List of Skittles products
Skittles candy products, produced by the Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company, come in a wide variety. Most of the varieties are available only in particular regions of the world. The first flavor collection available was Original Fruit Skittles, originally released in Europe in 1974, and in 1979 in the United States. The most recent flavor, Sweet Heat, was released in 2018. Earlier Skittles products tended to focus on fruit flavors, more recent products have branched out to include flavors such as chocolate, bubble gum, popcorn, mint, and sours. Skittles products also come in a wide variety of colors, although different Skittles products often use the same colors for sweets with different flavors. For example, the color yellow is associated with lemon flavor in Original Fruit Skittles and as banana berry in Tropical Skittles.
The original Skittles in the United States were orange, lemon, lime, grape and strawberry. In 2013, in the United States Skittles, lime was changed to green apple. A "Long Lost Lime" variation of Skittles has been released in summer 2017 and 2018, bringing the lime flavor back to the original mix of Skittles for a limited time only.
|Name||Colors and flavors||Notes||Year|
|Original Skittles||In Europe, purple Skittles are blackcurrant flavored. 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.
|Tropical (Rainforest)||Tropical Skittles typically have two flavors in one skittle.||1989|
|Wild Berry||Was launched in Australia and New Zealand in 2012 and in the UK in 2014. A variant with fizzy powder existed from 2010 to 2011 (known as Fizzl'd Fruits), but some of the colors were changed.||1989|
|Tart-N-Tangy||The flavors were those that represent the sour Skittles that were released after these were discontinued with slight differences to the flavors. Specifics on the flavors are sketchy.||Discontinued in 1992. Was later replaced by Sour Skittles in the bright green package.||1989|
|Crazy Cores||(shell color, core)||Sold in bulk stores in the U.S. (e.g., Sam's Club) for a short time.
Introduced in the United Kingdom in 2011. Withdrawn from the UK in 2013, and replaced by Confused Skittles.
|Skittles Confused||The flavors were meant to be Fruit Skittles with the colors and flavors mixed up, showing the answers on the back.||Skittles with mixed up flavors and colors. Sold for a short time in the United Kingdom in 2008. They came in purple bags with a large question mark.||2008|
|Xtreme||2 flavors in 1 skittle||Wrapped up in a blue and yellow wrapper||2009|
|Confused?||Similar to an incarnation previously sold in the United Kingdom where the same colored shell can contain different flavors, a green piece may be cherry in one bag, and peach in another.||Part of the 2013 United Kingdom brand re-launch. Carried the tagline 'Confuse the Rainbow, Taste the Rainbow'|
|Sour||Vary in flavor in both the United States and the United Kingdom.
|Crazy Sours||The former Tart & Tangy. Available in Europe. (Sour Skittles are also available in Europe)||2003|
|Smoothie Mix||In 2009, Smoothie Mix Skittles were introduced.||2009|
|Ice Cream Treats||Mainly sold in bodegas/convenience stores in urban cities for a limited time in 2010.||2010|
|Carnival||N/A||N/A ended in 2010/2011|
|Skittles Unlimited||In 2011, Limited Edition Carnival Skittles were re-released as 'Skittles Unlimited'
Sold in Canada in blued packaging as a limited edition.
|Double Sour||These types of Skittles are coated with a double portion of very sour citric acid crystals.
Like Sour Skittles, this product is sold in either bright green bags or boxes.
|These Skittles have the same flavors as Extreme Fruit Skittles Bubble Gum.
Comes in either black bags or boxes.
|Mint||Unlike ordinary Skittles, they came in plastic containers instead of bags.||2013|
|Skittles Mints||A variety of mint-flavored Skittles, different from Mint Skittles, sold for a time in Europe.
