The Sour Patch Kids are over 30 years-old and were one of the first novelty gummi candies available.
Did you know that Sour Patch Kids were originally called "Mars Men" as the original candies were molded in the shape of space aliens?
Created in 1970, Frank Galatolie came up for the idea of combining a gummi candy with a sour coating, creating a sour yet sweet treat which would become one of the best selling candies of all time. Intrigued? check out the history behind Sour Patch Kids
There are approximately 150 aliens per pound and Blue, introduced in 2013, is the newest member of the extraterrestrial family.