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Told to stop selling ‘racist’ gummis

18 Jan, 2014

Scandinavtacky candyian consumers tell Haribo to stop selling their Skipper Mix line of gummi candy. The licorice flavored candy is shaped like artifacts that could have been brought home by someone after sailing around the world.  The head of Hairbo Sweden, Ola Dagliden:

We decided that we could keep the product while removing the parts that certain consumers found offensive. It wasn’t something we saw as having negative connotations.