Tart n’ Tiny Candy – An Old Time Classic

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What is Tart ‘n’ Tiny Candy?

Tart n’Tiny is a candy with a fruity flavor; its taste is scattered according to the types of leaves. Every packet has a mix of colors and flavors. Tart ‘N’ Tiny is available in 5 kinds of colors, and each color represents different flavors, Green (lime flavor), Red (Cherry), Yellow (Lemon), Bluish-Purple (Grape), Orange (Orange). They have textures similar to Sweetarts or Smarties.

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History of Tart ‘n’ Tiny Candy

Tart ‘N’ Tiny was first produced by the famous Willy Wonka Candy Company, which Breaker Confections founded in 1971. In the beginning, they were tiny pellets of tart candy that looked like chalk and would come in a small box with a small tab through which you can get candy out every time you want to eat. 

Tart ‘N’ Tiny was one of the highest-selling candies of Wonka company in the 80s, but for some reason, they decided to discontinue the candy in the 1990s. In 1988, Nestle bought Breaker Confections. They tried to re-introduced Tart ‘N’ Tiny; this time, it didn’t have the old, hard, chalky texture; the new version was very soft and chewy. The coatings were kept the same, but the core was chewy. But just like before, this newer version was also discontinued by Nestle.

But then suddenly, Leaf Brands decided to launch Tart ‘N’ Tiny in their original form in 2015, in the way they were produced for the first time. They did make some changes and introduced new flavors like cherry, Lemon, Lime, blue raspberry, orange, and grape.

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What does Tart ‘N’ Tiny Candy taste like?

Tart ‘N’ Tiny comes in a small bag that has a mixture of colors and flavors. The candy comes in a little cylindrical shape and has a chalk-like appearance; it is a hard candy that once crunched crumbles in your mouth. There are a plethora of flavors present in a single packet. Every color represents a distinct taste.

Each packet contains five flavors:

Color Flavor
Bluish-Purple Grape
Green Lime
Yellow Lemon
Red Cherry
Orange Orange

What are the ingredients in Tart ‘n’ Tiny Candy?

Tart ‘N’ Tiny ingredients are Natural and Artificial Flavors, Magnesium Stearate, Dextrose with Maltodextrin, Malic Acid, Stearic Acid, Citric Acid, Artificial Colors (Including FD&C Blue 1 Lake, Yellow 6 Lake, Yellow 5 Lake, Red 40 Lake).

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Nutritional Factors of Tart ‘n’ Tiny Candy

The nutritional factors mentioned in the table below for a serving size of 10 grams of Tart ‘N’ Tiny Candy.

% Daily Value
Total Fat (0g) 0%
Total Carbohydrates (8.7g) 3%
Dietary Fiber (0g) 0%
Total Sugar (8g) 16%
Sodium (0mg) 0%
Protein (0g) 0%
Potassium (0mg) 0%
Calcium (12mg) 1%
Iron (0mg) 0%

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Video: Tart n Tinys Review

This is a solid review if you want to see the candy’s up close and the packaging.

Tart ‘n’ Tiny Candy Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How many calories are present in Tart ‘n’ Tiny Candy?

Each piece of Tart ‘N’ Tiny candy has around 5 Calories.

Are Tart ‘n’ Tiny Candy gluten-free?

While the company has a facility that processes eggs and wheat, they ensure that the Tart ‘N’ Tiny is gluten-free. 

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