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The Sparkitors Review the World's Grossest Candy: Grandpa Edition!

By Melissa Albert Aug 27, 2013

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Melissa says: My step-grandpa used to pop these things like they were…candy, so tasting them brought back memories of being short, hungry, and angry that my grandparents couldn't just keep normal people candy around. At first, this candy bludgeons you with a sorta tasty floral flavor. Then, the backnote kicks in, and suddenly it's like your mouth just filled up with My Little Pony barf. The chalkiness is reminiscent of Smarties, however, so it's not all bad. C+

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Melissa Albert

Melissa Albert reads books, worries about other people’s dogs (they look thirsty), and eats horrible candy for fun and profit. When not wearing her extremely tasteful Sparkitor hat, she’s an editor for the Barnes & Noble Book Blog. You can find her on Twitter @mimi_albert, or in the hot pretzel section of your local cafeteria.

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