His son and grandson were happy with the changes. Jujubes are gone forever. Jujubes are my favorite candy. I want it for a 3 year old little girl with special needs whose her name is Julia and they call her Jujube. And I never knew that Jujubes were violet flavored. They are still a bit softer than before, and they still have the somewhat milky appearance. I actually couldn’t eat the other two boxes I bought. is there a way to soften stale jujyfruits. They are back. The look of them alone says you really should have thought twice before going with that decision. Not long thereafter Walgreens stopped carrying them and I understand why - they were cheap and horrible. Which means I could use some jujubes. (Keep clicking around at the other old Heide products there at the CWM, quite fun to see they had a Good & Plenty knock-off called Hi-D-Ho that were also pink and white.). My friend introduced me to this candy about a year ago and I’ve loved them ever since! We would sometimes buy a generic version at a chain of supermarkets called Overwaitea (!) NECCO formed from the merging of several companies in 1901, but the company […] I liked these much better when they were less sweet and a little tougher to chew (that probably sounds backwards) - it was a great and tasty way to chew on something a little sweet and not rock hard to replace sunflower seeds and such. Makers of many classic retro and old fashioned candy that you will remember from your childhood. A total failure for these 30+ year jujube fan. I recently wrote the company about the “new” Jujube recipe, which to me is anything but. The JuJuBe’s I bought today with an good till date of Aug,03,2017 are the originals. Later, recipes used various flavorings instead of jujube fruits. “Change the Name”  “They’re not Jujubes”. Chewing gum was still a favorite candy in 1899, when the leading gum manufacturers including Adams, Beeman, and Curtis organized into a conglomerate called the American Chicle Company. Jujubes are a jelly sweet made … Denise D on 3/26/15 at 3:24 pm, Comment by I’m not sure if it was changes in the industry or bad management, but once Andrew retired and Phillip took over the company went downhill and had to be sold. We have maintained the same formulation and quality standards for the product. With its licorice center and pastel-colored candy coatings it offers a unique taste. In 2009 a shop in Cambridgeshire denied a schoolboy who wanted to buy wine gums. Red jujubes aren’t the dried version of winter jujubes, they are another variety cultivated for making the dry fruit and turn red when mature. 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! Mitch Miller on 1/29/13 at 5:31 pm, Comment by Hearing from our consumers better enables us to continue to provide quality products and services. (more), All content (text and photos unless otherwise credited) is copyright 2005-2021 by Cybele May. I switched over to my second favorite, Good and Plenty. At some point I realized the fresher boxes were a bit softer and quicker to produce the glue effect. I too have loved Jujubes since I was a child way back in the late 1970’s. Hopefully, we’ll get some later dated boxes in my area. But there his favorite and Ive gotten found of them too! Lv 4. 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 got some of the more hard JuJu Bees with the 2017 expiration date. … ), green ‘dots’ and black upside down jelly moulds. Giving Back Donate to help build water wells in Africa. Just purchased a box with a best by 07/17 date and was very pleasantly surprised to find that they were the originals! If anyone knows what’s going on here please tell us!!!!! Buy Great Value Jujubes Candy from Walmart Canada. Just a follow up to my question about the random shape (2 posts up). A sour variety is also available. Just learn to eat them. All of the flavors, even the fruity ones, are rather delicate and floral. Packaged in a beautiful gift box, the item features our famous Penny Candy Americana Mix - originally exclusively made for a famous American retail clothing store - and includes some of the best selling candies of all times including Bazooka Bubble Gum, Chick-O-Sticks, Caramel Creams, Lemon Heads, Root Beer Barrels and so much more. Everything else is a gummy, like one of the former posters said, you can get the gummy candies anywhere—why compete when you are UNIQUE??!! PLEASE ADVISE. I DON’T WANT TO BE ABLE TO CHEW THEM UP. Could someone help explain what’s going on with Jujubes as I really, really love the old recipe and it is the ONLY candy I even like anymore. I recently came across a box of Jujyfruits and decided to try them again. Does anyone remember the sister candy to Jujyfruits call “Berries”? Of course the cool part was to soften them up enough to chomp down and glue your teeth together ... what fun!). I loved the