Why we love retro sweets

Why we love retro sweets

Retro Classic Pick & Mix Sweets

Lets go back in time to the 50s, 60s, 70s, and 80s!!

With our 1kg retro letterbox pick and mix to help with those wonderful, exciting, sugary memories..

Who remembers the famous Drumstick lolly??

Drumstick Lolly

Did you know that Trevor Mattlow was experimenting with two different flavours at the time and by complete accident he found that by mixing milk and raspberry, the most mouth watering flavour was discovered, so in 1957 the famous drumstick lolly was procreated.

Lets go back even further in time!!

Black Jack Pick & Mix Sweets

One of the oldest half penny chewy sweets that most people can remember, is the famous Black Jack!

A chewy mouth workout, with an aniseed flavour.

This sweet dates back to around the 1920s, now to date, it is on it's third wrapping.

Unbelievably, the first was a picture of a old age doll (Never to be seen today)! 

Rightly so, this was changed due to this being highly offensive and racist.

This was replaced by a picture of a pirate in the 1980s..

Until 2008, a confectionary company called Tangerine bought out Trebor, With this they decided to change the design once more, to its now current black and white packaging with red writing.

Many adults love the flavour, with children being fascinated with the colour change to there tounges.

All included in our retro range here at Sweecandy.

We stock many different retro sweets, our customers are delighted with our new 350g to our 500g retro pick and mix sweet pouches.

1kg letterbox filled with Retro Pick & Mix Sweets

If your a huge fan of old classic retro pick and mix sweets, then you will love our ultra retro 1kg letterbox pick and mix.

A great birthday present to send or as a get well gift to make someone smile for sure.

You can even add a free personalised message on us!!

Our list of retro sweets we stock to take you back to the penny shops!!!!

From Parma violets, Fruit fizzers, Refreshers, Drumstick lollies, Classic wham chew bars, Black Jacks, Dolly mixtures, American hard gums, Liquorice Allsorts, Pint pots, Shrimps, Rhubarb and custard, Wine gums, Milk bottles, Flying saucers, Jelly babies, Fried eggs, Cola bottles and Teeth and toothbrush.

So many different flavours in our retro range, from our pouches to our ultra 1kg letterbox sweets.

Even better still, if you know your favourite classic retro sweets, when why don't you create your own retro sweet hamper, from 350g through to 1kg, which you can fill with just your old classic memories.

It doesn't matter how old or young you are, if you love the quality of retro sweets then you have come to the right place.

We are sure you will be back for more!!

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