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Jun 11, 2001 05:23 PM

Regal Crown Cherry Sours

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Are these candies available anywhere? I can remember buying them in various restaurants throughout the city and they were delicious. Have you seen them lately?

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  1. HI,

    the "What's my Craving" Board apparently discovered that they are no longer made



    1. According to, they are discontinued. My favorites were Sour Limes.

      1. Damn shame to hear they're gone. These are the candies my grandfather gave me in the 60s and 70s. And I like Jolly Ranchers just fine (when I had those on trips to the US back then, they were in "Stix" form, not the individually wrapped candies), but there's a problem: This may sound weird, but I loved Regal Crowns because I could eat them *with* the wax paper. Wouldn't bother unwrapping them, just pop 'em in my mouth straight outa the roll and suck/gnaw the candies through the paper. *That's* the part I miss.

        1. I wish!! I loved them. I was able to get them up to about 12 years ago then they seemed to vanish.

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          1. re: Eric in NJ

            Crest of Holland Cherry "Crestipops" have the closest answer to the addictive flavor that the Regal Crown Cherry Sours had, the flavor is close enough to spur memories of the trip to Woolworth's to get the rolls of heavenly goodness. Note: this website sells only bulk items, they have an store adjacent to the warehouse that sells by the pound. ENJOY!!


          2. Saw Regal Red Sour Cherries, 10-ounce Cans (Pack of 2) on It is close to what you are looking for.

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            1. re: Jim Shorts

              Those look like dried cherries not the hard candies.