dark red and green ones the best. (And by the way, I use the SAME technique for eating them… rolling them between your molars!). I listen to what others have said and purchased a box dated 8/3/17 and they are the real thing. Bring back the OLD JUJUBES!! Heide continued as a family run company after Henry Heide died and was then run by his son Andrew and his grandson Philip. Ry Jay on 7/08/10 at 7:46 pm, Comment by When they get it right, they are a little softer then the original formula. (JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), Candyology 101 - Episode 35 - Whatchamacallit. Store in zip bags, I had enough to last a couple of months. Login to rate this recipe and write a review. JuJubes are a true retro Canadian candy that is bursting with delicious fruity flavours. Jujubes are widely grown in China as a main staple fruit. Travis on 12/22/15 at 8:35 am, Comment by It seems no matter how the batch turns out, they will put it in box and send it to consumers. Too bad…jujubes used to be my guilty pleasure. While the Jujyfruits have remained relatively unchanged over the years, the Jujubes have gone through some substantial changes. Mark Cook on 2/26/13 at 4:48 pm, Comment by 1 answer. Now they sort of fall apart into two or more pieces. Oops, sorry for the language…I’m actually ticked off at someone right now. What if it's mint? So are you supposed to suck on the Jujubes to soften them up before attempting to chew on them? They take forever to eat, which is good. TIL: Jujubes are a hard candy in the USA but a chewy candy in Canada. I’d forgotten the flavors (and they don’t list them anywhere on the box, at least not that I can see) so I was puzzling over the fact that the orange and purple ones tasted floral, not fruity (I was expecting orange to be, well, orange, and purple to be grape). Answer: C. Jujubes. Yeah runts are another weird candy. I think they listen to the old timers. Explanations . Jujyfruits are rather soft when fresh, though not quite as soft as Dots in my experience. But they're still Jujube enough to make them worth searching for! These candies are made by Ferrara Candy Co. So sad were all never going to enjoy the goodness again, Update - Yahoo! i was thrilled to find jujubes at my local Walgreens, but so disappointed that the candy is nothing like it used to be. Intelligently-designed bags for moms, dads & kids. We apologize for any inconvenience that this incident may have caused but would like to thank you for your comments and concerns regarding this product. Continue browsing here. The good news I’ll save myself a few calories but the bad news I will really miss my JuJuBees. I share them with my dog. - candy fandom in the form of a blog. My boyfriend lovessssss Jujubes and can eat a whole box in a night. What’s particularly odd about Jujyfruits is that they’re less fruit flavored and more vegetable-oriented: asparagus (which I always thought was a little corncob), banana (the one that says Heide), grapes, pea pod, pineapple, raspberry and tomato (which I thought was the bottom of a bell pepper or just a flower). Member. Because I bought some once and tried eating them like any other candy and thought I was going to pull all my teeth out. Your bag is currently empty. thirty66 Like I’ve heard say “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it”  Quit trying to fix it….cause it ain’t broke. But with the help of our Discontinued Candy page, they all live on in memory! Russell Jubube Lover on 1/29/16 at 7:55 pm, Comment by I was not more than 7 at the time. Not any more! No Favor. Dried jujubes are used like dates — add them to desserts, stuffing, soups, stews. Roland Lataille on 3/15/16 at 4:08 pm, Comment by James J on 12/27/15 at 11:30 am, Comment by But the “new” formula has helped me kick the habit! I wish they were hard like they use to be. I’m over it. The shapes are linked to the colours: red strawberries, orange orange segments, yellow pineapples(! James J on 2/13/16 at 4:02 pm, Comment by Plain and simple if your goal is to produce Jujubees as they were before your QA process sucks! Too many changes and not for the good. I chew them into little pieces with my front teeth. Jujubes aren't just a tasty candy you can buy at the movie theater. Thank you for contacting Ferrara Candy Company regarding Heide® Jujubes®. Please bring back those flavors and you’ll sell alot more to these old timers Thanks. Marg D on 3/15/16 at 6:04 pm, Comment by They are soft and mushy and have no flavor. The Jujubes were too soft and they melted too easily—and that’s what I DON’T like about Jujyfruits. Snaps® is a recognized nostalgic brand of candy made by American Licorice Company. To H. Davis There is no Heide Candy Co. You’d haver to work really hard to gain weight on Jujubes. Still thought it was grape for some reason). I’ve always enjoyed the