Our iconic yellow and tartan Edinburgh Castle Rock Box marks its 70th anniversary this year.
The box was created and introduced for sale for the first Edinburgh International Festival in 1947. Previously, Edinburgh Castle Rock had been sold in loose sticks, or in chips. The silhouette of the Castle on the front of the box is from the doorway of a greengrocer’s shop in the middle of Princes Street. The owner agreed to launch the packaging with a prominent window display in exchange for exclusive rights for the first summer. The stock made for the launch was sold out in three weeks!
Now, as the 70th Edinburgh International Festival is about to start, our Edinburgh Castle Rock can be found in many of the shops in Edinburgh, on Princes Street and The Royal Mile.
Customers are also able to purchase our Edinburgh Castle Rock boxes in either 4 sticks, 6 sticks or 12 sticks from our website, and select them as part of their Sweetie Subscription Box.
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For Black Friday weekend 2017, Ross’s are offering free shipping on all orders over £20. Simply enter code “blackfriday17” in the coupon code box in your Basket. One coupon is valid per person, and expires at midnight on Monday 27th November. Coupons are non-refundable and cannot be exchanged for cash. Ross’s of Edinburgh Ltd reserves … Continued
The mornings are dark, the weather is turning and the shops are filling up with all things red and green indicating the countdown to Christmas has started. And the elves at Ross’s have been busy creating the ideal gift for all sweetie lovers- Ross’s Christmas Stocking! Ross’s Christmas Stocking is filled with Ross’s sweets … Continued