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Sugar-Free Sweets

Sugar Free Spearmint Chews Sweets

Across Europe, Sugar-Free sweets have seen a massive increase in popularity over recent years. Subsequently choice and flavours have become much better and more varied – brilliant we think! We are delighted to be able to offer a really popular range of 26 sugar-free sweet options, from wrapped traditional boiled sweets to jellies, we have…

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Haribo Sweets

The fried egg is one of Haribo's most popular jelly sweets, the Fried Egg is famously delicious and a favourite in many a pick and mix sweet selection

Amongst our most popular sweets are those manufactured by Haribo. Their fizzy and Haribo jelly sweets are timeless and enjoyed by children of all ages! We have a super range of Haribo sweets available at our online sweet shop – check these out! Haribo Giant Strawberries – delicious fruit jelly sweets! Giant Strawberries are a…

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Fizzy Cola Bottles

Fizzy Blue Cola Bottles sweets are a fizzy sweet favourite, pink and pale blue these are in nearly every pick and mix!

Fizzy Cola Bottles are such a popular fizzy sweet we thought we’d do a little blog about them! So if you’re a fan of the fizzy bottle this is for you! At DaffyDownDilly it’s hard to miss the enduring popularity of the fizzy cola bottle. Without doubt they are constantly our bestselling fizzy sweet. So…

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Happy Birthday Retro Sweet Gift Box

Happy Birthday Retro Sweet box now available at DaffyDownDilly online. Our beautiful gift box is packed full of delicious retro goodies and presented with a colourful Happy birthday sticker! If you’re looking for a birthday present for someone special who loves nothing better than a fabulous selection of retro sweets then look no further! Sure…

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Corporate sweets page now live!

Traditional style sweet jar containing a fab fizzy sweet selection

We are over the moon to announce that our Corporate Sweet gifts page is now live! You can find it right here. DaffyDownDilly have been working with the Corporate sector for some time now and we wanted to formalise our offer. We have already worked with numerous local, National and International companies to brand and…

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Sweet Valentines…

an image of one of our sweet Valentines hampers, containing a mug, hot chocolates, and jelly and fizzy sweets with a heart theme

Sweet Valentines at DaffyDownDilly. Valentines Day is traditionally a busy time of year for a sweet shop and online sweet shop. And this year looks set to be no exception! Who wouldn’t want to receive a beautiful hamper full of love themed sweets and chocolates from the one they love after all? Sweet Valentines indeed!…

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Corporate Sweets

Corporate sweets, rewards, incentives and sweet gifts. Exciting times at Daffydowndilly. Corporate sweets, rewards and sweet gifts. We’re delighted to announce that we will shortly be launching a Corporate sweets gift section to our website. Making our sweet hampers and candy gift boxes available to buy online for even more customers and businesses. We are…

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Father’s Day 2017

sour and fizzy sweet box selection

So what’s Father’s Day like in our sweet shop? If you’re looking for some amazing ideas for sweet gifts for your Dad we hope this will help. From traditional and retro sweets to Liquorice, bonbons and the most delicious fizzy sweets and jelly sweets, we’ve got it all… Not long now until Sunday 18th and…

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Buy Sweet Hampers Online

Retro Sweet Hampers and American candy hampers. Sweet Hampers are a popular option for anyone looking to buy sweets online and we wanted to tell you all about ours! Quality fizzy sweets, jelly sweets, traditional and retro sweets and chocolate in a fabulous genuine wicker hamper. Making for one of the best sweet gift options…

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Buy Sweet hampers online

A photo of one of our retro sweet hampers showing the hamper and all of the fabulous sweet contents

Daffy-Down-Dilly has created a fantastic range of American candy hampers and retro sweet UK hampers. All of our sweet hampers are available to buy online from our UK award winning sweet shop! Our Retro sweet hamper selection are filled to bursting with the best selection of retro sweets. Including Anglo Bubbly, Flying Saucers, Black Jacks, Fruit Salads. Refreshers, Pear Drops,…

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Sweet Shop news

A huge arrangement of beautiful sweets, every variety and colour you can imagine!

The children having gone back to school after a very busy summer season. It’s time for us to start planning our autumn and winter season. Both in store and at our online sweet shop at DaffyDownDilly Confectioners. There’s a place for sweets at every turn of the calendar and we like to be prepared. So…

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Sweet gift bags

Fizzy Sweet Cone Bag - colourful party bags filled with nothing but fizzy sweets in a colourful and delicious mix, hand filled and hand tied with contrasting ribbons

Having spent the morning making rather a lot of party bags for special customer orders it is clear that sweet cone bags are an increasingly popular choice. Both as gifts in their own right, and also as a take home party bag for children’s parties and weddings. Our online sweet shop makes it possible to…

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Why I love sweets!!

