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Spangles

Spangles

Small tubes of individually wrapped sweets, they were available in various flavours - blackcurrant, strawberry, barley sugar, Old English (whatever were those supposed to taste like?) and a mixed fruit pack which for years contained one in a white wrapper covered in question marks which was the "Mystery flavour". Eventually the question marks were replaced by little cocktail glasses, but I've never yet had a cocktail that tasted like a Spangle.


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Do You Remember Spangles?

Do You Remember Spangles?

  • Anonymous user
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    Cola flavour were great. i was horrified when they stopped making them.
  • Anonymous user
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    I hear they are relaunching these
  • Chaobaby7
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    Loved Spangles, they should bring them back, especially the orange and lemonade ones and they had cola ones as well. They were bought back in the 90s for a bit , shame they didn't continue with them, my favourites.
  • Anonymous user
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    Old English. The One True Spangle. Where are you now? I never knew what flavourthe old English ones were supposed to be, but they were the best.
    • Anonymous user
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      I could not agree with you more they were super can you still get them ?
  • Anonymous user
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    Does anyone remember the mint Spangles which were like square Trebor Mints and came in a blue packet with white stars on.My friends and I use to pretend we had 'made' Polo mints by licking the dent in the middle to wear through and make a hole. I'm sure it's not a dream!
    • Anonymous user
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      I have been trying so hard to think of the name of these for such a long time. I imagined they already had holes in them though. I too remember that blue packet with white stars. Were they actually spangles? I didn't think so. Have you found anything else out about them? I can't find anyone who remembers them.
  • Anonymous user
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    I liked the Old English Spangles and the mixed ones too. I'm sure they made another flavour as well like a soda drop taste.
  • Anonymous user
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    yeah them olde english ones were great.......oh the memories...
  • teh_catt
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    I loved the way they dissolved with a little hole in the middle you could stick your tongue through
  • Anonymous user
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    I'll never know why Spangles are no longer available and had to be discontinued; they were made ages ago before I was born and briefly brought back in the mid 90s then discontinued again; I used to get either the square boiled sweets in either orange (of course in orange wrapping) or blackcurrant (in purple wrapping) or the ice lollies (in either flavour) [as ice lollies, they had no ice cream or anything].
  • Anonymous user
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    original spangles were a properly made boiled sweet texture you could crunch into bits and were sweet. Later they were brought back with a plastic type of texture,you can't crunch up and were sharper in flavour. The originals were so popular. Beats me why they stopped making them. Please someone find the recipe & bring them back