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Answered 2012-09-18 20:13:18

Originally barley sugar drops were sold in pharmacies. They were proven to help with travel sickness. Hence the term "travel sweets." Obviously, sugar drops have changed a lot over the years--now just a candy instead of a medicine--but the name stuck.

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