Britain's favourite sweet: The fizzy cola bottle
There's something special about the fizzy cola bottle. It's a classic sweet that has been loved by generations of Brits. It's chewy and bottle-shaped with a tantalising cola flavour, but there's something exceptional about this sweet. It's a firm favourite in the UK. More than a few polls online reveal the fizzy cola bottle to be Britain's favourite sweet.
The fizzy cola bottle was first introduced in the UK in the 1970s. It quickly became adored by children and adults alike, and let's face it, how can you tuck into a big bag of pick n mix without at least a few fizzy cola bottles making up the collection?
An essential penny sweet produced in the 1930s!
Whilst these sweets became iconic in the 70s, it was during the 1930s when they were first produced. Fizzy cola bottles were made by a German company called Klene and quickly became popular in Europe before making their way across the Atlantic to the UK.
Klene was founded in 1887 by Eduard Klene and originally started as a small family business making cough drops and lozenges. It wasn't until the 1930s that they began to produce sweets, including the fizzy cola bottle, and that's when the company took off. The original recipe for these sweets is a closely guarded secret, but we know they are made from sugar and glucose syrup with a dash of natural flavouring to create that delicious cola taste. The sweet got its name from its shape, which, as you can probably guess, takes the form of a bottle.
Today the fizzy cola bottle is often associated with childhood and nostalgia as it is a classic penny sweet that many of us remember from our own childhoods. These days you can buy vegan cola bottles, and for cola connoisseurs, why not take a look at our Cola Mega Bag, consisting of the original Cola Belts, Cola Bottles, Bubblegum Cola Bottles & Cherry Cola Bottles.
A fan of fizz free?
No problem. Whilst the classic recipe for cola bottle sweets always had a touch of fizz, you can opt for non-fizzy cola bottles here at Vegan All Sorts. These sweets taste like you're drinking a bottle of cola!
Bubblegum cola bottles
Love the classic cola flavour but fancy a zesty twist? Our bubblegum cola bottles dance on the tongue, hitting the right notes as you indulge. Many customers often say these are their all-time favourite sweets, packed with explosive bubblegum flavour.
Cherry cola bottles
If you're a fan of cherry coke, then you'll love our cherry cola bottle sweets. These have a delicious cherry flavour with a refreshing fizz that is perfect for those hot summer days.
Calling all cola lovers!
We're here for you. The classic fizzy cola bottle is Britain's favourite retro sweet, and there aren't many signs of this changing. That's why we've developed a cola collection that's packed with flavour at a fantastic price – and all of our sweets are vegan as standard! To explore the collection or see more of our sweets, click here!