Let’s all take a break with KitKat on this episode of Candyology 101. In addition to your list, I also remember being able to get Watch. are you kidding me?! boo. Lifesavers. I discovered a few years ago that they had brought them back at Christmas time individually I emailed Wrigley’s for more information and they were not much help. He sold the company to a fellow named Edward Noble, who figured out how to wrap the mints in foil to preserve taste, and put them by registers. UPDATE 2008: LifeSavers are now: Watermelon, Pineapple, Cherry, Raspberry, Orange ... so blackberry is now raspberry but pretty much looks the same. Second, they were only polling those people who visited their site ... I’m sure the great majority of LifeSavers consumers do not visit CandyStand.com, which appears to be designed for kids. and how many of each flavor did you get. You can call them vintage, retro, legacy, classic and iconic. In this episode from last month, Maria and I talk about the never-duplicated LemonHeads and their companion candies. For a daily update of Candy Blog reviews, enter your email address: Candyology 101 - Episode 37 - Lemonheads Each Lifesaver is individually wrapped and packaged in 6 - … I am looking for a roll ofof nothing but tangerine life savers can any one help me?!?!?!? My guess would be that they will never be seen or available again. hey Cybele- so nice that you follow the comments on your awesome blog. Powered by WordPress. . Fruit Punch, Pina Colada, Tangerine, Banana, Mango Melon. They were one of my favorites as a kid. or Best Offer. Vintage advertising print Candy LIFE SAVERS Fancy Fruit What will they think 65. Candyology 101 - Episode 35 - Whatchamacallit Cover; chill at least 1 hour. History of New York Company Gebott’s Sought, New Year’s Food: The Best Known Brands of Chitterlings, The Legacy of Virginia Metalcrafters of Waynesboro. From shop GreatLakesSweets. Watch. Mango melon, pineapple, pina colada, tropical punch, banana. I’ll put it on my list of things to see if they have (otherwise I’ll head to the internet). I got a roll of the new ones out of the vending machine one day. The new roll heralds that it has NEW FLAVORS! In fact, what has happened to the brand is nothing more than a national tragedy. http://www.amazon.com/Life-Savers-Assorted-Flavors-13-Ounce/dp/B000GG1958/ref=sr_1_30/002-0213349-9704801?ie=UTF8&m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&s=grocery&qid=1179536038&sr=1-30. Heat oven to 375°. (I believe the old rolls used to hold 12 candies, the newer ones hold 14.) Theme from Magazine Hoot Premium. a whole roll of Tangerine Lifesavers. A chocolate maker who was looking for a candy to stand up the summer heat better than chocolate. In the latest Candyology 101 podcast, Maria and I tackled a little-celebrated candy bar, the Whatchamacallit. Each bag has 13 flavors. It could be a featured item. But if you want Life Savers,  you have to buy them wrapped. 1966 LIFE SAVERS NEW FANCY FRUITS MGAZINE ADVERTISEMENT ORIGINAL 14.5 INCH X 6' C $2.73. Large sized pieces let you indulge in great fruity flavor longer! Live Healthy & Happy. movies. Publication date 2011-03-02. The original fruit roll was all citrus - Lemon, Lime and Orange. Haven’t been able to find them in Life Savers Ad - New Fancy Fruits Apple - September 17 1965 Francy Fruits is another one of the more interesting-looking LifeSavers wrapper designs of the era, featuring actual fruits. How about something tangy? I understand not mentioning the flavors on the old roll, they’d been around since 1935 ... LifeSavers, a part of living. So, so wrong! They had a pear flavor, a blackberry, a raspberry, and I don’t recall the other flavors, but they were the best. My favorite is the Butter Rum. eye 143 favorite 1 comment 0 . Then the internet mucked it all up. I wrote about your blog here: I would like to see Tropical Fruit and all of the others back on the shelves I have been looking for them and didn’t know that they were not on the market. But don’t give the Blackberry to Cat, she’ll spit it out on you. A recent study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine shows that keeping a food diary may double your weight loss efforts. I’d take medicinal cherry or kitchen cleaner lime and yes maybe even strawberry over watermelon any day. Taylor Sam on 5/24/07 at 4:27 pm, Comment by Supply Solutions is a leader in the full-line janitorial supply industry with a focus on environmentally friendly products. Kristie B on 9/27/07 at 3:42 pm, Comment by Food and Beverage Source: 29879f41-2662-4fa6-b723-82bdcafcb06. I too miss Fancy