Food of the Seventies, Archie's Taffy Candy

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It was a taffy candy that came in a big stick, similar to Laffy Taffy now, I think only vanila, chocolate and strawberry, it had the Archie chracters from the comics on it.
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joe - June 25, 2007 - Report this comment
do they even make archie taffy any more?
shane - March 25, 2008 - Report this comment
Not sure but I do know they had Grap too, we had it as kids after all the peewee games. Where can I find this taffy now?
Simon Templar - July 16, 2009 - Report this comment
I'm pretty sure that Archie's Taffy was actually Tangy Taffy with an Archie's tie-in. Tangy Taffy is still available!
Mary - January 09, 2013 - Report this comment
Where is Tangy Taffy!!!???? I cant find it anywhere! Laffy Taffy is NOT the same!
Rob Lambert - June 26, 2015 - Report this comment
To Mary from 2013: Here's the scoop on Archies Tangy Taffy. This was a really obscure product, probably not sold nationally. A small confection company from St. Louis named Sunline manufactured this taffy, with license from Archie Comics. I found a few images of display boxes and wrappers, with copyright dates of 1970. The vanilla taffy featured Veronica. The Grape, Jughead. The banana, Betty, and Archie on cherry. Don't know if Reggie was on one. These likely were only available around 1970 or '71. Sunline had the money to buy the Archie license, but not enough to promote and advertise in Archie comic books. During that time frame, the only sweet treats in comic book ads were PopSicle and Holloway candies (Black Cow).

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