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Buy Traditional sweets Online

Traditional Sweets Online. Indulge in the delightful world of traditional sweets online. Our esteemed online store brings you a wide assortment of authentic confections that will transport you to a bygone era. Discover the rich flavors and exquisite craftsmanship that define our collection of traditional sweets. Whether you seek classic favorites or unique regional specialties,…

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Fabulous Fruit Pips or Sherbet Pips?

Boiled fruit flavoured tiny sweets – Fruit Pips We’ve picked just two of or traditional pip sweets to look at… And we wondered which you preferred – Fruit Pips or Sherbet Pips? Individually flavoured Fruit Pips sweets are a quality traditional sweet full of fruity flavours and attractive colours. They’ve been around for such a…

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Choose Bespoke Party Bags

The most colourful and delicious rainbow themed sweet cone bags So often a dilemma with Parties and Events is the decision over party Bags or favours – what delicious and memorable treat can you sent your guests home with? Look no further – we have the solution! At DaffyDownDilly we are famous for our carefully…

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Marshmallows

Rainbow coloured marshmallow paintballs Soft and delicious, there are many marshmallows to choose from – so whether you’re looking to pop some mini marshmallows in your hot chocolate or decorate your cakes, have a peep at the huge range of delicious Marshmallows available with DaffyDownDilly. Most eye-catching are our rainbow marshmallow, delicious soft and squishy…

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Lions quality hard gum sweets

Quality Lion's Sports Mixture - a favourite quality traditional hard gum sweet

Quality liquorice sweets from Lions Delicious Lions quality hard gum sweets are a super retro sweet treat. Famous and justifiably so as Lions never compromise on quality. From Midget Gems and Lions wine gums, to liquorice gums there is something for everyone in the range. Traditional hard gum jelly sweets made by Lions Lions wine…

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The Sweet Story behind Milk Chocolate Raisins

Milk chocolate raisins, a timeless sweet treat that transcends all ages and cultures. But have you ever wondered about the unique history of this delightful combination? Join us on this journey as we unwrap the sweet story of milk chocolate and raisins. Quality Milk chocolate coats delicious raisins The Origins of Milk Chocolate Raisins Our…

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Milk vs Dark Chocolate Brazils

When it comes to chocolate, we all have our personal favourites. Milk vs Dark Chocolate Brazils… Some of us love the silky creaminess of milk chocolate, while others prefer the rich intensity of dark chocolate. But what if you could combine these scrumptious treats with the heartiness of Brazil nuts? The result would be milk…

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Unwrapping the History of Sherbet Lemons, a Traditional Sweet

Tucked away in the corners of sweet shops or the depths of grandmother’s candy dish, sherbet lemons are a classic favorite for many. Bursting with a tangy flavor, they offer a refreshing respite on a hot day or a delightful pick-me-up on a dreary afternoon. But have you ever wondered where these citrus treats come…

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Traditional Bonbons are still a favourite at the sweetshop

Traditional bonbons remain a beloved sweet treat in confectionery stores across the globe, carrying a rich history and an irresistible charm that transcends age and culture. In this post, we delve into why these timeless candies continue to capture the hearts of both young and old, and why they remain a favorite at the sweetshop.…

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The Unique Taste of Traditional Sweets: West Indian Limes

In the wide-ranging world of traditional sweets, certain treats stand out for their distinctive taste and intriguing backstory. Among these gems are West Indian Limes sweets – a confection that is as delightfully citrusy as it is rich in history. In this article, we will explore the origin, flavor profile, and traditional production methods of…

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Rhubarb and Custard Sweets: A classic revisited

Rhubarb and Custard Sweets are a beloved classic, their distinctive flavor profile eliciting fond memories for many. These traditional sweets, with their sharp, tangy rhubarb mixed with smooth, creamy custard, have managed to endure the test of time. Today, we’re taking a delightful journey through their history, flavor, preparation, and their place in the present…

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Why Grays Herbal Tablets are more than just sweets

Have you ever wondered why Grays Herbal Tablets are not just your ordinary candies? These traditional sweets are more than just an after-meal delight. They represent a long-standing history of sweetness, unique flavors, and natural goodness. From their humble beginnings to their current popularity, let’s take a deeper dive into the world of Grays Herbal…