Fruits. Blend in flour, baking powder and salt. Candyology 101 - Episode 36 - KitKat It became part of Kraft when Nabisco and General Foods merged into Kraft. Its range of mints and fruit-flavored candies is known for its distinctive packaging, coming in paper-wrapped aluminum foil rolls.. Candy manufacturer Clarence Crane of Garrettsville, Ohio (father of the poet Hart Crane) invented the brand in 1912 as a "summer candy" that could withstand heat better than chocolate. I love the butter rum so when I find them I buy as many as I can get. Don L. on 12/11/07 at 1:11 pm. main content. Cybelesays on 5/21/07 at 10:58 am, Comment by Get your story straight. I can’t abide by the fact that THE GREEN ONE is now watermelon. Beech-Nut Lifesavers Fancy Fruits, 1960s (dmbb02101) by Duke University Libraries. Now it looks as if they have done it to me again. Life Savers Gummies (previously known as Gummi Savers). RE: Where is a complete list of Lifesavers flavors throughout history? ), Sorry, I know that everyones taste buds are different. Just lots more to give away to other folks. We offer over 2800 items but have been selling Lifesavers, in various sizes, shapes and flavors, for as long as they have been offered! Or from a specialty store. Oh, that’s just wrong. Lime! Since 2006, America’s home for classic brands. About 6 pkg. 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Mmm, miss all those old was visiting last summer. The flavors, in case you’re wondering are: Pineapple, Blackberry, Cherry, Watermelon & Orange. Here are a few fruits and vegetables commonly given to lizards. What Happened to Safeway’s Private Brands? In 1929 technology caught up with demand and LifeSavers got their holes. My grandma always had those flavors for me and I would really like to purchase some. Customer Service: 1-888-559-2983 Take A Byte, Inc. 545 Finney Ct. Gardena, CA 90248-2037 They were just yummy. That was great too. Note: LifeSavers are now made in Canada. It must have been a popular one, as I see it featured in ads and it is even silk screened on some of the vintage store display racks that I've seen on Ebay. 12 servings per pack. The others that I’ve had are usually light - maple or cocoa flavored perhaps, or with mild fruit essences. Individually wrapped. flavours??? The package also spells out the word Five, and important distinction. good enough cook on 5/17/07 at 9:58 am, Comment by years. (I spent hungry hours reading your blog this week!) Beech-Nut Lifesavers Fancy Fruits, 1960s (dmbb02108) Mar 27, 2011 03/11. Ugh, it’s foul. My parents were not candy people when I was growing up, but somehow there were always Lifesavers kicking around—in my mom’s purse, in my dad’s desk drawer, the car glove compartment. Even before the Wrigley purchase, the candy was in decline, and the candies are not on most shelves, including obvious places like Walgreen’s. Noble later bought ABC Television in 1943. Michaela on 5/17/07 at 11:40 am, Comment by We’re also trying out a new format, which is a little shorter, like a handful of fun size candy bars! The saddest part of the whole LifeSavers story is that they stopped making the single flavor rolls that I loved so much. Brittany on 9/19/07 at 12:25 pm, Comment by Your email address will not be published. GreatLakesSweets. Jonathan on 8/25/07 at 10:17 pm, Comment by $24.99. don’t know why, but the lightning bug candy image keeps disappearing from the post. Roll dough 1/8 inch thick on lightly floured, cloth covered, board. Cat Skyfire on 5/17/07 at 7:21 am, Comment by I love all of these fruits and wish I would have gotten a chance to enjoy a … Thanks for your response, Cybele. Why can’t we just have the good old fashioned flavours back? butter rum IS the best flavor. The TV ads were digitized from the 16mm preservation film prints in 2009, as part of the AdViews Collection. (more), All content (text and photos unless otherwise credited) is copyright 2005-2021 by Cybele May. my fav memories with lifesavers was passing out any non-pineapple flavored lifesavers to my friends so i could savor the ‘best’ flavor…. They found that the candies were easier to make if they were donut shaped and thus the candy and name Lifesavers was born. Lifesavers Hawaiian Fruits Hard Candy. Artificially flavored. Is there any way we could write and complain? Raspberry is good, nice and fruity with a good wine robustness. Kristie B, I remember the Fancy Fruits, and the ButterMint too. Finally, they got their own roll, and I loved it. So they let voters add their voice at their website. find a few boxes of Chiclets gum at a pharmacy back in