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Help bring back the "Ben Hur" novelty candy !!

370 Signatures Goal: 250

Many folks have been searching for a mint like candy that has since been discontinued. I know it from Pennsylvania, we called them sim-sims. These are not the licorice flavored mint shaped melts, nor are the the small flat breath mint in the foil package. These are unique. They were sold loose, in bulk lots.Sometimes they were still connected together. You could go into a penny candy store and get a pennies worth, or a nickels worth, whatever. They melted in your mouth and were about 1/2 inch square. They left your tongue a green/black color. There are numerous candy sites that have discussions about this elusive candy. Do a Google search for "Ben Hur Candy" and you may stumble upon one. If enough signatures are gathered, I will forward this info to the last known Company who owns the recipe. Perhaps we can convince them there is a market for these, and they will start producing them again.

  • Lynn
    Lynn United States, Buffalo
    Jan 18, 2017
    Jan 18, 2017
    Really want the Ben her candy brought back, both purple and grey ones.
  • Chris Pierog
    Chris Pierog United States, Emmaus
    Jan 07, 2017
    Jan 07, 2017
    Had I known these awesome Ben Hurs were destined to disappear,I would have stocked up.Im from the Lehigh valley area and purchased mine at Josh Early in Allentown PA. Please let me know if they ever become available.The folks at Josh Early told me the candy was locally manufactured in Philly PA.
  • Greg Lynch
    Greg Lynch United States, Scranton
    Nov 29, 2016
    Nov 29, 2016
    Bring them back please!!!!!
  • Betsy
    Betsy United States, Niagara Falls
    Nov 23, 2016
    Nov 23, 2016
    Loved them. Would buy them again if available in a heartbeat!
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