Heide JuJuBees. So excited but it tasted like crap! Do you know if this is true, and if so is it still available? They were my all-time favorite movie candy. The old Jujubes were clearer and softer in … The candy Jujubes only vaguely resemble the fruit. The basic candy … Finally got a decent box today and they’re better just not quite like the old ones…but they’ll do. Jujubes also can be propagated from seed, although they do not come true. And that’s ok - would be like asking an American to acquire the taste for Vegemite. I would sneak in and eat just the black and green ones thinking he would never notice. I just purchased 2 boxes and will returned the one I didn’t open yet. Then I bite off little strips and swallow them. Source(s): https://shrink.im/a8eKo. But whatever Farley’s & Sather is making now is not my beloved jujubes. Candy corn (contains gelatin, although they do make vegan options) Starburst (contains gelatin derived from beef) Gummy worms (contains gelatin) Red candies (contains red dye, made from the dried bodies of female beetles) Nerds (contains pork gelatin) Altoids (contains pork gelatin) Sour, Gummy, and Hard Candies that are Vegan-Friendly You can typically find them in Asian and Indian supermarkets in fresh or dried form. I couldn’t quite place the orange Jujube flavor, and thought it was rose until I read this entry. So strange, as they were almost always sold out, and not just from me. Always purchased 3 boxes at a time. They are terrible tasting. Please hurry up with the original recipe!! Sometimes when you buy the boxes from the grocery store, they are old and dried out, like little pebbles. Yes, they are definitely 100 times better now—harder and the taste is better—not so darn fruity. Roland Lataille on 9/09/16 at 6:35 am, Comment by 4 years ago. Thanks for asking Ferrara. Please do not use my photos without prior permission directly from me, they represent what I ate in preparation for these reviews and are not to be used for other purposes. I just bought 4 boxes from the local store. As an update, I recently purchased 3 boxes that were dated 04/2017. Especially the violet flavoured ones!!! Fast forward 40 years. Did you taste them before you went with the change? I picked up a large box of Jujubes, a favorite of mine growing up. Necco Wafers are rolling out across the nation throughout the summer of 2020, beginning with major drugstores and some grocery stores, and then into a larger segment of retailers across the country. I won’t ever but another box again. The taste is totally different too. I used to suck on it for hours they were so hard and lasted so long! I got it through AMAZON they will not take it back. Jujyfruits was featured in the TV series Seinfeld's fifth-season finale, "The Opposite", and was also briefly mentioned in the sixth-season episode "The Scofflaw". If you have any idea what I’m talking about I would love to have the name of them!!! Tried a walgreens to no avail. According to the Food Network show Unwrapped, the difference between Jujubes and Jujyfruits is really only that Jujubes use Potato Starch instead of Corn Starch as their primary thickener. Take a look at the list and see … I believe they are the same company. My favorite of all time. I hope to see a new box labeled “Original Jujubes”. Then there are Jujubes, the gummy candies made famous at movie theater concessions, and dentist offices when they literally pulled fillings out of kids’ mouths. Jujyfruits are a chewy, gumdrop-like starch-based candy, manufactured by Ferrara Candy Company. The other ingredients are also important to the extent of flavouring and getting the jujubes together. We are unable to find any stores that carry this candy in our area. They are a little sweet, but to much and you can make them last a long time if your patient… I’m not so I keep winding up with goo in my molars. The first was Walmart's Great Value brand and the second was the Canadian brand Ganong Jujubes. For a daily update of Candy Blog reviews, enter your email address: Candyology 101 - Episode 37 - Lemonheads Since the company now acknowledges there was a problem. Travis R on 12/01/15 at 4:39 pm, Comment by The jujube is an edible berry that grows in the tropics. They claimed the recipe had not changed and the product’s production suffered due to lack of drying time. They kinda crumble. I am glad I am not alone in the dislike of the newer ones. 