Filters. Letter received from company after sending them a link to this thread. I have been buying jujubees for a long time and the newest box I got was soooooo disappointing!! JuJuBe makes life on-the-go easier and more stylish! A candy called “jujube”, which is made from jujube paste, is available in the United States. Let me know if you agree. Plus the last purple ones I had tasted like soap. Which of the following brands is not a type of liquorice candy? Matt McLaughlin on 11/04/11 at 7:51 pm, Comment by We have maintained the same formulation and quality standards for the product. Why do things have to change? Consumer feedback is very important to us, and we appreciate the opportunity to respond. Jujubes are notsupposed to be mint flavoured. It’s worth noteing that both Andrew and Elanor died the same year the company was sold (perhaps she died in early 1996, but very soon after Andrew), I’ve been eating jujubees since I was in diapers im 20 now and everytime I see a box I grab it they don’t las me but 45 minutes if you know how to eat them you would all enjoy then you don’t just open the box you tear a one inch hole in the end and pour a small amount into you mouth then suck on them after a little while you can put them between your molars and roll them around like someone else here said and they actually are very fruitful when you need them groups at a time. Haaaaaaaaate Jujubes. I am so sad. They were my all-time favorite movie candy. Thanks. He died just 2 years later and in sharing memories with my Mom she let me know he always knew it was me not my sisters. It’s sweet, hard, and It’s the ONLY candy I bought! They used to be flat on the top, and slightly concave on the bottom, which facilitated sticking them on the end of your tongue. We live in King of Prussia Pennsylvania. Rather than being translucent. I wondered if they weren’t “aged” enough before being sent to the stores or if they were changing the recipe. Yeah, and Ferrara used to be called Ferrara Pan, but it still says Heide on the box. Too many changes and not for the good. If you do find them inedible, a fun craft project is to stick an ordinary sewing pin through them and use them as push pins! (: Just had to comment. Sweetened or honey tea syrup containing jujube pulps is available in glass jars, and canned jujube tea or dried, pulverized jujube pulp in the form of teabags is also available in China, Korea, and Taiwan. I tried the ones at the Dollar Store that someone suggested and they were terrible. lovecandy on 11/03/12 at 4:11 am, Comment by I eat them while at work, it prevents me from gouging on other food. So sad were all never going to enjoy the goodness again, Update - Yahoo! recently they are better but what does produced by genetic engineering mean? Still can’t stand the licorice ones but all the other flavors were just like I remembered. I think its Welch’s that has a fruit snack like the JUJYFRUITS. Bill on 11/13/15 at 11:42 am, Comment by I have no favorite candy any longer and I am quite disappointed. We’re also trying out a new format, which is a little shorter, like a handful of fun size candy bars! Hate the new, chewy texture. Another good candy lost due to someone’s stupid idea!! Suck on it a bit to soften. But there his favorite and Ive gotten found of them too! I’ve never seen that before. MAKE IT SHINE! Learn the good & bad for 250,000+ products. I thought about all you candy bloggers while I was enjoying a childhood candy. J Jones on 9/27/15 at 1:05 pm, Comment by ingredients Oh how I wish you would bring back the OLD JUJUBES. A bit stale (cloudy in appearance, obviously old) but still edible. But the name of the berry has nothing to do with the make-up of the candy, which is more likely related to one of the basic ingredients of both Jujubes and Jujyfruits, ju-ju gum. I listen to what others have said and purchased a box dated 8/3/17 and they are the real thing. Frank on 10/16/15 at 5:37 pm, Comment by A total failure for these 30+ year jujube fan. Hopefully this is an old box of the new recipe and next time I buy a box it will be the ORIGINAL OLD recipe - otherwise I’m not buying them again. After some months of finding Jujubes back to their preferred hardness (at least close), I am sad to report the box I just purchased with a “Best Buy” date of 2/10/18 are back to being soft. Theresa on 7/29/07 at 7:55 am, Comment by Candy Critic - an exhaustive site of candy reviews from Canada, Collecting Candy - Jason shares his immense collection of candy wrappers and historical perspective to confectionery, The Candy Enthusiast - Sera's intricate notes & fabulous pictures of candy from around the