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Thursday, October 30, 2008

Can Anyone Find a Zagnut?


Ever since Buck's Red Fox closed it has been nigh on impossible to find a Zagnut bar at the grocery or candy store. I recently needed one of the coconut/peanut butter concoctions to stock up on some sweets, but nothing, literally nothing in the Zagnut line at the Jewel.

Now if you recall, there was a shortage of "Old Coke" when Coca Cola changed recipes in the 1980's but Buck's held out, and still had Old Coke when it was selling at a premium elsewhere. Charitably, Buck Johnson sold it at list price, and will always be regarded for his goodwill in sweet sales.

But Zagnuts? Where to get them? Candy machine at the bus station? NAPA in Clinton? Gaslight Square?

11 comments:

ATD said...

This is too easy, Cousin. Zagnut is a Hershey's product. You can purchase a 24 count box of Zagnut Candy Bars for $17.97 at buywholesalecandy.com

Anonymous said...

Waht was the bubble gum that was shaped liked a ruler?

Anonymous said...

You might also try Candy.com I've gotten Zagnut bars from them and they also have other exotic candies available.

EEP said...

Buck used to sell "exotic" magazines, too. Anyone know where I can get exotic magazines these days?

North Of Wapella said...

Maybe try buywholesaleexoticmagazines.com

Anonymous said...

Was big daddy bubble gum round or flat?

The flat one was better.

Anonymous said...

Was the flat one called Bub's Daddies?

Or,
Maybe Big Buddy Bubble gum?

Anonymous said...

Wasn't the flat one Bazooka? The spokesperson was Bazooka Joe. One of his friends was an old TX look-alike. Can you name the character and his real life alter ego?

From the beach,

AWM

jmk said...

As far as Bucks Red Fox goes...I'll have that pizza by the slice at lunch BEFORE campus was closed down, or a cherry coke and nice game of Tron.

jen1991 said...

I think EEP was caught a time or five checking out the exotic mags.

Anonymous said...

Here's another link where you can buy the Zagnut bars from -"www.oldtimecandy.com/zagnut.htm"

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