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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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When did opal fruits change to starburst?

When did Opal Fruits change to Starburst? They were first introduced in 1960, a long time ago but in 1998 they changed their name to Starburst, much to the confusion of their fans. For those that haven’t had the pleasure of Starbursts, these soft Taffy sweets, they’re one of the juiciest taffy style treats, you’re

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What happened to Dweebs candies?

What happened to Dweebs candy? We all know Nerds candies. You might even have some fond memories of going to the corner shop, after school and picking up a pack (or maybe 2) with your pocket money alongside a bar of IRN BRU, some Refreshers or Opal Fruits or even a Jammy Wagon Wheel or

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What are marshmallows made from?

What are marshmallows made from? Roasted marshmallows are usually enjoyed by the campfire, on sticks suspended over the open flames or hanging out at the top of your hot chocolate on a cold day. They’re fluffy, squishy, tasty pillows like edible clouds with a hint of vanilla. We all know them so well but what

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Top 3 Diabetic Chocolate Bars

Top 3 Diabetic Chocolate Bars As we’ve recently put together an exciting diabetic gift box and due to the amount of you who have been in touch about it, we thought you’d find it helpful to post some insight into decent diabetic treats, starting with the best diabetic chocolate bars. As chocolate is so high

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