I don’t know what is up with food manufacturers recently, but it seems like they’re really getting into making things that shouldn’t be spicy, spicy.
And while spicy candies aren’t exactly new, there are some classic fruity confections that you probably never thought about adding a dash of hotness to.
Like Skittles and Starburst.
People reports that a Wrigley representative let them in on a little secret PR: The company’s going to be releasing ‘Sweet Heat’ editions of their Skittles and Starburst candies this December.
A kick of fire isn’t the only thing the Sweet Heat versions of this classic treats are packing: They’ve also got some new flavors.
Fiery Watermelon, Blazin’ Mango, Flamin’ Orange, Sizzlin’ Strawberry, and Lemon Spark can be found in the upcoming black bagged Skittles.
The Sweet Heat Starburst carry on with the tropical fruit theme, as well.
You’ll be able to unwrap Fiery Watermelon, Strawberry Mango, Flamin’ Orange, and Pipin’ Pineapple. So if you’re not a fan of the dreaded lemon pieces, then you’re in luck. They both cost the same at .99 cents for a personal pack and $3.19 for a bag, which is usually about 14 ounces.
When people heard of the new flavors, there were some mixed reactions.
If you’re dying to try these out before the winter, you might be able to taste them at candy expos in your area. For example, there was one in Chicago that just happened and the Sweet Heats made an appearance there. Who wants to give these a shot?