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What makes a Traditional Sweet traditional?

Take a trip down memory lane to your school days with the likes of Cola Cubes, Lemon Sherbets, Liquorice Allsorts and many more from our fantastic range of traditional sweets. Not only do these childhood classics taste truly delicious, but they are the perfect way to bring back nostalgic memories from years gone by.

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Some of the most iconic and oldest traditional sweets are Boiled Sweets. Here at Keep It Sweet we have a huge selection of all the classic boiled sweets for you to choose from for a truly traditional taste sensation, along with some boiled sweets with a more modern twist which you might like to try. Rhubarb and Custards are one of the most iconic traditional sweets of all time and are a firm British favourite amongst the older generations. This classic ‘grannie sweetie’ won’t last long so be sure to stock up on these magnificent sweets to keep your sweet tooth satisfied!

Amongst other traditional sweets are some of our most popular and well known delights. Cola Cubes, Pineapple Chunks and Lemon Sherbets are loved by the nation and are a classic household must-have that is loved throughout the generations. Old fashioned sweets such as these are made using traditional processes involving copper pans and boiled and coloured sugar. From simple flavours such as Strawberries and Cream to more obscure and unusual ones such as Rhubarb and Ginger, we can guarantee there is something to suit everyone’s fancy and will be delivered to your doorstep with a click of a button online. Coconut Ice is a favourite nostalgic sweet that has the perfect mixture of the natural sweetness of coconut and the delicious, delicate and crumbly texture. These are perfect for keeping mum busy and stopping gran from giving you embarrassing kisses! Along with the great taste, the white and pink pastel colouring of Coconut Ice makes it a great traditional sweet to give as a gift. Why not fill one of our glass sweet jars, available online here with this crumbly treat?

Along with our fantastic range of traditional sweets we also have a brilliant range of gifts for a unique and memorable way to show somebody how much you care. Our Retro Classics Jar is one of our most popular options and is the perfect gift for any sweet toothed pals or to brighten up the mood in the office on a Monday morning. Filled with a whole load of tuck shop classics including Ring Pops, Refresher Bars and Candy Sticks, you cannot go wrong with this bumper jar of delights. Or why not add an extra special touch with one of our Personalised Sweet Jars? Our Personalised Birthday Jar is just one of our themed jars that contain a whole host of tasty traditional sweets that are sure to put a smile on somebody’s face and the jar can be treasured for years to come.

Or maybe you are looking for a unique and fun touch for your wedding or party? If so we have a great selection of sweet favours and wedding sweets that will ensure to please your guests and keep them dancing all night long. Pillow Boxes are one of our personal favourite wedding sweet products containing all the best old fashioned love themed sweets and heart shaped treats. Spread the love amongst your guests with Mini Lovehearts, chocolate hearts and more in this bite-sized box of treats that is also the perfect way to add a splash of colour to your tables and could even double up as name place settings. Another popular option is our Fish and Chip Cones. Filled with nostalgia and truly delicious chocolate fish and chips this fun spin on the traditional English meal is the perfect old school twist to add to your big day.

Both traditional and retro sweets make an affordable, fun and unique gift that is perfect for all ages (even for that one person who has everything!) They can come in all shapes and sizes that make a memorable gift for every occasion. A retro PEZ dispenser and refills is the perfect gift for any child (or adult!) and is a great addition to any bedroom or office desk. From a Frozen dispenser for all you Disney fans out there to a fun Minion one for the kids, PEZ are just as much about the dispenser as they are the sweets inside! Make sure to provide lots of refills though as these delicious fruity sweets will disappear fast.

View our full range of traditional sweets here.