Hello everyone. Long time no blog right? Well here’s one for all of you who have a sweet tooth out there, but wants something healthy. Something with depth, meaning, and purpose. Other than just being, you know, candy. Also, I think my tea lovers out there will this one as well. They are called Dosha Pops.
Here is some information form the company’s website about the product: “The proof is in the…tea. Each lollipop is made from the finest of ingredients and at the center of it all is herbal tea. The use of herbs to maintain overall well-being is surely the oldest form of alternative medicine and as a result they have contributed a great deal to human health. Thus it is no surprise why we’ve selected herbal teas as our cornerstone.”
Now on to my review. This first thing I noticed was the packaging. Why? Because pieces of it got stuck onto some of the lollipops when was trying to get them out of their plastic wrapping. It wasn’t a big deal until I had to take the lollipop out of my mouth and pick the pieces of plastic off the lollipop.
But does this mean that this product is bad? No way! I actually think that this is one of the most unique ways that I have seen sugar be utilized to make candy. Why? Because it’s healthy. This product uses tea to not only make it taste good, but it also encourage healthy living. And in my personal opinion, a healthy lifestyle. So the concept of this lollipop definitely hits the mark for me. Which is very important for its potential consumers to know. After all, you don’t want people to think that this is just another piece of candy right?
And if you the type of person who loves candy that lasts long, this is the lollipop for you. I don’t know how they do it, but it will take you quite a few licks to get the center of this lollipop. The flavor does not fade and stays consistent throughout the duration of the lollipop. Which is quite long. So you will diffidently be getting your money’s worth.
Alright, enough questions. Let’s get on to my evaluation of the flavors. Let’s us start off with Chai Me Up. This flavor is a subtle chai flavor tastes really sweet but not overly sweet. I like this flavor because it’s not intense and is very calm. I think it’s the coconut that gives it its nice subtleness. I know it weird that candy can be calm, but it is. The next flavor is Head over Hibiscus. I like this flavor because it’s bright and vibrant with the floral notes of the Hibiscus. So much so, that there was no need to pair this particular flavor with anything else. It’s so full in flavor that it can stand by itself. And while we are still on the subject of brightness, let’s talk about the flavor Inner Glow. Now everyone knows that lemon and ginger is a classic flavor combination. It’s bright, an a bit spicy because of the ginger. But when you add in the turmeric, it gives a special depth of appropriate flavor. And while this was not my absolute favorite, I can certainly appreciate the thought that went into this simple yet intricate flavor combination. And it’s great for your upset stomach!
No I don’t like pomegranates. To me their bitter and their little seeds are annoying. They are rich in antioxidants and are really good for you. So I put my big girl pants on and eat them anyway. MyTea Pomegranate makes my pomegranate experience a little better. The pairing of the pomegranate and the rooibos tea leaves was a great idea. Rooibos tea always goes great with fruits and helps with the calming down of bitter fruits. The pomegranate in this case gets the taste buds excited and stimulated which is something I love because I don’t feel like I am eating candy. Velvet Rope is something that confuses me a little bit. And while I did like the lollipop flavor, I am highly confused as I cannot properly identify the flavor profile. Why? One reason is because I never tasted chicory before, and the other reason is because it tasted like burnt sugar. Which to me is not unpleasant. I actually enjoyed that. But I would hate to say that something tastes like burnt sugar is I had to describe it. But that all I got from this flavor. I believe that the chicory itself contributes to the burnt sugar taste. But if you disagree with me, you are welcome to comment on it. You can however appreciate it for its anti-inflammatory properties. However, one discrepancy that I have with the website is that this lollipop is much darker than what the websites picture looks like. Last but not least is Wishful Pinking. I always loved the idea of using flowers in products. So this is no different. I instantly fell in love with the floral notes of this lollipop and was not over whelmed with a bouquet of flowers in a lollipop. Delicious.
My overall opinion about Dosha Pops is that this is a company with a great marketing pitch. I can appreciate the work and thought that goes into creating unique flavor combinations that not only taste good, but have ingredients in them that are healthy and good for you. I can definitely see myself purchasing some more of their lollipops in the near future.
For more information, check out www.DoshaPops.com
This product was sent to me courtesy of Dosha Pops for testing/reviewing purposes only. This Is Not a paid review.