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Where to find Haribo Goldbaren??

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Nels Mar 29, 2008 08:16 AM

Hello,
I'm trying to locate a retailer in NYC that sells Haribo Goldbaren, a Haribo gummi bear product imported from Germany that does not have artificial colors or flavors.
Anyone seen these around or have some suggestions for German food stores where I could look? I've been to or called the big candy retailers (Economy Candy, Dylan's) and have contacted the specialty german food stores that I know of (namely, Schaller and Weber).
Thanks,
Nels

 
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    chow_gal Apr 6, 2009 10:41 AM

    Place in the Grand Central Terminal Market that sells German wurst, candies, all sorts of german imported food products.

    1. eatfood Apr 2, 2009 09:35 AM

      I checked fairway and the market in Chelsea Market. Both don't carry it unfortunately.

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        whitneybee Apr 2, 2009 10:50 AM

        Fairway used to have them, I'm sad to hear that they don't anymore. I can occasionally find them in bodegas in the east village, but they are definitely hard to come by here.

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          eatfood Apr 2, 2009 10:51 AM

          Any word on a particular bodega? I'm willing to go search for it!

      2. misnatalie Mar 20, 2009 11:44 AM

        You can order them online http://www.germandeli.com/hago20gbe.html

        1. eatfood Mar 20, 2009 10:31 AM

          Nels, any luck or an update on finding your bears?

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            Nels Mar 20, 2009 11:20 AM

            The update is that I didn't have any luck. Tragic, I know.

            The take-away of my search is that Gold-bears are -- no big suprise -- easy to come by. German Goldbaren, not so much. Sigh.

            1. re: Nels
              JungMann Mar 20, 2009 12:42 PM

              I randomly see Haribo candies at my local Pioneer along with Wick's, Mozartkugel and various other German candies.

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                eatfood Apr 2, 2009 09:36 AM

                What is Pioneer??

                1. re: eatfood
                  JungMann Apr 6, 2009 09:30 AM

                  Pioneer is a chain of supermarkets located primarily uptown. There is one 2 blocks away from Fairway.

          2. jakew8 Mar 29, 2008 05:16 PM

            Are the ones packaged in English under the name Haribo Gold Bears different from the German language ones?

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              sugaryt37 Mar 29, 2008 05:05 PM

              haribo goldbaren are sold at the manhattan fruit exchange at the Chelsea Market - 9th ave and 15th street. they have all the different haribo varieties - gummy bears, happy cola, frogs, etc. You can also buy haribo on amazon http://www.amazon.com/gp/search?ie=UT...

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                whitneybee Mar 29, 2008 10:41 AM

                They sell them at Fairway, and I've seen them at other random places, but I definitely remember buying them at Fairway about a month ago.

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                  Nels Mar 29, 2008 11:03 AM

                  Thanks. Broadway location?

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