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Old Fashioned Sweets

You'll find old fashioned, classic British sweets and flavours here. The ones that would line your local corner shop's shelves in colourful jars, waiting to be picked and weighed out, just for you. We have a huge selection, from ABC letters to Toffee Whirls and everything in between, as well as some real hard to find classics such as  Coconut Mushrooms and Spanish Gold!


  • Bag Size 150g
  • Vegetarian Friendly!
  • Gluten Free!
  • Plastic Free Packaging!
We love these European style chewy Cherry Bon Bons. Round balls packed with zingy cherry flavour which will give your jaws a good work out!  Not to be confused with the traditional British Bon Bons, which are toffee coated in a flavoured sugary coating (although we have those too!)These are als..
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Chewy Lemon Bon Bons
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  • Bag Size 150g
  • Vegetarian Friendly!
  • Gluten Free!
  • Plastic Free Packaging!
Chewy lemon bon bons - with the classic, sugar dusted coating and the super chewy centre, they're full of fresh lemon flavour. Try our other flavour bon bons too. ..
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Chewy Orange Bon Bons
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  • Bag Size 150g
  • Vegan Friendly!
  • Gluten Free!
  • Plastic Free Packaging!
A brand new flavour in the Kingsway Chewy Bon Bon range! These European style chewy candy bon bons come in a deliciously refreshing orange flavour and are suitable for vegans, vegetarians and those on a Halal diet.200g Bag..
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  • Bag Size 150g
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  • Plastic Free Packaging!
A twist on the classic bon bon flavours, this one mixes raspberry flavour with a pleasant sharp/sour edge. Same awesome chewiness of our other chewy bon bons and we think flavour-wise there's a hint of bubblegum in there but it could be our mind playing tricks because of the blue colour. Other than ..
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Chewy Strawberry Bon Bons
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  • Bag Size 150g
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Who can resist a pretty-as-a-picture, powder pink bon bon? Strawberry flavour balls of chewiness bons with the familiar sugar-dusted coat and the ultra chewy centre. ..
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Chewy Toffee Bon Bons
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  • Bag Size 150g
  • Vegetarian Friendly!
  • Gluten Free!
  • Plastic Free Packaging!
The wonderful toffee bon bon - a 'weighed from the jar' classic. Toffee flavour white balls with a creamy, super chewy centre. Try lemon, raspberry, apple and strawberry flavour bon bons too. They're all sugar-coated delights!..
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  • Bag Size 150g
  • Vegetarian Friendly!
  • Plastic Free Packaging!
Not to be confused with toffee crumble - these are the original Choc Nibbles, made by traditional English sweet maker Sweet Dreams. Made with real milk chocolate and dusted with icing sugar these little nuggets of chocolately, biscuity goodness are just delicious, an incredibly moreish tea-time trea..
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Big, ol' chunks of cinder toffee honeycomb, smothered in a chocolate flavour coat. Bite into a crisp, crunchy toffee that's light and filled with bubbles. A British confectionery classic! 150g prepack bag...
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  • Bag Size 150g
  • Vegetarian Friendly!
  • Gluten Free!
  • Plastic Free Packaging!
Perfect for soccer fans everywhere, milk chocolate flavour footballs. You won't be playing keepy-uppy with these, more like guzzle uppy. The beautiful sweet for the beautiful game. Quantity of 150g - approximately 30-32 footballs..
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  • Bag Size 150g
  • Plastic Free Packaging!
A Halloween classic, these milk chocolate frogs  are the classic old fashioned treat that were the inspiration for the chocolate frogs featured in the harry Potter books and movies.Wonderfully creamy and chocolatey, this novelty treat is a perfect addition to your trick or treat selection!150g ..
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  • Bag Size 150g
  • Vegetarian Friendly!
  • Gluten Free!
  • Plastic Free Packaging!
Perfect for sports  fans everywhere, milk chocolate flavour balls from a whole hosts of sports, from rugby, to baseball, golf and of course footie!Bright & colourful these are a great additions to any pick & mix or party bag.Quantity of 150g - approximately 30-32 balls..
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Just like you would find at the seaside, a slab bar of pink & white coconut ice. This is a classic, old fashioned British delight! Quantity 1 x 130g bar...
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FAQs about Old Fashioned Sweets

What are old-fashioned sweets?

Old-fashioned sweets are traditional confections that have been enjoyed for generations. They often have a nostalgic appeal, reminding people of their childhoods or times gone by. These sweets are typically handmade and come in a variety of flavours and textures.

What types of old-fashioned sweets are available at Handy Candy?

We offer a plethora of old-fashioned favourites including sherbet lemons, cola cubes, pear drops, aniseed balls, and more. Their collection spans a wide range of tastes and textures to suit every preference.

Are these sweets suitable for all ages?

Yes, old-fashioned sweets are loved by people of all ages. They hold a special place in the hearts of those who remember them from their youth, while also delighting younger generations with their unique flavours.


Can I buy old-fashioned sweets in bulk for special occasions?

Absolutely! We provide the option to purchase old-fashioned sweets in bulk, making them perfect gifts for sharing at parties, birthdays, weddings, and other special events. You can spread the nostalgia and sweetness with these delightful treats.


Are old-fashioned sweets a good gift idea?

Definitely! Old-fashioned sweets make wonderful and thoughtful gifts. They bring back cherished memories and show that you've put thought into selecting a unique and delightful present.


Do old-fashioned sweets have a unique texture compared to modern sweets?

Yes, many old-fashioned sweets have a distinct texture that sets them apart from modern confections. From hard-boiled sweets that last longer to chewy toffees that require a bit of time to savour, these textures add to the overall experience.


Are there any sugar-free options available among old-fashioned sweets?

We offer a selection of sugar-free old-fashioned sweets, allowing those with dietary restrictions to enjoy the nostalgic experience without the sugar content.


Can I create a personalised selection of old-fashioned sweets?

Absolutely! Here at Handy Candy, we provide the option to create your own personalised sweet selection. This way, you can choose your favourite old-fashioned sweets and create a bespoke assortment.