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A sweet lover’s dream job is up for grabs at Swizzels

U.K. sweet manufacturer Swizzels — famous for producing kids’ favourites Drumsticks Lollies, Parma Violets and Love Hearts — is offering one lucky sweet lover the perfect job: as a product taster at their Derbyshire headquarters.

The lucky sweet taster will join the Swizzels product development team tasting new creations before they go on sale. The job comes will full training, including learning how to use taste buds to work out which flavour combinations are best. The successful applicant will get the opportunity to go behind the scenes to learn all the tricks of the trade and even play a part in designing new packaging.

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Swizzels marketing manager Sarah-Louise Heslop said: “We know that adults love our products just as much as children so we’re looking for our biggest fan to join us at our factory and help us develop new additions to our range. It takes months to develop new flavours and the successful applicant will be shown the whole process, learning the secrets of how we make our fabulous sweets. It’s an important role and they’ll be helping develop new products that could be sold across the country. No experience is necessary — just a love of sweets.”

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The successful applicant will be consulted on new products in development at Swizzels over the next 12 months, which will involve regular visits to the sweet maker’s Derbyshire headquarters.

And the salary? A year’s supply of sweets, of course.

Think you’re the right person to become a dedicated sweet taster? Apply here.

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