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How to Find & Get Rare Candy

Candy cigarettes and Circus Peanuts aren't the only retro candies out there. Find all of your old-fashioned favorites and satisfy that sweet tooth.


  • Step 1: Write a list Write a list of the candies you are looking for so you don't forget one of your childhood favorites.
  • Step 2: Search the internet Search the internet for sites that specialize in retro and rare candy. There are several companies that specialize in finding old-time favorites.
  • Step 3: Visit a candy shop Visit retro-themed candy shops. You can find information about shops in your area on the internet or through friends.
  • TIP: Call before going if you don't want to browse the shop's selection to find what you want.
  • Step 4: Research the manufacturer Find out the name of the company that manufacturers the candy you're looking for and get their contact information.
  • Step 5: Call the manufacturer Call the manufacturer directly. They may be able to supply you with a list of retailers that carry what you want, or you may be able to order directly from them.
  • Step 6: Make an order Order your sugary treats and get ready to chow down on the snacks that bring back so many happy feelings from your childhood.
  • FACT: Necco Wafers, which are hard, disk-shaped confections, were carried into battle by Civil War soldiers.

You Will Need

  • List of candies
  • Internet access
  • Telephone

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