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Texan Bars

Texan Bars – The Mighty Chew!! Texan bars were a toffee and nougat bar covered with delicious chocolate. This chocolate treat was manufactured in the 1970s and 1980s.  It was later withdrawn from sale and no longer a feature on shop shelves. Bit of a shame as it was a popular treat They were milk

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IRN BRU chew bars

IRN BRU bars One of my favourites from childhood, the IRN BRU chew bar was such a treat, an orange bar of taffy-type chewiness.  When me and my friends used to play football at the park, we’d stop off at the local SPAR for to pick up a few of these 10p IRN BRU bars. 

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Cadbury Snaps vanished

Cadbury Snaps vanished The dreamiest dairy milk chocolate, shaped like a Pringle but way tastier. Cadbury Snaps were little, concave crisps from chocolate heaven and were super popular back in the earlier 2000’s.  They were packed with flavours and textures that included orange flavour and a particularly crispy variety that contained delicious wafer biscuits fragments

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Tooty Frooties discontinued

Where did Tooty Frooties go? It’s the worst news for the fans, but Rowntrees Tooty Frooties have been discontinued. These brilliant fruity-flavoured sweets have been loved for over 60 years and adored by so many across the country. Some may even feel they were their favourite British sweet that stood the test of time. Until

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Sweets from the 80s

Sweets from the 80s Being born in the 80s was a profound event. Technology was moving at a fast rate and so was business growth and as a result, the confectionary industry was moving at light speed. Still retro sweets, the sweets from the 80s were a revolution for the taste buds and a real

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Old sweets from the 70s

Sweets from the 70s For some, the 70s were an iconic decade packed with character, from the emergence of punk rock to the rise of a variety of delicious and tasty treats. Some of your favourite sweets today were also popular in the 70s and have well and truly stood the test of time.  From

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Sweets from the 60s

Sweets from the 60s Let’s take a trip down memory lane to the 60s. A whole bunch of the most delicious sweets appeared and dominated the shelves in that iconic decade. Classics that are still enjoyed by people both young and old, even today.  In a time when Football Cards were all the rage, kids

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Cadbury Spira Chocolate bar

Cadbury Spira Chocolate Bar

Cadbury Spira Chocolate Bar The Cadbury Spira chocolate bar was a wonder of milk chocolate goodness. It was  produced by the Cadbury Schweppes company and first launched in the 1980s but was only available for the North of England. After proving very popular it was released across the whole of the UK and from there,

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Cadbury Dream Chocolate Bar

Cadbury Dream Chocolate Bar Cadbury dream chocolate was exactly as you’d imagine, a delicious and tasty dream of a chocolate treat. It’s a huge shame that these tasty Dream chocolate bars were discontinued as there’s never been anything to replace them. Sold as a white chocolate alternative to Cadbury’s dairy milk chocolate bars , it

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Mars Planet Chocolate

Mars Planets Chocolate The tastiest treats inside our solar system. Mars Planets were another Mars spinoff in the form of milk chocolate balls in a small packet, a little bit like Malteasers or Revels with a mixture of fillings. Most millennials, and older, will remember them clear as day on offer at the local sweet

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