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Black Jack
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Type Confectionery
Owner Barratt
Introduced 1920
Markets Europe
Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy 327 kcal (1,370 kJ)
Carbohydrates 74.2g
- Sugars 41.0g
- Dietary fiber 0.0g
Fat 3.2g
- saturated 1.6g
Protein 0.4g
Sodium 0.79 mg (0%)

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

Glucose Syrup, Sugar, Water, Palm Oil, Colour (Vegetable Carbon), Beef Gelatine, Acid (Citric Acid), Emulsifier (Soya Lecithin), Aniseed Oil, Spirulina Concentrate.

Each pack weighs 33.6g and contains 15 chews.

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