Food of the Seventies, Cherry Hump-Candy Bar

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Cherry Hump Candy Bar- It would come in the package like mounds or almond joy. A Big Chocolate covered Cherry candy Bar! Loved it!
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Joe Baker - May 20, 2007 - Report this comment
Heaven on Earth!
JOYCE SANDOVAL - September 05, 2008 - Report this comment
WOULD BUY THEM BY THE BOX! COULD ONLY FIND THEM IN THE WINTER #*#@#^#&#!!! WOULD GLADLY BUY AGAIN.
Gerald - November 07, 2008 - Report this comment
The very best choc covered cherry on earth. Would get home equity loan to buy them-if avail.
Randy - August 20, 2009 - Report this comment
My all-time favorite candy. Period! I'd pay $20 for one today in a heartbeat!
Linda - February 15, 2010 - Report this comment
I am one of 8 children. My parents owned a small grocery store( back in the late 1960's) as I grew up. One of our favorite candy bars was Cherry Hump. Better than any chocolate covered cherry made today. All that is left behind today is the sweet memories.
Debbie - March 05, 2010 - Report this comment
The BEST candy bar ever. They had them at the local Pure gasoline station. I always got one after Sunday school. I, too, would pay $20.00 for one now!
Gail - March 26, 2010 - Report this comment
Oh,those succulent candy bars. The trips to Mr. H.'s store to buy them.No other cherry candy can compare.
Larry - April 11, 2010 - Report this comment
I, too, loved them. Who made them, and how do we get them to produce them again? Let's start a movement! Bring back Cherry Humps!!!
Jeanie - April 29, 2010 - Report this comment
Cherry Hump was such a special treat...I can remember them costing 5 cents per candy bar, had two humps which were where the cherries were stored...and so very yummy!
John - June 06, 2010 - Report this comment
Without a doubt, the best chocolate covered cherries. Little bar with 2 humps. Does anyone know what company made them??
Tammy - August 21, 2010 - Report this comment
Cherry Hump -- BEST EVER! I, too, would pay $20 for one now. Our local drugstore carried them, and I couldn't wait until after school so I could run to the drugstore and get one for eating on my way home. Oh, how I miss them.
Gail - November 07, 2010 - Report this comment
Oh,I drool thinking of that candy bar.Does anyone remember the co. that made them? What I would give for one now!
Shelly - November 26, 2010 - Report this comment
I also loved cherry hump candy bars.They were made by Brach's candy co.They also made villa chocolate covered cherries,both have been discontinued.Lets all e-mail Brach's customer service.Happy Holidays
Rick - February 03, 2011 - Report this comment
My folks owned a smalltown theater in the mid sixties. I ate more of these things than I can count. The BEST sweet treat, hands down!
Lattemoon - February 15, 2011 - Report this comment
I could cry, I'm so happy to find someone else who remembers Cherry Humps. I was beginning to think I imagined them. No one else I know remembers them. I worked in my grandfather's little store in the 60s and loved, loved, loved these. Please find me one.
Celeste - May 14, 2011 - Report this comment
Schuler Candy Company of Winona, Minnesota made the Cherry Humps candy bars. They sold to the Brock Candy Company in 1971 who discontinued the bars in 1987.
Debbie - November 15, 2011 - Report this comment
The best candy bar and better than any covered cherries on the market now. I would buy them for sure . I do not buy any of the chocolate covered cherries on the market. I have been trying to find the CHERRY HUMPS. tO ME THE HOLIDAYS ARE NOT THE SAME WITHOUT THE THEM.
Mamaw - December 13, 2011 - Report this comment
Nit Christmas without them. Our family of seven,mom,dad, us 5 girls lived across the street from a little mom and pop's grocery store. We could not wait for the Cherry Hump candy bars to reach the shelves. I could eat a box by myself. This is truly a tradition that is missed by so many. Would love to taste one just one more time.
Rich B - December 22, 2011 - Report this comment
My parents lived next to a neighbor that worked for Shulers and she would bring boxes of rejects home that I would OD on
Rich B - December 22, 2011 - Report this comment
Here is a link to a picture of the Cherry Hump wrapper http://www.flickr.com/photos/highsteelheels/508522547/
Janet - February 02, 2012 - Report this comment
It was my favorite candy bar when I was in college. I was talking about it today, and no one had heard of it before. My mouth is watering just thinking about it. You all are right--they don't make them like that anymore!
kathy - May 12, 2012 - Report this comment
Cherry Humps, what can I say??? The best candy bar ever made. Have never found a candy bar equal to it. If a company would start making the original ones again they would make a small fortune. Cause I do believe most of us would clean the shelves. Please bring them back!!!!!
sam - June 14, 2012 - Report this comment
I used to go to the roller skating rink they always were on sale for 10 cents a bar,So please bring the oringinals back,Oh yes the name is just right'
Kathryn - July 09, 2012 - Report this comment
I loved these! Movie theaters and skating rinks had them, and the grocery store across the street from the church had them; I'd buy one each Wednesday on my walk from school to Catechism class.