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. What I have found, as someone stated above, too many black and hardly any green. Theresa on 7/29/07 at 7:55 am, Comment by Before fully ripe, jujubes taste very much like apples. There is a bit more flavor and they are the perfect texture. Not that I hadn’t loved them before, but nowadays there isn’t any other candy that I really like that much so the attachment is stronger and I LOVE Jujubes…or, should I say, USED TO! A little more history: The Heide company that invented the Juju candies was started by Henry Heidi, a German immigrant in 1869. I meant they were my favorite. The flavors are different as well. Lost their uniqueness. Bart G on 8/20/13 at 1:51 pm, Comment by Letter received from company after sending them a link to this thread. Learn the good & bad for 250,000+ products. Jujubes Candy. It’s now gummier than ever and I’m quite disappointed in the new softer texture of it. All the wacky, weird attributes of the old jujube are pretty much gone. It used to be sold by bulk in 5 & 10 cent stores in my youth. Maybe lilac, too. I picked up a large box of Jujubes, a favorite of mine growing up. Not good and again I am very disappointed. For most people, this means less than 50 net carbs per day. Return to Shop. The black ones were slightly more ‘dry’ than the others. Just received a box. The old Jujubes were clearer and softer in color, smaller, and as hard as a rock. J Jones on 9/27/15 at 1:05 pm, Comment by I’m waiting to find boxes of later-made Jujus in store—hope it’s soon. Andy Gerber on 1/28/14 at 2:03 pm, Comment by I buy about 3 or so boxes a week from Wallgreens. I hope someday you’ll go back to the original recipe. Phil G on 3/12/13 at 7:00 pm, Comment by Jujyfruits were first made in 1920. I will never but them again unless they use the old formula, yuk! How much do I love them? I thought I was the only one to notice that something was wrong with my last two purchases of Jujubes. I love Jujubes! They said they try hard to make sure they do the changeovers completely but sometimes a stray one gets through. I, too, am a bit disgusted with the change made to JUJUBEES. I found them and the soft ones are just ok but sorry Bought a few boxes yesterday, expecting the soft, chewy version, but was pleasantly surprised (although almost breaking my jaw, LOL!) Maria and I take a quick look at one of the most popular candy bars in the world. I can say they were soft and chewy. Consumer feedback is very important to us, and we appreciate the opportunity to respond. I just bought some today. Jujubes production processes require a very consistent temperature. In the latest Candyology 101 podcast, Maria and I tackled a little-celebrated candy bar, the Whatchamacallit. ilona sherratt on 2/15/12 at 10:42 am, Comment by BUT, THE LAST 2 BOXES I BOUGHT IN NOVEMBER HAVE BEEN TOO SOFT.. Jujubes the fruit are rather plain-looking, small and reddish-brown with a mild flesh that is apple-like when fresh and date-like when dried. Happy to report that the old Jujubes are back! The new recipe is a grainy texture and not enjoyable to chew. I love to put a bunch of Jujubes in my mouth and just suck on them—like forever. I’m never going to ever taste the goodness again I want my hard jujube! I bought a box of Jujubes yesterday since I hadn’t had them since I was a kid. Bill on 12/20/15 at 10:09 am, Comment by Back me up on this, people. Leo Baffrey on 8/10/15 at 11:33 am, Comment by I’ve always loved Jujyfruits, but probably for the wrong reasons. Long lasting, they are the perfect Movie candy. And they lasted a long time. Please! They will continue with the formulas that were being used at the time they took over their production. Reviewed in the United States on June 10, 2016. And I am just sick that I can’t find them after all these years unlike the other ones still being made. Yes, they were hard as bricks, but that meant the actual eating process took longer and was more enjoyable! Once cookies are enabled, features such as: shopping cart, account creation, delivery and pickup will be made available to you. Well I see we’re not the only ones that noticed the new Jujubes suck. Things change and perfection is an illusive mistress, but the current product is good enough for me. I bought a box of Jujyfruites and to my surprise one of the orange pieces is shark shaped. Never pulled a filling either. 110 Calories Per Serving. When Ferrara produces a good batch, there are a decent reminder of what JuJuBes use to be. Colours available were, and are: red, orange, yellow, green, black. The new ones I bought at Walgreens went stale since I had no desire to eat them anymore. Please help. They were horrible, and had to be returned. Before, biting into them made the piece flatten into a chewy disc. "Farley's & Sathers Candy Company, Inc. - Who We Are", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Jujyfruits&oldid=963546192, Articles containing potentially dated statements from 2009, All articles containing potentially dated statements, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 20 June 2020, at 11:42. Art Rossi on 8/26/15 at 7:31 pm, Comment by Today’s Jujubes are way too soft for me and way too bright. Dollar type store charges on $1.00 a box! It’s