Crown Caramel Corn Maple Snack
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Crown Caramel Corn Maple Snack

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Taste test: This package looked familiar, and yet quite new, as it had a variation of the same mascot used for Crown's Caramel Corn & Peanuts but was different in some major (and strange) ways.

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That mascot was clearly the same character, retaining the same distinctive face, teeth and feet. But they changed his green hands to blue, changed his green cowboy hat into a Canadian flag hat, and replaced his gun with a jug of maple syrup (also bearing a maple leaf).

The mascot thing gets weirder. In both cases, his head was made from a peanut. That made sense for Caramel Corn & Peanuts snack, but this snack contained no peanuts!

We opened the bag to find that it contained C-shaped puffs, remotely similar to thick cheese puffs, with a beige/light brown appearance and somewhat shiny surfaces. They looked heavy. The shape was quite different from Caramel Corn & Peanuts, as these were much thicker. We crunched in to find a nice sweetened corn taste, with both caramel and maple in about equal strength. It was similar to a sweetened corn cereal, like Corn Pops, but the feel was quite a bit denser. The pieces were sufficiently big that it was tough to get a whole piece in the mouth at once.

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Smell test: Nice sweet smell, remotely like maple syrup.

From the package: “Canada Maple Syrup” ... “How to eat more delicious! Buttered Caramel Maple Corn and dip it into the Cinnamon Sugar” ... “Product of Korea”

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Company: Crown Confectionery Co., Ltd. (Korea)

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This snack was discovered by Jeremy at H Mart, Cambridge/Burlington, Massachusetts. Review published .

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