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The Intriguing Tale of Liquorice: Spotlight on Pontefract Cakes

Pontefract Cakes Sweets are a soft traditional liquorice sweet made in the Pontefract triangle in Yorkshire. Little discs of liquorice stamped with the name

Delve into the enticing world of candy history, where the mystique of liquorice and Pontefract cakes unfurls. This blog post guides you on a sweet journey back in time, featuring liquorice cultivation, the birth of Pontefract cakes, and their enduring popularity. Ready for a treat? Let’s go! What Exactly are Pontefract Cakes? Taking center stage…

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Unboxing the perfect Liquorice Selection Gift Box

Stepping into the sweet, distinctive world of liquorice can be a thrilling experience at DaffyDownDilly as we offer you unboxing the perfect Liquorice Selection Gift Box. From the diverse flavours to the exciting chewy textures, it’s a paradise for candy lovers. Today, we’re diving into the incredible journey of unboxing a liquorice pick and mix…

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Exploring the World of Sour, Fizzy Vegan Treats

There’s a new revolution taking the confectionery world by storm and let’s discover it as we go about exploring the world of sour, fizzy vegan treats! It’s all about sour, fizzy vegan sweets that offer a burst of flavor without compromising on your lifestyle choices. This blog post delves into this enticing world of plant-based…

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How Sweetshop Treats Shaped Our Best Childhood Memories

Our lives are a tapestry woven with threads of countless memories, among which, childhood ones always hold a special place. For many of us, the sweetshop down the lane was a treasure trove of such moments, with its shelves filled to the brim with enticing treats. The scent of sugar and candy, the delightful sight…

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Party Bags: The Ultimate Party Favour

A child’s birthday party is a momentous occasion that brings joy and celebration and the perfect opportunity to explore the options for party bags: the ultimate party favour. However, planning for Birthday parties can be a daunting task. Among the many considerations, one stands out as the token of appreciation that will leave a lasting…

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Fizzy Fruity Bubs Vegan Sweets

If you’re a sweets enthusiast who loves indulging in sugary treats but cares about maintaining a vegan lifestyle, Fizzy Fruity Bubs Vegan Sweets is your dream come true. These aren’t your run-of-the-mill, mass-produced candies. Bubs sweets are delightful, fizzy, and fruity, giving your taste buds a unique experience with every bite. Not to mention, they’re…

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Sweet Treats Inspiration

Looking for some Sweet Treats Inspiration? You’re in the right place! Sweet treats Inspiration Gifts and treats DaffyDownDilly has been leading the confectionery gift field for nearly 10 years now and that brings a wealth of experience in all things yummy and exciting! From Fizzy sweets to Jelly sweets, Bonbons and chocolate to gift boxes…

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Confectionery Trends

Welcome to our update on what’s new and upcoming with our focus on Confectionery Trends 2023. Soft and juicy fruit jelly sweets 2023 has definitely been the year of the vegan sweet not least the fruit Jellies featured above. We have so many new fizzy and jelly sweets to talk about here and they’re all…

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Another award for DaffyDownDilly – Best Confectionary Shop in Devon!

Best Confectionary Shop Devon 2023

We are delighted to announce that DaffyDownDilly has won Best Confectionary Shop (Devon) 2023 in the prestigious Business Excellence Awards run by Acquisition International. We are absolutely thrilled that our focus on customers, innovation and service excellence have been recognised again – it makes all the hard work worthwhile. The Business Excellence awards are for…

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Blue Sweets

Blue Sweets

Are you looking for Blue Sweets? At Daffydowndilly we have the most wonderful and colourful selection of tasty blue hues – fizzy sweets, jelly sweets – the one thing that they all have in common here is, you guessed it, their colour! Blue and white twist jelly sweets Delicious blue jelly sweets, blue raspberry twist…

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Snowies and Jazzies

Snowies and Jazzies

Always chocolate favourites – Snowies and Jazzies are distinctively delicious. Little button shaped chocolate rounds with colourful sprinkles to one side. White chocolate discs covered in sprinkles Snowies are, of course, the white chocolate version – sweet and creamy chocolate that we all know and love and we have them available in various size bags,…

