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Brand:  Treasure Island Sweets

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Coconut Rum - Old fashioned traditional sweets made with real coconut. These are a hard boiled sweet laced with rum and real coconut. Each sweet is about the size of a regular gobstopper. Naturally  gluten free and suitable for vegetarians.

  • 28 Sweets in each 200gram bag (approx) / 428 sweets in a bulk 3Kg jar
  • Real Coconut
  • Gluten Free / Vegetarian
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Very clever and fun.
Friday, 15 January 2021  | 

These were quite interesting! (I live with the recipient so I got to try one.) I imagined they would be more lemon bon-bon like in texture, where you suck the coating off and on the exterior for a little bit and they start to become chewy, but they were more like hard-boiled sucky sweets. They do soften a little, they're not so hard as gobstoppers but I wouldn't recommend trying to crunch them up unless it gets well towards the centre. I'm not into hard-boiled sweets though, if it's your thing then you'll love these.
If you've tried Bourneville Rum + Raisin chocolate, that's the best way I can describe the rum flavour in this. It had just the right amount throughout, it neither became overpowering or faded to nothing at any point, it was always there at a pleasant level.
One of the most interesting things about these is that the further towards the centre you get, you start to reveal crystalline layers of dessicated coconut. It melts away gradually so you get little bits now and again, while getting more of the coconut flavour alongside the rum. The centre is lasting, and although it feels fragile because of its crystal-like texture, I wouldn't recommend trying to crunch through it either. I also recommend being careful with how you lick it, as the crystal/coconut tips become quite spiky and if you're going to enjoy more than one at a time, they can be a little abrasive and the effect may stack.
Overall a very interesting sweet with a clever 'delivery system' of the flavours, even if you're not into hard-boiled sweets I'd recommend them if you're intrigued as it's an almost Charlie and the Chocolate factory-type of fun, and if you can experience that in adulthood then why wouldn't you?
I'd recommend getting them as a sharing gift so others can experience it and it will help to get them eaten if you're someone who has trouble getting through hard-boiled sweets.

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sweets
Sunday, 1 March 2020  | 

they were nice a sweet for a particular taste pallet

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Coconut rum sweets
Sunday, 12 August 2018  | 

Excellent product

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Retro sweets
Friday, 1 June 2018  | 

Fantastic and tasty product!

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sugar, glucose, desiccated coconut, flavouring, colour: E155

GLUTEN FREE, VEGETARIAN



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Due to the manufacturing process we are unable to guarantee that any of our products are free from traces of gluten or nuts unless specifically stated.

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