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Eating on the run: Jelly Babies

If you ever meet me at an event, theres a good chance that, like Dr Who, I’ll have a bag or three of Jelly Babies in my pack. That’s Tom Baker era Dr Who, obviously. Jelly Babies are something I’d guess most UK folk have tried as children but there’s a few interesting facts that perhaps not many people know. For example, Jelly Babies were originally launched by Bassett’s of Sheffield in 1918 to celebrate the end of World War One and were originally called “Peace Babies”. They became known as Jelly Babies after they were relaunched in 1953.

Did you also know that one of the ingredients of Jelly Babies is Stinging Nettle?
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