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Love or Hate: Which of These Retro Sweets Should Stick Around

Remember eating Candy Necklaces on the bus to school? Or scoffing a few Strawberry Bon Bons when nobody was looking in the corner shop? Here at Keep It Sweet we’ve got all the best Retro Sweets from years gone by to bring back nostalgic childhood memories and to reignite your taste buds! Take a look at some of our favourites…which ones can you remember? 

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Does the thought of Black Jacks or Flying Saucers take your fancy? Maybe even a Sherbet Fountain? Our fantastic range of retro sweets is sure to take you on a trip down memory lane to carefree childhood days and includes all of your favourite retro sweets straight from your school days. Whether traditional penny sweets are your favourite, or you are a fan of all things sour, we have something for everyone to enjoy here at Keep It Sweet, so sit down, relax and take a look at all of our brilliant selection… 

All of our retro sweets are categorised into the eras they are from. One of our favourite eras for sweets and all things sugary was the 80s. As you’d expect from the crazy lycra, perms and neon colours of the 80s, the sweets were just as wild! Some of the most iconic 80s delights include Fruit Salads, Fizz Wiz and Candy Necklaces - if that isn’t making your mouth water then we don’t know what will! And not only do 80s retro sweets taste truly scrumptious, but they are also brilliantly brightly coloured and look just as great as they taste. From electric blue coloured Taffy to multi coloured Crazy Beans, you are never in for a dull sight! Why not fill one of our plastic sweet jars with these fantastically colourful sweets to double up as a brilliant coffee table addition? (That’s if the sweets last long enough to be seen!) 

Next up on our list of favourite Retro Sweets are all sweets cola flavoured. The Cola Bottle is arguably the ultimate jelly sweet of all time and frequently rank up there on the nation’s favourites! Remember spending your pennies on these in a pick and mix? Or sneaking a few when your mum wasn’t looking? Deliciously chewy and with a mouth-watering tang, these are the perfect treats for every cola enthusiast out there! Or tuck into the many other cola sweets we’ve got on offer to satisfy your sugar fix. 

Another childhood favourite in the world of Retro Sweets are Sherbet Dip Dabs. Not only do these taste DELICIOUS, but they are also just as much fun to eat as they taste! Can you dip the fruity lolly into the tongue-tingling fizzy sherbet without spilling half of it over yourself? We certainly can’t but that’s all part of the fun! Or why not ensure you’re never short of a sugary snack and buy a bulk box of these eye-watering delights? With 50 packets in a box, you won’t run short for a while! If you want to step it up a notch then why not try some even sourer Retro Sweets? The days of Toxic Waste in the playground are sure to bring back memories - but can you still handle the sour? Competing with your friends over who can eat the sourest sweets without making a face never gets old so be sure to get your hands on some today! We even have Sweet and Sour Jars filled with 2 litres of all the best sour retro sweets in them. Filled with everything from Eyepoppers to Snot Shots, this is the perfect gift for any sour sweet lovers out there and can be delivered free straight to your doorstep. So what are you waiting for? Get tasting! 

And of course we can’t talk about Retro Sweets without mentioning Chocolate - which we can 100% guarantee will never get old! Chocolate has a rich history, with chocolate flavoured beverages dating back to 1900BC. After its arrival in the sixteenth century, sugar was added to chocolate and it became much popular throughout Europe. Our brilliant chocolate range contains all the best mouth-watering chocolate treats you could think of - from classic Chocolate Coins to delicious Pink Jazzie Hearts that would make the perfect gift to a special someone or would look great displayed in one of our beautiful Glass Sweet Jars. We’ve also got chocolate sweets in a whole host of other wacky shapes - fancy some Chocolate Fish and Chips? Or maybe some Milk Chocolate Alien Skulls!? If so, you know where to find them. 

View our full range of Retro Sweets here and get in touch if you need any help selecting any of your old favourites.