TODAY Food debunks the myth that Skittles are all just one flavor.
The trouble is, we’ve been conditioned to associate colours with tastes. Yellow is always lemon, green is apple or lime, red is strawberry or raspberry, purple is usually blackcurrant and orange is, of course, orange. … “So, Skittles have different fragrances and different colours – but they all taste exactly the same.”
According to a neuropsychologist named Don Katz, even though it seems unbelievable, all Skittles are the same flavor . . . a generic “fruit” taste. … Skittles are SCENTED too. So when you bite that yellow Skittle, your brain sees the color, smells the smell, and you believe you’re eating a lemon flavor.
According to Katz, we believe that they taste different because our brains associate their colors with certain tastes. … According to Katz, ” it is cheaper to make things smell and look different than it is to make them actually taste different.” There you have it, Skittles all taste the same.
There has been a rumor that all the candies in Skittles actually taste the same. The rumor claims the different colors just cause the consumers to feel as if they
Saw a post on here calling for lime skittles to be brought back. The comments were people claiming they are all actually the same flavor & other comments .