A Daily Mail reader in the UK.and students from St. Blasien Jesuit
College, near Freiburg, in Germany, raised a stink in the Fall of ’09
about Haribo's new Maoam candy wrappers, depicting fruits having sex.
While some bloggers expressed shock, others laughed it off as “rude.”
According to the article on website Packaging News UK (which awarded
this package “Tabloid Scandal of the Year—2009”), a Maoam spokesperson said the wrappers were not created to cause
offence but that the character was designed as a unique and jovial
Judge for yourself! Candy is dandy!
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