Welcome to our traditional sweetshop... crammed with your favourite retro sweets.

You'll find all types of UK penny sweets here, from liquorice to space dust, lollies to flying saucers, boiled sweets to Parma Violets, Haribo sweets too... we've even got sweet tobacco!

the best retro sweets online

Plus we have some classics that are made exclusively for us - the old-fashioned sweets that you can remember from the sweet shop of your childhood, and many vintage sweets that you've probably forgotten (and those will really bring the memories flooding back, just you see).

We sell most of our fab retro sweets in 250g bags... that's over half a pound in old money, so there's plenty for you to enjoy!

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One of the first films to show Hollywood executives the power of product placement was Spielberg’s film, ET. The use of sweets to coax the extra-terrestrial from his hiding place caused the sales of Reese’s Pieces to shoot through the roof.

A Quarter Of decided to revisit some Hollywood classics and see how the subtle use of product placement could have made these films that much sweeter. Which one would you like to see?
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With so many sweet treats to be had out there, a strong advertising campaign on the telly can be crucial for brands in getting their tasty wares into the eyes and ears (and ultimately the mouths) of the buying public.
Some brands get this part so, so wrong (take note Haribo with this stinker for Super Mix in 2011, whilst – as we can see from our top five - some get it very, very right.
And don’t forget, many of the sweeties listed below are available from A Quarter Of right now!
So, without further ado, here is our top five of TV ad triumphs
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We recently ran a poll to find the most nostalgic person off children's television ever.

And the top 10 is... in reverse order...

#10 Derek Griffiths
#9 Valerie Singleton
#8 Floella Benjamin
#7 Noel Edmonds
#6 John Craven
#4= Tony Hart
#4= Johnny Morris
#3 Johnny Ball
#2 John Noakes

And the winner is...
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Even those of us with the sweetest tooth may have missed that last month was National Sweets Month but to mark the occasion a poll was run to discover the nation’s favourite nosh. After the votes were counted, the controversial winner was the Malteser- a chocolate covered snack made mainly of empty space.  Here at A Quarter Of, we couldn’t help but wonder what the results would have been if the poll had asked about favourite childhood sweets?  So we decided to run a survey of our own. But before those results come in, we take you through our top ten Retro Sweets: 10.  &nbs..
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