Candies and Their Decades

Check out this (partial) list of candies and the decade in which they were first manufactured
A movie theater’s candy counter, Tallahassee 1956. Photo courtesy of State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory

 

1900–1920s

Baby Ruth
Butterfinger
Conversation Hearts
Heath Bar
Hershey’s Bar
Life Savers
Milk Duds
Milky Way
Mr. Goodbar
Pez
Raisinets
Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups
Tootsie Rolls

1930s

3 Musketeers
5th Avenue
Kit Kat
Nestle Crunch
Pay Day
Snickers
Whoppers

1940s

Almond Joy
Fun Dip
Jolly Ranchers
Junior Mints
Mike & Ike
M&M’s (plain)
Smarties
York Peppermint Patties

1950s

100 Grand
Big Hunk
Candy Necklaces
Dum-Dums
Hot Tamales
Mentos
Pixy Stix

1960s

Lemonheads
Now and Later
Rolos
Starburst Chews
Swedish Fish
Twizzlers

1970s

Bottlecaps
Charms Blow Pops
Jelly Belly
jelly beans
Laffy Taffy
Pop Rocks
Reese’s Pieces
Skittles
Twix

1980s

Nerds
Warheads

1990s

Air Heads

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