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Unleash the Sour! Dive into Toxic Waste Slime Licker Candies

UPDATED ON JULY 9, 2024
BY DANIEL ROTHSTEIN

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The highly anticipated return of the Toxic Waste Slime Licker is now here! The Toxic Waste Slime Licker has been out of stock everywhere since October of 2023, but they are making their comeback! Candy Dynamics has announced the Toxic Waste Slime Licker 2.0 which are now available to order on our website! The excitement has been building, and fans across the country have eagerly awaited their chance to get their hands on this beloved sour candy once again.

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TOXIC WASTE SLIME LICKER 2.0 - BLUE RAZZ & STRAWB (LIMIT 4)

I had only found one TikTok video made by a 5 Below store employee that had received a case of the 2.0 Toxic Waste Slime Lickers already, but that is literally the only place I had seen them, besides at their booth at the 2024 Sweets & Snacks Expo. These new developments have only added to the already overwhelming buzz that surrounds their return to candy stores nationwide!

The new Toxic Waste Slime Licker 2.0 addresses safety concerns, with a redesigned safer packaging, with no moving parts. Instead of the original moving roller ball, which could detach and pose a choking hazard, the 2.0 version features a rounded tip with two small holes for dispensing the sour liquid candy. This innovative design not only enhances safety but also ensures a smooth and fun experience for candy lovers.

Our customers, and yours, have been patiently waiting for this triumphant return, and the 2.0 Slime Licker promises to deliver the same intense sour punch they love, now with dramatically improved safety!

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As we celebrate the return of Toxic Waste Slime Lickers, we can’t help but look back at where this all began. Candy is supposed to be a pleasurable experience offering our taste buds something sweet and delicious. So, how did our society evolve to like things that are marketed as being extreme, hazardous, or even toxic?

A Brief History of Sour Candy

The trend towards extreme and novelty candy, with perilous names like Mega Toxic Waste, Sour Smog Balls, and even Sour Nuclear Fusion, has become one of the fastest-growing categories in the confectionery business. People are always looking for a challenge and these types of products offer something fun and out of the ordinary. But it wasn’t always that way.

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In the 19th century, concerns over the safety and purity of mass-produced candy meant that bizarre and extreme sweets were largely avoided. This changed with the commercialization of Halloween in the 1950s, which connected candy with spooky, and even thrilling experiences. Parents began to favor individually wrapped, store-bought candy over homemade treats when trick-or-treating due to safety fears, paving the way for many more adventurous candy creations.

The first extreme candy that embraced the idea of pain was the cinnamon-flavored "Atomic Fire Ball," launched in 1954 by Ferrara Pan Candy Co. This jawbreaker combined sweet and spicy cinnamon elements to create a mouth-tingling experience.

The rise of sour bitter candy can be traced back to the Victorian era, where citric acid and vinegar was used by a lot of candy makers. But the modern sour candy craze began with the introduction of Sour Warheads by the Foreign Candy Company in 1993, which used malic acid to deliver an intensely sour punch. The success of these candies has led to an explosion of extreme treats, from super-sour to ultra-spicy, capturing the thrill-seeking taste buds of candy lovers everywhere.

Sour candy may even come with some surprising health benefits!

Sour Candy for Anxiety?

A viral TikTok post by Dr. Jason Singh purports that sour candy may help alleviate anxiety and could even calm the symptoms of a panic attack. This “medical hack” suggests popping a Sour Warhead at the first sign of a panic attack. The intense sensory experience of the sour candy can divert your attention away from your anxiety, helping your brain to focus on the powerful flavor instead. The video has already garnered over 1.6 million views, with many viewers commenting that this trick has worked wonders for them!

Why Are We Drawn to Extremely Sour Candies?

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The allure of extreme candy challenges is akin to the thrill of riding a roller coaster or even the intensity of watching a horror movie. Psychologist, Paul Rozen describes this phenomenon as “benign masochism” where the discomfort becomes the main attraction.

We can enjoy these things because there really is no danger, we are just pushing our boundaries even further. And as our society gets bombarded with sensory overload on an almost daily basis, it seems that being “extreme” or “super ultra mega” is a sure-fire way to get your products noticed on a mass scale.

Another key aspect of the appeal of things like the sour candy challenge on social media lies in a bit of rebellion and camaraderie. As kids, we are drawn to things that our parents would disapprove of, so we tend to gravitate towards products that will gross-out the grownups in our lives. This provides plenty of entertainment value, as we are often delighted by their reactions. Additionally, part of the fun in extreme spicy or sour candy challenges is sharing the experience with friends and family and witnessing their amusing reactions to the intense flavors.

Toxic Waste candies are the perfect way for you and your customers to experience this. With a range of products aimed at one-upping themselves, Candy Dynamics has really outdone themselves with an impressive selection of super-sour candies and treats. Let’s look at some of their most unique and popular offerings!

