What Is the Airheads Mystery Flavor?


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The Airheads White Mystery flavor changes from batch to batch. When a run of one flavor is finished, the company may have some candy left over but not enough to produce a full run. It mixes the leftovers from multiple batches and doesn't add food coloring to produce White Mystery.

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What Is the Airheads Mystery Flavor?
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The changing flavor of White Mystery is the primary reason the composition of the candy is a hotly debated topic. Each may be a mix of flavors, or the individual bar may be one easily identifiable flavor, leading to suggestions that it is "white cherry" or "white apple" flavored.

A similar technique is used for Dum Dum Pops. When one batch finishes, its flavors will often mix into the beginning of the next batch. The company simply packages the dual-flavor pops as "mystery" flavored.

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