Lastly some news we can all get excited about, Woolworths photo ‘n’ mix is back, and you can buy a container full of fond memories prior to Christmas.
Historic 100-year-old seller Woolworths was most-loved for its colourful and extensive sweet choice, which lured you in from the high street.
Self-serve sweet containers were filled with kola cubes, fried eggs and foam bananas, or jelly cherry lips, Fruit Salads and strawberry pencils. A bag of these indicated we ‘d be bouncing off the walls before bedtime.
Now sweet maker Extremely is reanimating this extremely fond memory from our childhoods with a 90g container of sugary Woolies treats.
In Extremely’s choice, there are 10 various sweets consisting of twin cherries, pear drops, jelly snakes, kola cubes and Liquorice Allsorts, plus Black Jacks, Fruit Salads, Anglo Bubbly, soda pop bottles and dolly mix.
All make money from the sale of each container will go to kids’s charity Coram Beanstalk, which offers one-to-one reading assistance in main schools.
” Many of us have fond childhood memories of Woolworths’ amazing selection of sweets. The launch of this much-loved product is an enjoyable and sentimental method to support our charity partner, Coram Beanstalk, to assist them raise much-needed funds for the great work they do,” said Very category director Jeremy Stevens.
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” Coram Beanstalk is as happy as a child in a sweet store to be receiving 100 percent of the profits from Very’s launch of Woolworths pic ‘n’ mix. The money raised will go towards assisting those children who require extra support to catch up after this year of disrupted schooling,” said Ginny Lunn from Coram Beanstalk.
The iconic Woolworths chain had 800 stores in the UK, and offered Woman Bird Clothing and Chad Valley toys, CDs and computer games, plus school stationery and dozens of home items.