Last Updated on October 28, 2022 by Jim Edwards
Ring Pop Candy is fun for everyone. They’re great for children who can use them as an alternative to sucking their thumbs. They also make excellent additions to birthday celebrations since they’re lightweight and sweet and add a pop of color.
Furthermore, you can bring these colorful candy gems with you to get-togethers as party favors. They’re even perfect as snacks or late-night treats.
There’s so much to do with Ring Pop Candy, and today we’re breaking down everything you need to know before buying a pack!
What Is The Origin Of Ring Pop Candy?
Ring Pop Candy is a product from the company Topps. It was created in 1975 as a last-ditch attempt by the company’s founder to stop his daughter’s thumb-sucking habit. Today, these sweets are popular among children across the country.
Why wouldn’t they be? They’re colorful fruit-flavored candy jewelry. Kids can wear them as they move from one room to another, in the car, on trips, etc., and easily lick them whenever they want.
What Does The Candy Look Like?
In addition to the colors, ring pop candy is famous for its design. You get a plastic ring with a large hard candy ‘jewel.’ The diamond shape attracts children who adore the blend of childish sweets and adult accessories.
The candy is ‘hard’ which essentially means you can’t bite it. Doing so would crack the ring in two and waste it. So kids can enjoy licking it.
Ring Pop Flavors
When Ring Pop Candy initially came out, it was only available in two flavors: Grape and Cherry. Over time, Topps expanded and added more sweet fruity options that included:
- Blue Rasberry
In the 1980s, the collection was broadened to include Ring Pop Sours in the flavors:
- Sour Rasberry Lemonade
- Sour Cherry
- Sour Lemonade
- Sour Watermelon
- Sour Cherry Berry
- Sour Green Apple
Other products include:
- Ring Pop Gummy Gems
- Ring Pop Tongue Painters
- Ring Pop Mysteries
- Ring Pop Twisted
See also: Chupa Chups Review
Ring Pop Unwrapping and Taste Test
Another fun jewelry candy that kids love are candy necklaces
Ring Pop Candy – Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
What Nutrients Will I Get?
Each ring pop contains 55 mg Sodium, 14 g carbohydrates, and 11 g sugar. This means you can meet 2% of your daily requirement of Sodium and 5% of your total daily requirement of carbs by eating one ring pop.
They do not have any fat, cholesterol, or protein.
What Are The Ingredients In A Ring Pop Candy?
The main ingredients used in Ring Pop Candy are corn syrup, sugar, lactic acid, sodium lactate, and artificial flavors. Depending on the specific product you purchase, your candy may also include turmeric, Blue 1, Red 3, and fruit juices.
What Are The Calories In One Ring Pop?
One ring pop has 60 calories. Children aged two to three require 1000 calories so you can easily make sure yours doesn’t go above the limit.
Are Ring Pops Gluten-Free?
Yes, all Ring Pop products and flavors are gluten-free. You can eat them even if you’re gluten intolerant or diagnosed with Celiacs Disease.
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I’m Jim Edwards and I started this website to share my love of Junk Food. We cover new junk food, desserts, snack foods, fast food secret menus, candy (of course!) and other related news. We love trying “secret menus” at restaurants. And we love trying new products too. So, we are trying to have some fun with our hobby and share some useful information with you, our community. Please feel to send us your suggestions and feedback through the contact form. And if you have products you would like us to try, let us know…!