As the name suggests, Jumbo Nerds were bigger, but also came in more flavors. Topps (the brand behind Garbage Pail Kids and Wacky Packages) decided to capitalize on the Headroom craze and created, will never, ever make this candy again. We'll never be over Wonder Balls. In honor of National Candy Month, take a stroll down memory lane and remember these 20 candies that you're probably still craving today. Many other products were also lost over the last 100 years, like the Monopoly thimble and celery-flavored Jell-O. Perhaps best known to modern audiences as the favorite candy of Jennifer Garner’s character in “13 Going on 30,” Razzles really were a favorite candy of the ‘70s and ‘80s. Like what you see here? Back then, it wasn’t just about the candy — it was about the way the candy was distributed. 12. So why did Mars discontinue such a fan-favorite? “I don’t care how far past the expiration date they’d be, if anyone knows where I can find one, please let me know.”. Garbage Can-dy was created by Topps, which is the brand behind classic tongue-in-cheek schoolyard trading cards like Wacky Packages and Garbage Pail Kids. Twix released two flavors in 1990: Cookies-n-Creme and Chocolate Fudge. These Max Headroom candy dispensers are as '80s as it gets. Cigarette ads featured babies and parents together. The candy that made every kid feel like they were starring in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory was sadly discontinued due to poor sales. This treat was discontinued for a very strange reason. After all, there have been so many wonderful products that have been pulled from shelves with no sign of re-release. It consisted of a cocoa wafer, chocolate filling, peanuts, and chocolate coating. Nostalgia Published February 26, 2015. General Foods introduced Space Dust in 1978, two years after the debut of Pop Rocks. Share. Breath-freshening gum seems much more popular. What used to be a local industry, with certain brands dominating a state or few, turned into a national industry, and many ubiquitous beers -- your Ballantines, Rheingolds and Falstaffs -- went out of business or were swallowed up. In 2015, another candy company, Leaf Brands, announced that they had bought the rights to Bonkers, and were in the process of tracking down the original formula in order to recreate the original. And despite online petitions, it seems like companies are far too hesitant to bring back ’90s and ’00s favorites. Hershey announced the Bar None in 1987. We are disappointed too. The World's first computer-generated TV host," even though he was actually a regular actor. Well, add those memories to the list of ‘things you loved from childhood that no longer exist,' because now, a company called WowWee has created a digital loom that will do all the hard work for you.
We've been in business since 1927, so in our long history, we’ve had the pleasure of selling almost all of the candy on the list. There's a Quora thread asking the important question: Why did this happen? They were discontinued in 1997. A favorite was "A Hundred Bottles of Beer on the Wall." They’re literally the best Dots ever — and they’re transparent, which adds to the level of cool. Share. Subscribe to our daily newsletter to get more of it. consisted of a cocoa wafer, chocolate filling, peanuts, and chocolate coating. Also, please don't blame us. Sadly, this delicious candy bar didn't last too long, and was discontinued shortly after its 2003 creation, most likely due to low sales. Perhaps too many people couldn’t tell the difference between the gum and the original candy. After being on the market for the second half of 1990, they were recalled for being choking hazards in January 1991. 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