi bear person. I’m sure if you’re a fan of them to begin with, you’ll enjoy these.
Rating: Not Worth It
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