10000436142012 was the year Wm. Wrigley Jr. celebrated Life Savers ™️ 💯 th birthday. On the left is a picture of the hundredth anniversary Storybook. And here are several articles about that event, highlighting the history, packaging for the anniversary, and Wrigley's efforts to engage their customers in philanthropy.

Wrigley Life Savers created an interactive timeline; 

Before opening:

The graphics are memory hogs, so be aware that the site may open slowly. It is also interactive.


Note: If that archive ever stops working, please let me know. We have static images of the whole timeline.

Chattanooga (TN) Times Free Press - then, as now, they produced Life Savers' mint flavors, made of "pressed dextrose."


Candy Industry magazine -


CSP Daily News -


Vanity Fair wrote a snarky 💯th birthday article, indicating that Life Savers were "quietly tolerated," "always a welcome addition to large stashes of much better candies," and that Gummi Savers were "vile." 



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