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Pick and Mix Birthday Gift Box

Pick and Mix Birthday Gift Box

Looking for the perfect Birthday Present? 🎁 Check out our Pick and mix Birthday Gift Box! Packed freshly to order in a quality gift box, you’ll find our pick and mix boxes have the best selection of sweets out there. We’ve chosen some of the most popular fizzy sweets, jelly sweets and chocolate morsels to…

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Apple Sweets

Sour Apple Sweets

Fruity apple sweets are a firm favourite with us all 🙂 Tangy, sour and mouthwatering we have a great range to choose from at Daffydowndilly so you can stock up on your fruit bowl pick and mix favourites. Teeny tiny little fruity sweets with the flavour of apple Green sweets are surprisingly difficult to get…

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Bubs

Bubs

Vegan sweets are really coming into their own and top of our favourites – Bubs! Made in Sweden and original in shape, colour and flavour, these popular vegan sweets are flying out! So what flavours do we have for you to tantalise your tastebuds? Well here are a few for your delectation and delight :)…

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Sweet Party Bags | Sweet Treats Inspiration

Rainbow Cones Sweet Party Bags

Welcome to DaffyDownDilly, home of quality Sweet Party Bags. As parents ourselves we wanted to create a range of party bags that stand out from the rest and we really think we have done that with our Sweet Treats Inspiration. All of our bags are prepared to order so you are guaranteed the freshest and…

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Milk Chocolate Brazils – too good to save for Christmas!

Milk chocolate Brazil nuts in a gift box

When we first opened DaffyDownDilly in 2014, milk chocolate brazils were definitely a Christmas treat. Fresh and crunchy Brazil nuts coated in a real milk chocolate covering they were a must at Christmas for gifting and indulging. We have definitely noticed though as time has passed that you all agree with us… and they are…

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Vegan Fizzy Sweets – Veganuary ready!

Delicious and colourful fizzy dummies sweets. A bright and cheery fizzy sweet with a distinctive dummy shape. Perfect as park of a sweet pick and mix

Happy New Year 🥳 As we begin our next trip round the sun, what better time to shout about our superb range of vegan fizzy sweets! So whether you’re already vegan, experimenting with Veganuary or just really enjoy excellent fizzy sweets, read on! Vegan pick and mix sweets There has been a definite trend in…

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A Sugar-free Sweet Christmas

Sugar Free Mega Mix Sweets

Sugar-free Christmas sweets? Look no further… A fast-growing proportion of our customers are interested in our huge range of sugar-free sweets. I thought it a good idea to write a little about our fantastic sugar-free Christmas sweets range. And the opportunity to buy sugar-free sweets online for awesome Christmas gifts. For those who are diabetic…

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Secret Santa Sweets

Secret Santa sweets Looking for ideas for the perfect Secret Santa sweets gift and need to stick to that budget? DaffyDownDilly has really got the perfect thing for you! Our Secret Santa sweets are the ideal choice; affordable and fun. Full of exciting, colourful and delicious treats for all budgets and to suit every wallet…

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Love Cherry Flavoured Sweets?

Cherry Flavoured sweets are some of our absolute favourite confectionery! Why? They are full of fruity cherry sweet deliciousness, fizzy cherries or fruity jelly cherries we don’t mind – we love them all! Mention a cherry sweet and probably the famous Haribo Happy Cherry pops into mind. That soft jelly sweet in it’s twin cherry…

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Animal sweets – they’re crazy good!

Delicious jelly animal sweets in the shape of dolphins Booming ever increasingly popular is our range of animal sweets and we wanted to bring them all together so you can choose your favourites with ease 🙂 So we wanted to start with the ever popular jelly sweets in the shape of Giant Dolphins – soft…

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Indulge in delicious Rainbow Sweets.

