Once an institution in New York, Bartons Confections candy is still around. Founded in 1898, their site says that it was in 1938 that the company was started by Viennese candy maker Stephen Klein, a first store Bartons Salon De Chocolat Shops in the New York area. Klein came toMORE HERE

KANSAS CITY – It started at a wedding reception in Kansas City, Missouri in 1945. Walter Bogdon rolled hard candy into sticks, and then decided to dump them into chocolate. Thus was born Bogdon’s Reception Stick. Many other products of the Bogdon Candy Company Inc. have since been introduced includingMORE HERE

A reader writes: “I remember Fancy Fruit Life Savers being my favorites as a boy and I cannot seem to find them anywhere … Discontinued? What’s the story? I’ve seen Tropical Fruits available but rarely … Hmmm” Yes,¬†you are not imagining things, dear BrandlandUSA Reader. Life Savers are a decliningMORE HERE