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My favorite candy memory was buying Mallo Cups and the anticipation of opening the wrapper to see the collectible play money ticket inside. You could collect five dollars worth and send them into the company, and they would send you free candy...

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This was back when this candy was called $100,000 bars, not 100 Grand bars. I remember going to my friend Cori's birthday party in elementary school, maybe third grade. At the party her mom told us that we were each going to get $100,000...

Lived only a block away from the penny candy store back in the 60's. Some of my favorites were the Black Licorice Records and Flying Saucers. Also, brought home Turkish Taffy to put into the freezer for later...

When it comes to candy, today's youths don't know what they're missing. Luckily, Just Candy has just about every nostalgic candy to give them a proper taste of yesteryear. Our large selection of nostalgic candy covers every old-fashioned candy you need to build a vintage-themed candy buffet, share with students at a school event, or create a one-of-a-kind gift basket for the history buff in your life. You'll find candy assortments filled with retro candy popular in the 1920's and decades beyond, like Bit-O-Honey, Slo Pokes, Black Cows and more. You can even personalize your candy wrappers, which is perfect for adding a personal touch to any party favor. Regardless of your old-fashioned candy needs, shop old time candy at Just Candy. You'll feel like a kid in a penny candy shop again.

Gummy candy is without a doubt a favorite from birthday parties to snacks. The first iteration was actually Turkish delight (a medicine for sore throat around 900 CE) that morphed into gum drops (1805) then jelly beans in the 1860s, and ended up as gummy bears in Germany, in 1922. Other variations have appeared, from colas to sharks and countless more. All about fun!

What began as a flower shop (Blooms on the Square) has morphed into a full-fledged old fashioned candy candy & soda pop shop. When we first got the idea to add some candy to our flower shop we had no idea it would become what it is today. The flowers are gone and have been replaced with over 800 different types of candy, over 50 different glass bottle root beers and 400 more hard to find and gourmet and nostalgic glass bottle sodas.

We carry a lineup of exciting modern and vintage candy gifts for Birthdays, Holidays, Occasions, and more - including specialty flavor boxes.Remember, we offer fast & free shipping with no membership fees! Orders entered before 2 PM EST automatically qualify for same day shipping!

Oh my goodness!!!! This candy store is amazing, has all the old candy they used to sell years and years ago, this place is a hidden gem! Our candy store close by closed down and this place is even better. Service was great as well.

Goo Goo Clusters are a one-of-a-kind candy bar made with a medley of caramel, roasted peanuts and marshmallow nougat covered in milk chocolate. The candy has been made in Nashville since 1912 and was the first candy bar that had more than one main ingredient.

The honey-infused taffy infused with almond bits and egg whites makes this candy extra chewy, long-lasting and delicious. Making its debut on candy store shelves in 1924 in Chicago, it stood out among other brands with its yellow wax paper wrapping.

Real old-timers will revel in Bonomo Turkish Taffy, yo-yos and jacks; baby boomers will groove on Barrels of Monkeys, Magic 8 Balls and Good Humor Chocolate Eclairs; newer old-timers will thrill to Pocky sticks, Klondike Bars and oversized New Kids on the Block buttons. Every inch of space is used to display the merchandise and, indeed, there is a candy and a toy for kids of any and all ages.

Lisa and Thomas Keiffer sample a lollipop at their old-fashioned candy store, The Candy Bank, in Mandeville on Tuesday, March 16, 2021. (Staff photo by David Grunfeld, The Times-Picayune The New Orleans Advocate)

Old-fashioned candy cigarettes in a cigarette machine at the Candy Bank at 201 Carroll St. in Mandeville Tuesday, March 16, 2021. (Staff photo by David Grunfeld, The Times-Picayune The New Orleans Advocate)

Lisa Keiffer poses in her old-fashioned candy story, The Candy Bank, at 201 Carroll St. in Mandeville Tuesday, March 16, 2021. (Staff photo by David Grunfeld, The Times-Picayune The New Orleans Advocate)

Looking for a sweet treat? Retro Candy of the Month Club has you covered! Each month, you'll receive two boxes of classic retro candy. You'll get one type of candy and one bonus small retro candy bag to share. Plus, you'll receive a letter with information about the candy, a monthly limited edition sticker, and a candy craft or gift.

