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Have You Tried Cadbury Astros?

Have You Tried Cadbury Astros? You might remember Cadbury’s Astros if you’re a millennial with a decent memory, as they first appeared in 1997. Originally launched in the UK and across a large portion of the Western world from Ireland, the USA and Canada to South Africa, where you can actually still buy them to

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They Discontinued Time Out Chocolate Bars

Time Out chocolate bars, discontinued If you’ve got 5 minutes, Time Out chocolate bars will sort you out, the dependable snack. At least that used to be the case until they dropped the devastating news that Cadbury had discontinued them.Another extinct product for the and sweet treat graveyard. Some might be convinced that they’re not

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What happened to the Banjo Chocolate Bar?

What happened to Banjo chocolate bars? The original Banjo was sold around London in the 1950s but didn’t last too long. The original was a chocolate wafer bar with a chocolate filling and coating. Banjo bars later reappeared towards the end of the 70s and were a firm favourite, sweet treat for a lot of

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Do you remember the Secret Chocolate bar?

Do you remember Nestle Secret Chocolate bars? This tasty treat was originally distributed for sale in the 1980s and survived well into the 90s, with an 15 year run. It was manufactured by Rowntree Mackintosh who were purchased by Nestlé in 1988, they also made Fruit Pastels, KitKats etc. The Nestlé Secret bar was very

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All about Cadbury Fuse chocolate bars

All about Cadbury’s Fuse Chocolate Bars Cadbury Fuse chocolate bars are something of a passion for some people, so much that they’ve campaigned to have Cadbury bring them back from the sweetest graveyard for good. That’s definitely something I’m in favour of, I’d love to see the them back on supermarket shelves in no time

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What about Flyte chocolate bars?

What about Flyte chocolate bars? Once upon a time, there was this tasty product from Mars was a bit like a Milky Way bar but came in 2 parts in a single wrapper. Each part was milk chocolate coated nougat, which was also chocolate flavoured too.  They were discontinued in 2015, no idea why as

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A History Of Victorian Confectionery

A history of Victorian sweets The Victorian era ran from the 18th century to the 19th century in the United Kingdom. Named after the queen of the same name, it’s a long time ago now. Modern times are completely different. Everything from housing arrangements, fashion, tradition and industry has changed but what about sweets? What

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What are bonbons?

What are bonbons? There are a couple of types of bonbons, the delicious chewy traditional sweets that you’ll find in big tubs in sweet shops and the chocolate confection from France. If you think back to childhood, walking home from school, with your friends and stopping en route home at the local sweet shop for

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What Are Nerds Sweets?

What are nerds sweets? They’re strange little things, like something from outer space. Tasty, sour…crunchy and completely unique as a candy. Nerds sweets are a thing of nostalgia from the 1980s, sort of like sticks of rock but in a miniature, crunchy form. Most people can look back to a time in their childhood and

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What’s a Raider Bar?

What’s a Raider bar? A long time ago, in a shop not too far away, probably the equivalent of the Spar shop on the corner but in Germany. There was once a biscuit and caramel sweet known as a ‘Raider bar.’ It was a caramel delight, covered in chocolate but it changed its name. These

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