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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!


Milk Teeth
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  • Bag Size 150g
  • Gluten Free!
  • Plastic Free Packaging!
These vanilla and strawberry flavour, teeth shape gums are a retro favourite that are thankfully back on our shelves. Made by Barratts, they ceased production in 2008 but thankfully relaunched them 3 years later due to customer demand.  They taste a little fruitier than the old ones b..
£2.19
Ex Tax:£1.83
  • Bag Size 150g
  • Vegetarian Friendly!
Wonderful Walkers Toffee! This is their flavour-loaded minty one. Creamy rich chewy toffee mixed with a fresh minty burst. Delish! Quantity of 150g.Packed in a PLASTIC FREE, heat-sealed, home compostable bag!..
£2.29
Ex Tax:£1.91
  • Vegan Friendly!
The classic Mr Tom's peanut bar: a solid, satisfying and seriously nutty bar of roasted peanuts in caramel.Quantity 4 Bars..
£1.99
Ex Tax:£1.66
Original Powdered Milk Bottle Gums
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  • Bag Size 150g
  • Gluten Free!
  • Plastic Free Packaging!
Often imitated but never bettered, these powdered Milk Gums are a piece of sweet history and are still as deliciously creamy as ever, thanks to the full cream and condensed milk that goes into every bottle. Quantity of 150g...
£2.49
Ex Tax:£2.08
  • Bag Size 150g
  • Plastic Free Packaging!
A creamy, strawberry mix up of pink and white candy mice. They melt in the mouth and EEK, they're good!Quantity of 150g...
£2.09
Ex Tax:£1.74
  • Bag Size 150g
  • Plastic Free Packaging!
These little porkers look either happy, sad or surprised but either way they taste delicious. Strawberry flavour, candy piggywigs. Quantity of 150g. ..
£2.09
Ex Tax:£1.74
Pint Pots
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  • Bag Size 150g
  • Gluten Free!
  • Plastic Free Packaging!
Hmm, pint pots... to tell you the truth, they're an acquired taste. These gums really do taste like beery sweets! Perfect for a booze hound in your life and a lot of fun too. Alcohol free!Quantity of 150g..
£2.09
Ex Tax:£1.74
  • Bag Size 150g
  • Plastic Free Packaging!
A true British classic. A delicious disc of stamped liquorice. Not too sweet, not too savoury and loaded with liquorice loveliness. There are many imitators but we only stock the original Pontefract Cake, now made by Haribo but to the original secret recipe, once called a Pomfret and made for medici..
£2.09
Ex Tax:£1.74
Roasted Nut Brittle
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  • Bag Size 150g
  • Vegan Friendly!
  • Gluten Free!
  • Plastic Free Packaging!
Peanut Brittle made the old fashioned way. This is the best brittle we've tried by a long shot. There are many imitators out there that are stingy on nuts or lacking in rich caramel flavour. This all-natural stuff though is superb, packed full of roasted nuts and very, very brittle! It comes in..
£2.19
Ex Tax:£1.83
Rowntree's Fruit Gums - 3 Rolls
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  • Vegan Friendly!
  • Gluten Free!
  • Plastic Free Packaging!
Rowntree's Fruit Gums are a British classic that seem to have been around for ever. Those of a certain age may remember buying them at the cinema in special cinema boxes (whatever happened top those!) and battling with the incredibly chewy sweets throughout the film - I reckon they were maybe a tact..
£2.29
Ex Tax:£1.91
  • Vegan Friendly!
  • Gluten Free!
  • Plastic Free Packaging!
'Can you resist the chew?' the wrapper asks and the answer is 'No, we can't!' Irresistible, chewy, sugary pastilles with lots of fruity flavour. Made with all natural flavours and colours.Quantity of 3 x 52.5g rolls. ..
£1.99
Ex Tax:£1.66
  • Bag Size 150g
  • Plastic Free Packaging!
A deliciously spooky, A creamy, strawberry mix up of pink and white candy chocolate. A real trick or treat classic!Quantity of 150g...
£2.09
Ex Tax:£1.74
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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.