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(Atlas Obscura)   Russia makes some bloody good candy bars   (atlasobscura.com) divider line
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623 clicks; posted to Food » on 25 Sep 2022 at 6:25 AM (9 weeks ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook



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2022-09-25 6:33:07 AM  
And godsdammit it's gonna make a comeback as their economy goes down the shiatter.
 
2022-09-25 9:41:39 AM  

Axeofjudgement: And godsdammit it's gonna make a comeback as their economy goes down the shiatter.


But it will be made with dissident and kidnapped Ukrainian blood
 
2022-09-25 12:18:42 PM  
I'm trying to cut down on sugar, so I just grab a spoon and pry off the lid.

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2022-09-25 1:39:26 PM  
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hematogen

doesn't say much but does give the Russian spelling: гематоген

It looks like number of companies have made these blood candy bars

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They also come in different flavors including various fruits.

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You can also buy a marine hemoglobin syrup supposedly made from sea urchins and honey.
https://morskoygematogen.com/ link
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2022-09-26 5:15:05 PM  
I'd give it a go.
 
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