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Our latest blog post is looking at our favourite festive treats from our childhood that are no longer available to buy!

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In our latest blog post we are going through our 7 favourite TV Christmas specials to watch this year!

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In our latest blog post, we are looking at the familiar stages in the life cycle of a Christmas chocolate tin!

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Check out our latest blog post to find out the rundown of our top 10 personalised Christmas gifts!

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Read our latest blog to find out 5 ways to incorporate candy canes into this years Christmas!

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Read our latest blog post and find out everything you'll ever need to know about the world's largest sweet hamper!

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Today is Bonfire Night! Find out our top 5 sweets best enjoyed on this special occasion.

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Traditional vs Retro Sweets

02/11/2018 13:51

In our latest blog post we are exploring the differences between the traditional and retro sweets we have on offer!

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Find out the best sweets to hand out to your trick or treaters this Halloween in our latest post!

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The A-Z of Sweet Treats

16/10/2018 10:03

In our latest blog post we are looking at our favourite sweets for each letter of the alphabet!

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Find out all about our favourite sweets for decorating cakes in our latest blog post!

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Our latest blog post is all about using sweets to say 'thank you' to your clients and customers!

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Our latest blog post introduces our latest product range: Personalised Wooden Sweet Boxes.

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Our latest blog post runs through our favourite white chocolate treats to indulge in on White Chocolate Day!

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If you are just starting out at university then read our latest blog post for our top tips on how to quickly make friends!

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Our latest blog post details our top 5 after school sweets just in time for kids going back to school!

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Read our latest blog post to find out which boiled sweets are our favourites!

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In our latest blog post we are looking at finding out once and for all which is better, sweet or sour!

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In our latest blog post we are looking at the top 5 ways you can incorporate your favourite retro sweets into your baking!

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Read our latest blog post to find out just how much all your favourite childhood treats will set you back today!

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Read our latest blog post to find out all about International Beer Day and one of our favourite sweets, the Pint Pot.

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Read our latest blog post to find out about our selection of the best summer sweets to enjoy under the sun!

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Today is National Lollipop Day! So read out latest blog post to find out our pick of the best lollies to enjoy today!

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Read our latest blog post to find out our top 10 favourite fruit flavoured sweets!

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We're taking a look at one of our favourite sweet treats, the Flying Saucer, for World UFO Day!

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Here are our favourite retro chocolates to enjoy this year's Chocolate Day with!

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If you're a fellow lover of sour sweets then read our latest blog post to find out our top 10 favourite sour sweets!

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In our latest blog post we are celebrating National Fudge Day! Read more to find out all you need to know about the classic confectionary Vanilla Fudge!

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Chocolate truly does have the power to turn your day around and lift your mood but there are actually scientific reasons why chocolate makes you happy and we’re going to explore those today.

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We’re all about celebrating special occasions in super sweet style, so there was no way we were going to let ‘Official Candy Month’ pass without recognising it in true Retro Sweet style. 

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It can cost hundreds to hire a pre-made candy cart but we’re going to show you how to make your own candy buffet for just a fraction of the cost!

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Father’s Day is just a matter of weeks away now which means it’s time to start thinking about how you’re going to treat the special man in your life this year. 

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Did you know that the 11th of May is National ‘Eat What You Want’ Day? A day that is dedicated to indulging, enjoying as much of whatever foods you want and generally waving goodbye to the diet for 24 hours and it’s fair to say, we’re well in favour of that.

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These wicker baskets are great quality but as well as being the perfect way to ship and store a selection of sweets, they are also versatile and multi-functional for use in all different kinds of ways and we’re going to be sharing with you 10 things to do with your hamper basket once you’ve finished all your sweets!

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There are plenty of articles online that judge the most popular and best-selling pick and mix sweets but what do you think of the official rankings when it comes to the best and worst penny sweets?

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Jelly beans originated in America many years ago, with some people claiming that mention of these colourful candies go back as far as the early 1800’s but we think it’s fair to say that these fruity flavoured sweets have stood the test of time.

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If you’re planning on hosting a conference and want your guests to remember the event for all the right reasons, the best way to do that is to incorporate plenty of tasty treats! We’re going to be sharing with you our top tips for hosting an unforgettable conference with the help of sweets!

