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Retro Sweets – Loved by Both Adults and Kids alike

Remember Friday afternoons spent in the local sweet shop after school? Remember counting up your pennies for the pick and mix and then running home with sticky pockets filled with delicious goodies? Our Retro Sweets are sourced from decades gone by and are perfect for taking you on a nostalgic trip down memory lane.

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Whether you are looking for treats to sweeten up a wedding, christening, party or event, retro sweets are perfect for all occasions. Satisfy a sweet tooth before busting some moves on the dance floor or have some good old fashioned fun with a game of ‘Guess how many sweets are in the jar’. One of the most popular options if you are catering for a large crowd is a Sweet Bar. These beautiful selections of glass sweet jars are not only filled with the tastiest traditional and retro sweets on offer, but also look stunning and would make a great table centre piece or addition to any party. Complete with metal tongs and paper bags to create an authentic retro feel, it is sure to bring a smile to even the fussiest of guests. Just a few ideas of the tasty treats inside include Black Jacks, fizzy Flying Saucers and fruity Jelly Babies - yum!

If you are looking for specific sweets from your childhood, all our retro sweets are categorised into the decades they originate from. Not only is this perfect for finding all your favourite that you remember, but is also great for finding new sweet treats and goodies that you may not have tried before. For example, the 80s were when sweets really came alive and sweets of the 80s are some of the most popular around. Remember Fizz Wiz, Black Jacks and Fruit Salads? All from the 80s! Big Lips? Another 80s classic! But by far the most popular sweets from the 80s were Gumballs. Commercially available gum was invented way back in the 1850s when, rumour has it, a New York greengrocer was unhappy that normal flat gum was not selling and threw a piece across the store when it fell in a bag of sugar. He then noticed it’s new shiny appearance and the gumball was born! It wasn’t until the 80s that Gumball machines and the brightly coloured delights we know today were developed and we are so glad that they did!

Or maybe you are looking for some more recent retro sweets from later years? If so, our selection of 2000’s sweets are a true demonstration of sweets of the weirdest, wackiest and most unique varieties! One example of the bright and colourful options the 2000’s had to offer is Beach Mix. These fruity flavoured gummy sweets simply can’t be mix and are guaranteed to put a smile on every child and adult’s face. Perfect for days out or long car journeys, these edible seaside shapes will make you longing for summer to come quicker even more than you already were. Another popular gummy option that is particularly a favourite with children are Alphabet Gums. These mouth-watering jellies are perfect for spelling out fun messages and are a great way to keep the kids occupied.

Retro sweets also make a fun and unique gift for all ages. Maybe you’re looking for alternatives to the usual t-shirt or perfume? Or looking for a gift for that one person who has everything? If so, we are firm believers in the fact that there is no better way to somebody’s heart than with sugar! Retro Sweets Jars are available in a huge variety of different sizes and themes to suit every occasion and to please everyone. For example, our Football Jar is the perfect quirky gift for any footie fans out there and contains a range of football themed sweets to get them through the next game. Or for an even more special gift, our Personalised Sweet Jars are the perfect birthday, anniversary, valentine’s or Easter gift to brighten somebody’s day and one they are sure to remember for years to come. For example, our Birthday Jars are just one of our many options containing retro sweets such as Drumstick Bars to Candy Sticks that are simply irresistible!

Another great use for retro sweets is in party bags. Along with the sweet table centre pieces and sweet bar, why not send your guests home with a piece of the party to bring them happy memories and to top it all off, whatever the occasion. Our Hen Party Bags are perfect for a weekend away with the girls and it contains plenty of delicious treats to indulge in before the big day comes around. Show off the humongous rock on your Ring Pop or shimmy the night away with some tongue tingling Fizz Wiz for a guaranteed sweet touch to your celebration. We also offer a Best of British Bag to get you feeling patriotic with all sweets red, white and blue, or a Scary Party Bag to spook your friends and family with, along with many others containing delicious retro sweets.

Along with our huge tasty range of retro sweets, we also have Personalised Rustic Crates and Signs to go alongside your treats to make an extra special gift or a great memento. Add your own text to create a product that will be treasured for a long time to come and is sure to bring back plenty of nostalgic memories.

Or maybe you are a business looking to incorporate retro sweets into your marketing techniques? If so, we have hundreds of different corporate options and a huge selection of promotional sweets to impress both adults and kids alike, whatever your brand may be.

View our full range of retro sweets here today and get ordering your goodies!