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Traralgon Vic, Based – Australia Wide Delivery

Traralgon Vic, Based – Australia Wide Delivery


Aniseed Humbugs 170g


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Aniseed Humbugs

Remember the taste of those fat free, black & white old-time Aniseed Humbugs? Real Flavour that lasts & lasts Suck on an Aniseed Humbug Made by one of Australia’s Best confectionery manufacturers. You really have to taste them to remember how mouthwatering & delicious they are.

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Aniseed Humbugs

Hold onto your hats, folks, because we’re about to take your taste buds on a wild ride down memory lane! Do you remember those classic old-time aniseed humbugs?

The kind that were fat-free, black and white swirled beauties that lasted forever in your mouth? Well get ready, because they’re back and better than ever!

These timeless humbugs are made by one of Australia’s finest confectioners, using only the most mouthwatering flavours that will have your tastebuds doing backflips.

We’re talking real, old-fashioned aniseed flavour that will transport you right back to your childhood. As soon as one of these bad boys hits your tongue, you’ll be overwhelmed with nostalgia and warmth.

But don’t just take our word for it. You’ve got to sink your teeth into one of these gluten-free, vegan delights to truly experience the magic for yourself.

So what are you waiting for? Indulge in a classic aniseed humbug and get ready for a wild ride of flavour that will leave you begging for more!

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What are aniseed humbugs?

Excellent question! Aniseed humbugs are a classic British candy that has been enjoyed for generations. They are hard, minty sweets flavoured with aniseed oil, which gives them a distinctive licorice taste. The humbugs get their name from their unique shape – they are moulded into flattened discs with rounded edges that resemble old-fashioned coins. Their hard texture and intense, refreshing flavour make aniseed humbugs the perfect treat to suck on for a long time. Though similar to other anise-flavoured candies, humbugs stand out for their strong, concentrated taste and old-fashioned charm. They are still made today using traditional recipes, evoking nostalgia for many candy lovers. So in summary, aniseed humbugs are a timeless British sweet with a bold licorice flavour and historic roots as a popular minty treat.

What Flavour are Humbugs?

Humbugs are a classic hard candy with a bittersweet, minty flavour. Their name comes from the Humbug mint that was originally used to flavour them. Today, most humbugs contain a blend of flavours like peppermint, spearmint, and wintergreen that gives them their distinctive taste. Some describe it as cooling yet spicy, others as sharp and herbaceous. But one thing’s for sure – humbugs have a bold, powerful flavour that’s unmistakable. Their intense minty-ness hits you right away, then gives way to subtle notes of anise and licorice. It’s an old-fashioned treat, but the strong minty kick still makes humbugs popular today. Their flavour is complex yet refreshing – an invigorating blast of mint made for the true candy connoisseur.

What is the traditional Flavouring of Humbugs?

The traditional flavouring of humbugs is mint. These classic hard candies have been around since the 19th century, often with a minty, cooling flavour that provides a burst of freshness with each bite. While modern variations may include additional flavours like fruit or chocolate, the original humbugs featured the unmistakable taste and aroma of mint, which gave them their characteristic flavour profile over the decades. So when you enjoy a classic humbug today, you’re tasting a sweet tradition that stretches back generations!

Why is a sweet called a humbug?

Ah, a humbug – such a curious name for a candy! Well, it turns out there are a few theories about how this old-fashioned treat got its peculiar moniker. Some say it refers to the cheap ingredients used to make the hard candies, meaning they were a bit of a fraud or “humbug.” Others believe the name comes from a minty candy that was popular in England in the 1800s. As the story goes, the owner of a sweet shop coined the term “humbug” as a fun way to market his new creation. Whatever the exact origin, it’s clear that a humbug is more than just candy – it’s a sweet with an intriguing history behind its quirky name!

Weight .47 kg
Dimensions 16.5 × 7 × 7 cm



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1 Customer review

  1. Toni Harrison
    June 22, 2022
    I love these, every time I have one it reminds me of the good old days 🤗
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Nutritional Info

Average per serving 55 g Average per 100 g
Energy 946 kJ 1720 kJ
Protein 0.0 g 0.0 g
Fat, -Total 0.0 g 0.0 g
-Saturated 0.0 g 0.0 g
Carbohydrate 48.0 g 93.8 g
Sugars 42.0 g 81.2 g
Sodium 9 mg 17 mg


Sugar, Gluccose, Citric Acid (330), Flavour, Colours (102, 110, 123, 129, 133). May contain traces of Nuts & Gluten.
Made in Australia from local and imported ingredients

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