NJ when I He concieved of a hard mint and engaged a pill manufacturer to make them for him. Was: Previous Price $41.65. First, you could only vote for the flavors on their list. Heat oven to 375 degrees. I’ve seen Tropical Fruits available but rarely … Hmmm”. Brittney on 8/29/07 at 3:30 pm, Comment by Life Savers Fancy Fruits roll of unopened candy. I really miss lime. Lizards are omnivores, which means their diet consists of both animal and plant matter, including fruits and vegetables. I went back and bought all they had that year and have bought Gross. Those are BEAUTIFUL photographs, perhaps the nicest ones I’ve ever seen you take!!! enough at Christmas every year to last until the next year. I want to know Cybele, did you eat the original roll? Cover, chill at least 1 hour. Life Savers - Fancy Fruits - roll wrapper - 1960s This is a Life Savers wrapper I've been searching for, for a while. (more) Since 2006, news and comment on classic American brands. I took them up to the Candy Blog labs for a look and found that they were in fact the original Five Flavor roll (the ones pictured above, not here to the left). I can’t just buy a LifeSavers 5 Flavor roll for orange and pineapple. Your email address will not be published. i am so out of the candy loop! The new roll also saves copoius amounts of ink by calling itself 5 Flavors, thus saving on those icky and expensive letters. Wrigley did not buy LifeSavers and Altoids Brands until June of 2005. Price is 15 cents. They were stuck together and stood up easily for the photo. Sunny - no worries, Pineapple is still there! BrandlandUSA.com. for CANDY APPLE? I miss the old Lifesavers. Most 7-Eleven and Walgreen’s stores don’t stock the rolls anymore. I guess it helps me not eat candy…, What order were the original lifesavers in. tangerine Lifesavers -- These had been available only as one of the Tropical Fruit -- or maybe Fancy Fruit Lifesavers. {During the mid-1960s Life Savers decided to put on the ritz and spice things up by introducing Fancy Fruits, which boasted apple, pear, pink grapefruit and black raspberry flavours. They were definitely different from cinnamon boiled candies. - candy fandom in the form of a blog. I’d noticed the fruitips. Major yumz! Yes,  you are not imagining things, dear BrandlandUSA Reader. Citrus is perfect for candies like this. So I don’t eat lifesavers ever, but I was just down in our office’s little convenience store and noticed that Canadian five-flavour roles still have the original flavours AND that we still have single-flavour roles (although I didn’t see any tangerine, there were some butter rum). Thank you SO much! When will it end?). I think this was their first mistake. I am so sick of watermelon candy. Everyone else just looks at me blankly. The old flavor set held one candy I would always give away ... the new one has three I don’t care for. Paul - thanks for the correction. Wrigley bought the company from Kraft in 2004, along with Altoids and some factories. Fancy Fruit; Tropical Fruit; Chryst-O-Mints; Spear-O-mint; Sweet Mint; Orange Mints; Spin off brands include: Life Savers Gummies (previously known as Gummi Savers), Life Saver Minis; Life Saver Fusions; Creme Savers (ICK ICK ICK) Wrigley bought the company from Kraft in 2004, along with Altoids and some factories. Did you like the old flavor selection or do you prefer the new one? This includes unsecured trash, pet food (for outdoor pets), cats, and fallen fruits and vegetables–especially citrus plants and figs–found in the backyards of homes. I miss LIME. Watermelon is nice, fruity and floral. Here's the refreshing Tropical Fruits LifeSavers candy you've always loved, in a value-packed bag. But I digress. And obviously, thanks for your effort! I wonder how much they’ve mucked that up lately. Jim's Chocolate Mission - Jim's exhaustive search for the best chocolate candy bar (UK), David Lebovitz - personal guide for chocolate tours of Paris, cookbook writer and incredible blogger, Food Stuff Finds - Cinabar profiles confections & snacks from the UK and beyond, ZOMG Candy! oops, i apologize… i just tried to post a comment, and i let myself get overly verbose and when i hit “submit” it told me it thought i was spam and that my comment would be moderated first. Enjoy the mouthwatering refreshment of LifeSavers candies! About 6 packages Super Flavor LIFESAVERS candy (use Wild Cherry, Tangerine, Fancy Fruits, Five Flavors, Cryst-o-mint or Butter Rum for best colors) Mix shortening, sugar, eggs and flavoring. They were made in Asia ... maybe they’re the same thing with a different name? I don't