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Retro Sweets and Retro Sweet Jars

Welcome to our blog all about the very best in Retro sweets and Retro sweet gifts!

Retro Sweets and Traditional sweets are undergoing a huge revival in the confectionery world both with customers in our Devon based sweet shop and with our customers throughout the UK wishing to use our website to buy sweets online – retro sweets in particular and with really good reason – they’re colourful, fun and absolutely delicious… when you combine this appeal with the childhood memories recreated by Retro sweets you really do have a winning combination.

So what is a Retro Sweet?

Well for anyone around in the ’80’s and ’90’s you’d remember these sour, fruity and colourful sweets for sure. Flying Saucers are a Retro sweet favourite with their sour sweet centre and colourful outer layer that gets stuck to the roof of your mouth when you suck them… remember? ‘Penny Sweets’ focus largely here too, remember those brilliant Friday afternoons after school spent filling stripy sweet bags with delicious choices from Fruit Salads and Black Jacks to Candy Sticks, Super Shrimps and Bananas, there was always space for a few Alphabet Letters in those bags too!

Our Super Shrimps sweets are just as you remember them. Not foamy in any way, just a good traditional shrimp sweet.Giant bananas sweets are a popular retro sweet with a distinctive banana flavour and shape

And then there’s the retro packets of sweets… oh my… Sherbet Fountains, Dip Dabs and awesome Popping Candy to tantalise those taste buds were and are fabulous options and who could forget Refreshers? Whether you remember the hard fizzy sweets in rolls or the chewy sweets with the sherbet centre best, their taste and fizzy flavour is sure to bring a smile.

Such is the popularity of traditional sweets that we have enjoyed recently creating a Retro Sweet Jar.

Lots of tasting and memories involved in the design of this sweet jar treat too . Someone has to do it! Filled to the brim with awesome retro sweet choices, they’re a firm favourite with our customers. Both in our Award Winning UK Sweet Shop and with customers wishing to buy sweets online. Filled to the absolute maximum with Sweet favourites, Anglo Bubbly (anyone else remember pulling that out of their hair after a particularly enthusiastic bubble attempt!). Fizz Whizz, Dip Dabs, Refreshers, Love Hearts, Flying Saucers, Black Jacks and Fruit Salads all play a key role in this fab Retro Sweet Jar to name but a few. You’re sure to be taken straight back to your childhood with these favourite sweets. Who could resist sharing the sweet love and happy memories with the next generation too?

Our Refreshers fizzy sweets are made to an original recipe and famous for their great slightly shape flavour and attractive packagingStrawberry flavoured Popping candy, Fizz Wiz is a cool retro sweet with a really loud pop!

Our Retro Sweet Selection Jar makes an awesome choice for a sweet gift for someone special that is sure to be really appreciated.

As you’d perhaps expect, our whizzy and colourful website offers a huge range of Sweets along with many others. Traditional Sweets, Fizzy and Sour Sweets, Jelly and Gummy Sweets, Sugar-Free Sweets, Bonbons. They’re all there offering a fabulous choice if you like to buy sweets online. So whether you enjoy fruity jelly sweets, or sour sweet explosion Toxic Waste, we’ve got it all and then some.

Buy sweets online with confidence at Daffy-down-dilly.


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