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Regal Crown Cherry Sours

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Elizabeth Jun 11, 2001 05:23 PM

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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    lee Jul 10, 2001 01:30 PM

    HI,

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

    See http://www.oldtimecandy.com/CandyList.htm

    Link: http://www.chowhound.com/topics/show/...

    1. protzman Jul 8, 2009 07:42 AM

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

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        noselfcontrol Dec 17, 2010 12:30 PM

        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. Eric in NJ Dec 17, 2010 12:33 PM

          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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            PA_MD0351XXE Apr 15, 2011 05:12 PM

            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!!

            https://www.weavernut.com/product/pro...

             
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            Jim Shorts Dec 18, 2010 05:59 AM

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

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            1. re: Jim Shorts
              Eric in NJ Dec 20, 2010 12:40 PM

              Those look like dried cherries not the hard candies.

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              axle9045 Jan 15, 2012 07:31 AM

              I too have been looking for my all time favourite candy here in the UK and I can confirm that sadly Real Crown Cherry Sours are no more , but I have great news for this side of the pond in that I don't know if you guys get Haribo candy ? well Super Sour Monsters come in lemon lime and CHERRY and its a close match if my memory serves me from thirty years of longing.

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