Dave Plier

Chicago’s Sweet Candy History

Historian Leslie Goddard joins Dave to talk about Chicago’s rich history in the candy business with some of your favorites that are made here or long ago in the Windy City including Baby Ruth, Tootsie Rolls, Brachs, Lemonheads, Chuckles, Fanny May and Frangos. ¬†What’s your favorite candy from when you were a kid?

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Vintage Baby Ruth advertisement. (Courtesy of Dave Plier.)

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