Food of the Nineties, Starburst Twist
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These were strongly fruit flavored twizzlers knock-offs they always came in packs of eight with the four original Starburst flavors - Cherry, Strawberry, Orange and Lemon. I always thought these things tasted pretty good. I used to eat them in High school as a dessert after lunch. I belive they were introduced in 1997.
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rocky - April 12, 2008 - Report this comment
Do they still sale starburst twist, because I can not find it anywhere?
Rob - June 24, 2008 - Report this comment
They were pretty good, but definitely too sweet, even for starburst.
Twizzler Lover - July 11, 2008 - Report this comment
I absolutely loved those things even more than twizzlers. I had to buy 2 or 3 packs at a time cuz I just couldn't get enough of them. Now those were the real things that made mouths happy. They were still selling them in 2001 I believe.
yousanken - February 15, 2009 - Report this comment
I wonder why they stopped making them...
David - March 19, 2009 - Report this comment
I think they stopped making them I quickly googled it because Mars (owner of Starburst) and Hersheys (owner of Twizzlers) broke off in partnerhsip and are now in fierce competition. What else could it be? They were selling them like crazy, everyone loved it. It's bitter rivalry.
Jackie - April 06, 2009 - Report this comment
I'm so pissed that they stopped making them. To this day I still crave those things. They were wwwwaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaayyyyyy better than Twizzlers.
Stephanie - May 06, 2009 - Report this comment
It sucks that they aren't made anymore. I'm pregnant and have an incurable craving for them!!
Kristi - May 18, 2009 - Report this comment
I DREAM ABOUT THEM I WANT TO EAT THEM NOW!!!
Jake - May 26, 2009 - Report this comment
I was just on my couch and wondering why the heck i cant find them anymore!!
Jen - June 10, 2009 - Report this comment
I used to eat these all the time! sooo good. I was fooled into buying the fruit flavored Twizzlers the other day (they looked sort of the same, I thought maybe they were bringing 'em back), but they were TERRIBLE. Nothing at all the Starburst ones. I've been craving this candy since they discontinued it. I wish they'd bring it back!
Marty - June 19, 2009 - Report this comment
I am trying to get Mars to make them again. Everyone should send comments to Mars on their site.
Buzzin - July 18, 2009 - Report this comment
Flippin one of the best candies I've ever had in my short life.. Starburts gummie realitvley new pretty good but nothing like those twists!!
Felicia - November 11, 2009 - Report this comment
I have been wanting these since i got out of high school. I am like so many people love them and tried the new fruit twist twizzlers and they suck! Wish Mars would bring them back!
kristin - March 21, 2010 - Report this comment
They need to make them again-Now!! When my husband and I met we both said that was our favorite candy!! A year later they vanished.
Jones - March 29, 2010 - Report this comment
I use to buy packs of them at a time. They were so Good. I wish the would make them again. Best candy ever!!!!
christen - June 29, 2010 - Report this comment
if there was a pack left from 1997, i believe i would still eat it. definately. My husband asked me how much i would pay for one the other day,....I'm pretty sure I would pay 100 dollars. Thats how badly I desire them right now. Is there any way Mars would bring them back??
Johnny - July 06, 2010 - Report this comment
I love you all for having the same, now, nostalgic craving I have about this candy. So hilarious reading how people really do remember it. BUT, the way I've thwarted my craving is eating a brandy call " Juicy Twists"...my fav's are the Strawberry and Grape!!! Phenomenal and I just remembered the other day that I love them so much because they remind me of the Starburst Fruit Twists...hope everyone see's my suggestion and orders them!! Can't find in most stores but I buy off Amazon...Peace and Love to all my friends with a 'sweet tooth' : )
Brendan - November 23, 2010 - Report this comment
Those were so good. I was so addicted to them I had developed a method. I would eat the two orange ones first, then the strawberry, then the cherry and finally lemon. (best for last, in my opinion). I couldn't get enough of those things, and I remember even buying half a dozen or more at a time and they'd be gone in a day. haha
kitkat - December 12, 2010 - Report this comment
omg i loved those fruity flavored sensations we all call starbursts twizzlers....i am very upset that they dont have them anymore and i crave them justa bout everyday...especially when i was pregnant. i wish they would just bring it back and their business would be booming!! :)
Tony - June 15, 2012 - Report this comment
Nobody believes me when I talk about these, but they were awesome. I was so upset when they stopped making them.
raquel king - July 23, 2012 - Report this comment
i have been talking about these candies for a week, and sadly only 1 person remembers them. i even tried calling the two companies but ihad no luck. i will try everyday if it will help.lol they are and will always be my favorite candies.
