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Skittles Is Heating Things Up With First Ever Spicy Flavor

Fans of Skittles and Starburst will be happy to know that the two are planning to spice things up with their new flavors.

A new Sweet Heat line exists according to People, and we could see it as soon as this winter.

Those who attended the Sweets & Snacks Expo in Chicago got a first look at the new candy, as that’s where Wrigley decided to debut the fiery snacks.

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According to reports, the Skittles will still have a fruity core, and the five flavors within will consist of Fiery Watermelon, Blazin’ Mango, Flamin’ Orange, Sizzlin’ Strawberry, and Lemon Spark.

The Starburst flavors will be similar, with a Fiery Watermelon of their own, Strawberry Mango, Flamin’ Orange, and Pipin’ Pineapple.

The pricing will be similar to the rest of their products, as single packs for both will be $0.99, and a bag will be about $3.19.

Now we can taste the muy caliente rainbow.

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Skittles’ Nasty New Mother’s Day Commercial Features A Giant Umbilical Cord

There’s only a handful of days left until Mother’s Day. If you haven’t gotten your mom anything yet, now’s the time to jump on it. Because nothing should break the bond between a mother and her child.

With that said, Skittles created an unconventional commercial to celebrate the national holiday dedicated to moms.

The video shows a young man sitting on the couch with his mother sharing a bag of skittles. Innocent enough, right?

To viewers’ horror, we see that the mother and son are sharing the rainbow-flavored candy through an umbilical cord connected between his belly and her uterus. Through that connection, he can physically taste the piece of candy she puts in her mouth.

Nasty.

Check out the hilariously disgusting Skittles advert and see for yourselves if the brand might have gone too far this Mother’s Day.

Gotta give them major props for shooting their shot though.

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Marshawn Lynch and Skittles Head to Houston… Scotland?

With less than one week left before the big game, Beast Mode himself rolled through Houston to check out the excitement in anticipation of Super Bowl LI.

Uhh hold up… Houston, Scotland?!

So yeah, Marshawn Lynch hit up Scotland for the culture, handing out his notoriously favorite snack, Skittles to the townspeople, getting history lessons, and asking them about American football’s popularity overseas.

What we would give to see this man have his own show.  Perhaps… a Bizarre Foods w/ Beast Mode spin-off?

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Giant Skittles Spill Leads To Finding That Skittles Are Used For Cattle Feed

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When a massive pile of Skittles was spilled onto an icy road in Wisconsin, nobody imagined the facts we’d discover about Skittles as a result.

Both of them are definitely eye-opening, and make for a great story.

It all begins in rural Dodge County, Wisconsin, where CNN reported that a truck hauling red Skittles had a spill in the middle of a highway. Hundreds of thousands of the little red candies blanketed the road.

You may think that would be a sticky situation and lead to a massive amount of traffic. However, the icy roads actually benefited from the Skittles left behind, as the candies provided traction to motorists on the road and help prevented slipping.

Interesting. Maybe Skittles should be left on our roads along with salt; it will melt the ice and provide proper traction at the same time.

It would definitely be a good alternative to where the Skittles were going otherwise.


When the Dodge County Sheriff’s Department tracked down the truck where the spilled Skittles came from, they discovered that the Skittles were intended to be processed into cattle feed.

Apparently, this has been a practice going on for years as bakeries and candy makers sell their rejects to cattle farmers for feed as a source of cheap carbs. With rising corn prices, it makes sense that cattle farmers have turned to these resources to feed their cattle, despite how weird it may seem.

The plot in this story continues to thicken, as Mars has launched an investigation into the matter, but not because of the intended use for the Skittles, which they say is regularly done via FDA procedures. Their reason behind the investigation is because the factory in which the Skittles came from doesn’t sell its unused products to be turned into animal feed.

Talk about a strange story to shed light on an interesting segment of the food industry.

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7-Eleven Adds Skittles-flavored Slurpees

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With everyone saying a bittersweet goodbye to summer, 7-Eleven adds one sweet new Slurpee flavor to have the season go out with a candy-coated bang. The convenience store retailer is now serving a new Green Apple Skittles Slurpee flavor for patrons to get their fill of.

7-Eleven has been known to dabble in the hybridization of Slurpee and candy. Not too long ago, they introduced a line of Sour Patch Kids Slurpee flavors.

From September 12 through September 18, you can also buy one Slurpee and get the second free. Y’know, in case you need a sugar high on your commute to work.

You can find the Skittles Slurpee at all participating 7-Eleven locations nationwide.

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This Old Skittles Halloween Commercial Is Actually Pretty Chilling [WATCH]

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Halloween is quickly approaching and we’re all geared and ready to get our candy on. Before we gorge ourselves on an endless river of sweets, let’s take a moment to remember the spookiness of the holiday. This is a Skittles Halloween commercial that surfaced from 2014 and it’s actually pretty terrifying.

It begins innocent enough with two kids divvying up their Halloween haul. We won’t spoil anything else, but watch it for yourself.

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Jimmy Kimmel Fools Juice Enthusiasts into Praising Tang and Skittles Water [WATCH]

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Cold-pressed juices have been never been more popular than in the last year. With health enthusiasts paying up to $8 for a bottle of fresh juice, it seems that price is not a factor when it comes to health.

Late-night talk show host, Jimmy Kimmel has been known to prank his fans every now and then. In keeping with the juicing theme, Kimmel set up a fake shop in the heart of the Los Angeles Farmers market.

There, he offered four flavors from his faux brand, “Jüce,” to the market patrons. Among them Soul (Fun Dip), Cure (Tang), Detox (Creamsicles) and Rainbow (Skittles).

Offering no nutritional value, watch as folks give nothing but compliments to these fictional flavors. Some of the reactions to these sugary drinks are downright hilarious.

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Seattle Butcher Makes ‘Beast Mode’ Sausage with Skittles

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Apparently, the Seattle Seahawk’s running back Marshawn Lynch adores skittles.

So, in honor of Lynch and the Seahawks making it to the Super Bowl, a Seattle butcher has unleashed a Hot Skittles Sausage. Named “Beast Mode,” Blue Max Meats’ Skittles sausage ranks as one of the most inglorious mash ups we’ve seen. The recipe itself, is unabashedly straight-forward:

First, grab several hulking chunks of meat

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Second, grind out the meat spaghetti

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Third, mix in the spices and, yes, a bag full of Skittles

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Finally, MAGIC

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We apologize for any appetites we may have (most likely) ruined.

Picthx K5