Haribo has come to the aid of sweet-toothed vegetarians with Funny Mix its first bagged range of gelatine-free jellies.

Funny Mix (rsp: £1.12) is available now and each bag contains strawberry, cola bottle and starfish jelly shapes with Suitable for Vegetarians printed on pack. The strawberry jelly is already available in a vegetarian-friendly loose format at pick'n'mix retailers.

Brand manager Katy Clark said there was growing demand for a wider variety of vegetarian treats. "We are offering vegetarians something they already know and love but in a bagged format."