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Favourite British treats

Every British person has a favourite treat. Whether it is the taste or the smell of sweets, they will definitely remind you of something in the past or present.

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Jelly Babies are classic favourites. Even George Harrison of Beatles fame apparently loved Jelly Babies. They are his favourite snacks.

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Opal Fruits now renamed Starburst was launched in the early part of the 1960s. Today, the brand is under the Wrigley company.

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Opal Fruits now renamed Starburst was launched in the early part of the 1960s. Today, the brand is under the Wrigley company.

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Liquorice Allsorts is as the name suggests a mixture of liquorice, aniseed jelly, coconut, gelatin and other fruit flavourings. They were invented in 1899.

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Pear Drops taste great, but there is no pear involved. That favourite taste comes from an artificial flavouring called isoamyl acetate.

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Maltesers are definitely yummy. First produced in 1936 by Forrest Mars, Sr they were originally meant as 'energy balls'.

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Maltesers are definitely yummy. First produced in 1936 by Forrest Mars, Sr they were originally meant as 'energy balls'.

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No, Wine Gums do not contain alcohol. Unlike gummies which are usually made with gelatin, these are with starch. They are fruit-flavoured. Charles Gordon Maynard invented them in the 1900s.

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Cadbury's Double Decker is a super treat. It made its first appearance in the market in 1976. The name came from the double-decker bus. It is cereal and nougatine bathed in milk chocolate.

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No trip to the sea is complete without the "Brighton Rock" sweets. These are hard stick candies that are usually mint-flavoured. Depending on which seaside holiday destination you are in, the name changes accordingly.

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Sherbet sweets abound in the UK. Barratt's Dip Dab is sure to remind you of your childhood days. It is a lollipop and sherbet combination. You might also remember Swizzel-Matlow's Double Dip.

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Love Hearts were first manufactured in the 1950s by British confectioners Swizzels-Matlow. These tablet-sized sweets feature fruit flavours and one side of the candy has a love or love-related message. They are currently available in 6 flavours.

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Love Hearts were first manufactured in the 1950s by British confectioners Swizzels-Matlow. These tablet-sized sweets feature fruit flavours and one side of the candy has a love or love-related message. They are currently available in 6 flavours.

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