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This chocolate assortment was launched by Mackintosh’s to rival Rowntree’s Black Magic chocolates in 1960. The product was discontinued in 1988. Savoy Truffle, anyone?

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Such is the remarkable popularity of Irn-Bru in its native Scotland that it’s the single biggest selling soft drink and it outsells both Coca-Cola and…

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Jubblies were incredibly unwieldy and unimaginative ice lollies. These “frozen drinks” (as they were officially known) were simply huge triangular lumps of flavoured ice. You…

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“Crispy, spiky tubes of delicious mashed potato with a real tomato ketchup centre” Take Britain’s favourite food – chips – and inject them with Britain’s…

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Lovehearts were originally produced by confectioners Swizzels-Matlow as a novelty Christmas cracker filler in the 1950s. They were eventually sold as fizzy sweets (which tasted…

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This healthy libation made of glucose and carbonated water – originally called “Glucozade” – originated in Newcastle where it was created by pharmacist  William Walker…

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