Sunday, 26 April 2015

Jealous Sweets - a review and giveaway

 Jealous Sweets
I must admit that I've been waiting for a review request from Jealous Sweets for quite a while. Not only is one of their founders a local lad, and went to the same school as my children, but their entire range of luxury sweets is also vegan, halal and gluten-free. 

Founded by old friends Imran Merza and Taz Basunia, Jealous Sweets were created as a luxury vegan/vegetarian/halal brand for adults, as an alternative to premium boxes of chocolates. They are stocked in the food halls of Selfridges and Harvey Nichols and in luxury hotels. They have also been endorsed by celeb. chefs including Tom Aiken and Jamie Oliver.

As a vegetarian, it's great to find a brand of sweets which tastes good, looks good and is free from gelatine, artificial colours and flavours.The range include Yummy Bears, Tangy Worms, Fizzy Friends, Wild Cherries, Grizzly Bears and Sour Beans...
"Naughty doesn't have to mean nasty - Jealous Sweets are full of natural fruit juices, free from artificial colours and flavours. With flavours like Grapefruit & Orange, Morello Cherry & Pineapple and Pomegranate, Jealous Sweets are a firm favourite of chefs such as Tom Aiken and Jamie Oliver, as well as the world’s most luxurious hotels as a mini bar staple. As they’re beautifully presented in gift boxes they also make a very interesting, alternative gift!"
Jealous Sweets
I loved the design of the of the individual 50g (RRP £2.49) boxes, and can see them fitting in very well as mini-bar snacks in boutique and luxury hotels, Eid gifts or even as wedding favours. The taste didn't disappoint either; all of the varieties I tried were delicious, with a real fruity kick. My favourites were the Fizzy Friends, which were an upmarket version of a certain tangy but gelatine filled popular sweet! In case a 50g box isn't enough, there are also 200g gift boxes retailing at £8.99. 

I must admit that these sweets aren't in my normal price range, but I would buy them (or would love to receive them) as a gift. If you can't find a local stockist, you can buy them online here.

You can win a gift bag of Jealous Sweets, by entering below and leaving me a comment. Competition closes at midnight Sunday 10th May 2015. UK Only


I received some complimentary Jealous Sweets products to review/give-away. All views expressed are genuine. 

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61 comments:

  1. I haven't tried Jealous sweet's before, they do look yummy!

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  2. I haven't tried Jealous Sweets before but would love to try their yummy bears!

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  3. Would love to try these!

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  4. ive not tried them but i like the look of the fizzy friends

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  5. Would like to try the fizzy friends

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  6. I've not had them before but I have seen them in Selfridges.. I'd love to try them all HA

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  7. Would love to try them :)

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  8. I've not tried them but I am so excited to hear about them! I've never had a gummy bear, so I think I would love to try those. But I already know that fizzy sweets, especially with a tang, are my favourite so far :)

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  9. They indeed look so tasty. Cute and tasty. I would so love to have them.

    ---thelady8home.com

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  10. Beautifully packaged, I would share these with a nephew, well some of them.

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  11. This is good to know as we are vegans and my best friend is coeliac.

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  12. I love sour ones or the bears

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  13. I love sour ones or the bears

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  14. I have not tried them before but like the look of the fizzy friends.

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  15. My favourite have to be the Tangy Worms!

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  16. I have not seen them before, but the Tangy worms sound tasty

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  17. Never tried them, but I love the look of the Sour Beans

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  18. I have never tried these before so would love to win and then I will let you know which one I love - Joanne Beale

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  19. I've never tried them but the Morello Cherry sounds lovely

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  20. Have to be the wild cherrys :)

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  21. As I love Gummy bears, the Yummy bears would be the one for me!

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  22. I've never tried them but the Fizzy Friends look delicious.

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  23. Not tried them but the cheery ones look nice!

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  24. not tried them but love the look of the Fizzy Friends xx

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  25. I haven't tried them, but I like the sound of the Fizzy Friends.

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  26. The Wild Cherries, I love anything Cherry :)

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  27. i have not tried them before but the yummy bears look nice

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  28. I havent tried these but the wild cherries sound gorgeous

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  29. I love wild cherry, yummy

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  30. I've tried the Fizzy Friends before, they're amazing!

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  31. yummy bears

    trevor linvell

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  32. I wouldn't mind trying fizzy friends

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  33. The Yummy Bears look like they'd live up to their name!

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  34. The tangy worms are my favourite

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  35. The Yummy bears sound truly yummy

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  36. Not tried these yet but the yummy bears look great!!,

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  37. I've not tried them yet but I can safely say all of them ;) I love sweets

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  38. Never tried before but the Yummy Bears look lovely

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  39. Never had this brand and like the sound of Fizzy Friends.

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  40. They all look yummy! I am quite partial to a fizzy sweet. Fingers crossed. I promise to share with my children ;-)

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  41. Would love to try these, never seen them before. Brilliant competition :-) All entered, thank you very much!

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  42. Even though they are not in the 'normal' price range for sweets I think that the way that they are made, the care and attention to detail disregards them from being normal and send them into a more upmarket category :)
    Look fab, bet they taste great too :)
    *I only usually buy from a cheaper price range than these aswell :)

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  43. ive not tried them but i like the look of them all

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  44. I have never tried them but the sour bears look yummy

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  45. I've not tried them before but the Morello cherry and pineapple sound scrummy!

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  46. never tried or heard of them before, but look yummy

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