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We’ve all heard the saying ‘actions speak louder than words’ but here at Retro Sweet HQ, we’ve adapted that slightly to read ‘sweets speak louder than words’ because in our opinion, there really is no occasion where sweets aren’t required!

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In a world where competition is fierce in every industry, it’s now more important than ever for your brand to stand out for all the right reasons but achieving that is becoming increasingly difficult. The world of marketing and advertising has gone crazy and brands are trying harder than ever to get their name out there but what can you do to ensure your brand gets a good name?

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Weddings are wonderful occasions but if there’s one way to make them even better than they already are, it’s to add a healthy helping of sweeties to your big day.

There are lots of ways you can incorporate sweets into your special day but we’re going to be sharing with you our top 3 ways to make your wedding day super sweet!

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The 80’s is a decade that has gone down in history for many different reasons. From the vibrant fashion sense to the iconic music artists of the era, the 1980’s has remained iconic for being a fun and colourful few years and in our opinion, a tasty one too! As the home of 80's sweets, we have narrowed our top 10 sweets from the 80's

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Halloween is just around the corner, so we hope you’ve all been stocking up on sweet treats for trick or treaters (and a few for yourself of course!).

And while your cupboards will probably be stocked with favourite brands such as Cadbury, Mars and Haribo, what will children around the rest of Europe be receiving on October 31st?

 

Check out the map below, where we’ve picked out the most popular chocolate or candy in each European country, using a variety of sources.

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When they’re not trying to make it to Potions class on time, or save the world from Lord Voldemort, Harry, Ron and Hermione love sweet treats just as much as any other school children.

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Almost everybody loves chocolate, especially when Easter and Christmas roll around, but if you’re diabetic, it’s understandable that you might be a bit reluctant to treat yourself. We look at this in more depth.

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We love our sweets and chocolate here in the UK, but did you know that many of our favourite treats actually go by different names in different countries around the world?

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Our latest blog post focuses on the perfect gift for your husband, brother, father, son or any other male in your life.

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Here at Retro Sweet, the rationing that came about due to the war brought a significant impact on the nostalgia that we feel for many of the products we have available. Read more about some of the favourite missed flavours! 

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Halloween is one of our favourite times of year, and it's not hard to see why! If you're planning a Halloween party, let Retro Sweet help and sure it's a spooktacular success! 

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We're bringing you the perfect Halloween films for you to feast your eyes on! Read on for some of our best picks, and don't forget the sweets for trick-or-treaters too! 

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Halloween is almost upon us, so now is the perfect time for you to be making sure you are well stocked for this years' festivities. Take a look at some of our favourite Halloween sweets perfect for trick-or-treaters this year! 

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If you are looking for the perfect selection for your pick'n'mix for a cinema trip then look no further, our selection of retro sweets can make the perfect combination for your next cinema trip, keep reading for more information! 

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Ever wondered where you can find all of your favourite sweet treats you used to nip down the corner shop for after school when you were younger? Well wonder no more - here are a few 90's sweets we all know, love and can still enjoy today! 

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Here at Retro Sweet, we're big on the upcycling and repurposing our products. In our latest blog, we take a look at how you can use our Sweet Jars for other purposes once you've finished the treats!

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Can you believe it's September already? We certainly can't! But as it's the start of the month, the nights are drawing in and we're starting to notice it getting a little bit cooler, we're bringing you some of our favourite September themed sweets. 

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In our latest blog, we take a look at how you can make the most out of your bank holiday activities, whatever the weather, with Retro Sweet. Keep reading for our recommendations on how to spend your Bank Holiday!

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In our latest blog we take a look at how personalising your gift could be the key to your success. 

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In this blog we look at how corporate giveaways can really work for your business and how you can use them! Read on for more information about how you could use Retro Sweet for your corporate needs.

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In our latest blog we look into the perfect Retro Sweet's you should be purchasing this summer! Keep reading to find out more. 

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In our latest blog we look at what your favourite Retro Sweet says about your personality! 