Finally, we mustn’t forget to mention our best-selling Rainbow Brick sweets. These fruity and fizzy delights have become a customer favourite, and it’s not hard to understand why. Our selection of colourful jelly and fizzy sweets caters to all tastes, but there’s something uniquely charming about Rainbow sweets that brings a smile to everyone’s face.…

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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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Liquorice Selections at DaffyDownDilly

Regarding Liquorice selections, It’s been a real surprise for us just how popular liquorice is in the UK and we thought we would take the opportunity to feature some of our bestselling licorice lines. No longer just the favourite sweet at Christmas and Father’s Day, liquorice is popular all year round and with a colourful…

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DaffyDownDilly Chocolate Choices…

Always popular and always delicious… chocolate. It’s a thing isn’t it? And we have plenty to choose from at DaffyDownDilly so I thought a top 5 of the most popular chocolates would be a great little project! At number 5 in the popularity stakes, please welcome Milk Chocolate Honeycomb! Real milk chocolate coats delicious crunchy…

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Snowies and Jazzies chocolates

Jazzies and Snowies chocolates with sprinkles on the top Always at the tip top of the chocolate choices, Snowies and Jazzies deserve a feature of their very own… White chocolate Snowies and milk chocolate Jazzies are the quintessential childhood memory of sweetshops. Those colourful sprinkles that add a crunch to delicious chocolate flavoured buttons always…

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Pick and Mix Box of Sweets

A pick and Mix box of Sweets… Doesn’t matter how old or young you are, a quality pick and mix is bound to make you smile, just the thought of those delicious flavour and texture combinations is enough to make you mouth water isn’t it? We have hundreds of pick and mix sweets at DaffyDownDilly,…

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Sugar Free sweets and gifts

DaffyDownDilly specialises in Sugar Free sweets and gifts. As we all start to get back to our pre Covid lives our focus is changing and this is apparent at DaffyDownDIlly with a surge in interest in sugar free sweets and gift ideas. Always popular as an accessible treat for diabetics, sugar free sweets are becoming…

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Boost your teams morale with corporate gifting

Corporate gifting – Extraordinary times or no, it’s crucially important to recognise the efforts and hard work of your team. We have all needed to be super flexible and responsive over the last year or so to the quickly changing dynamics in the workplace and office of the global pandemic. And haven’t we all risen…

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Blue Sweet gift boxes

Blue sweets gift boxes… All new and exclusive for 2021… our new kilo boxes of sweets containing yes, you guessed it – just blue sweets. Whether you’re looking for a fabulous Birthday gift, a tongue painting dream of a Christmas present or a box of sweets suitable for gifting throughout the year, you’ve definitely come…

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Happy Birthday Retro Sweet Gift Box

Happy Birthday Retro Sweet 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! Think popping candy…  If you’re looking for a birthday present for someone special who loves nothing better than a fabulous selection of retro sweets then look…

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Personalised sweet boxes

Personalised sweet boxes are us!! You will have already have seen no doubt our fantastic sweet gift boxes and we’re proud and delighted to say that all of these are now available online with a personalisation option too! So if you want to buy personalised sweet boxes for your loved ones, look no further! Not…

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Say Happy Birthday with a gift box of Pick and Mix Sweets!

Sweet gift box suitable for birthday present for all ages! Do you want to wish someone special a very happy Birthday? Well, a gift box of our very finest pick and mix sweets is just the way to do it! Straight from DaffyDownDilly HQ, our gift box of sweets is packed freshly to order and…

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Retro Sweets

So we have seen a massive resurgence in the popularity of Retro Sweets at DaffyDownDilly Confectioners, Sidmouth. Black Jacks, Flying Saucers and Fruit Salads of course are always popular. So add to the list Candy necklaces, Snowies and Jazzies and funny Money and you have a Retro sweet treat ready to go! So what makes…

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Vegan sweets

We’re delighted to say we have found, tested and loved an amazing selection of jelly sweets and fizzy sweets all suitable for both vegans and vegetarians. I know, good isn’t it! And they’re so delicious that these pick and mix sweets are not just for vegans and vegetarians either… well worth a try! From space…

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So who are team DaffyDownDilly Confectioners Sidmouth?