a candy that I have enjoyed for years. Very disappointing. The real JUJUBES are back. Nice, fresh Jujubes! I know what’s going in our Christmas stockings this year. I’ve never seen that before. I believe that CVS still carries Jujubes. I would appreciate 4 boxes being shipped to my home, to replace the horrible product I purchased, that I had to throw in the trash. We have been working on the issues with Jujubes and have been told that the issue is resolved. I want to get some too! Both candies actually used something called Ju-Ju Gum at one time as an ingredient (it’s similar to many of the other vegetable gums like Gum … I was surprised they held onto the company that long after ruining what Henry had built. Hearing from our consumers better enables us to continue to provide quality products and services. The box from the MN company had a red & yellow bee; the new box has red and black. (Kind of like Chuckles which are also made by Farley’s & Sathers now.). He will be happy too!! I like Jujubes and appreciate the fact that a serving (as indicated on the box) is 120 calories and includes 46 pieces! The red jujubes have a sweet taste and chewy texture. Travis on 8/12/15 at 1:25 pm, Comment by Love them! I could eat a box of Jujubes on the way home from buying them. I was so happy for the find! Pal-O-Mine is a delicious, old fashioned Canadian chocolate bar made of a rich fudge centre, then smothered in coconut, peanuts and Ganong's premium dark chocolate! (Andrew and Elanor) They were a kind, if a bit aloof couple; they kept an apartment in NYC and had a three car garage where they kept their three Mercedes Benz automobiles. These are really good,  still lightly flavored and not overly sweet. Print Jujubes t-shirts!!!! I was disappointed to find that they were not the same as what I distinctly remember. I’ve tried acclimating to the new formula. However, environmental factors may cause slight variations in the jujubes texture from time to time. Suzi Fannon on 7/07/15 at 10:58 pm, Comment by We should each send them a thank you note. I’ve been eating these for years and never have seen that. The clear, hard candies are now opaque with a starchy texture. Now they are a pathetic gummy drop with milky coloring. I’m surprised that two of the the flavors are floral. The lot code of the new box is 5E21AA146 with a “best by” date 01/19/2017. Jujubes are at least edible. Hate the new, chewy texture. I fell in love with Jujubes over the past year. I want the hard ones back! . A fat free candy. They’re chewy and pretty flavorful, though lacking in any tangy notes, it’s all sweet. Thailand and India have varieties of them and in many European countries this fruit is fast gaining popularity. I even tried one but could not even soften it in my mouth. We have stopped eating our beloved Jujubes! Black liquorice candy is physically impossible to eat. Jujubes® Candy. They used to be flat on the top, and slightly concave on the bottom, which facilitated sticking them on the end of your tongue. recently they are better but what does produced by genetic engineering mean? Along with my other favorite, Jujy Fruit! ingredients (We were all fools back then. I just purchased a new box of Jujubes and they are almost normal. Today Jujubes are a little softer, kind of like stale Jujyfruits. Does anybody know where I can get an original recipe jujube somewhere in the world? 10 oz box one sitting….no problem! Login. Never was a jujyfruit fan, and a slightly harder, mini version isn’t enticing at all. How soft are you Canadian Jujubes? Great candy! Our QA department has now made adjustments to the recipe so that it is the same as they have been traditionally, but without the long holding time. Banana runts were gross. I don’t think I really need a box of 6.5 ounces, a little tin filled with an ounce or two might do me for a week. The box I purchased today tasted like flavored candles and trust me I ate candles before! just bought a box dated 040817 not good. Similar to Sen-sen but larger and sweeter. glenrose on 10/17/15 at 4:00 pm, Comment by I was 9 or 10 years old When I mention it to people my age, they haven’t ever heard of it. where their product code was ‘604’, just like our area code. I got the 6.5 OZ box and that lasts a day or two. Jujubes seemed hard to find for a long time. I do kind of wish the rose was still in there, if only because I’ve always wanted to try rose candy. What wonderful memories are brought back from such a simple little candy…........those really were the good ole’ days!!! The jujube candy was once made from the juice of the jujube fruit, a naturally sweet, date-like … I didn’t even finish the box (which is rare for me), they were so difficult to consume! Also they’ve softened the Jujubes. Don K on 10/30/15 at 1:53 am, Comment by NO ONE LIKES THE SOFT JUJUBE ... WE CAN GET THAT ANYWHERE! How to Make Jujubes Candies. I didn’t eat them. No more at RiteAid any longer - the stop on the shelf is gone. They were popular in movie houses along with Heide's other gummy candy, Jujubes.