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National Gummy Worm Day

15/07/2016 16:49

It's National Gummy Worm Day, so where at Retro Sweet we couldn't think of a better way to celebrate than to delve into the history of gummy treats! Read our latest blog to find out more about the origins of gummy worms. 

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As we're over half way through Wimbledon and the final draws ever closer, we thought it might be a good time to show you a few Retro Sweet treats that you can enjoy throughout the final! 

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In our latest blog we look at the top 90's toys making a comeback, take a trip down memory lane and discover the toys that you played with when you were younger! 

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We all know your Dad has a secret sweet tooth, why not satisfy it this Father's Day with a tasty treat from Retro Sweet with these Retro Sweets your Dad secretly loves! 

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Looking for an extravagent centre piece for your next event, or a totally over the top present for someone? Then look no further! Let us introduce our World's Largest Sweet Hamper, packed with well over 60 varieties of sweets, you can't go wrong with this.

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DIY Sweet Buffet

03/06/2016 10:42

Organising an event is exciting, and organising an event where you can incorporate a DIY sweet buffet into it is even better! Here, we run through a few quick hints and tips to help you create the perfect DIY sweet buffet for your next event. 

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This Father's Day, why not treat your Dad to a hamper full of his favourite sweets? Take him on a trip down memory lane with a collection of sweets he used to enjoy when he was a child!

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Retro Sweet Wedding Favours

18/05/2016 11:55

Wedding favours can be tricky to get right, here we look at why the edible variety remain a favourite for us and many other people! 

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Retro Sweets for Events

16/05/2016 15:31

Retro Sweets can be the perfect addition for your event, take a look at how you can incorporate them into your next event. 

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A History of Retro Sweets!

06/05/2016 15:37

Take a trip down memory lane and discover the history and origins of some of your favourite retro sweets. 

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Ever wondered how you could repurpose your Retro Sweet hamper for other uses? A picnic basket is a great way to ensure the longevity of the wicker hamper! 

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The Queen turns 90 today, celebrate her birthday with a throwback and your favourite collection of retro sweets! 

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National Liquorice Day

12/04/2016 09:15

It's National Liquorice Day! And to celebrate we've delved a little in to the history of liquorice and bringing you the best treats from Retro Sweet so you can enjoy this great day to its full potential. 

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In our latest blog we delve into the fruitiest and most refreshing sweet treats to let you bring in the spring with retro sweets! 

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In our latest blog we take a look at how a gift from Retro Sweet is the perfect solution for any gift! 

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Top Eight 80’s Sweets!

18/03/2016 11:35

In our latest blog we take a throwback to the 80's with our top eight 80's sweets, take a look at our favourites! 

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If you're looking to branch out this Easter and get something a little different, then look no further; an Easter sweet hamperis the perfect gift. 

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Mother's Day is fast approaching, don't miss out on your opportunity to purchase the gift that every Mum wants; choose her favourite retro sweets now. 

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Take yourself back to your childhood with a huge range of sweet hampers from Retro Sweet. Packed full of your favourites, you can have them personalised and give as a gift, or keep them to yourself!

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If you're looking for a new way to incentivise your staff, look no further! Retro Sweet offer a great range of corporate sweets and gifts. 

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Say it with Sweets!

12/02/2016 13:51

Struggling to show your loved one that you care? We've got you covered. Take a look at our range of personalised sweets that are perfect for that special occasion! 

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Struggling to find the perfect give for Valentines Day? Read our latest blog to find out why our Retro Sweet Hampers are sure to impress your loved one! 

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As we enter a new year, we're all a year older and hopefully wiser too! Here we take a look at famous celebrities, movies, tv shows and songs that are turning 30 in 2016.

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If you want to try and be healthy but aren't quite ready to make the full commitment, here are some delicious fruity sweets to ease you in! From bananas to strawberries, build yourself your own fruit sweet salad!

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Do you miss the days of running down to the tuck shop with your pocket money to buy your favourite sweets? Never fear! Sweet hampers are your modern day answer to the tuck shop, packed with all the best sweets to keep you and your colleagues going through the day.

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Ever realised how difficult it is to choose your favourite retro sweets to put in your pick and mix? Here we share with you a few of our best sweets to add to your selection!

