Top 10 Retro Sweets

Retro sweets are all the rage at the moment, we’d recommend checking out A Quarter Of for all your sweet needs, here’s out top 10

1. Candy Necklaces

These form many girls first experience of jewelry! The pastel coloured candy rings strung onto elastic make great trinkets to wear or share. And no one ever minds that the elastic gets soggy once you start to eat them.

2. Popping candy

Everyone remembers the first time these little rocks fizz and explode on their tongue when tipping the packet up and into their mouths. Available in various flavours, such as cherry, strawberry and cola, this candy is made with tiny bubbles of carbon dioxide trapped inside which are released when they become wet.

3. Wham Bar

This chewy treat was always a favorite from the school tuck shop, owing to how long you could make it last and its relative inexpensiveness. The chewy taffy is interspersed with colored pieces of sherbet and remains popular today.Watch Full Movie Online Streaming Online and Download

4. Sherbet Fountain

Even those who don’t like liquorice can stomach it as a method of shoveling neat sherbet into their mouths when they have a Sherbet Fountain. The soggy cardboard tube has now been replaced by plastic but you can still tip it up and down the lot in one and then enjoy the liquorice afterwards.

5. Candy Sticks

Don’t deny it – you were one of the cool kids pretending that these were cigarettes, weren’t you? In fact they had red bits on the end to encourage you to imagine they were alight! Now rebranded and more PC, these still taste just as delicious.

6. Drumstick Lollies

With their red, yellow and green striped wrappers, these sweets are immediately recognizable.  These chewy lollies come in either milk or raspberry flavor and need to be sucked considerably before they are soft enough to chew.

7. Flying Saucers

It seems that kids can’t get enough of sherbet! These colored rice paper discs are filled with the fizzy stuff. When the rice paper goes all soggy on your tongue the sherbet provides a welcome fizzy kick.

8. Friendship Rings

Another staple piece of jewelry for young girls, friendship rings are colored jelly sweets that will stretch to fit even the chubbiest of fingers! These little gummy rings are a great way to tell your friends that you love them!

9. Parma Violets

An icon of retro British sweets, these little hard disc shaped lavender colored candies come in little cellophane plastic tubes with twisted ends. Delicately smelling of violets, these little treats are fun and fragrant and easy to share amongst friends.

10. Double Dip Sherbet

Another tuck shop favorite, Double Dips feature even more sherbet! These contain two fruity flavors of sherbet, orange and cherry, with a flat and fizzy paddle swizzlestick to scoop the sherbet up with.

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