Retro candy by decade

Buy Candy Online - List of Retro Candy Through the Decades



At Candy Crate, we have all of the retro candy you can imagine! Even better, when you want to buy candy online, we make the process as quick, easy and fun as ever by sorting out our nostalgic candy brands and items by decade.

Now, you can instantly find all of your childhood favorites. Plus, you can buy old school candy by the decade in gift boxes and assortments. Whether you want to share these retro candy classics with the next generation, give them as a fun gift for a family member or relative, or simply enjoy them all on your own, our nostalgic candy by decade is the best way to indulge!

Below, you can get started shopping from our nostalgic candy selection, and you can also find a list of the top old school candy choices from each decade.

1940’s Retro Candy List: BB Bats, Bit O’ Honey, Bonomo's Turkish Taffy, Bubble Gum Cigars, Canada Mints, C Howard Violet Gum, Candy Buttons, Candy Cigarettes, Charms Squares, Chuckles, Coconut Bars, Jujubes, Kits Taffy, Long Boys, Pearson’s Salted Nut Roll, Red Hots, Smith Brothers Licorice, Snaps, Sugar Daddy Pops, Teaberry Gum, Black Taffy, Bulls Eye’s Caramel Creams, Chick O Stick Nuggets, Necco Assorted Wafters, Root Beer Barrels, Slo Pokes & Walnettos.

1950’s Retro Candy List: Boston Baked Beans, Canada Mints, C Howard Violet Gum, Candy Cigarettes, Charms Sweet & Sour Pops, Chuckles, Cinnamon Toothpicks, Coconut Bars, Gold Mine Gum, Hot Tamales, Jujyfruits, Kits Taffy, Licorice Pipes, Long Boys, Mike & Ikes, Pearson’s Salted Nut Roll, Slap Stix, Snaps, Sugar Daddy Pops, Teaberry Gum, Wax Lips, Bit O Honey, Bullseye’s Caramel Creams, Chick O Sticks, Neccos, Root Beer Barrels, Salt Water Taffy & Walnettos.

1960’s Retro Candy List: Abba Zaba Minis, BB Bats, Big Hunk Minis, Boston Baked Beans, Canada Mints, Candy Buttons, Candy Cigarettes, Charms Assorted Squares, Charms Sweet & Sour Pops, Cherry Heads, Cinnamon Toothpicks, Coconut Bars, Fizzies, Gold Mine Gum, Good & Plenty, Jujubes, Licorice Pipes, Mike & Ike, Red Hots, Sugar Daddy Pops, Sweetarts, Teaberry Gum, Wax Lips, Atomic Fireballs, Candy Necklace, Jawbreakers, Lemonheads, Necco Wafers, Now & Laters & Walnettos.

1970’s Retro Candy List: Abba Zaba Minis, Apple Heads, Boston Baked Beans, Bubble Gum Cigarettes, Bubble Gum Cigars, Candy Cigarettes, Charms Sweet & Sour Pops, Cherry Heads, Fizzies, Freshen Up Gum, Giant Smarties, Hot Tamales, Jolly Rancher Sticks, Laffy Taffy, Licorice Pipes, Pixy Sticks, Pop Rocks, Razzles, Sugar Daddy Pops, Sweetarts, Wax Lips, Zotz, Atomic Fireballs, Candy Necklace, Jaw Breakers, Lemonheads, Necco Assorted Wafers & Now & Laters.

1980’s Retro Candy List: Apple Heads, Bottle Caps, Bubble Gum Cigarettes, Candy Cigarettes, Charms Blow Pops, Fruit Stripe Gum, Fun Dip, Gobstoppers, Grape Heads, Jolly Rancher Sticks, Mike & Ikes, Nerds, Pixy Stix, Pop Rocks, Runts, Saf-T-Pops, Slap Stix, Sweetarts, Wax Fangs, Zotz, Atomic Fireballs, Candy Necklaces, Dubble Bubble, Bit O Honey, Jawbreakers, Lemonheads & Now & Laters.

1990’s Retro Candy List: Airheads, Apple Heads, Blow Pops, Bottle Pops, Caramel Apple Pops, Cow Tales, Fun Dip, Giant Smarties, Mega Double Lollies, Nerds, Pop Rocks, Push Pops, Ring Pops, Shock Tarts Roll, Sour Patch Kids, Sour Punch Twists, Sweetarts Roll, Atomic Fireballs, Candy Necklace, Cry Baby Gum, Jolly Rancher Pieces, Lemonheads & Now and Laters.

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List of Classic Candy Through the Decades