BROCKTON, MASS. – Among (and apparently) the nation’s oldest candy makers is F.B. Washburn, founded in 1856. One of the first products of the company was the Waleeco Coconut Bar (associated with Red Sox baseball) and the Wasburn Peanut Bar. They also made a number of hard candies, including ribbon
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 including
Read our post on what has happened to Life Savers. Thankfully, you can still buy a Sweet Storybook this Christmas. And Pep-o-Mint is still around.
If you miss Kraft Fudgies, please read our story on it and leave a comment at the BrandlandUSA.com story called Bring Back Kraft Fudgies.
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.
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 Pollard
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.
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.com