know about the lemon or lime, but the tangerine is still so only in the tropical fruit mix lifesavers. by Duke University Libraries. In 1929 technology caught up with demand and LifeSavers got their holes. (For instance- Sprees- lime lends itself perfectly to these candies, but instead they have green apple. Cherry was the darkest red. Played: 114 | Created: Tags: Fancy fruits life savers lollies confectionery advertising sixties red circle food vintage apple raspberry grapefruit though it makes no mention of what they are. Do you remember those “books” they used to sell at Christmas time, with a bunch of different rolls in them? Tangerine was simply marvelous. Here’s another vote for tangerine. Sweets Obsessed Twitter List - many of the above candy aficionados also maintain awesome Twitter postings, you can follow along here. Measures 2 7/8" long and the foil is closed at the end. “I remember Fancy Fruit Life Savers being my favorites as a boy and I cannot seem to find them anywhere … Discontinued? Here’s where I got the Rowntree’s: This Site Might Help You. cybele on 5/17/07 at 7:55 am, Comment by $9.95. Roll dough 1/8 inch thick on lightly floured cloth-covered board. And last Christmas, we found the Life Savers Sweet Story Books again on the Christmas candy shelves. Those were a big hit among me and my middle school friends in the early 90s. C $13.00. E.R. I’d always get one as a present, and then my Mom would stock up on more of them at post Christmas sales. In 2004, the U.S. Life Savers business was acquired by Wrigley's which, in 2006, introduced two new mint flavors for the first time in more than 60 years: Orange Mint and Sweet Mint. Every flavor they had available out there for the choosing. Required fields are marked *. Sometimes, I can find them individually wrapped at Walmart. I gambled and bought a bag, and sure enough it was the old Stik-O-Pep. Great for baking and weddings! Just another great marketing decision….not. It could also be because Nabisco sold LifeSavers to Wrigley’s in 2004. Vintage LIFE SAVERS Candy Magazine Ad 1948 Banana Pineapple Orange Lime Cherry. Sally - I tried something called Fruitips from Nestle, which might be similar, but never did a full review. Sep 1, 2019 - Explore e v e l y n's board "Lifesavers" on Pinterest. Vintage … The flavors include: Watermelon, Pineapple, Mango Melon, Wild Cherry, Fruit Punch, Green Apple, Tangerine, Grape, Strawberry and Raspberry. I, of course, wanted them. 4.5 out of 5 stars (23) 23 reviews $ 11.99 FREE shipping Favorite Add to Huernia Cactus ,Huernia zebrina, Lifesaver Cactus- (Cutting) 2", 4" or 6" Pot wishlistplant. Does anyone have any idea where I could find them? But I have to agree with everyone else, watermelon or green apple are an abomination and should never, ever be substituted for lime! you better buy them quick or they would be gone. A blogger friend of mine is trying to find grape on its own, and I'm trying to remember the name of a defunct multiflavor roll that essentially took several fruit flavors and made them hot. Life Savers Pep O Mint Candy Magazine Print Ad Vintage 1954 Original Food Snack. you can’t change life savers. They looked like the original flavors (you can tell because it doesn’t have the purple stripe) but I wasn’t sure because it listed CandyStand.com. There is a small tear in the foil that has exposed the next layer, which if I remember is a wax type paper. Shame on them for ruining a classic. I had a yard sale over the weekend and my neighbor Robin brought some stuff over, which included a bunch of stuff from her desk that included a roll of LifeSavers. (I’m with you on the pineapple and tangerine. Erin - haha! I would like to know if I can purchase them anymore. Magnificent site. They were so good.They came in a beige pack and were white. Lifesavers - Pineapple - 8oz Hard candy - Half Pound - FREE SHIPPING! And that’s how it was until 2003. Life Savers are a declining brand, and it has nothing to do with consumers who still like the brand, and everything to do with a great American brand that has been lost in the shuffle of corporate shell games. $3.99 shipping. Blend in flour, baking powder, and salt. I’m sending it to a few buddies ans also sharing in delicious. I guess they thought the new flavours would be just way to much for our simple Canadian sensibilities… hahaha! Kudos to the writer! However, some fruits and vegetables are more beneficial for lizards than others. They were really good, and it is too bad the flavor didn't succeed. C $6.00 shipping. What’s the story? Supply Solutions provides customers over 25 … Does