The Story Behind Jelly Babies: A Sweet Journey Through Time
Welcome to Duncan’s Sweet Shop, your home for the finest selection of sugary delights, candies, and more. Today, we delve into the history of one of the world’s most beloved treats – Jelly Babies.
The Birth of Jelly Babies
Did you know Jelly Babies originated in the UK? It’s true! These soft, sugar-coated, baby-shaped confections were first produced by Fryers of Lancashire in 1864 and were originally known as “Unclaimed Babies.”
The Evolution of Jelly Babies
The original Jelly Babies underwent a sugary evolution in the 20th century, becoming a popular indulgence during wartime and gaining a new lease on life in the 1950s under Bassett’s of Sheffield, where they were rechristened as “Bassett’s Jelly Babies.”
The Variety of Jelly Babies Today
Today, Jelly Babies come in a multitude of flavours and varieties, reflecting the global love for this quintessentially British treat. At Duncan’s Sweet Shop, we bring you an array of choices, each more delicious than the last.
Explore our Fizzy Blue Jelly Babies, a fun twist on the classic sweet that blends familiar soft textures with an exciting fizzy surprise.
Or try our Vimto Jelly Babies, a delightful combination of traditional Jelly Baby sweetness with the unique taste of Vimto – a gourmet sweet like no other!
For those who enjoy smaller treats, we offer Haribo Little Jelly Babies. These bite-sized goodies deliver the same sweet satisfaction in a smaller package.
Speaking of miniatures, don’t miss out on Bonds Mini Jelly Babies. These bite-sized morsels are perfect for snacking or sharing.
Finally, for the daring, we present Millions Iron Bru Jelly Babies. Infused with the distinctive taste of Iron Bru, these are sure to be a hit with the adventurous sweet tooth.
Indulge with Duncan’s Sweet Shop
At Duncan’s Sweet Shop, we take pride in offering you the finest confectionery creations from around the world, including our delectable selection of Jelly Babies. Indulge your sweet tooth today, and taste the rich history behind each delicious bite.