The 12 Best Old Fashioned Glass Sweet Jars
18/10/2018 12:11

Seeing old-fashioned glass sweet jars on display in a confectionery store is undoubtedly nostalgic and can brighten even the darkest of days!


In fact, traditional confectionery stores aren’t as common as they used to be and that’s why, when customers see old-fashioned sweet jars on the shelf from the shop window, they’re even more tempted to enter the shop and buy their favourite sweets!

Vintage sweet jars are also popular for occasions, such as weddings and birthday parties.


Whether you are looking for classic pick ‘n’ mix sweeties from old sweet jars to fill your cinema treat bag or old sweet jars for sale for your wedding sweet cart, you will find the best old glass sweet jars at Appleton Sweets.


Here are 12 of our favourite old-fashioned glass sweet jars:

1. Jamesons Raspberry Ruffles

Sweet, raspberry-filled sweets that come in a nostalgic sweet jar. You can be sure that you won’t have the Jamesons Raspberry Ruffles on the shelf for very long!


2. Barnett’s Liquorice Candy Rock

Liquorice candy rock appeals to particular tastes but is popular nonetheless. In fact, it is popular more so with adults than children as a rule.


The Barnett’s Liquorice Candy Rock make for a great value sweet that will make a great addition to your confectionary store.

3. Cola Pips

Cola pips are small, tasty cola-flavoured sweets made by Joseph Dobson. They come in a 2.7kg jar. Joseph Dobson are a UK sweets manufacturer, based in Yorkshire. They may be lesser known that larger manufacturers but their sweets are fantastic nonetheless!


4. Barnett’s Fruit Candy Rock

Barnett’s Fruit candy rock are tasty pieces of multi-coloured rock sold in a large old-fashioned sweets jar.


Purple, green, orange and yellow are just some of the colours included!

5. Barnetts Coltsfoot Candy Rock


Coltsfoot Candy Rock is gluten-free and suitable for vegetarians. It is a hard candy rock with the added natural flavouring of the coltsfoot plant, a plant with hoof-shaped leaves.

It is a traditional sweet that all traditional confectionery stores should sell!


Below is an image of the Coltsfoot plant:

The Coltsfoot plant is mainly found in Europe. It looks a bit like a dandelion and has actually been farmed for many years. It is thought to help with respiratory problems.


6. Fruit Pips

Fruit pips are tiny, fruity, multi-coloured sweets that are enjoyed by kids and grown-ups alike. They’re also made by Joseph Dobson and come in a 2.72kg jar.


7. Ross’ Rose Creams

Ross’ Rose creams are a tasty, creamy traditional sweet with a subtle taste of rose. Definitely a sweet for the adults out there, they won’t be able to resist leaving your store without some of these sweets in their Pick ‘N’ Mix bag.


8. Paynes Army & Navy

Paynes Army & Navy hard boiled sweets are so popular they come in a 3.5kg jar. They are black sweets with a sweet sugary coating.


9. Jamesons Milk Chocolate Caramels

Jamesons Milk Chocolate Caramels are milk chocolate wrapped sweets with a caramel centre. They used be known as merry maids and make for the ultimate indulgence!


10. Athole Butter Tablet


The Athole Butter Tablet traditional sweets jar is full of tasty, buttery sweets with a square shape.


11. Joseph Dobson Kopp Kops

An usual sweet with an unusual name, the Joseph Dobson Kopp Kops are small black sweets that come in a 3kg jar.


12. Strawberry & Cream Pips

Strawberry & Cream Pips are delicious small sweets that come in a large 2.72 kg jar.


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