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May 25, 2007 05:56 AM

Hard to find candy online?

I am looking to make a graduation basket filled with some really cool candy.
I'd like to find some that you wouldn't see in the average stores.
Any ideas?

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  1. You should try Woodstock Candy company. They're a little candy store in woodstock ny, and I know they do retro style gift baskets and stuff. Its a great old fashioned candy store with candy cigarettes and the kinds of stuff they dont really sell anymore. Their fudge is also great.

    1. is a good place to go if you want to find candy the graduate may have loved as a child. Just do a search for retro candy and a bunch of places will come up.

      1. Try Hometown Favorites - - lots of regional favorites and fun stuff from the past.

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        1. re: LindaWhit

          Try Yummy's in Kittery, There slogan says if you can't find it there they probably don't make it. They have an unbelievable selection of candy that you haven't seen in years.

        2. The Groovy Candy company has a nice selection of retro candy (wax lips, candy necklaces, candy cigarettes, chick-o-sticks, etc..). The website is and you can buy individual items or get a collection. The collections are fun because they give you a few of everything and they are centered around a theme (i.e. you can get only candy that was popular in the 1980's). Anyway, I got my dad a box of 1950's candy for christmas one year and he loved it.

          1. You might want to check out Candy Counter in The Vermont Country Store's on-line catalog. They carry some esoteric items that you don't see every day.