Martin Holt, whose great uncle Fred was a leading sweet maker in the city, has brought back the family label and hopes to corner a niche market for traditional boiled sweets
MR Bush popped a boiled sweet
into his mouth before the treaty signing - and then thought better of it in case he looked a real sucker.
I would agonise over the choice between boiled sweets
(like Rhubarb and Custard) which were longer lasting, or Needler's Fruit Pastilles, which tasted better but had to be eked out by squashing them with my tongue to the roof of my mouth, letting them slowly dissolve whilst resisting the overwhelming urge to chew.
She remembered a blind man selling matches, buxom ladies selling boiled sweets
and ragged old men warming by the pipes.
These boiled sweets
were reintroduced in the early 1990s but were a shadow of their former selves.
They looked like 11 oversized boiled sweets
running around the pitch.
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.
Super de Alimentos ranks second and is expected to record a value share of 9% in 2014 due to its strong presence in boiled sweets
and pastilles, gums and jellies.
STAINED GLASS WINDOW BISCUITS MAKES 12-15 175g plain flour 50g butter, softened 50g soft brown sugar 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda 1 tsp ground ginger 1/2 tsp mixed spice 2 tbsp honey 1 egg yolk 300g coloured boiled sweets
, crushed Cookie cutters 1 Preheat the oven to 180degC.
You've made them look like a team of boiled sweets
again," said McIntosh.
The sweet maker has by now begun providing its range of traditional boiled sweets
and sherbets to 70 Co-op stores across South Yorkshire.