Mary Jane (candy)

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Mary Jane candies

Mary Jane is an old-fashioned peanut butter- and molasses-flavored taffy-type candy. Originally made in 1914 by the Charles N. Miller Company and later by Stark Candy Company,[1] it was most recently manufactured by Necco.[1] Charles Miller named the candy after his favorite aunt, Mary Jane, and it has featured the same "little girl" illustration on its wrappers since its inception. Necco produced Mary Jane candies in Revere, Massachusetts.[2] It may have been discontinued when Necco shut down in 2018.[3] The candy was featured in Toni Morrison's first novel, The Bluest Eye.[4]

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