Hopscotch greatfully acknowledges information obtained from the following sources:


Sweet Talk: The Secret History of Confectionery : Nicholas Whittaker, Phoenix; New edition edition (4 Nov 1999) ISBN: 978-0753808566

Sweets : The History Of Temptation : Tim Richardson, Bantam; New edition edition (1 April 2004), ISBN: 978-0553814460

The Sucker's Guide: A Journey into the Soft Centre of the Sweet Shop : Jon Stroud, Summersdale (6 Oct 2008), ISBN: 978-1840247091

Sugar-plums and Sherbet: The Prehistory of Sweets: Laura Mason, Prospect Books (1998), ISBN 1-903018-28-5

Sweet Memories, A Nostalgic Trip Down Confectionery Lane: Robert Opie, Anova Books (31 Aug 1999) ISBN 1-905400624