Chicago’s sweet candy history: Baby Ruth, Tootsie Rolls, Lemonheads, Frangos

Dave Plier

FILE – In this Sept. 9, 2006, file photo, a box of Marshall Field’s Frango mints sits on display as customers line up to buy them at the Macy’s State Street store in Chicago. (AP Photo/Brian Kersey, File)

Historian Leslie Goddard joins WGN Radio’s Dave Plier to talk about Chicago’s rich history in the candy business with some of your favorites made here now 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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