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

We hear Switzer’s Licorice is going strong, and fans of the 100-year-old iconic candy can be satisfied with life again. The St. Louis company still sells its products, which are more tart and less syrupy than Twizzlers. Thank goodness. Switzer Candy Company, Inc., 27 North Gore Ave., St. Louis, Missouri,MORE HERE