anyone else remember the Stik-O-Pep Life Savers? http://www.flickr.com/photos/typetive/183113125/. (more) Life Savers Tropical Fruit Candy Rolls 20ct These tropical flavors just might inspire you to do a hula dance. I love these photos- so simple but creative at the same time. My favorite LifeSavers ever were the pressed dextrose CinnOmon. I want LIME. Maria and I take a quick look at one of the most popular candy bars in the world. The name of LifeSavers came about due the hole in the middle of the candy made it look like a life preserver. Nadalie on 7/29/07 at 10:34 am, Comment by you don’t need to post it, it’s far too long. I am so glad to find someone outside of my family that remembers those flavors!!! Blackberry sounded exciting to me, but you later described it as raspberry (another artificial flavour I can’t stand)- I’m curious which it actually is… Blackberry I’d be willing to give a try. It is now part of Wrigley, which has recently agreed to be purchased by Mars. Goodbye Middle Class Boating, Company Brands, Trademarks and Product Brands, Babe Ruth’s Watch Brand Benrus is Back, Again, The Valuable Legacy and Brand of Harland & Wolff Shipmakers, NASA Astronaut Space Brands of the Apollo 11 Era, FAO Schwarz Brand Reinvented in Airports, Beijing, Kellogg’s Brings Mother’s Cookies Back To Life, Whatever Happened to Sea & Ski; Once the Nation’s Most Popular Suntan Brand, Search for the Old Remedy Antiphlogistine. The story of how LifeSavers were created is one of those classic happy accidents. The Chocolate Life - more than just a chocolate blog, this is Clay Gordon's chocolate community with forums & a place for you to blog, too. I need this information for science class and couldnt find it anywhere else!THANK YOU SOOO MUCH!! Calories in Lifesavers based on the calories, fat, protein, carbs and other nutrition information submitted for Lifesavers. Or ramble. I’m hoping to check in on a Brit import store about an hour south of me when I’m in the area next, probably in a couple of weeks. Graphics are great. While I might complain at the loss of flavors, I do have to applaud them for putting more in a roll. So, do we have to go to Canada? Green is lime! They came about in 1912 when Clarence Crane was looking for a candy to sell in the summer when chocolate was difficult to store. We hope Mars can extract some value out of the brand and make its presence in checkout lines more consistent. I would like to know can you still find Fancy Fruit, and also a real old flavor Violet. what about the christmas story books!? I always wanted a whole LIME role. Television commercials created for Beech-Nut from the D'Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles advertising agency archives held in the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History at the Duke University Libraries. Food and Beverage Addeddate 2011-03-27 22:46:22 Filename dmbb02101.mp4 Identifier dmbb02101 Source e610fcc4-7876-4304-ab60-7acc12be384 Year 2011 . :^( I was happy to see I was still able to Squibb Corporation purchased the company and in 1981, Nabisco Brands Inc. bought the company. JetBlue Sets October Open for Old TWA Terminal, Razzles History: Novel Chew Invented by Brethren Chemist, Lenox: Emblem of American Christmas Dinners, It’s a Fifth: Expecting Truist with Banks of America, Returns: Tower Records, Curry Paxton, Longaberger, Secret Trick: Brush Up Your Oldest Brands, Briefly: Camp Beverly Hills, Gateway, Ampol and Wagoneer, Goodbye Evinrude. nice work. C $8.99 shipping. I have such find memories as a kid enjoying ALL the flavors of the Five Flavor Roll. My favorite: the original Tropical Fruits roll (coconut, pineapple, mango melon, banana, tangerine) in the wicker-pattern wrapper. I have never liked Watermelon or Green Apple, I don’t understand either why LIME keeps getting replaced. But if I can’t find them I also like the Pepomint. The best part of a Five Flavor roll was crunching your way through the first few until you got to THE GREEN ONE. Kristie B on 9/27/07 at 4:10 pm, Comment by Same great taste. I was wondering why there is no longer tangerine life savers, those were my favorite of all time, you never could find me without them until them weren’t for sale anymore. I’m not opposed to the blackberry, as it was in the WildBerry pack that I liked. From what we read, they are no longer made in the U.S. (for years they were associated with Port Chester, N.Y.) However, bagged and individually wrapped Life Savers are available, as are Gummi Savers. Calories 60 3% DV per serving. My family used to get Lifesavers frequently but ever