I was tempted to complain ‘we don’t all have big mouths’. Britain's Most Popular Sweets: 1950s. Drumsticks are raspberry and milk flavoured chewy lollipop. Glenmore Business Park Do you remember you always got a Bar 6 in your selection box but I never saw one sold separately in a shop. Terms & Conditions Sweets and chocolate are so boring these days. Though having said that, none of my daughters or their friends have ever had a filling. Amazon.co.uk: Sweets from 1960s. Rubbish! I remember the ‘checkup’ and being told ‘ don’t be soft boy, open your mouth’. Brain Blasterz Bitz - 2 Packs "WARNING! Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. Sweets through the ages: Tim Richardson's timeline documents a history of candy (Image: SWNS). You’re the first person I’ve ever known to like Olde English. We sell sweet box hampers, sweet buckets and jars ideal for gifts, weddings and party’s. (tv ad Gimme mint cracknell n I don’t care!). In our case, as Barry says, this was the ‘Traveller’s Rest’, conveniently situated, for them and us, just outside our junior school. Well, there you are. Also boxes of Weekend variety of fondants n candy really sweet n sugary.Cant remember who manufactured em.Oh t b young again! ( Log Out /  Wasn’t ‘old jamaica’. Just seen this, thank you oh Northern vimto warrior! There was another extruded type thing that was chewy but had bits of fruity jelly in it, my childhood memory had filed that, in triplicate and with carbon paper, under Double D. These, my friend, were Trebor ‘Chocstix’. Save even more on our multi buy option where you can mix and match across our decades, or order bulk qty's. FAQ’s But since you couldn’t see who you were going to get ’til you opened it, everyone had loads of swops. Barry Ward and Ronnie Hughes rejoice in the sweets of the 1960s in north Liverpool. MIXED SWEETS Vast banks of penny sweets under the glass counter at the local sweet shop/tobacconist (or high on the shelves behind the shopkeeper); the little white paper bag and the decision of whether to allow the shopkeeper to choose your sweets … And yes, why can’t those junk phone calls about banks and building societies be about retrospective claims on the dentists of the 1960s? Each card would have a lazily written paragraph of football clichés about each player on the back. And whilst scouring the internet for images to illustrate our words I immediately found this gem: Spangles, though were the quintessential 60s sweet. For those of us who used to trek from Melling to Deyes Lane Secondary Modern School, there was a small sweet shop by Maghull Station … in the buildings that still resemble huts (opposite The Great Mogul pub). It felt like eating a little piece of history. But one thing I wanted to bring you in this post was the ‘Galaxy Dark Room Test.’ Launching their competitor to brand leader Cadbury’s, Galaxy had this ludicrous TV advert: Sadly a thorough scout of the internet has failed to find this gem. The Christmas tradition that only got going in the 1960s. We use cookies and similar tools to enhance your shopping experience, to provide our services, understand how customers use our services so we can make improvements, and display ads. Pick ‘N’ Mix, About us A lovely jigsaw to do, even if it did remind me how much of a sweet tooth i have. But thinking of George Harrison’s dire warnings, how were our teeth faring with all these sweets and chocolate? Change ). The closest to the flavour was a dolly mixture by Haribo but guess what, yes, they no longer make them. Cheap sweets. We stock a huge range of pick and mix sweets, traditional sweets, retro sweets and American candy. Hence my fear of dentists took about 40 years to die down thanks to a more enlightened approach to dentistry. Please just bring them all back especially the cordial and cream bars. This was so interesting, and what fun it is to remember those iconic sweets (lollies in Australia). All those years and memories of your Grandad, all from 2 bars of chocolate. All of our sweets can be selected from our website and posted direct to … They were such a lovely flavour and even though only five, I remember being bitterly disappointed when I discovered the change. £1.99 Ex Tax: £1.66. Soft, rummy raisin thing dipped in plain choc with slightly lighter choc swirl decoration. But there were always some horrible ones left over, the nougat ones with nutty bits  in our house. No wonder we all grew up so well balanced! Unit M62 The 1920s & 1930’s was an era of extremes. TV ad was a little girl rocking on a rocking horse to a song that went ” Du, Du-et, du, du-et…….etc”! Was doing research on sweets of the 60’s for a party our club is holding and it was great to remember the sweets I used to love. Barry Ward and Ronnie Hughes rejoice in the sweets of the 1960s in north Liverpool. Taste memories go very deep don’t they? A box cost 2/6 and sometimes two of us sugar craving girls would pool our money to share one. The chocolate bar everyone mentions from the 60s, and earlier (and Barry duly did) is Fry’s ‘5 Boys.’ Nice though, from my memory, perfectly ordinary milk chocolate and no better than any of the Cadbury’s alternatives. Though I too hated Mr Marshall and the yellow dental appointment cards when they were handed out at school. 1960s Price Quiz Can you guess the price of these items in 1969? Everyone wanted to collect the set. I was put off the dentist from that moment on but the only problems i have had from age 55 onwards have been due to the fillings carried out then which I fully believe were unecessary. A password will be sent to your email address. 1960s sweets new without tags but never been used having a major clear out hence cheap price of 12.99 Uk bidders only any bidders from overseas will be cancelled and payment is required within three days of the end of the auction Happy bidding As well as the football cards, I’m sure I had complete or near-complete sets of Flags of the World, The American Civil War and of course War Of The Worlds. I used to live just round the corner from Deyes Lane, in Hillary Crescent. Stephen Fry rhapsodizes about his sugar addiction in his memoir ‘The Fry Chronicles’ and mentions a lot of these candies. Sweet Jars So Roger, here may have been a ‘wily inside forward’ or, more likely ‘a reliable poacher.’, “When you think about it, the marketing for bubble-gum was fantastic, because once you’d started collecting the football cards, you had to have the complete set. Why children stick sweets in oranges at Christmas time. Of course the manufacturers would only produce a limited number of certain cards which meant you had to keep on buying chewie to complete a set.”. Even so, this decade produced one of the UK’s favourite sweet creations- the Black Jack. Was looking for the Galaxy dark room test as an illustration for a Sermon on Christmas eve and came upon this blog – thank you for doing he research and showing there are no youtube clips but more, thank you for the memories. Far too much bland rubbish about these days, and it will get MUCH worse, you mark my words. 1953: Sweet rationing ends in Britain Children all over Britain have been emptying out their piggy-banks and heading straight for the nearest sweet-shop as the first unrationed sweets went on sale today. Step back into the summer of ‘69 and grab a packet of Starbursts. Yes, is a great shame they no longer make them. We fly the flag for these delights ensuring that a new generation of sweetie lovers can enjoy them too, and in turn their kids, and so on. Another joint post from those two characters out of a latter day 'Just William' novel. We may have eaten sweets but our meals were healthy and we didn’t have lots of snacks in between. I well remember visits to a sadistic dentist every school holiday and having to endure endless fillings many of them without an anaesthetic. Try the twist: Make a super speedy 10 minute version of the original recipe in your microwave. There follows a discussion, and this between dentists you’ll remember, that set my teeth on edge but entirely changed my opinion about the gaps and fillings inside my mouth. Glad to be of ecclesiastical service. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. I know it Paula. There’s something else being dredged up from my 1960s memory too, Highland Toffee and another chewy stick type thing with lumps of fruity jelly in it … a D bar or Double D? score: 69 of 100 (69%) required scores: 1, 48, 74, 83, 90 list stats leaders vote Vote print comments. It is double strength, too, for te Saudi market, mainly. 129,923 views made by JimmyB. ‘Posh sweets’ were most celebrated at Christmas when Selection Boxes would be expected to turn up in the pillow case at the bottom of your bed. The swinging sixties are associated with lollipops as depicted in the cult films Austin Powers, various scenes across the whole series show characters eating 1960s sweets. Probably taken out the poisonous additives. Posted Sweets is a top UK based online sweet shop. Compare this Product. But yes mate, there were some that tasted more like medication, yuk. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. There's all sorts of Sweet Jars at The Sweetie Jar. Does anyone remember those little pots of sugary paste that were sold in the 60’s; they came with a little spoon. That would be Cadburys’ “Special Recipe”, then. I was given two rather very large bars of Galaxy milk chocolate, one from my partner’s daughter and one from her grandson, and they still go down just as well. And if you like this, no doubt coming soon could be be ‘Ice cream and lemonade in the 1960s’ ‘Comics of the 1960s’ – and who knows what else is lurking in our memories! Susie and I are still in touch, BTW. Add to Cart. Swizzles Love Hearts Mini Rolls (Pack 8 Rolls). Retro Sweets Each sealed pack contained a slither of pink chewie and a coloured photograph of a player. Some nights though, when presented with your packet of sweets after tea (this really happened) you’d find you had the wrong kind of Spangles: “Apart from the fruit flavoured ones, weren’t there some that tasted like cough medicine ?”. Our list wouldn’t be complete without a traditional steamed pudding. The 1950s saw the launch of mouthwatering sweets such as Drumsticks and Love Hearts. Lashings of homemade custard are most definitely compulsory. But intriguing because the back of the wrapper and the chocolate itself contained bizarre Edwardian looking images of said ‘5 Boys’ going from ‘Desperation’ to eventual ‘Realisation’ over tasting the chocolate and realising that yes, it was Fry’s. And while we were getting that one ready Barry started to reminisce about the sweets we ate (by the ton) back then. Again clever marketing, especially ‘The Lady Loves Milk Tray’ TV adverts. It was a marshmallow toffee topped centre and chocolate covered, 2 short bars in each wrapper. I always hated Caramac though! A a reminder of the strong link between taste and memory. Nichols (the makers) denied they still made it when I had one of my periodical rants at the, but they surely DO. All of our sweets can be selected from our website and posted direct to your door. Iconic sweets from the 60s include Candy Shrimps, Aniseed Balls, Catherine Wheels and Gumballs. Check out our 1960s sweets selection for the very best in unique or custom, handmade pieces from our candy shops. I remember plastering “real” american confederate money all over ourbrand new white tiled bathroom (first on Wilson road, blackley Manchester) and it staining the pristine grout…… The flat pick k bubbly flushed down the loo unchewed-i only wanted the dosh! Compare this Product. And I suspect that one of the most detested people in Maghull, Mr Marshall, the dentist on the corner of Sefton Lane – who’d fixed himself up with a monopoly of dental checking in our school, made a fortune from unnecessary fillings.”, ‘Surely not?’ I thought. Remember your favourite 60s sweets? Susie and I were (almost) more excited about our being able to stock up on sweets at a local shop we called ‘The Hobbit House.’ That wasn’t its actual name, but it was a tiny, brightly colored shop with a round door. Like you, I don’t recall coffee or blackcurrant, when I bought them (in the 1960s and early 1970s), were the five flavours you mention in your comment, lime, strawberry, raspberry, pineapple, and orange. I just bought 24 bottles from Wordwide Foods in Manchester, (Rusholme) near the Infirmiary on Wilmslow road. And lemonade, jelly and ice cream? View more posts. The 1960s was a great time to be a kid, particularly when you had pocket money to spend at the sweet shop. It means that most people in this specific age group need dentists now more than any other age group to repair their teeth. Oh, LOL, Ronnie! We’re bringing the spirit of the sixties straight to your door with our finest selection of retro sweets. Take a look below to start spreading the love. Add to Wish List. Many of this age group had the drill, drill and more drilling treatment. (What is YouTube for?) First there was the swinging jazz scene of decadence and excess of a generation who survived the first world war and were determined to enjoy themselves. ‘Food in the 1960s: Actually it was quite good.’, ‘Food in the 1960s: What else were we eating?’