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Thread #78556   Message #1415143
Posted By: SharonA
19-Feb-05 - 04:21 PM
Thread Name: BS: Smarties to drop the tube!!
Subject: RE: BS: Smarties to drop the tube!!
Raedwulf; I didn't know what Opal Fruits were until you mentioned the name, but having looked it up I see that the two are indeed the same candy... with one glaring difference! Here is a page with a picture of Starbursts US (note the absence of lime):

http://www.oldtimecandy.com/starburst.htm

...and here's a BBC News article with a picture of Starbursts UK (formerly Opal Fruits) (which shows a lime candy! Wahhhh!!):

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/77273.stm