YumEarth Organic Hard Candy, Peppermint

Last updated date: December 17, 2019

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Overall Take

In our analysis of 20 expert reviews, the YumEarth YumEarth Organic Hard Candy, Peppermint placed 6th when we looked at the top 10 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

Editor's Note February 25, 2020:
Checkout The Best Organic Mints for a detailed review of all the top organic mints.

Expert Summarized Score
2 expert reviews
User Summarized Score
621 user reviews
Our Favorite Video Reviews
What experts liked
You know those extra-strong mints that you get with the bill at a restaurant? These were them. Only somewhat creamier and about 5 times the size!
- Go Dairy Free
December 27, 2010 | Full review
What experts didn't like
These mints are seriously strong. A little too strong for my regular sugar cravings, but were a nice refresher.
- Go Dairy Free
December 27, 2010 | Full review

From The Manufacturer

Stay minty fresh with our Wild Peppermint hard candies. Perfect for freshening your breath or getting that leftover lunch taste out of your mouth, our peppermint hard candies are USDA Organic, Kosher, Non-GMO Project Verified, Gluten Free, Nut Free and Dairy Free! Keep them nearby for easy access, we’ll leave you pining for peppermint.

Overall Product Rankings

1. Newman’s Own Organic Mints, Peppermint
Overall Score: 9.2
Expert Reviews: 6
3. VerMints Organic Wintergreen Mints, 6-Pack
Overall Score: 8.9
Expert Reviews: 0
4. Trader Joe’s Organic Gingermints, 2-Pack
Overall Score: 8.8
Expert Reviews: 0
5. SENCHA NATURALS Green Tea Moroccan Mint, 1.2-Ounce
Overall Score: 8.7
Expert Reviews: 0
6. YumEarth Organic Hard Candy, Peppermint
Overall Score: 8.6
Expert Reviews: 2
7. NeuroGum Energy Mints, Mint
Overall Score: 8.6
Expert Reviews: 1
8. Simply Natural Organic Breath Mints, Cinnamon
Overall Score: 8.6
Expert Reviews: 3
9. Simply Gum Organic Breath Mints, Peppermint
Overall Score: 8.6
Expert Reviews: 3
10. GoOrganic Organic Hard Candies, Mint
Overall Score: 8.4
Expert Reviews: 3

An Overview On Organic Mints

While brushing your teeth first thing in the morning is an important habit for keeping your breath free of germs so it smells nice and fresh, your minty toothpaste isn’t designed to last all day. It’s helpful to keep a container of mints in your car or purse for a quick breath refresher as needed. Of course, you’ll want to stick with organic mints that are free of artificial ingredients.

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Start by choosing what flavor you like best. Peppermint is the most common mint flavor, hence the name, but other flavors are available as well. For example, you may opt for a flavor like cinnamon. Cinnamon is an excellent choice for anyone who enjoys a spicy mint.

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Carefully review the product label to ensure the ingredients are natural. Some mints contain as few as three ingredients that are often Non-GMO Project Verified, kosher, vegan-friendly and gluten-free. Others are Certified USDA Organic, allergen-free and lactose-free.

Check for any extra benefits the organic mints might have to offer. For example, some mints contain caffeine and B vitamins to provide consumers with an energy boost. This is especially helpful in the afternoon when you begin to feel a bit tired, but still have plenty of work left to finish.

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Finally, take a look at the container the mints are kept in. Some are designed to be tossed after the mints are gone, while others can be re-purposed. Newman’s Own Organic Mints, Peppermint come in a decorative tin that is perfect for gifting and can be cleaned and reused for a craft project later on.

DYWM Fun Fact

Two of the most common ingredients found in organic mints are peppermint and cinnamon oil. Here are a few interesting facts about the health benefits of these oils.

Peppermint oil is excellent for treating nausea, relaxing sore muscles, improving circulation, reducing headache pain and calming an anxious mind. of. It’s also a great bug repellent!

Cinnamon oil is a good oil for purifying the blood, controlling blood sugar, relieving cold symptoms, boosting brain activity, destroying germs and bacteria and eliminating gas. Just like peppermint oil, cinnamon oil is also effective at repelling mosquitoes.

The Organic Mints Buying Guide

  • Watch for a satisfaction guarantee, so you can request a refund if the organic mints don’t live up to your expectations.
  • Some mints may break during shipping.
  • Reviewers report some manufacturers produce mints with a weird aftertaste that may also leave a coating on the tongue. If you experience this, simply brush your teeth to get rid of the coating and gargle with mouthwash to get rid of the aftertaste.
  • Not all organic mints are sugar-free. Some still contain cane sugar, so make sure you read the ingredient list carefully if you need to watch your sugar intake.
  • Keep an eye on the number of calories per mint. Most organic mints keep this number around 2 or 3, but there are brands with as many as 10 calories per mint.
  • Since organic mints are mostly sold in larger units, you’ll need to determine how many pieces you’re getting for the price. Once you know how much each mint costs, you’ll be able to determine which brand gives you the most for our money.