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Jelly is the term used to describe sweet or savoury food gels.

Sweet food gels include gelatin desserts such as Jell-O and blancmange or clear fruit jam which has gelled such as apple jelly. In North America, the term is often used to mean jam in general, whether it has gelled or not. Jelly babies are a popular gelatine based confectionery the UK

Savoury food gels include aspic[?] or plain gelatine.

In beekeeping[?], Royal jelly is a specific foodstuff made by bees which, when fed to bee larvae, turns them into queen bees.

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