There’s much to love about old school snacks and candies, and it probably has something to do with the sweet, sweet memories they bring. To take a trip down memory lane and find those delicious goodies you may have consumed excessively as a kid, simply head down to the following old school confectionaries still doing what they do best here in Singapore.
Located at two popular heartland malls including Rivervale Plaza as well as Our Tampines Hub, 99 Nonya Kueh is one of the best places to visit for quintessentially Singaporean snacks. Besides delicious childhood eats like toasted seaweed rings and wafer biscuits, this spot also sells kuehs, cakes and sacred food offerings.
Vending exactly what its shop name suggests, The Biscuit Shop is the perfect place to find a wide variety of biscuits and crackers. If you’ve always loved iced gem biscuits, get them here by the kilogram; alongside others like the melt-in-your-mouth small bun biscuits and love letters. Too busy to head down to Tanjong Pagar Plaza to locate their outlet? Just order directly from The Biscuit Shop’s online store and have your treats delivered directly to your doorstep.
To be served old school snacks that’ll fill you up with nostalgia, head down to either Guillemard Road or Chinatown Point to check out Munch Munch. Here, grab the Apollo milk chocolate wafers, ABC and 123 biscuits, haw flakes and even the White Rabbit Creamy Candy which will transport you back to those simpler days had on the school playground.
Boasting over 500 varieties of retro sweets, biscuits, keropoks and toys, Nelly’s Retro Snacks that’s tucked away in Yishun Junction 9 will set you on a shopping spree. With cookies stowed in golden tins packed across the humble store, just get your fill of delicious goodies here. Fish biscuits, stick biscuits as well as jam-stuffed cookies await.
Established since 1968, this long-time wholesale chocolate and candy confectionery is situated within Ang Mo Kio Industrial Park and is never short on uniquely Asian sweets like the Asam Seed with Malt Candy and Kopiko Cappuccino Candy. And in case you’re looking to throw a ‘90s-inspired soiree, also grab boxes of the Bestman Balloon to blow up vintage balloons, as well as the Styrofoam Paper Plane to toss around with friends.