Qadirah Simpson - August 15, 2012 - Report this comment
I've been wanting and craving those starburst twizzlers for years. I looked high and low and couldn't find them. Why would they discontinue something soooooo good. I couldn't find any other twists to replace them. Mars and Hershey, or one of the two should consider the needs of their customers and put them back on the market.
LW - January 20, 2013 - Report this comment
Those things were the greatest candy!!! When I was in middle school, me and my girls would get packs of them for our sleepovers!!!! So good! I really hope they make them again!!!
Yah - February 22, 2013 - Report this comment
Please bring them back!!!!!! They were soooooo good!
K. Eifert - February 27, 2013 - Report this comment
I used to eat them when I went through Navy Officer Candidate School. I lived in them cause I lived them. I agree. Where the heck are they?
E.H. - March 02, 2013 - Report this comment
you can buy them off grocerystork.com but they only ship to some area codes in indiana. I dont even care how old they might be. hahah :)
Danielle ajnd Tracy - April 23, 2013 - Report this comment
PLEASE BRING THEM BACK. WE ARE FAT AND WE HAVE NEEDS!
Johnny - July 03, 2013 - Report this comment
Hahaha We do have needs!!! @ Eifert...totally gonna check out the Stork...must..have...twists : $ I posted in 2010 and still come back to this page from time to time to scan it and keep the nostalgia alive ; )
dee & brandy - August 31, 2013 - Report this comment
Hello fellow fruities! We have needs also! It is late at night so we have the munchies and are craving fruity goodness only starburst fruit twists can give us! We need you to bring them back before we become even fruitier! Please!! Lol...it's late and we are at that point where everything is funny. Just give us our candy.
Chyna Montana - September 18, 2013 - Report this comment
I wish they would bring this candy out again!
Jim Looney - April 24, 2014 - Report this comment
I would forfeit my son's college savings to get a pallet of those sweet mommas. I used to feel so guilty for buying them 8 packs at a time that I would stuff them in my dresser drawers like some kind of dirty magazine. I will be eating fruit flavored Tootsie Rolls until they come back. Your move, Starburst!
Debra Davis - July 22, 2014 - Report this comment
I knew I wasn't dreaming!!!! I bought strawberry Twizzlers last night because I couldn't find Starburst Twizzlers. What a disappointment! I had to throw them away. Yes, please bring back Starburst Twizzlers!
John Belton - October 15, 2014 - Report this comment
Wtf man can't find these baby's anywhere there would be lines around the blocks of stores. Gonna emails mars co to give them a piece of my mind
Sweet Tooth - November 15, 2014 - Report this comment
Struggling through the analysis of a very painful master's degree thesis and noticed I was grinding my teeth. Eschewed gum worried about mindlessly over-working my jaws. Found Starburst 'twizzlers' and rejoiced. I loved them! They were discontinued just about the time I finally finished. Glad they existed when I needed them; wish they'd make a comeback.
Kathy G - December 07, 2014 - Report this comment
These were the best. Those Twizzler imposters can't compare!!! They take all the good candy away..... BRING THEM BACK PLEASE!!!!
MICAELA - October 05, 2016 - Report this comment
YES BRING THEM BACK
Nick - January 03, 2017 - Report this comment
The people must get what they want
Kristin - June 01, 2017 - Report this comment
NEED FRUIT TWISTS!!! If Mars CO will bring them back I will show you my forbidden dance "oisha! Oisha!"
Bring them back!! - March 10, 2018 - Report this comment
I loved these so much my sister sent me a box of them in Germany since they didn’t sell them there. Mars could discontinue one of their candies that nobody likes and bring back this one that people are still craving DECADES later! Clearly there’s a market.
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