Sharkies Kids Sports Chews

Posted on March 16, 2009 by Allie

I’ve always loved gummy candies.  In trying to eat healthy, cutting out little treats like spice drops and sour fruit candies is the hardest thing for me.  But the last time I considered buying a few sour chewy candies from the bulk section of the grocery store, I was beyond appalled by the ingredients.  In addition to High Fructose Corn Syrup, and Palm Oil, they contained Talc!  Gross!

The last time I was at Target, there was a sale on Sharkies and I decided to give the Citrus Sour Power flavor a try, even though they’re branded as a kids snack.

Sharkies are certified organic, and a source of electrolytes, making them idea for as a sport snack.  I plan to tuck a few packs in my bike bag when I start taking long bike rides again this spring.  But they’re also a great substitute for gummy candies, so I can indulge every once in awhile without ingesting lots of icky ingredients.
They are gelatin free, wheat free, fat free, vegetarian, non-GMO and don’t contain gluten.

Ingredients:

Organic Evaporated Cane Juice, Organic Tapioca Syrup, Organic White Grape Juice Concentrate, Pectin, Citric Acid, Ascorbic Acid, Colors Added (Black Carrot Juice Concentrate, Turmeric, Annatto), Natural Flavors

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  1. One of the unsung benefits of parenthood is that you stay up on all the new candy developments effortlessly–but I’ve never heard of these! They sound perfect for hiking, and you can find them at Target? I’m so there.

    March 16th, 2009 at 4:37 pm
    Comment by Amy
  2. I’m a candy junkie so thanks for the scoop!

    March 17th, 2009 at 12:29 pm
    Comment by CharmCityKim

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