11 Best Candies from the 1960s

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8) Starburst Fruit Chews

They were introduced in 1960 by The Mars Corporation in the UK where Starburst were originally known as Opal Fruits. They are a soft toffee like candy manufactured by The Wrigley Company, a subsidiary of Mars, Incorporated. Starburst made it to the States in 1967 and has had many different varieties over the years which include some truly unique flavors. Cherry Splash, Blue Raspberry Rush Kiwi, Banana, Plum, Blueberry, Passion Fruit, Blackberry, Raspberry, Strawberry-Banana, Mango, Melon, Tropical Punch, Mixed Berries & Cream, Peaches & Cream, Orange Cream, and Strawberry & Cream. Europe and the United States also has the “Sour” assortment, which includes Apple, Cherry, Pineapple and Raspberry, as well as Strawberry Mix, to name a few. A favorite of movie goers, they’re quiet to open and quiet to eat.

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