Holiday carton of Bassetts Jelly Babies. Bassetts Jelly Babies were first produced by Bassetts in 1918 to mark the end of World War I and were originally called "Peace Babies." Production was suspended during World War II due to rationing but was relaunched by Bassetts in 1953 as "Jelly Babies." The soft, chewy fruit flavoured candies are also popularly associated with Tom Baker's Fourth Doctor character in the British TV show Doctor Who. Bassetts Jelly babies are made with natural colours & flavours. Contains real fruit juice. 400g.