Jolly Ranchers Were Invented Along This Old, Charming Street In Colorado From The 1850s

When it comes to a candy that is adored by children and adults alike, there is nothing quite like the Jolly Rancher, which comes complete with juicy fruit flavors that seem to last forever. While you can probably name most flavors by heart, you may be surprised to learn that this iconic treat was actually invented right here in Colorado:

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