These are very tasty jelly beans; Compare to regular jelly beans, these are made with real fruit juice and has 100% Daily vitamin C. Needless to say my boys love to snack on these ones. I let them have 1 snack pack only though and not every day, why?? One little packet have 15g of sugar! Know more about sugar
I buy just enough for 1 month supply; one month they get to eat this as a snack and another month they are off with an alternative, either dried prunes, dried raisins or some natural sweets as such.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recommends that no more than about 5 to 15 percent of your total daily calories should come from added sugar and solid fats. (35% of total daily calories should come from sugar overall, added and natural)
Preschoolers averaging 1,200 to 1,400 calories per day should limit added sugar to about 4 teaspoons (16 grams) per day.
Children ages 4 to 8 who average 1,600 calories per day should limit added sugar to about 3 teaspoons (12 grams) a day.
Natural sugar, glucose syrup (from tapioca, corn, or rice), starch (from tapioca, corn, or rice), modified food starch (from tapicoa, corn, or rice), fumaric acid (for sour), tartaric acid (for sour), ascorbic acid (for vitamin C), natural flavors, acacia gum, purple carrot juice, beta carotene