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Taste test: new treats

Serving sizeOne packageOne rollOne pieceOne-half packet
Calories1601401105
Fat/Fiber.5g / 0g5g / 0g2.5g / 0g0g / 0g
Sugars/Sodium31g / 35mg10g / 360mg6g / 75mg1g / 20mg
Carbs/Protein40g / 0g23g / 2g20g / 2g1g / 0g


Even though our tasters didn't feel the love for the newest Jolly Rancher candies, they were a big hit at St. Petersburg Catholic High School varsity baseball games this spring. In fact, the chewy treats, first brought to a game by a student in the bleachers, became thought of as a good luck charm by the fans who brought them to the games as they cheered the baseball Barons to their first state tournament in 37 years. The hard candies have a sweet, soft center that made them good for calming nerves and satisfying anxious cravings. The Jolly Ranchers were among four sugary items in this recent tasting.

Kathy Saunders, Times correspondent

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