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George Bassett & Co., known simply as Bassett's, was a British confectionery company and is now used as a brand of Liquorice Allsorts, were created by accident in 1899 and in 1926 the mascot of Bassett's, Bertie Bassett, was created; Bertie continues to represent the brand today.

Liquorice allsorts

In 1989 Bassett's was acquired by the then-united Cadbury-Schweppes company. Confectionery items that use the Bassett's name today include:

  • Liquorice Allsorts
    • Fruit Allsorts
    • Desert Allsorts
    • Sports Mixture
  • Jelly Babies
    • Milky Babies
    • Fruity Babies
    • Party Babies
  • Sherbet Lemons
  • Fruit Bonbons
    • Lemon Bonbons
  • Pear Drops
  • Dolly mixture
  • Sweetshop Favourites
  • Murray Mints
  • Mint Creams
  • Mint Favourites
  • Traditional Wine Gums (discontinued)
  • Traditional Wine Gums (New recipe...)
  • Imperials
    • Imperials Spearmint
  • Everton Mints
  • Animal Mix
  • Snakes
  • Sour Squirms
  • and assorted toffees
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