Life Savers have holes in them because the inventor, Clarence Crane, wanted to create a unique candy. Crane named his candy Life Savers, because its shape reminded him of miniaturized life preservers.Know More
Crane, a chocolate maker, wanted to create a candy that wouldn't melt in the summer. In 1912, he created a mint with a hole punched through the middle in order to stand out from other mints of the time. Because of their shape, he named the candy Life Savers, and it was originally released in Pep-O-Mint flavor.
In 1918, the Wint-O-Green flavor arrived. In 1935, five new flavors, including lemon, lime, orange, pineapple and cherry, came in a tin foil pack. By 1990, there were also Life Savers pops and Life Savers holes. Life Savers gummies appeared in 1992 in various flavors. In 2001, Life Savers sours were introduced.Learn more about Food Facts
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If canned food has already been opened, it should be consumed within two days if it is stored in the refrigerator. Unopened cans can be stored in the fridge for longer periods, but not so long that rust forms on the can.Full Answer >
As of Oct. 2014, Creme Savers are still available for purchase from many retailers, both online and in physical stores. The flavors available are strawberries and creme, raspberries and creme, and orange and creme. The strawberries-and-creme flavor is the only one offered in both a peg and lay down bag.Full Answer >