Want to meet the DaffyDownDilly Confectioners Sidmouth team? Intrigued as to who packs and prepares your sweet orders? Want to put some faces to the names? We’re delighted to say hi 🙂 Louise, Keeran and Natalie in the middle of the Christmas mayhem! So we are a small but perfectly formed team with a love…

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Sweet Shop DaffyDownDilly in 2020

Happy New Year from us all at DaffyDownDIlly Confectioners, our Sidmouth sweet Shop. So as we enter not just a new year but a new decade, here are some thoughts on where we’ve been and we’re going over the next few years… So since opening our sunny seaside sweet shop in 2014 we have learnt…

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Chocolate Brazils Box with Milk and Dark chocolate.

Dark chocolate brazil box

1 kilo of milk chocolate brazils in a gift box We are well known at DaffyDownDilly for Chocolate Brazils Box with Milk and Dark chocolate and our Chocolate Brazils Gift Box…We’re excited to announce that our delicious milk chocolate Brazils and dark chocolate Brazils in a kilo gift box are now available right here, at…

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Vegetarian sweets box – 1 kilo gelatine free treats!

Vegetarian sweet selection

Our vegetarian sweets box. It’s new. It’s ace. And it’s vegetarian. Our new Vegetarian sweets box has hit the shelves and we couldn’t be happier! Vegetarian sweet box 1 With a delicious mix of vegetarian fizzy sweet, vegetarian jelly sweets and vegetarian chocolate this sweet gift box is the bomb. Often we hear the people…

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SugarFree 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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Fizzy Sweets and Sour Sweets Online

Fizzy Watermelon Slices are a super popular fizzy and sour sweet with a green and red colouring

 Fizzy and Sour sweets Our Huge range of fizzy and sour sweets is truly awesome. And available to anyone wishing to buy sweets online from our Award Winning UK sweet shop. Whether you like a gentle tang or a super sonic sour hit, we’re sure to have just the right fizzy sweet for you! Fizzylicious…

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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 Sweets. Haribo’s fizzy and jelly sweets are timeless and enjoyed by children of all ages! We have a really super range of Haribo sweets available at our online sweet shop – check these out! Haribo Giant Strawberries – delicious fruit jelly sweets! Giant Strawberries are…

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Liquorice Box for Father’s Day!

Liquorice box selection

Father’s Day 2018 and our Liquorice Box. Like Mother’s Day, the date for Father’s Day in the UK changes annually but always falls on a Sunday. Father’s Day always falls on the third Sunday in June, and is celebrated in various ways. So whether with cards, gifts and exciting days out or in our experience…

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Corporate sweet gifts 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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Quality pick and mix box – product feature

Pick and Mix sweet box. In front of our yellow presentation sweet box, a image of 1 kilo of assorted sweets. the perfect gift for anyone with a sweet tooth, chocolates, jelly sweets and fizzy sweets all nestle together in this stunning, colourful and delicious display.

Welcome to our most popular gift and treat product feature – it’s our fantastic quality pick and mix box. Using our extensive customer and product knowledge we have designed a fabulous 1 Kilo assorted quality sweets pick and mix box. Which is available to buy online from our award winning Devon sweet shop as well…

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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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Traditional Sweet Choices and Retro Sweets

Strawberry Fizz Wizz, a packet of popping candy in Strawberry Flavour

Traditional and Retro sweets are consistently popular sweet choices and available through our online sweet shop. And to be honest, it’s really easy to see why! Who doesn’t love a traditional sweet? We all love a sweet that we know, that makes us feel good, that we associate with someone, or that evokes special childhood…

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Sweet news for DaffyDownDilly Confectioners

Gordon and Natalie from DaffyDownDIlly confectioners

The nation is set to get that little bit sweeter as Devon based confectionery shop DaffyDownDilly throws open the doors of its new online emporium. Located in the seaside town of Sidmouth, Devon. The award winning family owned business has grown in leaps and bounds since opening in 2014. Now, the owners are ecstatic to launch a…

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Buy sweets online – A day in the life of Daffy sweet shop

An image of the front of our Sidmouth sweet shop

What’s it like in our sweet shop? So now we are in our third trading year. I thought it might be interesting to talk about what life is like on the other side of the counter. Our super busy sweet shop is going from strength to strength. Our website www.daffydowndilly.co.uk offers customers throughout the UK…

