January 1 the Christmas candy is cleared from purveyors' shelves and the Valentine's Day candy mania begins. It seems early to me but does allow time for an awful lot of sampling. Jelly Belly has released a co-branded Mickey and Minnie Mouse Valentine Mix for the occasion- an awfully sweet mixture that includes bubble gum, cotton candy, and strawberry shortcake flavors, to name a few. I can't say that it's my favorite of the Jelly Belly mixes, but the colors are so pleasing and fitting for the holiday. A nice token to give to someone you love.
Score (flavor): 3
Score (visuals): 4