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Candy by Decade

We are often asked what candy was introduced in the 19XX (you name the decade) or what candy was popular in a specific decade. Through much research we have done our best to track down the origins of many of your old time favorites. Click on a decade link below to see the list.

Candy ButtonsWhen it comes to what candy was popular in a certain decade the answer is not so obvious. One of our most popular candies is Candy Buttons (on paper tape.) We have asked people in the 30s to people in their 70s and most remember it.

So, if you remember a "candy you ate as a kid" then it was popular during that decade. When did Candy Buttons (on paper tape) first arrive on the scene? The 1930s.