Dive into the World of Toxic Waste Sour Candies!

Toxic Waste Sour Nuclear Fusion Drums

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TOXIC WASTE SOUR NUCLEAR FUSION DRUM

Toxic Waste Sour Nuclear Fusion Drums pack a punch with their explosive blend of five ultra-sour flavors. Each drum contains individually wrapped pieces, containing a super sour fusion of two flavors. Just when you think the sour flavor is over – it’s NOT! These are perfect for sharing or daring your friends to experience the intense sourness.

Toxic Waste Slime Licker Squeeze Candy

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TOXIC WASTE SLIME LICKER SQUEEZE CANDY

The Slime Licker Squeeze Candy delivers a blast of tangy, gooey goodness in every squeeze. This easy-to-use tube makes it simple to savor the sour, with fun flavors that will leave your taste buds tingling. Each case contains sour Blue Razz, Cherry, and Green Apple flavors!

Toxic Waste Slime Licker Lip Balm

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LIP BALM - TOXIC WASTE SLIME LICKER (STRWBRY AND BLUE RAZZ)

For those who love their sour candy on the go, the Slime Licker Lip Balm offers a unique twist. This lip balm combines the moisturizing benefits of a balm with the mouth-puckering taste of Toxic Waste, providing a burst of strawberry or blue raspberry sour flavor with every application. Chapped lips are now a thing of the past, man!

Toxic Waste Sour Smog Balls

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TOXIC WASTE SOUR SMOG BALLS THEATER BOX

Toxic Waste Sour Smog Balls are crunchy on the outside and chewy on the inside, delivering a double dose of sour delight! With a variety of flavors in each pack, including lime, lemon, strawberry, grape, blue raspberry and cherry, these candies are perfect for those who crave a continuously sour experience.

Toxic Waste Energy Drinks

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TOXIC WASTE ENERGY DRINK - SEISMIC STRAWBY KIWI (S/F)(6/4PK)

Need a sour kick to start your day? Toxic Waste Energy Drinks combine the extreme sour flavors you love with a boost of energy. These drinks are perfect for anyone looking to stay alert and enjoy a hazardously satisfying intense sour sensation. Available in Seismic Strawberry Kiwi, Mythical Mango, Baneful Blue Raspberry, Sociable Sour Apple, and Tantalizing Tropical flavors. These energy drinks are sugar free, contain zero calories and pack an amazing 160mg of natural caffeine!

Toxic Waste Bulk Candy

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TOXIC WASTE SOUR CANDY BULK (1000 CT)

For true sour enthusiasts, Toxic Waste Bulk Candy offers a variety of sour treats in large quantities. Stock up on your favorite Toxic Waste candies and ensure you never run out of that mouth-watering tang. These come in five awesomely sour flavors: watermelon, black cherry, lemon, apple, and blue raspberry.

Toxic Waste Gummy Bears and Worms

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TOXIC WASTE PEG BAG - BEARS SOUR & CHEWY

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TOXIC WASTE PEG BAG - WORMS SOUR & CHEWY

Toxic Waste Gummy Bears and Gummy Worms take the classic gummy candies to a new level of sour. Each gummy is bursting with flavor, delivering a sour punch that will leave you craving more. My brother says the bears are more sour than the worms, but I couldn’t tell the difference…

Toxic Waste Slime Licker Sour Chocolate Bars

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TOXIC WASTE SLIME LICKER STRAWBERRY CHOCOLATE BAR

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TOXIC WASTE SLIME LICKER BLUE RAZZ CHOCOLATE BAR

Toxic Waste Slime Licker Chocolate Candy Bars combine the creamy richness of milk chocolate with a surprisingly sour twist! Each bite reveals a tangy, gooey center that contrasts perfectly with the smooth chocolate exterior. Coming in sour Blue Razz and Strawberry flavors, this is unlike any chocolate bar you’ve ever experienced!


As we celebrate the triumphant return of the Toxic Waste Slime Licker 2.0, our love for sour candy continues to reach new heights. The thrill of extreme flavors, the joy of sharing them with friends, and the sheer excitement of trying the latest sour treats make this a momentous occasion for candy enthusiasts everywhere! At Redstone Foods, we share this excitement and pride ourselves on bringing the best and most innovative candies to our customers.

Located just outside of Dallas, Texas, our warehouse ships a vast array of candy, craft sodas, and snack products to candy stores and soda shops all around the globe. We are dedicated to staying ahead of industry trends, ensuring our customers always have access to the newest and most popular treats.

If your store sells candy, we’d love to help you meet all your wholesale needs. With an extensive selection of over 6,000 unique products and new items added weekly, Redstone Foods is your go-to source for the best in the candy world.

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