Study found 100g of Farley's Original Rusks contained more sugar than 100g of…

Previous pinner: Study found of Farley's Original Rusks contained more sugar than of chocolate biscuits. (all my sister and brothers had these when they were little)

Spangles (1948) The same year George Orwell gazed apprehensively into a totalitarian future, Mars unveiled a more upbeat response to post-war austerity with these translucent sugar squares. Over three decades tangerine, butterscotch, 'Old English', cola and dozens more varieties appeared, until their liquidation in ... 1984.

The golden age of British sweets - in pictures

Spangles - remember these? In 1974 they had fizzy flavours like Orangeade and Lemonade. Spangles are a good reminder of a time when, as Roald Dahl once said, "the sweetshop was the very centre of our lives"

Mild Green Fairy Liquid bottle from the seventies

Mild Green Fairy Liquid bottle from the seventies- memories of pestering mum for the empty bottle, fill with water, many happy hours through summer hols- play was so simple then.

All nostalgic retro items are wanted by the-toy-exchange -

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My nan had different coloured and shaped ones in her lounge window ( minus cat )

Corona Man - Cream Soda was my favourite.

#129 – The Popman!

Who remembers the Popman? Did they exist outside the North of England? Growing up in the and a visit from the Popman was almost as exciting as one from the ice cream van.

Cadbury's Contrast - I had forgotten this one. I think it was a mixture of milk and plain chocolates, hence the "contrast", but I'm sure someone will correct me if that's wrong!

What I would call one of the second league of chocolate boxes. What you really wanted was Cadbury's Milk Tray or a Dairy box. Instead, you had to pick the milk chocolate ones out of this offering and leave the dark ones for someone else to have to eat.

Went through a faze of taking a basket to school, I was one of many! Best for carrying any cooking home you had done...

Cookery basket Mine was exactly the same which I used for home ecconomics at school in the