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Sour Patch Kid Candy Facts

Have you ever peered inside your colorful bag of Sour Patch Kids and wondered, “Hmm, where did these little guys come from?”. The early production of Sour Patch Kids took place in the late 1970s in Ontario, Canada, created by Frank Galatolie. These deliciously chewy treats were originally named Mars Men to keep up with the space craze during that time. Fittingly, the candies were shaped like martians. However, when the Cabbage Patch Kids Craze overtook the children of the 80s, Mars Men quickly became the iconic Sour Patch Kids, and the martians transformed into little children. Sour Patch Kids hit the U.S. market in 1985 and they quickly became a success

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