Pitch perfect: candy

As part of our ongoing series of collections of old advertising slogans, culled from a 1949 book called American Slogans, we today share a list of slogans that were utilized by companies that manufactured and marketed candy (confectionery, sweets, etc.):

After every meal (Wrigley’s gum).
Aids digestion (Beechnut gum).
All you can eat for a nickel (Baby Ruth), Curtis Candy Co., New York.
All you want for a nickel (Curtis Candy Co.), Chicago.
Always refreshing (Beechnut gum).
America’s finest chocolates (Miss Saylor’s Chocolates), Alameda, Calif.
America’s finest confection (Brown & Healey), Tacoma.
America’s finest confection (Almond Roca).
An agreeable chewing digestant (Bi-Car Gum Co.), New York.
An American institution since 1840 (Park & Tilford Candy).
Appreciated chocolates, The (Johnston’s).
Approved gift, The (Walter M. Lowney Co.).
As sweet as love songs (butter scotch), Kerr Bros., Brooklyn, N.Y.

Be Chic-Chew Chicks (American Chewing products).
Be Chic-Chew Chicks (American Chewing Products Corp.), Newark, N.J.
Best nickel candy there iz-z-z (Whiz). Paul F. Beich, Bloomington, Ill.
Be sweeticular (Imperial Candy Co.). Seattle.
Breathless sensation, A (Pioneer mints), Strong,Cobb & Co., Cleveland.
Butter in Bamby makes it better, The (Cushman’s Sons, Inc.), New York.
Buy Baby Ruth by the box (Curtis Candy Co.).

Candies of character (Wallace & Co.).
Candies of distinctive quality (Tiffin Products, Inc.).
Candy aristocrats (Block Candy Co.).
Candy delicacy, A (J.H. Slingerland), Bellwood, Ill.
Candy has energy and taste (Rebbor Candies), Dreddin, Ark.
Candy makers to the American nation (Curtis Candy Co.).
Candy mint with the hole, The (Life-Savers), Mint Products Co.
Candy of good taste, The (MacDonald’s Candy Shops, Inc.), Pittsburgh.
Candy of the South, The (Nunnally Co.).
Candy with a hole, The (Wint-o-Green).
Candy with a smile, The (Candy Butcher Shops, Inc.), Buffalo, N.Y.
Chewing Digestant, The (Bi-Car Gum, Inc.), New York.
Chocolate of excellence, The (Page & Shaw, Ltd.), London, England.
Chocolates with the wonderful centres, The (Liggett’s Chocolates).
Confection of the fairies, The (Liberty Orchards Co.). Cashmere, Wisc.
Confection that wins affections (Punke), LaCrosse, Wisc.
Cut to fit the mouth (Salt water taffy). James Bros.

Dear to your heart but not to your purse (Candy mint), Strong, Cobb & Co.
Delicious health confection, A (Post’s bran chocolates), Postum Cereal Co.
Deliciously good candies (Southern Candy Co.).

Eat candy for energy (Nat. Confectioners’ Assn.), St. Louis.
Eat more Jolly Time pop corn (American Pop Corn Co.), Sioux City, Iowa.
Everybody’s chewing it (gum). Val, Blatz Brewing Co., Milwaukee.
Every piece a sweet surprise (Milady Chocolates), American Candy Co.
Exclusive makes of the original old-fashioned molasses candy in delightful modern flavors (Bishop Candy Co., Inc.), Lynbrook, N.Y.
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