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Retro Christmas Movies

22/12/2015 10:50

It's that time of year to sit and eat all your favourite food and stick on a classic Christmas film! Do you remember these ones?

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Still looking for those perfect little gifts as a stocking filler? Look no further! Here at Retro Sweet we have a huge array of ideas for you.

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Retro Christmas Trees

11/12/2015 14:41

Ever wondered how people decorated their Christmas trees 100 years ago? Take a look at the collection of retro Christmas trees we've found since the 1900s!

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Interesting Retro 80s Facts

01/12/2015 15:44

If you grew up in the 1980s, you’d know that a LOT happened and it could be said to be one of the best decades so far. Here at Retro Sweet we love reminding you of everything old school! See what you can remember...

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Did you know that having a sweet tooth could actually be down to genetics? Check out the studies we've found that mean you need retro sweets in your life!

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With everyone starting to think about buying Christmas presents for their friends and family, why not create a bit of festive cheer in the office with a Sweet Hamper for an office Secret Santa present?

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There are always some sweets that we remember as a child but can't get hold of anymore, and here at Retro Sweet we've rounded up a few of our favourite chocolate bars and sweets of decades gone by. Let us know what your favourites were when you were little!

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Here we look through some of our favourite films from back in the day - have you seen them all? Let us know your favourites too!

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Keeping Your Workforce Sweet

02/11/2015 16:00

Need a way to boost team morale or keep your workforce happy? What better way to achieve this than by providing them with their favourite sweets. Whether you want to applaud the employee of the month, or provide refreshments, look no further than Retro Sweet.

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We've compiled a list of some great scary films for you to enjoy this Halloween! Turn down the lights and get your pillows at the ready.

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Ever considered a sweet hamper for your next event or even as a special gift? Have a look at what we consider the best occasions are for a sweet hamper here!

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Our frightening collection of Halloween sweets are perfect, whether you are hosting a themed party or you are expecting trick or treaters to arrive at your door on 31st October!

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Why not do something a little different for your corporate event this year? Make your event extra special and use retro sweets to impress your guests,

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Here at Retro Sweet we love everything candy-related and we love reminding you about your favourite sweets from times gone by. But have you ever wondered where those sweets originated from, or just how long they’ve been part of British confectionery?

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You don’t have to be a child to enjoy sweets, especially if they bring back memories from decades ago. Why don’t you bring this idea into your next team building event? Take your inspiration from our impressive range of nostalgic sweets.

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A sure-fire way to ensure people remember you is to provide something different. Exhibitions are not always so exciting, so why not shake things up a bit? Be unique; let retro sweets do the talking and wow the crowds at your next corporate event!

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80s Toys We All Miss

25/09/2015 11:54

Join us as we take a look back at some of the most popular toys from the 80s and see how many you can remember!

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Sophisticated black tie events have had their day, find out how retro sweets can make your corporate event the talk of the industry...

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Some things represent the 80s to a (Mr.) T. The days of snakeskin leggings, studded belts and wild rock star hair may be behind us but you don’t need to have grown up in the 80s to be able to recognise some ace TV shows that are still popular today. 

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The New Year, a fresh start and a new you. Ready to shake off the cobwebs and get back to work? Wanting to drop the pounds after an indulgent Christmas? Try the brand new Retro Sweets health plan ™. This fool proof plan combines a range of sweets based on nutritious foods to create a balanced sweet diet.

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Here at Retro HQ We are pleased to announce a new partnership we have formed with www.onedirection.net . 

onedirection.net are the UK'S biggest 1D news & fan website, and their goal is to bring all you 1D fans the best gossip, the latest pics, videos, chat forums, song lyrics and band information from around the globe.

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 When you decide to do a feature post centred on some of the best things you remember from your childhood, this can hardly be described as a chore. This is how many of the team here at Retro Sweet feel about action figures from the 1980s (and 90s)! We’ve actually had to reduce our list of figures from over 50 to six – and even added a caveat to the title to make it manageable. After all, we do have sweets to package for our customers to ensure they arrive in time for Christmas!

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If you’ve never had shrimps, fried eggs and a fruit salad at the same time – you’ve never lived! Though the chances are you’ve just forgotten your favourite sweets from the glorious 80s.

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