Black Jack (confectionery)

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Black Jack
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Black Jack.jpg
Product typeConfectionery
OwnerBarratt
Introduced1920
MarketsEurope
Websitetangerineuk.net/our-brands/blackjack/
Nutritional value per
Energy327 kcal (1,370 kJ)
74.2g
Sugars41.0g
Dietary fiber0.0g
3.2g
Saturated1.6g
0.4g
MineralsQuantity %DV
Sodium
0%
0.79 mg

Black Jack is a type of "aniseed flavour chew" according to its packaging. It is a chewy, gelatin-based confectionery. Black Jack is manufactured under the Tangerine Confectionery Barratt brand in Spain and the UK. In the 1920s Trebor Bassett manufactured them, and the wrapper showed gollywogs on it. An example of it can be seen at the V&A Museum of Childhood.

Ingredients[edit]

Glucose syrup, sugar, hydrogenated vegetable fat, colours (E153, E151, E129), citric acid, gelatine, flavouring, emulsifier (soya lecithin).

Each pack weighs 33.6g and contains 15 chews.

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