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    This Wild Sour Patch Kids Theory Just Low-Key Blew Up My Whole Damn Childhood

    Wait, what?

    Guys. GUYS! I have some breaking ~candy-related~ news for you (and yes, that's totally a real thing).

    Okay, so you know Sour Patch Kids — those candies that are sour, then sweet, then gone because you quickly gobble up all of their deliciousness??

    And how about the foreign, red, aquatic-themed gummies known as Swedish Fish?

    Well, hold the phone — because it turns out that these two delicious movie snacks might be the SAME. DAMN. CANDY.

    According to UberFacts, the only thing separating red Sour Patch Kids — aka the cherry-flavored ones — from Swedish Fish is the sour coating they're dusted in, also known as tartaric acid.

    If you compare the above ingredients for red Sour Patch Kids with the ones listed below for Swedish Fish, you'll find that they're almost identical.

    Need more proof? Back in the day, both candies were produced by Swedish confectioner Malaco. Now they are both made by Cadbury-Adams/Mondele'z International!

    We can't verify that this is 100% true, but if it is then that's INSANE.

    Honestly, the more you know!

    H/T: UberFacts


    This post has been updated to clarify that the source of this information cannot be verified.