Deborah Drew, owner of Salt City Sweet Shop was in the studio to tell us all about her small family-owned and operated business! She tells us they try to bring joy through their products that are mostly retro, vintage, hard-to-find, or handmade. The most common thing they hear from customers is, I remember these from when I was a kid.

Another favorite in the Old Market, candy bins line Hollywood Candy and are brimming with every type of candy imaginable. From jawbreakers to gummies in every shape and size, Hollywood Candy is the ultimate candy shop for all ages. In the mood for more than just candy? The shop is also home to an old-fashioned ice cream parlor and antique displays so you can get a full burst of nostalgia.

Where is your favorite place to enjoy candy in Omaha? Candy also makes a great gift and pairs perfectly with flowers for the sweets-lover in your life. Shop our new arrangements and send a beautiful fall bouquet today!

We stock wholesale retro sweets from a variety of candy makers. Appletons is a family-run business and has been stocking a range of retro sweets ever since the day that they were introduced from manufacturers such as Barratt... Read MoreLooking for old fashioned sweets that are no longer around? Want to taste the magic of 70s and 80s retro sweets?

We stock wholesale retro sweets from a variety of candy makers. Appletons is a family-run business and has been stocking a range of retro sweets ever since the day that they were introduced from manufacturers such as Barratt, Parrs and other established confectioners.

Our selection of best selling sweets ranges from flying saucers, fruit salad chews to chomp chocolate bars. We have Freddo choco bars too, one of the most famous frogs on the planet! Our selection of manufacturers includes Barratt confectionery, Swizzels Matlow candy and of course, Taveners old fashioned sweets. A retro sweets category also wouldn't be complete without some input from the famous Tilleys sweets. We stock the entire range from Tilleys including Rhubarb and Custard sweets, Pear Drops, Pineapple Cubes, Sherbet Lemons and Winter Mixture. This range is core to an awesome selection of pick n mix.

If you're new to Appletons, you can create a free account and take advantage of your low prices, and free incentives. Create your account today, or fill your shopping cart with our delicious retro sweet collection.

Often topping polls about America's least favorite candy, here are eight candies that sometimes inspire comments like, "Ewwww, I hate those," but apparently are liked by enough people to survive a century or more either in retail stores or specialty online outlets.

According to, wax candies like the lips (pictured above) or the little wax bottles containing a tablespoon or so of sugary liquid are the direct result of the 1859 birth of the oil industry in America. A byproduct of kerosene distillation is paraffin, which some ingenious sweet-eating capitalists soon figured out could be used to make candy treats. By the 1990s, the wax candies were harder to find in stores.

While Reese's Peanut Butter Cups often top the favorite candy list, its cousin, the Peanut Butter Kiss, is usually a bottom-dweller. A peanut butter taffy combined with molasses and a peanut butter center, it's often the last candy left at the bottom of the Halloween basket. In fact, High Point, N.C., jokingly banned its residents from handing them out at Halloween, stating, "No one likes them."

Old-school shops such as Fferins of Brooklyn offer delicious imported treats while the popular IT'Sugar brand boasts a vibrant, whimsical vibe as guests fill their bags with all-things flavorful. After grabbing a stash of candy, we recommend bringing the kiddos to these fun ice cream shops in NYC and letting them have a taste of the best rainbow foods a foodie can find. Hey, if you're going to spoil yourself your brood, you might as well do it right!

For those parents attempting to host one of the coolest birthday parties for kids or simply looking forward to a night at home marathoning hysterical family comedy movies, a shopping spree at one of the many candy stores in NYC is a must.

Formerly located in Coney Island (and now found in Staten Island), this old-school candy shop run by John Dorman boasts traditional treats like caramel and sugar-dipped apples, cotton candy, egg creams, flavored popcorn and chocolate-dipped fruit. It has such a following that former Coney Island customers make the trip for a good haul (A.K.A. It's worth the trip!). (

This impossibly bright Willy Wonka wonderland, a block from the Coney Island boardwalk is the perfect addition to the summer hotspot thanks to sparkly garnet floors toward giant Tootsie Pops. Along with oversize novelty sweets, candy such as apple sour belts, caramel creams and saltwater taffy is dispensed from shiny bulk bins, available to-go in colorful Chinese takeout containers. Kiosks are packed with retro candies including Mallo Cups, Cow Tales and Bit-O-Honeys, the kind of treats that would have satisfied sweets-lovers during the seaside nabe's early-1900s heyday. Check out the It'Sugar website for additional Brooklyn and Manhattan locations. 041b061a72


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