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Confirmed sighting: Tom's Sweet'n'Sour Jelly Babies
Posted: 20:55 Sat 26-04-2003. Price: 99p for 200g bag. Location: Leo's, Bath.
"Stuart Campbell" reports: Continuing the currently popular theme of adding "fizziness" to traditional favourites, these are jelly babies with a sour fizzy coating. As usual the fizz could do with being significantly more combative, but the jelly babies inside (strawberry, pineapple, blackcurrant, orange and, er, green flavours) are fantastic, far superior to the standard Bassett's variety. The blackcurrant ones (pale blue in colour, controversially) are extraordinarily good. The nicest fruity gum-type sweet since my local Farmfoods stopped importing Bassett's magnificent Wine Gums from Holland. (If you know anywhere that still sells these, by the way, in either the normal or fizzy varieties, I will give you my sister.) Another controversial sighting from Campbell here (and I've never even met his sister). He may, however, be interested in the news that Cadbury Trebor Bassett will be launching Maynards Wine Sours gums sometime in May, or in the possibility of sampling Topps' Juicy Drop Pop ("a unique candy product which allows children to re-flavor their pop", via a small bottle of brightly coloured liquid), apparently being tested in "select European markets" before it's unleashed on the USA.

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Posted: 08:42 Sun 27-04-2003 by "Alex"
Comment: I hope we get these in my town. We had tropical before.

In reference to Maynards Sours-they are already at my Woolworths 33817


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