We are A.L.Simpkin & Co. Ltd.

The World’s Original Travel Tin Manufacturer!

We’ve been manufacturing the highest quality confectionery in Great Britain, since 1921!

We are are a third generation family owned company specialising in the manufacture and distribution of High Grade Glucose Confectionery and Sugar Free Confectionery. We supply customers all over the world from our diverse range, as well as offering bespoke products and contract orders, on demand.


Travel Tin Collection

Travel Tin Sweets

Simpkins are proud to be the ORIGINAL manufacturer of Travel Sweets – blended and manufactured with care to meet the highest standards in confectionery worldwide.

Botanical Collection

Botanical Collection

Our Botanical Collection are all natural, gluten free – blended and manufactured with care to recipes that were formulated by our founder Leslie Simpkin in the 1920’s.

The Nipits Collection

Nipits Liquorice

The Original British Liquorice pellets under the Original Nipit brand which was first used in the 1920s. Also available as travel tin glucose drops.

Olde Miners Lozenges

Olde Miners Lozenges

Penetratingly Strong!! First Formulated in 1923 and highly recommended for clearing the nose and throat.

Taveners Collection

Taveners Collection

Since 1904 Taveners have been manufacturing Hard Boiled Confectionery, Simpkins have now started the manufacture and distribution of the tin brand, under Licence from Valeo Foods.

Frog in Your Throat

Frog in Your Throat Lozenges

Simpkins ‘Frog in Your Throat’ Original Strong Lozenges – the original VERY STRONG and penetrating lozenge – originally formulated by Simpkins in 1923.