05 April 2018

Nostalgic childhood treats

Nostalgic childhood treats for those born in the 70s, 80s and maybe even 90s…


1. GEM BISCUITS

Did you know that gem biscuits originated from Britain and is dated all the way back to the 1900s? They can be found in several countries such as Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, Britain and Ireland. The colours on the toppings varies from country to country.

Image source: Goodyfeed


2. HAW FLAKES

Haw flakes are made from the fruit Hawthorn, traditionally known to the Chinese for its digestive purposes. The addictive sweet and tangy snack is mainly made up of sugar and Hawthorn fruit.

Image source: Goodyfeed


3. POLA SNACK
These fun animal shaped biscuits were the go to snack for school bus rides. In case you didn’t know, they do come in other flavours.

Image source: 90s.com.sg


4. RING POP

This wearable plastic ring with a huge diamond candy is a sure pleaser for many young girls! They come in an assortment of flavours too!

Image source: Nylon Singapore


5. POP POP CORN SNACK

Simple as the name may be, this snack is full of flavour! Sweet, salty, crunchy and hollow in the middle.

Image source: Goodyfeed


6. APOLLO WAFER CHOCOLATE

Easily recognisable by its red packaging, this crispy wafer chocolate is a small, light and handy snack to keep us filled when we are outdoors. Not to mention, it is chocolate coated!

Image source: SG Magazine


7. PUSH POP

This lipstick resembling candy debuted in the 1980s and comes in many different flavour.

Image source: Candy warehouse


8. JELLY

Who doesn’t love old school jellies? They are so addictive, you won’t stop at 1. Can be made iced lollies too when frozen…

Image source: Unscrambled.sg


9. DING DANG CHOCOLATE

A sure knock-off of Doraemon. But a perfect box of maltesers chocolate complete with a toy!

Image source: 90s.com.sg


10. WAFER

Not too much of flavour but these thin wafers are melt in your mouth. Can’t resist the colours!

Image source: Burpple


 


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