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Retro Sweets

Old fashioned gift hampers, cubes and jars filled with sweets from your Childhood

On this page you will find a wonderful selection of retro sweet hampers and gifts that are bursting with a wide variety of sweets from the 70s, 80s and other eras.

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Retro Cadbury's Sweet Wrappers Storage Tin
Retro Storage Tin

Officially licensed and features pictures of retro Cadbury's chocolate bars. Ideal for storing all your chocolate and a great gift idea, too!

Camper Van filled with Jelly Babies
Camper Van Tin

This delightful, resuable tin of jelly babies is made in the UK and would make a lovely gift for fans of the classic motor home.

A tin is also available filled with shortbread biscuits.

 

Retro Sweets Cube

A nicely-priced gift cube which features a lovely variety of old-fashioned sweets including mini parma violets, rainbow drops, space dust, chocolate coins and many more!

Tin of Love Hearts
Love Hearts Tin

A heart-shaped tin of mini love hearts. A delightful gift that would be especially ideal for Valentine's day.

Original Retro Sweets Gift Box

A great value gift box featuring a wonderful selection of old school sweets you ate in your childhood.such as Sherbet Dip Dab, popping candy etc.

Haribo Sweets Cube
Haribo Star Sweet Cube

This gift cube by Dandy Candy includes a mix of retro Haribo sweets, including jelly teddy bears, fried eggs and many more. An ideal gift for children.

80s Sweets Gift Cube
80s Sweets Gift Cube

An ideal gift for anyone who was a child of the 80s, or maybe as a treat for yourself! Includes 25 different types of sweets in an attractive gift cube wrapped with a ribbon.

Ferrero Rocher
Ferrero Rocher Gift Box

A 300g box which includes 24 pieces of the luxury, gold-wrapped chocolates that are always well-received.

Flying Saucers Gift Cube
Flying Saucers Gift Cube

By Dandy Candy. A nicely presented gift box of retro, sherbert-filled flying saucers - cosmic!

Chewy Sweets Gift Cube
Chewy Sweets

This cube of goodies features a wide-range of chewy retro sweets, including the classic fruit salads.

Gift Cube for Boys

This selection from Dandy Candy has been specially selected for boys, and I'm pleased to see some chocolate footballs in there!

Girls Sweets Gift Cube

Gift Cube for Girls

Packed with sweets and lollies and ideal for a birthday or Christmas present.


Mini Love Hearts Gift Cube
Love Heart Rolls

A gift cube packed with the legendary love hearts, with a free heart lollipop included.

80s Retro Sweets Gift Box

Available for less than a fiver, (including delivery) and this one fits through the letterbox, so no waiting in for it to arrive - great idea!

Bubble Gum Gift Cube
Bubble Gum Gift Cube

A colourful selection of bubble gum sweets from one of the UK's most trusted confectionary suppliers Dandy Candy.

Jar of Candy Shrimps
Candy Shrimps Gift Jar

A medium (350g) sized gift jar full of those pink shrimps you used to buy loose from your local sweet shop.

Mrs Bridges Pear Drops Jar
Mrs Bridges Pear Drops Jar

A very attractive, old fashioned jar of classic red and yellow pear drops with no artificial colours.

Liquorice Allsorts Gift Cube
Liquorice Allsorts Gift Cube

A fabulous gift idea that will put a smile on the face of any liquorice lover.

Camper Van filled with Wine Gums
Green Camper Van Tin

This is a wonderful gift idea for anyone who is mad about VW camper vans and/or collects related products.


A tin is also available filled with gorgeous clotted cream fudge.

 

Fruit Polos
Fruit Polos - 10 pack

Remember these? Yes, you can still buy them! A real blast from the past.

Retro Post Box Money Box with Toffees

Another delightful gift idea which includes a collectible and resusable tin that can be used as a money box. Suitable for vegetarians.


Vintage Telephone Kiosk Money Box filled with toffees
British Telephone Money Box filled with Toffees

A reusable and collectible tin that can be used as a money box once you've eaten all of the toffees, of course! Suitable for vegetarians.


Retro Sweets Pouch

This pack is filled with an assortment of old British favourites including Fruit Salads, Refreshers, Drumsticks, Candy Bracelets and more. Great for sharing out or to give as a gift.

Sugar Mice
Sugar Mice

We all remember these don't we? They used to be just pink and white back in the 80s, but now you can buy them in five colours!

Boys and Girls Party Bags full of Sweets
Girls and Boys Party Bags

Ideal for birthday parties, treasure hunts or as an extra present. Each bag is full of retro favourites.


 

Best Ever Liquorice Hamper
The Best Ever Liquorice Hamper

If you know someone who likes liquorice, then they simply can't fail to love this big box of goodies.

