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If you were a child in the 70s...

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Tisfortired Sun 08-Jul-18 20:11:50

What were your favourite sweets?

It's my mums 50th birthday next week and I am doing little sweetie bags for her surprise party.

I want to include retro sweets she would have loved when she was a child, so far I have

Liquorice torpedos
Flying saucers

And then I'm stuck!

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plus3 Sun 08-Jul-18 20:12:59

The mint chews with a stripe

MyOtherProfile Sun 08-Jul-18 20:13:43

Fruit salad and black jacks
Curly wurly
Sherbert pips
Kola kubes

annandale Sun 08-Jul-18 20:14:31

Fruit salad chews
Space dust

Starlight345 Sun 08-Jul-18 20:15:16

They were pacers @plus3

Spangled , fruit bursts though were called opal fruits . Cola cubes. Sherbet fountain

clarrylove Sun 08-Jul-18 20:15:36

They were Pacers! I liked Spangles, Toffos, Poppets, Opal Fruits, Fruit Gums, chocolate mice, chocolate truffle things in foil cases, Cola Cubes, Pineapple Chunks. Jazz Balls, Dolly Mixtures.

Starlight345 Sun 08-Jul-18 20:15:50

Spangles not spangled

bertdynamite Sun 08-Jul-18 20:16:04

Candy cigarettes
Gold nuggets chewing gum

fleshmarketclose Sun 08-Jul-18 20:16:33

mojos, cola cubes, pear drops, blackjacks, fruit salad,spangles,pacers, double dips, space dust, liqorice dip,

Tisfortired Sun 08-Jul-18 20:17:18

This is so helpful everybody thank you! I'm filling up my amazon cart as we speak 🍬

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TooMinty Sun 08-Jul-18 20:18:08

There used to be a website called AQuarterOf and I think they did hampers for each decade?

WendyCope Sun 08-Jul-18 20:18:27

MyOtherProfile has nailed it for me. She missed out sweet cigarettes though!

HRTpatch Sun 08-Jul-18 20:19:22

Parma violets
Sherbert pips
Pear drops

Grumpbum Sun 08-Jul-18 20:19:30

Coconut mushrooms are my mums favourites

Starlight345 Sun 08-Jul-18 20:19:46

Oh mojos used to be 3 for 1p 😃

Harrykanesrightsock Sun 08-Jul-18 20:20:29

Bon bons
Texas bar
Raspberry ruffles

Starlight345 Sun 08-Jul-18 20:20:32

And candy sticks were sweet cigarettes

Starlight345 Sun 08-Jul-18 20:21:25

Foam shrimps and chocolate white mice

Ohyesiam Sun 08-Jul-18 20:21:54

Candy shrimps! And cadburies cream eggs, they were MASSIVE and didn’t tast of wax!

ShreddedFeet Sun 08-Jul-18 20:24:31

Black jacks
Fruit salads
Refresher chews
Sherbert fountain
Frys 5 centre bar
Frys mint bar
Pineapple rock
Cola cubes

DartfordBridge Sun 08-Jul-18 20:25:03

Aniseed balls

missmouse101 Sun 08-Jul-18 20:25:50

Galaxy counters, space dust, rhubarb and custard Penny chews, jelly babies, bubblegum, Smarties in boxes not tubes!

OlennasWimple Sun 08-Jul-18 20:27:23

Foam shrimps
Foam bananas
Candy cigarettes
White chocolate mice

JiltedJohnsJulie Sun 08-Jul-18 20:27:38

Foam shrimps and foam bananas.

TheOnlyAletheia Sun 08-Jul-18 20:28:18

Foam shrimps, foam bananas, fizz bombs, flying saucers

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