. Sweet Shop Curly Wurlies. Oak Veneer Occasional Table; Small Baby Doll brand Lipstick; Winfield own brand Ladies Fashion Dress; RCA Camden 33rpm Long-Playing Record; Quarter Pound (125 grams) of Pic'n'Mix Sweets; Standard Ball of Winfield own brand Wool Another mystery from that era: how certain types of chocolate bar (I’m thinking specifically of Bar 6 and Cadbury’s Wafer here) survived as items to purchase in theatres and cinemas for the intermission, long after they had disappeared from ‘ordinary’ retailers. "1960s sweets" - Local Classifieds, Buy and Sell in the UK and Ireland We found 13 '1960s sweets' adverts for you in the UK and Ireland Navigate to the first search result item Follow this Search Navigate to the Refine Search Options Sort results by Best Match Most Recent Distance Price – … Don’t know if it’s still out there? They still taste just as good. Select Your Cookie Preferences. you are right they was bigger wagon wheels i remember my nan buying me a pink one one year about 1973 i loved it and i also loved frys fruit centres lime strawberry rasberry pinnaple orange them are the flavours i remember eating when i was about 4 1969 i dont remember coffee or blackcurrant its a pity they dont still do them i loved them my fave. Where have the boxes of weekend and white heather chocolates gone does anyone remember them also lucky numbers. WIMPS . !!! Proof? A trip down Memory Lane.Use r luv Bar 6 anyone remember mint cracknells? ‘When the advertisement for Rowntree’s fruitgums came out, with the little boy shouting “Don’t forget the fruit gums, Mum!” after his departing mother, we were shocked and amazed that any child would be pushy enough to demand sweets every time his mother went shopping.’ All Your Favourite Old Fashioned Retro Sweets Online at The Sweetie Jar. And dentists as bullying sadists. “My favourites (after 5 Boys’) were the 5 Centre, especially after around 1967 when they brought out a milk chocolate version. Now, I have been told that they only seemed bigger because I had smaller hands. Or, where did all those fillings come from? Does anyone remember a candy stick thing that was like a coffee coloured ridged extrusion and I think it was hollow, or perhaps filled with sherbet, it tasted brown and coffee/caramelly as well? We sell sweet box hampers, sweet buckets and jars ideal for gifts, weddings and party’s. I think they were 2d each. Drumsticks. Born in The Sixties Retro Sweets Gift Selection Bo . ‘Surely no responsible professional would carry out medical procedures that weren’t needed?’. They had a choco like filling. ‘Old’ whatever – I hated them! Add to Wish List. Chichester Looks like Old English Spangles were about as unpopular as blancmange! Delivery Information Login to your account, Posted Sweets I have no memory of dirt in sweets ever being a problem at all. Privacy Policy Knew it didn’t taste anything like back then, but hadn’t realised the reason is so basic. I recall phoning the company some time in the late 1980s, and asking, were they still available; a woman there said “No, they were discontinued in 1982, as they weren’t selling well enough”. Anyone remember a bar called “Milky Lunch”? Weekend were made by Mackintosh’s, and even I found them sickly and a bit weird- but would like to see them back! I think we managed to stop eating it before we got sick, but it did sure help us stay up late to watch that historic event. Never heard of them but what about Crackerjack popcorn? Of course chewing gum was strictlyforbidden at boarding school,in fact there was always a faint tinge of it not being ‘quite nice’ to chew gum. Many of the brands that are popular today first appeared on the shelves in the 1950s. How wrong I was. We sell sweet box hampers, sweet buckets and jars ideal for gifts, weddings and party’s. Came out at same time as Old Jamaica and something called ‘Velvet Blend’- seemingly a mix halfway between milk and plain- I got the taste for ‘Old Jamacy- don’t ‘ee knock it back at once!’ (q. TV ad!) They also did a short lived Lime Cracknell. But how we loved it and what a treat to score some clandestine chewie. I think you’re right and that in fact many other classic favourites were bigger in the past. PO19 7BJ. I remember how my 1960s-self considered Caramac to be the height of sophistication … it was definitely an acquired taste! Penny Sweets The seventies produced some of the wackiest ideas for confectionary you have ever known. Was kinda chewy/crispy/nougatty Covered in chocolate loved these but only avail. NOT FOR BABIES . EXCELLENT stuff. At the time it was created, it was the only chewy lolly in the world. See more ideas about my childhood memories, retro sweets, childhood memories 70s. All quite educational. ( Log Out /  ‘Boiled vomit’ is still my opinion. This is a list of brand name confectionery products.Sugar confectionery includes candies (sweets in British English), candied nuts, chocolates, chewing gum, bubble gum, pastillage, and other confections that are made primarily of sugar.In some cases, chocolate confections (confections made of chocolate) are treated as a separate category, as are sugar-free versions of sugar confections. I had always suspected the dentists of my childhood