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Hard to find candy online?

momof3 May 25, 2007 05:56 AM

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. julseydesign RE: momof3 May 25, 2007 06:14 AM

    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.


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      LabRat RE: momof3 May 25, 2007 06:20 AM

      Nostalgiccandy.com 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. LindaWhit RE: momof3 May 25, 2007 07:28 AM

        Try Hometown Favorites - http://www.hometownfavorites.com - lots of regional favorites and fun stuff from the past.

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          edgewater RE: LindaWhit May 25, 2007 07:35 AM

          Try Yummy's in Kittery, ME......yummies.com. 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. ohromujici RE: momof3 May 25, 2007 07:42 AM

          The Groovy Candy company has a nice selection of retro candy (wax lips, candy necklaces, candy cigarettes, chick-o-sticks, etc..). The website is http://www.groovycandies.com/ 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. Deenso RE: momof3 May 25, 2007 08:18 AM

            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.


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              Kelli2006 RE: momof3 May 25, 2007 09:29 AM

              I realize I may be biased, but I have always loved the nostalgia candy that is sold by B..A. Sweetie in Cleveland, Ohio. The brick and mortar store is east to find on Brookpark road, a few miles east of the airport.


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                valerie RE: momof3 May 25, 2007 10:05 AM

                Economy Candy in NY...


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                  slacker RE: momof3 May 25, 2007 10:32 AM

                  Here's another option, lots of candies here, current and nostalgic.

                  1. momof3 RE: momof3 May 25, 2007 12:10 PM

                    Thanks everyone! I am having the best time browsing all these great sites!

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