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Thursday, November 6, 2008

Snacktion: Sweet Revolution Maple Caramels

Posted By on Thu, Nov 6, 2008 at 3:41 PM

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Name: Maple Caramels

Brand: Sweet Revolution

Origin: San Francisco

Found at: Rainbow Grocery (also available at Bi-Rite)

Cost: $9.99 for box of six

Ingredients: Maple syrup, cream, honey, butter, sea salt and vanilla bean

Calories per Serving: Not listed

Why I Bought It: They're organic, locally/independently made and combine three of my favorite flavors. The packaging also made them look special.

Tasting Notes: The caramels are very chewy and quite large, so you can nibble off a little bit at a time and don't need to consume the whole box to feel satisfied. It has a powerful flavor, with a nicely salted finish.

Would I Buy It Again? Yes and yes. Also yes.

What other blogs/sites thought of it: These are brand-new to the two stores that carry them, but when they originally made their per-piece debut at Stella Pastry in North Beach two years ago, SFGate called them "delightful." And the cashier at Rainbow lit up when she saw that I bought them, proclaiming them well worth the (expensive) price and making me feel even better about my hunch to pick them up.

—Tamara Palmer

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