Why did they stop making the Butternut candy bar?
Zagnut Bars Originally made by the D. L. Clark Company in 1930, today the Zagnut candy bar is still alive and well, thanks to the Hershey Company. The “nut” in this confection’s name comes from a few sources, both a coconut coating a peanut butter filling.
No other candy is quite the same, but the blogger Look What Mom Found made their own recipe for Squirrel Nut-Zippers that might be as good as the original. During the “golden age” of candy bars (1920s and ’30s), regional candy producers around the country experimented with various ingredients and marketing strategies.
Marathon Bar – In 1981, after an 8-year run, the braided caramel 8″ candy bar was retired. It remains one of the most requested discontinued candy bars of all time. Learn more! Marpo Marshmallow “Yum Yum” Ice Cream Cones – Runk Candy Company went out of business in 2020, but the brand was reintroduced in 2021 when Snacc purchased the brand.
Butternut was a candy bar since 1916. It was originally made and produced by Hollywoodcandy co. Later it was owned and produced by Leaf candy Co. eventually Leaf was swallowed up by the giant candy killer Hersheys. Hersheys only produced two leaf products payday and zero and left the pothers to sit on the bug candy shelf in the sky.
A Baby Ruth® candy bar made by Nestlé is made of peanuts, caramel, and chocolate-flavored nougat covered in milk chocolate. A Chocolate Covered PayDay® bar is made of peanuts, caramel, and peanut-flavored nougat which is then covered in chocolate.
Chocolatey PayDay Chocolatey PayDays contain salted peanuts and caramel and is coated in chocolate candy (not milk chocolate).
The 1800s. 1847 Joseph Fry invents the first “modern” candy bar in England by mixed cacao butter, cocoa, and sugar into a paste and placing it in a mold.
3 Musketeers bar
A 3 Musketeers bar is no friend to your health, as it claims the No. 1 spot as the worst candy bar. Although it is slightly lower in calories than a few other contenders on this list, a full-sized 3 Musketeers bar comes in on top as the unhealthiest candy bar thanks to the whopping 36 grams of sugar in one serving.
The Chocolate Cream bar created by Joseph Fry in 1866 is the oldest candy bar in the world. Although Fry was the first to start pressing chocolate into bar molds in 1847, the Chocolate Cream was the first mass-produced and widely available candy bar.
Do you? Hersheys bought the rights from Hollywood when this candy was discontinued. I contacted them and was told they have no plans to continue the Butternut. 3 of 8 found this helpful.