A hard sweet made of boiled sugar.
- Following recent takeovers, it has now extended its range to include wine gums, fruit pastilles, jelly beans and traditional boiled sweets, toffees and fudge.
- Mrs Wheater's mother bought it as a small sweet shop which the family built up into a specialist business with chocolates and boiled sweets as well as attractions for children.
- Our haul was one tube of Smarties, a snack-sized KitKat, a lollipop, and three boiled sweets for him; and a restraining order for me.
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