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In the next instalment of our sweet-tastic A-Z of candy, we’re taking a look at some of our favourite confectionary starting with the letter ‘D’.  From gummies and hard boiled sweets, through to retro lolly pops, there is a kaleidoscope of sweets and candy just waiting to be discovered in our A-Z of sweets. Each blog post we’ll take you on a positively scrumptious journey of candy delights, highlighting some of our favourites from across the alphabet and featuring much loved favourites which can be found in our range of sweet hampers, sweet gifts and sweet boxes.    Drumstick Lollies ...

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It's the moment you’ve all been waiting for - the third in in the Sweet Hamper Company’s series of blogs focussing on sweets of the alphabet. In the latest instalment of the Sweet Hamper Company's Encyclopaedia of Sweets, we’re focussing on the letter C and giving you the lowdown about all the tastiest confectionery beginning with the third letter of the alphabet. Each month, our team of experts are pulling together a feature focussing on different sweets which provides our readers with the complete A-Z of candy and chocolate… if it doesn’t get your taste buds tingling we don’t know...

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In the next instalment of the Sweet Hamper Company, we’ve rounded up some of the most delicious candy, chocolate and confectionery which begins with the letter ‘B’. There’s no denying that at the Sweet Hamper Company, we call ourselves candy connoisseurs - in fact there’s not much we don’t know about sweet treats! Each month we’ll be sharing with you a letter from our complete A-Z of candy, giving you the low down on almost every single sweet in the alphabet.  Many of these sweets can be found in our wide range of sweet hampers, sweet boxes, sweet cones and...

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Haribo is one of the most popular sweet treats in the world, and is now over 100 years old! Who’d have thought those little bundles of pure sugary joy have been around for so long? The company began in 1920 by a man named Hans Riegel Sr. Interestingly the name Haribo is an acronym of his full name (HAns RIegel BOnn). The brand can be found in over 100 country and employs over 7000 people worldwide - quite some achievement. Haribo sweets have lots of fans from near enough every country in the world these days. Colorful gummy bears, tasty...

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“Tastes like strawberries, on a summer evenin', and it sounds just like a song, I want more berries, and that summer feeling, it’s so wonderful and warm”. The lyrics of Harry Styles’ watermelon sugar are a great depiction of how lovely it feels to enjoy sweets on a sunny day.  Sweets come in different shapes, tastes, styles and sweet gifts. We are all well-acquainted with candies, chocolates, pies, and common desserts that we have been eating all our lives. There are many books out there that tell you so much about how certain sweets were first prepared. If you like...

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