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All you need to know about this gob stopping sweetie!

Where to start with a Giant Gobstopper, I’m sure that’s something many of us have  pondered. As we breathed in that sweet sugar loaded scent and basked in the humongous smooth surface and abstract paint splattered exterior. The big daddy of sweets, Giant Gobstoppers are a marvel of the sweet world, also known as the […]

Pear Drops are a traditional British sweet a moreish sugary pear flavour…

A Pear Drop is a traditional British hard boiled sweet, exuberant of a moreish sugary pear flavour that has been a favourite confectionery for decades. Definitely a long lasting melt in your mouth kind of sweet and don’t be tempted to crunch too soon as they are surprisingly hard and the pear drop might not […]

Alphabet Letters are an old retro sweet favourite…

Alphabet Letters are an old retro sweet favourite. Otherwise known as ABCs, Alphabet Letters are fun fruity flavoured hard sweets aptly named for their shape of the letters of the alphabet. Have fun exploring what you can spell! Produced in a random mix of playful soft pastel shades including, pink, yellow, orange and white, each […]

Chewy gooey accidental Lolly turns long time favourite sweet…

Drumstick lollies are a chewy sweet, recognised by their split colours and dual flavours. The unique combination of a chew and a lolly is a long time favourite of sweet lovers. The original milk and raspberry flavours have been enjoyed for 60+ years. This classic, retro lolly is smooth and creamy, a unique combination of […]

A fabulous traditional sweet, Snowies!

A fabulous traditional sweet, Snowies are creamy white chocolate buttons coated in rainbow coloured hundreds and thousands sprinkles. Eye-catching and moreish, Snowies are a great addition to any sweet stash that won’t go out of style! Jazzies and Snowies are multi-colored old fashioned sweet treats that have many names, Jazz Drops, Jazzles, Sno-Caps and Chocolate […]

Double Lollies, double the flavour : Do you know all the flavours?

Double Lollies are a hard chalky lolly containing double the fun, each lolly is made up of two fruity flavours and colours. The original long lasting lollies, unless of course like me you enjoy crunching down on this toothsome retro confectionery. Their powdery chalky texture is a blast from the past with nothing else quite […]

A British sweet with a mysterious namesake?

Dolly Mixtures a sweet traditional British confectionery from the 1920s. Consisting of an assorted range of flavoured sweets in a variety of shapes and colours. From the soft fondant cubes and tubes to sugar coated jellies these small sweets are mouth wateringly good. A prominent staple of British culture, Dolly Mix pops up in the […]