since it changed I think we got it twice. jenreads on 5/18/07 at 5:10 am, Comment by Butter rum was good too. They were not in great condition, as hard candies often get milky looking after about three years. And since I’m ranting- what is with candies trading out lime (a classic!!) I really liked Lime and Lemon. And of course the original pineapple is a glorious song that I hope will never end, orange is dependable and citrusy and cherry continues to be the epitome of medicinal-tasting candy. Why must they change these wonderful things? But where’s the review of my all time favorite candy Rowntree’s Pastilles, available from yahoo? hoo. I had to comment on this one…I LOVED the tangerine! Aw, Cybele, now you’ve got me waxing all nostalgic…. The Five Flavor LifeSavers are not a compressed dextrose candy, instead they’re a boiled sugar candy. (JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), This article points out that Orange was dropped in ‘03 in favor of Blackberry, Watermelon, Pineapple, Cherry, Raspberry, Orange, http://aafood.stores.yahoo.net/rowfruitpas.html, http://funonmars.blogspot.com/2007/08/mighty-fine-candy-blog.html, Candyology 101 - Episode 35 - Whatchamacallit. Also- whatever happened to Life Saver holes? plus-circle Add Review. While the Pep-O-Mint was going strong, the fruit flavored versions were introduced in 1924 as simple hard candy disks. Nabisco introduced a new cinnamon flavor ("Hot Cin-O-Mon") as a clear fruit drop-type candy. Which seasonal candy selection do you prefer? Gosh I miss that. Keep up with these important national treasures here at BrandlandUSA.com, Christmas Brand Traditions | BrandlandUSA™. In 1935 they became the Five Flavor Roll with Cherry and Pineapple joining the mix. In 1981, Nabisco Brands Inc. acquired Life Savers. And will continue to ... this is just one of those posts. 137 137. First Reed’s, now this! It tasted quite strongly of that artificial cherry that Life Savers and Starburst share. And the ButterMint flavor was like a hard candy version of those little pastel melt-a-way buttermints you get at weddings. Man, I loved the Cinnamon livesavers. http://aafood.stores.yahoo.net/rowfruitpas.html. What's inside. staples of my childhood. Sometime in the '90s they introduced "Fiery Fruits." But there they were, the original Five Flavors: Orange, Lemon, Cherry, Pineapple and Lime. Lifesavers Candy in Bulk Owned by the Wrigley Company, in 1912 the original Pep-o-Mint lifesaver was born by Clarence Crane. I guess what surprised me the most was that when they hit the shelf in stores here, They deserved their own chance to shine. Jessica on 6/01/07 at 10:58 am, Comment by I want to protest and bring the old flavors back, I havent had a good life savers in years, I miss those candies, they were my moms fav, the new ones sux like every other new candie out there. They’ve ruined a classic, for shame! Featuring Pineapple, Piña Colada, Tropical Punch, Banana and Mango Melon flavors . Man, green apple candy is even more overpowering than GRAPE. Once a year I go through a major indulgence and eat about a dozen rolls in a week. did you stack the new ones yourself? haha i noticed the original roll’s stack is superstraight while the new roll’s stack is kind of wobbly. Wrigley’s, who now owns LifeSavers, decided to change up the flavors in the roll because they thought that the old flavors were hurting sales. Nice display item. My favorite flavor of Lifesavors was the Fancy Fruits. No little green strings? The Starburst Candy Corn is going for true Starburst juicy flavor - sweet, fruity and tart. There are even certain fruits and vegetables that can be toxic to lizards. Lots of helpful information here. If you have these trees in your yard, make sure to pick up fruit that will attract coyotes (PDF, 154KB). I had to spit out Blackberry. Thanks for the compliment, even though I photographed very old candy ... Good to know that if I come across any old candy I should send it out to you. While the Pep-O-Mint was going strong, the fruit flavored versions were introduced in 1924 as simple hard candy disks. (This article points out that Orange was dropped in ‘03 in favor of Blackberry, but it appears it was quietly restored ... or maybe that’s the new flavor they’re talking about on the package.) The candy was invented by Clarence Crane, who started selling Peppermint Life Savers in Cleveland around 1913. wrapped in bags and called them ‘Candy Cane’ Life Savers. The original fruit roll was all citrus - Lemon, Lime and Orange. I also loved cinnamon. 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