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Real Fruit Juice Gummie Bears in Calgary?

MOT Chow Apr 22, 2011 08:11 AM

Hi All,
For Easter my mom always got us real fruit juice gummie bears (light yellow, dark yellow, light red and deep purple/red in colour). She bought them at the bulk food section of the health food store (in Grande Prairie Alberta). You can still get them there. I can't find any in Calgary. Does anyone have leads? I have checked Community Natural Foods and the main grocery stores. Any leads appreciated. Thanks!

  1. maplesugar May 7, 2011 09:58 PM

    Annies (boxed in single serve packs) are at Superstore in the Natural Foods aisle, otherwise I've also seen them at Bulk Barn and as Jetgirly's pic shows above, they're available at Amaranth too.

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    1. re: maplesugar
      aktivistin May 8, 2011 02:03 PM

      And at Community Natural Foods, they are sold in the dried fruit and candies aisle, next to organic jelly beans and the like. Not in bulk bins, however--only in the containers like the ones shown in Jetgirly's pic.

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      Scary Bill Apr 28, 2011 01:32 PM

      There's a retro candy store at Crossroads you might try.

      1. nutellaluvr Apr 28, 2011 12:30 PM

        Annie's offers "Fruit Snacks" (http://www.annies.com/fruit_snacks), which I take it are a similar beast, albeit bunnies rather than bears. I've seen these at both Planet Organic locations.

        1. Jetgirly Apr 24, 2011 07:37 PM

          I think Amaranth sells the same flavors but shaped like berries.

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            Jetgirly May 7, 2011 01:12 PM


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            piano boy Apr 22, 2011 05:08 PM

            Planet Organic Market has something like that in bulk, not sure if they're bears exactly. I used to get the jolly (think jelly) beans in the bin next to them. The jolly beans at least are fruit flavoured with no artificial colours.

            Planet Organic Market
            4625 Varsity Dr NW, Calgary, AB T3A, CA

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              foodkarma Apr 22, 2011 10:56 AM

              You could also try Bulk Barn

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                foodkarma Apr 24, 2011 09:39 PM

                Went to the Bulk Barn in Edm this weekend and bought some real fruit juice gummy bears. All the colours you described plus green. My fav gummy bears are the Haribo kind because they're slightly chewier than others but these were a good treat.

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                SweetiePea Apr 22, 2011 08:41 AM

                I think I've seen them at Blush Lane in Aspen Stone.

                Good luck!

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