Roger Strout - July 23, 2012 - Report this comment
When I was just a small child, my mother would send me to the corner market to buy some for her. Back then, candy bars were six for a quarter.
Ruth Ann - August 01, 2012 - Report this comment
When I was in the 4th grade we could buy candy snacks in the afternoon. An 8th grader would come around with a box of different snacks. Nothing was as good as the cherry hump, Tom's brand. I have never tasted another chocolate covered cherry like it in my life and I am 59 years old. I would buy a case if they were available.
Gail - August 05, 2012 - Report this comment
Without a doubt,the best candy ever made! I heard they were discontinued because they melted during shipping.It's been close to 50 years since I've eaten one,but I still dream about them.
Karl - August 19, 2012 - Report this comment
Our local funeral director loved the Cherry Hump. I would love to find them for a gift to Arvie.
Jackie - September 04, 2012 - Report this comment
Cherry humps were the best, so good it was like being hooked on a drug. I cry when I think about how the best thing was taken away from all of us.
Peggy - September 27, 2012 - Report this comment
I can remember going to the store and gently shaking the package to be sure it was not melted or else all the good part would be gone. These were the best candy bars ever and I was truly hooked on them. I could not wait to get them and would give anything to be able to get another one now. I can still remember how they tasted. They were the best ever. I'm sorry for anyone that did not have the opportunity to try one.
Steve - September 30, 2012 - Report this comment
If they would just make them again,I would be willing to put up with the melting.lol.
Micheal - November 05, 2012 - Report this comment
Eddie's 5th Avenue Grocery in Belle Fourche, South Dakota sold me a dime's worth of candy every week. My mom had plenty of time to shop while I sat down on the floor in front of the candy rack, scratching my head under my cowboy hat and trying to decide if I was going to buy 20 whole pieces of 2-for-a-penny candy or one Cherry Hump. Quality versus quantity is a hard one for a 5 year old. I wish I could make that choice now.
Bonnie - November 30, 2012 - Report this comment
I would go to the movies on Saturday afternoon when I was a child and either got a Cherry Hump candy (this seems to be different from most I have seen described online as it was a mound of chocolate, about 2 inches wide and about that tall,and inside was a single cherry with a liquid center surrounding it. I can still see the pink package with the picture of the cherry on it.
Ina Griffie - December 01, 2012 - Report this comment
The best candy bar ever made...
G. Evans - December 16, 2012 - Report this comment
Cherry Humps best CC cherry bar none. Last place I purchased was small store in Hampton, Ga. about 30 years ago.
Debby - April 27, 2013 - Report this comment
I have never talked to anyone that remembers the Cherry Hump candy bar. It was my favorite candy when we went to the corner store. It was so good and have never had anything like it.
Keith - August 27, 2013 - Report this comment
Somebody here needs to buy a candy factory and start making these things again!
Jason - September 01, 2013 - Report this comment
I also enjoyed cherry hump candy bars from a small town grocery store in Upton Ky. But that was back in the mid 70's to the mid 80's. I sure am glad someone else remembers how great they were. They came in a blue and white wax paper wrapping with waxed cardboard under the candy. Sure do wish I could have one at this very minute!!
Jimy - October 27, 2013 - Report this comment
google: cherry hump candy bars...you should see a link to Made in Winona The history of Winona's most famous candy. You can see a picture of a box full of Cherry Humps!
Danno - May 21, 2014 - Report this comment
Cherry Humps were made by Schuler candy of Winona Minnesota from 1913 until they went out of business in 1987. At their peak Cherry Humps was the 16th best selling candy bar in America. I loved them dearly, along with Valo-milk marshmallow cups and Boyer peanut butter smoothies...
Bonnie - May 26, 2014 - Report this comment
When I was a small girl, many years ago, I went to the movies every Saturday afternoon. I had to make a choice between the Cherry Mash and the Cherry Hump (the one in the pink wrapper, with a picture of a single cherry, chocolate outside with a single cherry and liquid inside. I find the Cherry Mash candy at Hobby Lobby craft stores now but has been many years since I have enjoyed or seen a Cherry Hump.
al - December 04, 2014 - Report this comment
Neighbor was hired at factory in Winona,MN to help with cleanup ( and haul CASES that were wet to dump) after sprinkler system flooded the storage room...( the whole neighborhood got a GIFT of a case on their doorstep)( damp box- but candy wrapped in plastic wrapper)

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