Rowntree's Fruit Gums

Rowntree's Fruit Gums

Rowntree's Fruit Gums are circular sweets formerly made by Rowntree's, who were later acquired by Nestlé. They appear in different colours, each with a different flavour: strawberry, orange, lemon, blackcurrant and lime. They are primarily composed of glucose syrup and fruit juices. In addition to the traditional roll packaging, they come in a larger volume box, that contains the sweets in the shape of the fruit or part of the fruit that the flavour represents.

An advertising campaign for the gums that ran for three years from 1958 included the memorable slogan "Don't Forget The Fruit Gums, Mum".

ee also

*Joseph Rowntree

External links

* [ Nestle information]

Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Rowntree's Fruit Pastilles — are small round sweets measuring about 1.5 cm/0.6 in in diameter; they have a jelly like consistency, almost like huge Jelly Tots. Fruit Pastilles are covered in sugar. Ice lolly versions were originally made in Telford, Shropshire but are now… …   Wikipedia

  • Rowntree's — Type Public Industry Confectionery Fate Acquired in 1988 Successor …   Wikipedia

  • Kit Kat — For other uses of Kit Kat or Kit Cat , see Kit Kat (disambiguation). Kit Kat International Kit Kat logo United States Kit Kat logo …   Wikipedia

  • Aero (chocolate) — An Aero split Aero is a milk chocolate bar filled with bubbles of air, made by Nestlé and primarily sold in the United Kingdom (where it originated), the Republic of Ireland, South Africa, Argentina, Australia, Middle East …   Wikipedia

  • Nestea — Type Iced tea Owner half Nestlé, half Coca Cola. Introduced 1977 Website …   Wikipedia

  • Munchies (confectionery) — Mintola redirects here. For the camera and office equipment company, see Minolta. Nestle Munchies Munchies are a type of confectionery p …   Wikipedia

  • Smarties — This article is about the chocolate confectionery made by Nestlé. For the sugar confectionery made by Ce De Candy, see Smarties (wafer candy). For other uses, see Smarties (disambiguation). Smarties Nestlé S …   Wikipedia

  • Kit-Kat — Logo Des Kit Kat …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Kitkat — Kit Kat Logo Des Kit Kat …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Coffee Crisp — A Coffee Crisp split in half Coffee Crisp is a popular chocolate bar created in Canada …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.