Instead of the usual bag or plastic containers,
|Extra Chewy Mints||Revival of the Skittles Mints under the "Extra" brand, with all flavors but "Toffee Mint" included. Later renamed as just "Chewy Mints"||N/A|
|Chocolate||Sold in 1.94 oz (55 g) bags just like M&M's.||2008|
|Chocolate Mix||Packaged in brown bags and boxes.||2007|
|Liquorice||These were sold in Europe in 55-gram (1.94-oz) boxes instead of the usual bags.||N/A|
|Citrus||Sold in Australia with Orange wrapping.||N/A|
|Skittles Sensations||Skittles with 'hot' and 'cool' flavors.||2009|
|Skittles Fizzl'd Fruits||Wild Berry Skittles with fizzing powder coating. Discontinued in 2012 due to low sales.||2010|
|Skittles Blenders||Skittles with two flavors blended together.||2011. Discontinued in 2014|
|Skittles Riddles||Skittles with colors that don't match the flavors. They were similar to the 2008 Confused Skittles from the UK, where the same colored shell can contain different flavors. A green piece may be apple in one bag, and cherry in another. Colors include red, pink, green, teal, and blue.||2012. Marketed as 'Confused Skittles' in the United Kingdom. Discontinued in 2014 (US)|
|Skittles Darkside||Skittles with a slight bold fruit taste. The Lime flavor was inherited from the pre-2013 United States Skittles. Was launched in the United Kingdom in 2015 as a limited edition flavor.||2013. Discontinued in 2015, returned seasonally in United Kingdom for Halloween 2016 and 2017. Returning in United States of America in 2019|
||Skittles with dessert flavors, found at Wal-Marts in the United States beginning late November 2013 and in Canada beginning in 2014||2013. Discontinued in 2016|
|Seattle Mix Skittles||
||Limited Edition. Only available with Skittles Football Auction items in January 2014. Re-released as Super Bowl XLIX edition in 2015.||2014|
||Skittles with fruit flavors you might find in an orchard||2014. Discontinued in 2017|
|Flavor Mash-Ups!||Contains a mix of Tropical and Wild Berry Skittles||2015|
|Skittles Sweets & Sours||
||Skittles with sweet and sour flavors.||2016|
|Skittles America Mix||
||Skittles with colors of the American flag.||April–July 2016, 2017, and 2018|
||Skittles with Halloween Themed/spooky flavors||Halloween 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019|
||Skittles with vivid bright colors. Found in some Walmarts in October 2016, expected for a nationwide release 2017||2017|
|Skittles Fruits & Sours||
||Mixture of 3 flavors from Fruits and Crazy Sours flavors. Limited Edition in the United Kingdom.||Early-Mid 2017|
|Skittles Pride Fruits||
||Fruit Skittles all in white to celebrate Pride Month once a year in the United Kingdom.||June 2017-|
|Skittles Trick Plays||
||Limited edition US release in partnership with the National Football League.
Colors don't match the flavors (colors are pink, light green, teal, blue, and red).
|Skittles Sweet Heat (US)||
||Skittles with a spicy kick.||December 2017|
|Skittles Holiday Mix||
||Skittles with a Christmas combo. <Worldwide> colors in red and green||December 2015-December 30, 2017|
|Skittles Love Mix||
||Target-only release||January 2018|
|Skittles Summer Splash||
||Dollar General-only release||June 2018|
|Skittles Orchards Limited Edition||
||Purchased in the UK - Unsure of other locations and outlets||Discovered October 2018|
|Skittles Sweet Heat Limited Edition (United Kingdom)||
||Purchased in the United Kingdom - Unsure of other locations and outlets.
Colors and flavors different from US version.
Sizzlin' Strawberry is red instead of light pink.
Flamin Orange' and Blazin' Mango are replaced by Scorchin' Pineapple and Piccante Passion Fruit, the latter colored purple instead of light orange.
|Discovered October 2018 - Halloween Special.|
||Rotten Zombie flavor mixed in bag.||Planned Halloween 2019 in the United States of America.|
||Share Size and Lay Down Bags, exclusive to Walmart.
Colors don't match the flavors (colors are pink, green, blue, orange, and white).
|Summer 2019 in the United States of America.|
|Skittles Freeze Pop||
||Summer 2019, Singles, exclusive to Dollar General||Summer 2019 in the United States of America.|
|Skittles Sour Wild Berry||
||Summer 2019, Lay Down Bags, exclusive to Dollar General||Summer 2019 in the United States of America.|
||2018 in United Kingdom|
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