Good N' Plenty - Licorice Candy from Harpers Ferry's Historic Candy Shop - True Treats Historic Candy

Good N’ Plenty Licorice, Nation’s Oldest Candy Brand


The classic Good & Plenty is the nation’s oldest brand, first made in 1893. No wonder it has stood the test of time: it’s the perfect licorice confection. Comes in a 4 oz heat-sealed bag with the history on the label.

A Bit of History

Created in 1893 in Pennsylvania, this candy is the oldest brand in the U.S. Choo-Choo Charlie may be one reason: the ad was created in 1950 with a jingle based on the Ballad of Casey Jones, a real life railroad engineer. As for Charlie: he was based on a football player the company owner knew in college.

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