NewcastleFalcon wrote: ↑17 Jan 2018, 10:39How about a gentle brain workout....now if you looked at the side of the packet and saw ether, liquorice and chloroform on the ingredients list you may not have given these a try!
If you know off the top of your head 10 points, if you generously take your time and use the internet I have to dock 1 point, but thanks for your curiosity-it's the joining in that counts!Originally manufactured in Nelson, Lancashire, they were devised by Thomas Fryer and Edward Smith MD in the mid-19th century and were initially made by hand to ensure that each sweet contained the correct amount of therapeutic ingredients; ether, liquorice and chloroform.
The others are Fleetwoods finest the Fishermans Friend. Much more of a business and export success, and they come in all sorts of flavours now. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fisherm ... e%20the%20