Sweets in the 70's

What was your favourite?

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14/12/2012 at 22:40

Has to be Refreshers.

You can still get them and when my boys go to a party and get a partybag I usually see if there are any there!

Also, do you remember spacedust (orange flavour)? THe one that you put in your mouth and it just fizzed like crazy!

14/12/2012 at 22:50

Sweet tobacco..

14/12/2012 at 22:51

Texan Bar.

14/12/2012 at 22:59

Another one for the Texan Bar

 

14/12/2012 at 23:14

I remember the Texan bar really chewy - did it have choclate on it too?

15/12/2012 at 03:19

Texan bar lovely chocolate on the outside with chewy light orangy coloured nougat. I also loved those crisps called fish and chips in a newspaper looking packet and the fish and chips were shaped as fish and chips.

15/12/2012 at 07:08

if you listen to music with headphones and eat spacedust at the same time, it's like listening to an old 78 record

kittenkat    pirate
15/12/2012 at 07:14

Spangles! The odd tasting ones and the even odder tasting ones.

K80
15/12/2012 at 10:14
silent knight rider wrote (see)

I remember the Texan bar really chewy - did it have choclate on it too?

Another Texan Bar fan here. It was a chewy nougat covered in chocolate - but not that sort of pink / white nougat you could buy.

Bionic Ironwolf    pirate
15/12/2012 at 10:55

Another vote for spangles - I always wanted a Jensen Intercepter car the colour of a purple spangle. Bet there's not many on here who remember the Jensen?

Nurse Ratched    pirate
15/12/2012 at 11:05

Another vote for Spangles.

And Pacers.

15/12/2012 at 13:53
Night Nurse wrote (see)

Sweet tobacco..

+1!!

I think it was branded as something like 'Old Spanish Tobacco'

15/12/2012 at 18:19
Xyloid wrote 

+1!!

I think it was branded as something like 'Old Spanish Tobacco'

Spanish Gold it was called ...chocolate and coconutty taste 

 

15/12/2012 at 21:20

Can still get sweet tobacco in my local sweetie shop.

I remember Aztec Bars, but they might have actually been in the 60's! 
And Fools Gold - little teeny lumps of rubbish bubble gum that came in a groovy cloth bag. 

15/12/2012 at 21:40

Spangles were great KK - I'm sure they did a cola favoured one or was that something else? I rememer too my local sweet shop in Norterhn Ireland where I grew up, sold sweets for a half a pence each. Used to buy fruit salads.

15/12/2012 at 22:17

spangles did a version called old spanish? quite different and all the same flavour in a packet my dad's favourite

 

kittenkat    pirate
16/12/2012 at 17:36
silent knight rider wrote (see)

Spangles were great KK - I'm sure they did a cola favoured one or was that something else? I rememer too my local sweet shop in Norterhn Ireland where I grew up, sold sweets for a half a pence each. Used to buy fruit salads.

There was something Cola-ish. Now you might be showing your youth, I remember 4 sweets for a penny.

16/12/2012 at 18:40

Cola bottles (the non fizzy ones) and thanks to this thread remembered pacers and their very mind washing advert.  Also loved the coconut boost, shame the only one they kept was biscuit!

Edited: 16/12/2012 at 18:41
16/12/2012 at 20:13

Pacers for me, although I don't remember the advert.

Dark Vader    pirate
16/12/2012 at 20:34

Anyone remember the Jamboree bag..?   It was a bag full of little sweets like the space dust flying saucer thing, black jacks, sherbert dips, 'firemans hoses', bon bons etc...

 

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