UNCLE Joe's Mint Balls have been around for 121 years - but now the makers of the boiled sweets
have found there was no Uncle Joe.
Still, it was good to see rhubarb and custard boiled sweets
at 20 and sherbet lemons at 17 - though Werther's Original (11) should never have made the cut.
I think it was run at one time by Greens of Swansea who also had a stall in Swansea Market and made their own hard boiled sweets
She remembered a blind man selling matches, buxom ladies selling boiled sweets
and ragged old men warming by the pipes.
Only two were occupied - a fish and chip shop, which always had long queues, and a sweet shop which had no chocolate but boiled sweets
and toffees rationed to about two ounces, or 28g, per person per week.
And there is something for everyone, with his range including handmade traditional boiled sweets
to favourites designed to take customers on a trip down memory lane.
Colombina is present in boiled sweets
, lollipops, pastilles, gums, jellies and chews, toffees, caramels and nougats as well as other sugar confectionary.
Christmas dinner flavour, boiled sweets
? No thanks.
"You've made them look like a team of boiled sweets
again," said McIntosh.
[ClickPress, Mon Jun 01 2015] Boiled sweets
is predicted to record negative growth in 2014 with a decline of 1% in current value terms.
Arthur spent his first two days dodging German shells with just a bag of boiled sweets