Spangles (1948) The same year George Orwell gazed apprehensively into a totalitarian future, Mars unveiled a more upbeat response to post-war austerity with these translucent sugar squares. Over three decades tangerine, butterscotch, 'Old English', cola and dozens more varieties appeared, until their liquidation in ... 1984.
Sweets! The colours, tastes and textures make them so addictive. I love going into a good old fashioned sweet shop where the walls are lined with shelves stacked with jar upon jar, and you leave the shop with a paper bag full to the brim :0)