Chicos are made by Nestle, under their Australian brand Allen's, out of gelatinous sugar flavoured with cocoa. Its packaging carried an image of a black baby in overalls until at least 2013. Photo: Twitter Chicos are made by Nestle, under their Australian brand Allen's, out of gelatinous sugar flavoured with cocoa. Its packaging carried an image of a black baby in overalls until at least 2013. Photo: Twitter
Chicos are made by Nestle, under their Australian brand Allen's, out of gelatinous sugar flavoured with cocoa. Its packaging carried an image of a black baby in overalls until at least 2013. Photo: Twitter

Australia’s ‘Red Skins’ chews, ‘Chicos’ jellies bite the dust amid global backlash over racist branding

  • Raspberry flavoured ‘Red Skins’ and chocolate jelly ‘Chicos’ have been made in Australia under the Allen’s brand, owned by Nestle, for decades
  • Their renaming comes amid global protests against racism and follows a similar decision related to the Aunt Jemima and Uncle Ben’s brands

Topic |   Australia
Chicos are made by Nestle, under their Australian brand Allen's, out of gelatinous sugar flavoured with cocoa. Its packaging carried an image of a black baby in overalls until at least 2013. Photo: Twitter Chicos are made by Nestle, under their Australian brand Allen's, out of gelatinous sugar flavoured with cocoa. Its packaging carried an image of a black baby in overalls until at least 2013. Photo: Twitter
Chicos are made by Nestle, under their Australian brand Allen's, out of gelatinous sugar flavoured with cocoa. Its packaging carried an image of a black baby in overalls until at least 2013. Photo: Twitter
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