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May 13, 2008 09:33 AM

Help in finding citrus hard candy balls?

I am trying to find a source in the USA that sells small round hard candy balls that have citrus (not sour) flavor: cherry, orange, lemon, lime, etc. The balls are approx. 1/4" diameter and are colored to match the flavor, but you can still see through them (like Jello).
I used to get these at Christmas when I was a kid in the 1950s, and a friend got something similar from England in the late 1970s. Those had 4 or 5 assorted pieces in a clear cellophane tube. I think he called them "lurps".
I am attaching a picture that shows something similar, but individually wrapped.
Can anyone help me with a supplier that sells these?
Thanks in advance.

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  1. Try Economy Candy in NYC If they don't carry them, they'll know who does, or whether they're still made.