Sour Punch Straws – Iconic Fruity Sour Straws

Sour Punch Straws

What are Sour Punch Straws?

Sour Punch Straws are long straw-shaped chewy candies coated with sour sugar on the outside. They are fun, chewy and a little bit sour. They are easy to chew and loved by kids and adults alike!

Sour Punch Straws come in seven fruity flavors – apple, strawberry, blue raspberry, pineapple-mango chili, rainbow, grape, watermelon, and fruit punch.

The American Licorice Company manufactures and markets and owns the Sour Punch Straws.

History of Sour Punch Straws

Sour Punch is a sour candy brand owned by the American Licorice Company. It came into existence for the first time in the 1990s.

Sour Punch is one of the first sour candy brands to gain popularity in the United States. Sour Punch candies come in five variations – Twists, Bites, Ropes, Straws, and Bits.

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What is the taste and flavor of Sour Punch Straws like?

Sour Punch Straws are chewy and flexible. The straws are coated with crystal sugar flakes, giving a sweet twist to these sour candies. The texture is gelatinous, although the candies do not contain any gelatin in them. The candies are not extremely sour, so they are a good option if you like sour candy but not super sour candy.

The Sour Punch Straws come in seven distinct flavors:

  • Strawberry
  • Pineapple-Mango Chili
  • Apple
  • Blue raspberry
  • Watermelon 
  • Fruit punch
  • Grape
  • Rainbow

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What are the ingredients in Sour Punch Straws?

The ingredients vary slightly by flavor:

The ingredients in Sour Punch Straws Strawberry, and Watermelon are sugar, corn syrup, wheat flour, citric acid, malic acid, tartaric acid, glyceryl monostearate, glycerin, artificial flavor, and artificial color (Red 40).

The ingredients in Sour Punch Straws Apple are high fructose corn syrup, sugar, wheat flour, citric acid, malic acid, tartaric acid, glyceryl monostearate, glycerin, artificial flavor, and artificial color (Yellow 5, Blue 1).

The ingredients in Sour Punch Straws Blue Raspberry are high fructose corn syrup, sugar, wheat flour, citric acid, malic acid, tartaric acid, glyceryl monostearate, glycerin, artificial flavor, and artificial color (Blue 1).

The ingredients in Sour Punch Straws Pineapple-Mango Chili are are corn syrup, sugar, wheat flour, citric acid, malic acid, tartaric acid, glyceryl monostearate, glycerin, artificial flavor, natural chili flavor, and artificial color (Yellow 6).

The ingredients in Sour Punch Straws Grape are high fructose corn syrup, sugar, wheat flour, citric acid, malic acid, tartaric acid, glyceryl monostearate, glycerin, artificial flavor, and artificial color (Blue 1, Red 40).

The ingredients in Sour Punch Straws Rainbow are high fructose corn syrup, sugar, wheat flour, citric acid, malic acid, tartaric acid, glyceryl monostearate, glycerin, artificial flavor, and artificial color (Yellow 5, Blue 1, Red 40).

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Nutritional Facts of Sour Punch Straws

The nutritional facts mentioned below are for a serving size of 30 grams (five pieces).

% Daily Value
Total Fat (0 g) 0%
Saturated Fat (0 g) 0%
Trans Fat (0 g) 0%
Total Carbohydrates (26 g) 9%
Dietary Fiber (1 g) 4%
Total sugar (14 g)
Of which added sugar (14 g) 28%
Sodium (o mg) 0%
Cholesterol (0 mg) 0%
Protein (1 g)
Iron (0 mg) 0%
Calcium (0 mg) 0%
Potassium (10 mg) 0%
Vitamin D (0 mcg) 0%

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Video: Sour Punch Blue Raspberry Straws Review

This is a good unboxing, unwrapping and tasting video. Definitely worth a watch if you want to see the straws and hear how they taste.

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Sour Punch Straws Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How many calories are there in Sour Punch Straws?

Five pieces of Sour Punch Straws (30 grams) contain 120 calories. It implies that a single straw contains 24 calories. 

Are Sour Punch Straws gluten-free?

All the flavors of Sour Punch Straws contain wheat flour as one of the key ingredients. Wheat contains gluten. Hence the candy is not gluten-free. People who have a gluten allergy or suffering from Celiac disease should avoid consuming Sour Punch Straws.

Are Sour Punch Straws vegan?

Sour Punch Straws are vegan as they do not consist of any animal-based ingredients.

 

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If you want something similar, but with more sour, be sure to read our review of Sour Punch Twists.

If you want a similar taste but with wider strips that cover more of your tastebuds, see our review of Haribo Sour Streamers

 

Or if you want more of an international flavor, be sure to see our review of Hi-Chew Candies from Japan.

 

 

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