Originally called ‘barley candy’ because early candy makers used cheaper readily available barley sugar. During the 18th century metal molds were used to create shaped candies, also known as clear toy candy. By the 19th century these molded candies were a popular Victorian Christmas treat. Manufactured by Primrose Candies.
Ingredients: Sugar, Corn Syrup, Citric Acid, Food Coloring FD&C Yellow #5, Yellow #6, Red #3, Red #40, Blue #1, Blue #2.