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Easter Sweets and Treats at DaffyDownDilly

Photo taken from the outside of the sweet shop showing much of our sweet jars and American candy stock

Easter Sweets and treats. The sun is shining, the trees are full of budding leaves and the promise of a beautiful seaside summer, there’s even a bird nesting in my parent’s bird box… it can only mean one thing – Easter is nearly here! Our sweet shop is busy, buzzing and happy and that’s just…

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Buy Sweet Hampers Online

Large retro sweet hamper selection

Retro Sweet Hampers and American candy hampers Did you know that you can buy sweet hampers online from DaffyDownDilly? 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…

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Liquorice product Feature

Liquorice selection gift box

Quality Liquorice gift box assortment available directly from our online sweet shop! Liquorice We would like to introduce our latest kilo sweet box and this time it contains nothing but Liquorice! Beautifully presented in a colourful and attractive presentation box, our sweet kilo boxes really make ideal gifts for any sweet lover. We have an…

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Retro Sweet Hampers

a genuine quality wicker hamper containing our very best in retro sweets. Flying Saucers, Fizz Wizz, Drumsticks, Dolly Mix, Shrimps and too many more sweets to name

Quality Retro sweet hamper options from our sweet shop Retro sweet hampers are an ideal sweet gift for a special someone as they contain such an amazing mix of traditional sweets, retro sweets, fizzy sweets and jelly and gummy sweets as well as the very best in packets of sweets. If you’re looking for a…

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Why you should buy sweets online

Fizzy Watermelon Slices are a super popular fizzy and sour sweet with a green and red colouring

I’d like to take this opportunity to talk about the many advantages of being able to buy sweets online. As well as in our Sidmouth based award winning sweet shop. It’s a modern world out there, we hear this a lot. Times are changing and our perceptions and expectations of shopping and related experiences are…

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Our Online sweet Shop from Sidmouth

Internal photo of our sweet shop showing some of our 350 sweet jars and a selection of our American Candy

We’d love to tell you about our sweet shop and Sidmouth, the beautiful town we live in! Where is your Sweet Shop and online sweet shop based? Daffy-down-dilly, our sweet shop is based in the beautiful seaside town of Sidmouth in Devon. We count our blessings all the time that we are lucky enough to…

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Our Third and Sweetest Christmas Yet!

Abstract Christmas Tree and a Happy Christmas wish!

Well with only one more day before Christmas Day 2016, we’d like to wish all of our amazing customers and friends a very Happy Christmas from your favourite sweet shop! This year has been a really incredible one. We’ve continued to grow and flourish. This has enabled us to further extend our product range and…

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WHY BUY A SWEET SHOP FRANCHISE?

Two men shaking hands firmly and in a friendly manner

Daffy-down-dilly, our award winning sweet shop is now inviting expressions of interest for one of our sweet shop franchises! Interesting? Read on! Why would you consider buying a sweet shop franchise when you could set up in business on your own? Well, the biggest clues to your potential success if you buy a franchise are…

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Buy Sweet hampers online

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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When is Christmas acceptable in store?

Knitted candy canes on a snow covered Christmas tree

Right lovely ones, I have a genuine question for you. Now Sidmouth Folk week is over, it’s our traditional time to start planning our Christmas in store sweet offers. Designing new American candy hampers and this years ‘in’ sweet gift. We have a cracking traditional sweet Christmas Eve pack in mind for this year –…

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The faces behind our award winning sweet shop

Photo of the outside of our sweet shop looking at through the door at some of our 350 sweet jars

We’re so proud and happy to report that DaffyDownDilly’s award winning sweet shop is growing. Our Award Winning Sweet shop and Online sweet shop offering customers the opportunity to buy sweets online are super popular. And to support that growth we have a strong and knowledgable team in place to ensure that our strong standards…

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Mega Sour Sweets and Vomit Beans!

The rise of challenge level mega sour sweets is truly amazing. There will always be a place for traditional and retro sweets of course, but our younger cutomers particularly are very much looking for the extremes in confectionery. If you’re up for a sweet challenge we’ve got just the sweets for you. Whether you want…

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Father’s Day presents

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

The perfect ideas for Father’s Day 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…

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