gave me fillings unnecessarily as I didn’t have any new ones as an adult for many years, just replacements. Mostly we wouldn’t buy ‘posh’ sweets from here, but loose ones, things where you could get, say, four for a penny (we’re in the old money here) like Trebor Fruits, Black Jack Chews and various flavours of ‘bubbly’ chewing gum. And what do they get … rationing. Duet was made by Mackintosh’s. Including this frightening news: “What he fails to mention is the over treatment by dentists to anyone who is now aged around 50 or 60 will have suffered in their younger years. The bar was withdrawn in 1975 and has been mourned, certainly by me and Sarah (though I didn’t of course know her then) ever since. I still have vivid memories of one particular occasion when I was hanging out with my best friend Susie Smart at her aunt’s house. Proper traditional, boiled sweets in very British flavours. Our Sweets Of The 1960s gift is ideal for anyone who was either born in or was a kid in the 1960s. I once liked Galaxy chocolate very much, but now the taste has changed because it is not made with full cream milk anymore, now with skimmed milk powder, Yuk. As well as working with others to make the world a fairer and kinder place: http://asenseofplace.com. So what does this mean? If you had to describe sweets from the 70s one word you would not use is boring. Spoilsports! It’s Mr Marshall! PS Did Dracula enjoy a Black Magic casket (food for thought!). With Britain struggling to recover from the devastation of world war one, sweet production was not top of the national priority list. At a few smaller shops. (2) 2 product ratings - Gibsons "1950s Sweet Memories" 1000 Piece Quality Jigsaw (G7002) Complete - Used The best sweets are those penny sweets from the newsagents (in fact when I was a child you could get halfpenny ones!). So did you have a load of sweets at the party? And they never went without sweets. They also made a similar shaped thing called just what I don’t recall, out of barley sugar. I so remember the Ad for Galaxy Chocolate I was about 4 at the time and whenever I had one I had to close my eyes , even Today after coming across one in a Supermarket in Australia I still closed my eyes when eating it and Fry’s Chocolate was always a Treat from my Grandad. The late 1950s and 1960s saw a rise in immigration from the former British colonies. This doorstop slice of deliciousness uses old-school suet, citrus zest and juicy currants for a burst of flavour. But it wasn’t to last and the stock market crash of 1929 led to a great depression and world wide economic crisis. At boading school we were allowed to choose 2 sweets per day (usually the choice was limited to barley sugar) but we could spend 2 shillings at the local shop on Saturdays and we could choose almost anything but chewie. type to search. Basically just boiled sweets but in an assortment of fruity ‘flavours’ that I suspect had never bothered a fruit tree. I was still eating Wagon Wheels in my teens and later when I had big hands!! That’s exactly how I felt: the fruity selection (which, as you rightly point out, probably never bothered a fruit tree) was fine, but the ‘cough-sweet’, ‘brown’ selection – ugh! heart”). Just fitted nice in the pocket. I was one who visited the ‘school dentist’ at around the age of 14. As for drilling and filling I’m sure that was going on across the world in the 50’s and 60’s. We endeavour to only source t very best old fashioned sweets, made by established British confectioners, often using traditional production methods. on Sweets in the 1960s. Great wealth and borderline poverty. 1960s sweets saw a boom as sugar rationing had only ceased a decade before. Old Fashioned Sweets Yes, how could the same company get a variant of the same thing so disastrously wrong. Barry again: “No wonder I’ve got loads of fillings. Carefully crafted into a beautiful gift pack, every pack is individually hand assembled by us at Sweet and Nostalgic. Hi I’m sure I Rember a chocolate bar could bliss it was a long bar at cut into segments that resembled an almond shape filled with a sort of whip cream. I liked Old English Spangles, and mourn their untimely passing. Classic collection of 1960's Retro Sweets. A JAR OF 60s SWEETS comes in 3 sizes! Just can’t rmember the name! All of our sweets can be selected from our website and posted direct to … I remember those circa ’68/9 ish? It was July 20, 1969, and later that night, Neil Armstrong would be taking his first steps on the moon. I used to let my kids have 20 pence worth after school on a Friday. 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