Name: Mieszanka Wedlowska
Pronunciation: mʲiɛˈʃanka vɛdˈlɔfska
Translation: Wedel Mix
Weight: approx. 10 g/0.35 oz per candy
Price: 30 PLN/$ 9.50/€ 7.30/£ 6.10 per 1 kg/35 oz
Energy: approx. 48 kcal per candy
Ingredients*: sugar, dark chocolate (sugar, cocoa mass, cocoa butter, milk fat, emulsifiers: soya lecithin and E476, flavours), partially hydrogenated vegetable fat, glucose syrup, dried whey, dried whole milk, peanut mass, sweetened condensed milk, fat-reduced cocoa powder, dessicated coconut, peanuts, wafers (wheat flour, rye flour, sunflower oil, dried eggs, maltodextrin, invert sugar solution, raising agents: sodium hydrogen carbonate, ammonium hydrogen carbonate and sodium pyrosulfite, emulsifier: soya lecithin, salt, caramelized cocoa bean (cocoa bean, sugar), dried yoghurt, milk fat, acidity regulator: citric acid, butter, gelling agent: agar, flavours, enzyme: invertase, colourings: carminic acid, caramel. Dark chocolate: cocoa solids min. 47%.
*ingredients of individual candies are not given on the wrappers – this list applies to all candies and is found on the package.
The Wedel Mix started to be produced in the 1930s and immediately caught on. The content of the Mix changed several times over the decades. Nowadays only Bajeczny and Pierrot belong to the original one. The current line-up:
Bajeczny (Fabulous) – I dedicated one entry to the bar version of it. It contains cocoa filling with crumbled wafers.
Pierrot (Pierrot) – its bar version has already been described. It’s filled with cocoa and crumbled peanuts.
Manilla (Manilla) – milk and caramel mass. Its name is a reference to a bar from the 1960s. It was a chocolate block (something similar to chocolate salami), which used to be very popular in Poland back then.
Bałamutka (Lurer) – coconut filling with shredded coconut
Liryk (Lyricist) – milk cream filling with mini chocolate chips
Nygusek (Skiver) – Coke-flavoured jelly
Paryski (Parisian) – strawberry jelly
Dragon (Dragon) – spicy-flavoured caramel filling
Among the discontinued ones, the most popular were: Irys (Iris; dulce de leche mass), Rekord (Record; peanuts, caramel and nougat), Figiel (Prank; apple jelly and caramel), Wenecki (Venetian; strawberry jelly), Kawuś (Coffeer; coffee and cocoa), Wiedeński (Viennese; cherry jelly), Tarragona (Tarragona; Sangria-flavoured), Kokoladka (Cocolate; coconut and cocoa), Arachidka (Peanutess; peanuts).