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Freeze Dried Candy

Posted by Allyson Shenkman on Jul 15th 2022

Freeze Dried Candy
Over the past few years, one of the biggest candy trends has been FREEZE DRIED candy! That’s right, freeze drying isn’t just limited to meat and fruit now, but also CANDY! Looks like astronauts can even have their fill of sweet treats! Social media has taken this invention and has run with it. All over TikTok, YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, and even Pinterest are thousands of photos and videos featuring freeze dried candy. Even with all that, the...
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Wax Bottles Candy

Posted by Allyson Shenkman on Oct 21st 2019

Wax Bottles Candy
Remember when you were a kid and you had those cool little wax bottles with juice in them? Of course you do! And did you know that you can still get them? Bet ya' didn't! Well, they've been around for a while and they are still as much fun as they were back then. Read to find out more about this classic chewy candy treat!Retro Wax Candy"Wax bottles" and "wax pipes" are the more common names that refer to what The American Candy Companyoffici...
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The History of Salt Water Taffy

Posted by Allyson Shenkman on Oct 16th 2019

The History of Salt Water Taffy
Most everyone loves salt water taffy, a classic chewy, sweet treat that makes everybody smile. But did you ever wonder when and how this iconic candy was first made? We know we have, and that's why we're here to bring you the sugary sweet history of Salt Water Taffy!Salt Water Taffy is a variety of soft taffy originally produced and marketed in Atlantic City, New Jersey, beginning in the late 19th century. The most popular explanation of the name...
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Pop Rocks Candy – Still Popping Up Everywhere!

Posted by Allyson Shenkman on Oct 8th 2019

Pop Rocks Candy – Still Popping Up Everywhere!
Hard to believe it, but are still some people out there that are afraid to eat Pop Rocks candy or will never eat them with a serving of Coca Cola. If you are one of those people, then fear not, we wrote this article especially for you. Years after the rumors have gone, the classic retro candy treat lives on. Pop Rocks, the carbonated popping candy, was accidentally invented by chemist William A. Mitchell while working for the General Foods Corpor...
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Candy and Culture: The Modern History of Your Favorite Sweets

Posted by Allyson Shenkman on Sep 10th 2019

Candy and Culture: The Modern History of Your Favorite Sweets
Updated June 15, 2022Throughout the decades, candy has been a staple in American pop culture and has been an essential part of American life. Brands are instantly recognizable by even the youngest of generations, even though some have been around for half a century before them. We are going to take you on a ride through each decade's favorite candies and how they fit with the pop culture of the time. So sit back, relax, and experience the roller...
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