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

We found some Sweet Sixteen doughnuts at Publix today. There were BIG changes we noticed, and we are not happy. If you are a fan of Merita Sweet Sixteen, you will be VERY upset by the change in packaging. Read about them at www.brandlandusa.com.MORE HERE

People are still searching for Kraft Fudgies. Please visit our story on Kraft Fudgies. Bring Back Kraft Fudgies. Visit our main site www.brandlandusa.com for in depth stories. Ideas? Leave a comment or email editor Garland PollardMORE HERE

We were at Dollar Tree and found this box of Goo Goo Clusters. They are sold by Standard Candy Company of Nashville, Tennessee, and date from 1912. Eat and buy American at www.brandlandusa.com. Questions? E-mail editor Garland Pollard.MORE HERE

Thank goodness there are some candies still made in the U.S.A. We love Original Snaps, the classic chewy candy. It’s made by American Licorice Company of Union City, California. The company dates back to 1914. American Licorice Company, P.O. Box 826, Union City, CA, 94587. Visit our main website www.brandlandusa.comMORE HERE