world, Candy Gurus - Matty, Scotty & Jonny put candy to the test - it can be harsh but all done with love, Candy Professor - Yes, a real professor writes about candy and its place in American history, Candy Yum Yum - Patti's thoughts on candy as a writer and professional taste tester, Chocablog - UK based group blog with chocolate reviews from all over Europe. I recently came across a box of Jujyfruits and decided to try them again. HANK SCHOENWETTER on 4/05/09 at 3:40 pm, Comment by The older Jujubes for some reason reminded me of soap in their taste but I still liked them. Erika. I found that the Italian Putini candies are a nice alternative, but they are much pricier and individually wrapped. Once cookies are enabled, features such as: shopping cart, account creation, delivery and pickup will be made available to you. The flavors are different as well. Yes, they are definitely 100 times better now—harder and the taste is better—not so darn fruity. Worry your way through a mouthful of these sticky bastards…. Giving Back Donate to help build water wells in Africa. I have not lost my mind. Suzanne on 7/24/07 at 4:16 pm, Comment by D.Kehrer on 3/16/16 at 3:04 pm, Comment by Ry Jay on 7/08/10 at 7:46 pm, Comment by As a long time lover of jujubes, I have endured the changes over the past months. Just learn to eat them. Me, I just like them because they taste good, although I’ll have to admit, I’ve had to see my friend a time or two because of the Jujyfruits! I would go there just for those, and sometimes they would be out. Yeah runts are another weird candy. Bring back the old juju bees. Anonymous. Terrible especially when you know what the originals tasted like…...I agree very disappointing . WHY DOES EVERYONE SAY THEY ARE FLAVORLESS?? I love Jujubes! Jujubes are a fruit popular in Chinese medicine and Asian cuisine. The crap they were trying to sell the consumer belonged in the garbage. (more) Fat free; No artificial flavours; Gluten free ; Planning the perfect road trip? But whatever Farley’s & Sather is making now is not my beloved jujubes. Jujubes are clear and hard. Candygirl on 8/09/13 at 7:42 pm, Comment by Buy them now because I really like them. Not so much any more. I too have loved Jujubes since I was a child way back in the late 1970’s. I was not more than 7 at the time. to mr/mis i want to how to make jujubes With the changes in the packages came a loss of flavor and texture. If the candy is still made, they have it! Rating: 3.79 with 29 ratings 0 followers. Jujubes childhood candies, i love still to have this candy, these candy r chewy n colourful n tasty..Juices like lemon , orange n strawberry can goes with this candy, here I used lemon juice to give flavour to my candy.. I hate to say it, but it might be my last. Happy to report that the old Jujubes are back! I bought 12 boxes and a bag 2.5 lbs. It’s a candy that I have enjoyed for years. To have your sweets and stay healthy too, limit candy that’s particularly high in sugar, unhealthy fats and artificial ingredients. Now I too have noticed that they are much softer. Andy Gerber on 1/28/14 at 2:03 pm, Comment by Hope they reconsider the formula, cooking temp, whatever! A recipe for "pate de jujubes" was published in 1709. The new recipe is chewy and waxy with little flavor. Not good and again I am very disappointed. I too, have been eating jujubes forever. We need to find some! Jus got a box after idk how long but long, wanted to go back to a happy place and I totally forgot about jujubes. I also would buy a few boxes of the jujyfruit but didn’t like it as well when you changed the green mint to lime. A sour variety is also available. I was disappointed to find that they were not the same as what I distinctly remember. I really hate the waxy out coating. They are soft and mushy and have no flavor. Candy Wrapper Museum has a nice image of an earlier version of the Jujyfruits box, which I much prefer. With this said, we are in the midst of adjusting our process to reach a consistent desired texture; a texture that is neither too hard nor too soft. They not worth eating. I have been searching for Hydit licorice candy for years. A small donation of just $1.00 or $2.00, the cost of a single bottle of water, will have an impact. I’ve always enjoyed the Heide JuJuBees. Years ago I would eat at least a box a week. Lawrence Moderno on 11/02/13 at 3:21 pm, Comment by May I ask where you guys purchased them? Tic Tac Fresh Breath Mint Candies, Orange Singles - 1oz (9,600) M&M's. For the past few months I have only been able to get the soft jujubes. H. Davis on 12/10/15 at 9:31 am, Comment by If you refuse, you can still consult our