Are UK skittles different?

What Flavour are Skittles UK?

Even with confectionery brands such as Skittles and Starburst, the purple ones are different flavours on either side of the pond, blackcurrant in the UK and grape in the US.

Why do Skittles taste different in Europe?

There are other slight differences between the American and British Skittles. Candy-centric blogs have described the European Skittles as softer with thinner shells, and stronger citrus undertones in the yellow and green flavors.

Are UK Skittles lime?

In the UK, green Skittles are lime flavoured. In Taiwan, South Korea, China, Australia, the United States and Canada, green Skittles are green apple flavored. Lime was moved to the “Darkside” flavor in 2013 (but called “Midnight Lime” in said product Darkside Skittles).

Do Skittles have pork in them?

Do Skittles have pork gelatin? Until approximately 2010, Skittles contained gelatin, which is not a vegan ingredient. Gelatin is derived from animal collagen, the protein found in connective tissues, and used to give foods a chewy, gel-like texture. Skittles’ manufacturer has since removed gelatin.

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