Cadbury's Freddo Frog Gift Set

A delightful gift set which Includes a fantastic variety of chocolate bars, popping candy and a Freddo soft toy. Guaranteed to raise a smile!


Sour and Fizzy Sweets Cube

Sour and Fizzy Sweets

This gift cube by Dandy Candy is perfect for any fan of sweets than make the tongue tingle!


Big Retro Sweet Shop Tube
Big Retro Sweet Shop Chewb

All of your favourite childhood sweets in a big tube. Highly-rated at Amazon and includes a wide variety of old-fashioned sweets.

Large Jar of Pear Drops
Pear Drops Sweet Jar

A huge 2.5kg jar of the traditional pink and yellow pear-flavoured sweets.

Fizzy Cola Bottles Jar
Fizzy Blue Cola Bottles

I used to adore these back in the day, and this 1.5kg jar is enough to keep anyone going for quite a while!

Everton Mints Gift Jar
Everton Mints Gift Jar

A 1.5kg jar packed with the original British, stripy mint.

Jar of Sugared Almonds
Sugared Almonds Jar

Who can resist biting into the sweet shell of a sugared almond? This 1.8kg jar makes for the perfect gift.

Beano Sweet Selection Tin
Beano Sweet Selection Tin

A quirky, retro gift idea which includes a limited edition comic and collectible tin, as well as a fine selection of sweets, of course!


Flying Saucers Sweet Shop Jar

A whole 430g jar full of colourful, fruit sherbert-filled saucers - what more could you want?

Liquorice Allsorts Tin and Bertie Bassett Doll

Liquorice Allsorts Tin with Doll

A tin packed full of the ever-popular Liquorice Allsorts with a soft Bertie Bassett toy doll. A delightful gift idea for children.


Jar of Marshmallow Balls
Vanilla and Raspberry Marshmallow Balls - Sweet Jar

A 1 kilo jar of marshmallow heaven! Includes delicious snowballs of marshmallow smothered in delicious coconut flakes - irresistible!

Toffee with a hammer
Toffee Selection with Hammer

Oh wow! I remember this stuff from the 70s, and this gift pack includes a mix of four different Walkers gluten free toffee slabs.

Retro Sweets Hamper Box
Retro Sweets Hamper Box

This mid-sized box is packed with sweets from your childhood, including my favourites - flying saucers!

Bassett's Black Jacks
Barratt's Black Jacks

I used to buy these for a penny each as a kid. How times change, but it's nice to see that they're still a popular choice - even today!

Retro Sweets Box
Union Jack Wooden Crate

A cool-looking retro crate with a sliding lid and containing nine compartments full of retro delights
such as sherbet lemons, rhubarb and custard, mint humbugs etc.

Swizzels Sweet Shop Favourites
Swizzels Matlow Sweet Shop Favourites Tin

750g of British retro sweets and lollies in a reusable tin.

You're A Star Sweet Tin
You're A Star Retro Sweet Selection

These nostalgic sweets are presented in a delightful stars and stripes Emma Bridgewater old style case.

Large Size and Luxury Hampers

These gift hampers are for those of you who really want to go to town and splash out on someone very special. Why not spoil someone today with the ultimate Christmas or birthday gift!

 

Mrs Hawkins Luxury Chocolate Hamper

This has received the highest customer ratings at Amazon UK, and is crammed full of retro goodies, presented in a red gift box with white ribbon. Click the pic to see full details.
Captain Smollet's Traditional Sweets Gift Box

 

Captain Smollet's Traditional Box

This stunning gift box is bursting full with traditional sweets, including retro favourites such as white mice, coconut mushrooms, toffee bonbons and many more. Highly rated by customers.
Retro Jellies Sweet Hamper

A vintage style hamper which is simply bursting with 16 varieties of classic jelly sweets to tantalise your tastebuds. Includes Cola Bottles, Fried Eggs, Jelly Babies, jelly snakes and a whole lot more besides.


Festive Favourities Christmas Chocolates Hamper
Cadbury's Festive Favourites

A highly-rated and popular Christmas chocolate selection featuring favourities such as Freddo, Roses, Snow Bites, Dairy Milk and much more. 


Dandy Candy's Ultimate Retro Sweets Hamper

An amazing gift box packed full of retro sweets that you won't have seen in a while. Includes iconic delights such as Space Dust, Jelly Tots, White Mice and much more.
Retro Love Sweet Fest

 

Retro Sweet Love Fest

Perfect for Valentine's day or an anniversary, this gift box is crammed full with lovehearts, cherry lips and other loveable retro treats, and will really show how much you love her.
Ideal Birthday Gifts