Terrible to think of the names that were once given to sweets! Jelly Babies used to be called 'Unclaimed Babies' and this Toffee is called 'Invalid'....Read More
With today being Budget Day in England, we thought we'd make Jelly Beans the sweet of the day (for you 'Bean Counters'!)
Jelly Beans - famous for it's...Read More
Mint Humbugs were invented in the 1820s - the same decade the Oldest Sweet Shop first opened it's doors!
Famous for their shape (shaped like a pyramid ...Read More
This medieval sweet is made using real fruit juice! A real old-fashioned favourite that was considered a real luxury treat amongst the wealthy centur...Read More
The retro sweet ‘Spanish Gold’ used to come in a tobacco pouch (with a Pirates galleon printed on the pouch)
Also known as 'Sweet Tobacco', this is ac...Read More
Like millions of viewers on Monday 5th November we tuned in to BBC4 to see for the first time TV cook’s ‘Nigel Slater: Life is Sweets’. We were very ...Read More
TV Chef Nigel Slater's A Life in Sweets - Coming Soon November 2012 BBC4
The Oldest Sweet Shop will be in a one off programme featuring TV Chef Nigel S...Read More
Now famous in Asia - you can find us in a Chinese magazine called 'Little Thing'
Britain’s Number One Sweet Shop
MSN has selected us as the 'NUMBER 1' sweet shop in the country. Click on MSN logo above to see! A big thank you to ...Read More