THE TUCK SHOP

THE TUCK SHOP

Do schools still hold those  old-fashioned  fund raising tuck shops with  the lollies (sweets) homemade by parents?  Perhaps they don’t, as in retrospect the goodies on offer were  all pure sugar. TUCK SHOP HISTORY A young man called Edmund Verney  had  a  tuckbox  prepared by his mother

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Moments With Minties.

Moments With Minties.

ARE MINTIES NUMBER ONE? It would be hard to name  Australia’s most iconic  lollies   Fantails? Jaffas?  Life Savers? Minties must surely be a contender.   They were invented in 1922, by  Sydney’s James Stedman, son of Australia’s first  large-scale confectioner. The factory was located in  Rozelle. Just look

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The SWEET LIFE, A CONFECTIONARY TOUR OF ENGzlAND.

The SWEET LIFE, A CONFECTIONARY TOUR OF ENGzlAND.

  Hello from Editor Des and some English friends Well I have been traveling around England and OH MY WORD, I do like all the lollies here. I have to remember to call them sweets though, because English  people think lollies are only  on sticks! I thought

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