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Classic Sour Balls – Individually Wrapped

$3.47

The classic sour balls in a variety of flavors and colors… the kind grandmothers kept in their candy balls and purses and passed down to kids like you. Deliciously good. Comes in a 6-oz recyclable bag with the history on the label.

A Bit of History

Sour balls originated as boiled sugars- a medicine, often using fruit, herbs, mints, and other ingredients as a remedy. Later, they evolved into candies and became a favorite of grandmothers who had experienced sugar shortages in wars and economic turn-downs: the sugar-based candy became a symbol of well-being which they shared with grandchildren, dispensed from sugar bowls and purses.

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