Baby Ruth Candy BarThursday, November 1st, 2007 by Jon Prince
Introduced in 1920 , the Baby Ruth candy bar has fueled one of the great candy mysteries with speculation as to where it got it’s name
Some say it was the great baseball slugger, while other’s claim it was President Grover Cleveland’s daughter.
Here’s another piece of candy trivia:
The fabled Baby Ruth and Butterfinger candy bar were originally made by the now defunct Curtis Candy Company
The company president, Otto Schnering, used a unique, albeit dangerous, marketing ploy of dropping these candy bars out of planes over major cities
The candy is no longer manufactured by the Curtis Candy Company and distribution is, more often than not, by truck but they remain one of America’s favorites candy bars