It has generally been considered that Malaco Dark Shots is the best candy ever. So when Malaco started replacing those delicious treats with Malaco Viva Lakris, a nation felt betrayed and peckish.
But are they really so different?
The ingredients look to be pretty much the same…
And they look similar…
Even when you cut them up.
Dark Shots on the left:
So I think the controversy has been blown out of proportion.
That’s my feeling.