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Jelly Beans

20/03/2013 17:26

Jelly Beans

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...

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Posted in Sweet Facts By Alex Tordoff

Mint Humbugs

18/03/2013 16:54

Mint Humbug

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 ...

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Posted in Sweet Facts By kirsty

Fruit Jellies

16/03/2013 12:01

Fruit Jellies

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...

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Posted in Sweet Facts By Kirsty

Spanish Gold (Sweet Tobacco)

13/03/2013 13:56

Spanish Gold

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...

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Posted in Sweet Facts By Kirsty

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 ...

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Posted in Media By Kirsty Shepherd

TV Chef Nigel Slater's A Life in Sweets - Coming Soon November 2012 BBC4


Nigel Slater

The Oldest Sweet Shop will be in a one off programme featuring TV Chef Nigel S...

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Posted in Media By Alex Tordoff

Now famous in Asia - you can find us in a Chinese magazine called 'Little Thing'

Posted in Media By Alex Tordoff

MSN - Number One Sweet Shop!

23/06/2012 12:09

 

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 ...

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Posted in Media By Alex Tordoff

 

BBC Radio 2 - Simon Mayo Drive Time Show!

At 5.20pm Gloria Tordoff spoke to Simon Mayo live on BBC Radio 2 on the drive time show! They spoke about ou...

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