[1]. Before dating was required, you would have to shake them down and squeeze to see if they would yield. According to the California Rare Fruit Growers' website, jujubes have been cultivated in Asia for over 4,000 years. This is a box of Jujubes candy. I know I was able to get ( the old original ones)  back in February and March of 2015. Fortunately, this version produces a candy that's easier on the dental work. Both used to have a nice clear sheen on them. Miss the hard little suckers, would take to the movies and last the whole show. I contacted F&S and they were very nice, sent me a couple coupons and told me that the equipment they use gets used for several different lines and probably another candy got in there by mistake. Farley and Sather’s sheens all chewy products with the same sheen and I think it has an after taste. Step 2: Take the sugar, 125 ml water and liquid glucose in a vessel. Do I need to look for a later date to get the original recipe? Haha. The consistency is soft all right, they are like lumps of paste. My dog and I eat these in the evening watching TV and he even can tell that they are not the same. Each box contains an assortment of fruit-shaped candy pieces. These small edible berry flavored chewy candies come in lime, violet, lemon, wild cherry, and lilac (organe) flavors. OH BOY! You can tell that they are the ugh ones because the box looks a little different. I have been buying this for years. When ever I see them I check them out. I have been looking for a hard licorice candy call “Black Diamond Licorice Buttons” and I understand it was made by Heidi Candy Company. Susan OConnor on 8/17/15 at 11:19 am, Comment by [1] The banana shape is stamped with "HEIDE." TOP QUESTIONS. Never liked Jujyfruits—they actually made me throw up as a kid in the 50s, and I haven’t eaten them since. Jujubes candy was first made around the 1920s. Tic Tac Fresh Breath Mint Candies, Orange Singles - 1oz (9,600) M&M's. Candy Professor - Yes, a real professor writes about candy and its place in American history. I once hit pay dirt when I found them by the case at A DOLLAR TREE store. Hope they reconsider the formula, cooking temp, whatever! I hate them. The Jujyfruits shapes are Asparagus Bundle, Banana, Grape Bundle, Pea Pod, Pineapple, Raspberry, and Tomato. In 1853, both "ju ju paste" and "ju ju drops" were sold by confectioners. I tried the ones at the Dollar Store that someone suggested and they were terrible. Used dried jujubes as you would dates or raisins — add them to baked goods like scones or muffins. 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 had a completely unique, classic product and dumbed it down, apparently thinking no one would notice. Comment. Flavours … When I discovered they were changed I was a bit perplexed at first wondering why but am now addicted to the new chew. I wondered if they weren’t “aged” enough before being sent to the stores or if they were changing the recipe. This candy was for my 95 yr. old mother for Mothers Day who loves Jujubes. I’m not buying them again till you return to the HARD, CLEAR formulas from the original. I quit smoking at the first of the year and these little candies have become a lifesaver, because they take so long to eat. At the end of the last millennium, a customer survey revealed that the original spearmint green Jujyfruit was not popular enough and was replaced with lime. The are not close to the original… Very disappointing. It’s disturbing that the author seems offended by the products. The harder the better. Heat water, sugar and gelatine in a heavy bottomed pan, stir continuously until the mixture turns into transparent syrup. The recipe called for gum arabic, sugar, and the date-like jujube fruit. As I sit here counting them, there are two green (lime, did prefer the spearmint which are my favorite)ten red, six orange,15 black, and four yellow. About 10 years ago a company began selling it again by the bag and I was in heaven…for a while…can’t find it anywhere. Roland Lataille on 12/01/15 at 2:10 pm, Comment by I wonder if Jujyfruits are going through the same transition. These chewy, fruity gelatin-based treats take their name from the store-bought candy, often sold in movie theaters. I have been buying jujubees for a long time and the newest box I got was soooooo disappointing!! HANK SCHOENWETTER on 4/05/09 at 3:40 pm, Comment by They are usually harvested between August and October, while the more cold-resistant winter jujubes come later. They were black hard licorice. The red ones don’t taste the same, but the other colors do. 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