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Boxed candied fruit/fruit jellies - gift for great aunt?

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HopefulAnxiety Wed 28-Oct-15 19:49:07

My great aunt is 90 and her favourite sweets are fruit jellies, like York Fruits. Lakeland have some nicer ones but they're surprisingly hard to find boxed - even Waitrose are just doing bags. I was wondering if a step up would be a box of nice candied fruit. Lakeland used to do this but I can't find anything.

Any thoughts? I'd like to spend around the £15 mark in total, so perhaps a box of each.

SaltySeaBird Wed 28-Oct-15 19:55:27

Hmm my FIL likes the fruit jellies but not the candied fruit.

I thought I saw some in the National Trust shop but it may have been bagged too.

HopefulAnxiety Wed 28-Oct-15 20:07:37

York Fruits and the Lakeland ones are the only boxed fruit jellies I've seen - I just think that for a present I'd want them to be boxed. Will call up my grandma and ask if she'd like the candied fruit.

CurlsLDN Wed 28-Oct-15 20:10:16

I'm sure our waitrose has the boxes of York ones

HopefulAnxiety Wed 28-Oct-15 20:31:20

Update - after trawling Amazon I found that Churchill's Confectionary makes some lovely gift tins of fruit jellies. I think this is what I will go for.

Curls I meant Waitrose doing own brand ones in bags, rather than York Fruits.

SaltySeaBird Wed 28-Oct-15 20:36:59

www.confiserieflorian.co.uk/box-of-assorted-fruit-jellies.html

These sound nice and ship to the UK

SaltySeaBird Wed 28-Oct-15 20:39:25

Seen the Amazon ones - they look better - going to order some too!

SaltySeaBird Wed 28-Oct-15 20:41:27

Oh the Amazon one is just a tin with two bags of jellies inside ...

HopefulAnxiety Wed 28-Oct-15 23:45:48

Do you mean the Churchill's ones?

Treasure Island Sweets have the New Berry Fruits, hmm...

And yes I saw the Florian ones, they do sound nice and might be worth considering. In fact the whole site sounds nice grin

2legit2knit Wed 28-Oct-15 23:49:00

Lidl have ones exactly like the florin ones around Xmas time.

HopefulAnxiety Fri 30-Oct-15 19:19:00

Lidl is a right trek from here (and no Aldi at all!) but I will have a look, thanks.

y0rkier0se Mon 02-Nov-15 17:18:52

Thorntons are doing jellies in boxes this year

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