product pages but you won’t be able to add product to your shopping cart. Russell Jubube Lover, check the expiration dates, the boxes dated “Best Before April-May 2016” are the soft undesirable formula. With flavor. I didn’t even finish the box (which is rare for me), they were so difficult to consume! A. They just are not the same candy any more. BUT, THE LAST 2 BOXES I BOUGHT IN NOVEMBER HAVE BEEN TOO SOFT.. Maybe lilac, too. Matt Mclaughlin on 10/28/15 at 10:55 am, Comment by Guess that’s another thing gone from my childhood. So flavorless and difficult to eat. Use to get them all the time going to Sat. I’ve tried acclimating to the new formula. I love that one! Store in zip bags, I had enough to last a couple of months. Well I took that unopened box of Jujubes back to Walgreens. I picked up a large box of Jujubes, a favorite of mine growing up. Please go back to the older style. This classic Willy Wonka treat was sadly taken off shelves in the '90s and we've missed those sour jawbreakers every day since. Something happened to the Jujubes, they just don’t taste the same. Where’s the “green”? I got the same ‘canned’ message from the company too. Each box contains an assortment of fruit-shaped candy pieces. Still, keep in mind that dried fruits are higher in calories than fresh ones. Yes try June 14 2017 or later. One person found this helpful. If you refuse, you can still consult our product pages but you won’t be able to add product to your shopping cart. Not all stores sell them, so a bit of a road trip. Add to that, Jujubes are “cured” longer, so they’re firmer. I hope that they correct their recipe or whatever is needed soon. These chewy, fruity gelatin-based treats take their name from the store-bought candy, often sold in movie theaters. Mark Cook on 2/26/13 at 4:48 pm, Comment by The harder the better. The Henry Heide Candy Company, creators of Jujubes, was founded in 1869. B. Twizzlers. Add me to the list that does not like the new Jujubes. Michelle Bacon on 1/21/13 at 6:12 pm, Comment by When I discovered they were changed I was a bit perplexed at first wondering why but am now addicted to the new chew. I’m never going to ever taste the goodness again I want my hard jujube! I wish they did still make the spearmint ones (but it’s okay if there’s no rose in there, I think two flowers is enough). I was surprised they held onto the company that long after ruining what Henry had built. Jujubes were introduced into the United States in the early 1900’s and varieties have been produced here but they are still unknown to most Americans. Jujubes, however, are a different story! You can substitute other fruit purees--such as raspberry or blackberry--for the strawberry puree. Manufacturing moved from a company in Minnesota to Oakbrook IL. Don K on 10/30/15 at 1:53 am, Comment by Why????? I have been looking for a hard licorice candy call “Black Diamond Licorice Buttons” and I understand it was made by Heidi Candy Company. They kinda crumble. Sweetened or honey tea syrup containing jujube pulps is available in glass jars , and canned jujube tea or dried, pulverized jujube pulp in the form of teabags is also available in China, Korea, and Taiwan. Elizabeth on 5/16/08 at 8:50 pm, Comment by Hope you have luck finding them! Hard at first then sticky on the teeth as I chewed. We would collect a few pop bottles, and trade them in at a Delicatessen, just a short bike ride from my house. Travis on 12/22/15 at 8:35 am, Comment by I’ve missed the old recipe and can’t wait to pop them in my mouth. Today Jujubes are a little softer, kind of like stale Jujyfruits. Walgreens just stopped carrying Jujubes in our area of Central Illinois—so sad. I used to suck on it for hours they were so hard and lasted so long! Just bought a box of Jujubes and they are awful. You’ll get boxes of nasty dull finished that have a chalky skin and gooey center. it’s definitely one of my favorite summer chewy treats! As of 2009[update], the ingredients listed on Jujyfruits boxes are: In the 1970s, Jujyfruits held a promotion where customers could send five dollars and a token from a Jujyfruits carton to the Heide Candy Company and receive a brass buckle and leather belt in return.[2]. The recipe called for gum arabic, sugar, and the date-like jujube fruit. I chew them into little pieces with my front teeth. Dried jujubes are also commonly sold for use in desserts or to be eaten by themselves like candy, especially in Asia. And I never knew that Jujubes were violet flavored. Here is their response; Thank you for contacting Ferrara Candy Company regarding Heide Jujubes. 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