An external photo looking into our sweet shop with a shot of some of our 350 sweet jars

So Daffy-down-dilly Confectioners is now in it’s third year of trading as an Award Winning sweet shop and online sweet shop. Providing our customers with the facility to buy sweets online– awesome huh? Fancy a bit of background reading as to why we started our beautiful sweet shop and subsequent online sweet shop? Read on…

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Father’s Day

black and white image of a small child grasping a mans hand

The perfect ideas for presents! Well already it’s June… amazing! In all the shop hustle and bustle and preparation for the hectic summer season in Devon, time is genuinely flying! Our stockroom and shelves are filled to bursting and new staff are building up confidence and speed as they go – we’re looking good folks!…

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American Candy and Sweets

American candy confectionery category Daffy Down Dilly

We love our selection of American sweets, candy and foods from across the pond. The colourful packaging and weird and wonderful flavours and concepts make a really interesting and diverse choice. Especially good if you’re looking to reminise about a wonderful American holiday, or just looking for something a little different. It make the most…

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Gummy and Jelly Sweets

The rather delicious jelly sweet made by Haribo, Friendship rings. Fab fun to eat off your finger!

In our quest to find the nation’s favorite sweet, it’s the turn of Jelly and gummy sweets this week to face our popularity test… We love jelly sweets… from soft and squishy Jelly Bones to Giant Strawberries, Happy Cherries to Baby Dolphins. Jelly sweets are timeless and not restricted by any means to our younger…

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Fizzy Sweets

Fizzy Mix Fizzy Sweets

Over the last few weeks I’ve been looking at the most popular sweets in our retro and traditional sweets section. My view? To identify the UK’s favourite sweets and this week it’s the turn of fizzy sweets – yum! Easily the most popular sweets particularly with our younger customers, our fizzy sweets are a real…

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Super busy DaffyDownDilly Easter – and it’s our Birthday too!

An interior shot of our sweet shop showing sweet jars and a selection of our tempting American candy

Wowzers, what a busy DaffyDownDilly Easter we’ve had! So many children in with their pocket money choosing a selection of their favorite sweets… it’s been brilliant! And the number of boxes of Beanboozled jelly beans that have left the building is extraordinary. Hope you’ve all enjoyed the experience? I will never forget those flavours, that’s…

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Beautiful Bonbons

Blue Raspberry Bonbon Sweets are our most popular bonbon sweet because of their bright blue colour and fantastic, slightly sour raspberry flavour.

Our range of bonbons is increasing due to their increasing popularity with our customers, so I thought I’d write a little bit about them. It’s an unusual name if you think about it, that originates from German and translates as meaning candy, or sweetie. Bonbons are a real traditional sweet, with the first report of…

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Sweet Shop Sidmouth

Our home town - Sidmouth town and sea taken from the top of Peak Hill and featuring our theme flower, the Daffodil

A recent article in the Daily Mail featured our wonderful town and some of it’s heritage. And it’s inspired me to write this time about what a fantastic place Sidmouth is to live and work in and just how lucky we are! Daffy-down-dilly Confectioners is a family business and we are local to the town.…

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Pancake Day Ideas

a stack of pancakes all ready for Pancake Day

I can’t believe it’s that time again! Pancake Day, or Shrove Tuesday to give it it’s proper name, is on Tuesday the 9th of February this year. The word ‘shrove’ derives from the English word ‘shrive’, which means to obtain absolution for your sins by making a confession and paying a penance. The custom was for…

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Piñatas and sweets fun!

Mexican Star Piñata- a colourful and beautiful addition to any party! Fill with sweets and enjoy!

We have a lovely range of authentically Mexican Piñatas always in stock at DaffyDownDilly. Colourful, fun and different, Piñatas are so popular for party games, weddings and celebrations and suitable for all ages! Our online sweet shop offers the opportunity to buy sweets online as well as many funky Pinatas. So if you’re looking for…

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Sweet Candy Cakes

A close up shot of one of our candy cakes made entirely of sweets and using jelly and gummy sweets and chocolate

Sweet Candy Cakes With the summer party feeling as though it’s firmly on it’s way (in Devon anyway!), we thought we would share some of our Daffy-down-dilly sweet Candy cakes. Over the last year we have tweaked and adapted our candy cakes which can be made with your own choice of sweets in colour or…

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Candy Cakes

Candy Cakes

Candy Cakes Are you looking for something just that little bit different to celebrate a special birthday or event? Candy cakes could be just the thing you’re looking for. At DaffyDownDilly we specialise in creating to your specification delicious cakes made entirely of sweets – brilliant huh? Cakes can be singular or displayed in several…

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