Flying saucer (confectionery)
Flying saucers are small spheroidal capsules of sherbet-filled rice paper. The first flying saucers were produced in the early 1950s when an Antwerp based producer of communion wafers, Belgica, faced a decline in demand for their product, an account confirmed by Astra, the company which now owns the Belgica brand. Flying saucers are officially registered as a traditional product of Flanders They remain a popular sweet in the United Kingdom, with a 2004 survey naming them as the most popular sweet of all time, while a 2009 survey ranked them as the 12th most popular sweet in the United Kingdom.
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