Old sweets from the 70s are loved by children and adults of all ages, even if you didn’t know your favourite sweet was from this era, you’ll probably find that your favourite sweets originated from the 70s.
After all, 1970s sweets and chocolates boomed! Where the development of sweets and chocolates slowed during the first and second world war, the industry recovered in the 60s, 70s and 80s to produce some fantastic creations that have since taken the whole world by storm!
Have a look at some of the 1970s old fashioned sweets list below!
We bet you’re wondering if your favourite treats are on there!
Old fashioned sweets list (Our top 10!)
Tangy sherbet flying saucers have been taking the world by storm since the 70s! Loved for there sharp flavour, soft outer layer and pastel colours, we have a variety of flying saucers available here at Appleton Sweets.
Delicious strips of coconut covered in a fine brown sugar, H &H sweet tobacco is adored for its nostalgia and used to be known as Spanish Gold or Spanish tobacco. Not only is it a much-loved sweet from the past, it tastes great too! Order now from Appleton Sweets.
White Chocolate Fish and Chips
These Fish ‘n’ Chips aren’t just for the seaside! Made by Hannah’s and really tasty, White Chocolate Fish and Chips are not simply a blast from the past! They’re loved by adults and children alike, particularly those who enjoy the taste of white chocolate!
Ah! Everybody loves a Love Heart! Here at Appleton Sweets we’ve got a selection of Love Hearts that you can purchase for your confectionary store.
Black Jacks or Fruit Salads? Which do you prefer? Dating back to the 1970s, Black Jacks are a winning sweet that loads of people love.
Anglo Bubbly Bubblegum
Bubbly bubblegum that taste great and is extremely popular, Anglo Bubbly Bubblegum is suitable for vegetarians, and dates back to the 70s!
We have a range of popping candy available here at Appleton Sweets, Pop Rocks, Hannahs and Fizz Wizz are among our popping candy manufacturers. All of which are best sellers and extremely popular.
Drumsticks – Original
Simply, tasty, drumstick lolly pops are a chewy classic and should be on sale in every confectionary store! After all, no pick ‘n’ mix bag would be complete without at least one drumstick lollypop. Sell them for 10p each and you’ll pull in a respectable profit.
One of the most popular retro sweets of all time, the Wham Chew Bars have a fizzy and sherbet- filled centre that makes the bar fruity and refreshing.
If you grew up in the 70s then the Dip Dabs are undoubtedly a classic retro sweet that are sure to bring back nostalgic memories. What’s more, they taste great too!
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Retro Sweets from Appleton Sweets
Retro sweets are always fantastic sellers in any confectionary store. Whether you are a large shop or a small retailer, you can be sure that you’ll make some profit-making sales with the selection of retro sweets and old sweets from the 70s from Appleton Sweets.