Atomic Fireballs, Jawbreakers, Lemonheads, Pixy Stix and Smarties are examples of classic candy. Packaged boxes of Whitman's Chocolate, Candy Corn and Tootsie Rolls have all been around since before 1900. By 1910, Chiclets Chewing Gum, Hersheys Kisses and Chocolate Bars, Necco Wafers and Toblerones were introduced. Heath Bars, Lifesavers, Mary Janes and Turtles were all introduced by 1920.
In the 1920s, the Baby Ruth chocolate bar, Chuckles, Dum Dums lollipops, Jujyfruits and Milk Duds were manufactured. The 3 Musketeers candy bar, 5th Avenue candy bar, Red Hots and Snickers were introduced in the '30s. Dots, Junior Mints, M&Ms and Whoppers were produced in the '40s. Candy necklaces, Marshmallow Peeps and Pixy Stix were made in the '50s. Now & Later, Razzles, Starburst Fruit Chews and Sweetarts have been around since the '60s. Pop Rocks, Reese's Pieces and Ring Pops were introduced in the '70s. Big League Chew, Gummi Bears, Nerds, Skittles and Sour Patch Kids were contributions of the 1980s.
CandyFavorites.com sells candy wholesale online. Its website includes candy facts, history, timeline and shelflife. It also displays nostalgic candy advertisements as well as retro candy television commercials.
CandyWarehouse.com and OldTimeCandy.com are both online candy stores. In addition to candy for all occasions, they sell candy by decade, which consists of a box containing popular candy from the chosen decade.