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What are your favourite traditional sweets? Here are our top 5

There are hundreds of different types of sweets to choose from, however traditional and retro sweets are in many people’s opinions, the most delicious! Traditional sweets bring back memories of the childhood sweet shop on the corner or saving your pocket money for penny sweets. Here are our top 5 tasty traditional treats for you to enjoy…

  1. Fizzy Cola Bottles - If you’re a cola addict or enjoy the sensation of your taste buds tingling then these are the perfect traditional sweets for you! Packed with delicious cola flavour, these bottle shaped sweets are both fizzy and chewy and come with a mouth-watering tang of sourness that is guaranteed to put a smile on anyone’s face. In the past this fizzy delight has won the hearts of the nation and been named the UK’s favourite sweets and would a make a perfect gift or snack for people of all ages.

  2. Bon Bons are classic traditional sweet chews that come in a variety of flavours including toffee, lemon and apple. We recommend Strawberry Bon Bons - these tasty sugar-dust coated balls are packed with fruity flavour and once you start eating them, you won’t be able to resist them!

  3. Fish and Chips - Celebrate hot summer days or brighten up cold, winter days with these creamy, white-chocolate fish and crinkle cut chip shaped traditional sweets. Although they are no longer wrapped in newspaper, these would a make a perfect gift for anyone with a sweet tooth or as a unique wedding favour for your guests.

  4. Jelly Beans are a firm favourite in many households because of the bright colours and delicious fruity flavoured jelly that lies within the sugary shell. Jelly Beans were thought to be first invented by Boston candy maker William Schrafft who urged people to send the treats to soldiers fighting in the Civil War. In the early 20th Century, they became a wide-spread American sweet and have been a huge favourite across the world ever since.

  5. Sherbet Pips are tiny, but are colourful and bursting with tangy flavour. They are perfect for eating by the mouthful, but may cause your eyes to water! Although they are small, they are very moreish so be careful you don’t eat them all at once!

 

View our full traditional sweets range today to find your favourite or to try something new.