The earliest rocks in the solar system, from which the terrestrial planets were born, were more like candy floss than hard rock, according to a new analysis carried out by a team including researchers in the UK and Australia. This is the first geological evidence to support the idea that the first solid material in … Continue reading Earth grew from ‘candy floss’ rocks
Candy is dandy, but chocolate wine really seems to get taste buds in an uproar. “The reaction has been amazing,” says Don Opici, whose family-run company, Opici Wines, recently introduced Cocoa di Vine. Never heard of chocolate wine? Chances are you will. More vintners are amping up the decadence decibels with blends of wine infused … Continue reading Like chocolate? Like wine? You’re in luck
The Hershey Company says it is raising wholesale prices by 9.7% on most of its candy products. The maker of Reese’s, Kit Kat, Hershey’s Kisses and Twizzlers cited increased costs for raw materials, fuel, utilities and transportation. It was not clear whether customers would see the price changes before Easter, a big season for chocolate … Continue reading Hershey’s raises prices nearly 10% on candy products
The mugs, plates, key chains, ashtrays … and now the PEZ dispensers. Just when images of Prince William and Kate Middleton seem to have graced every imaginable memorabilia under the Union Jack, there comes one more. A pair, actually. The Austrian candy maker PEZ, also known for its collectible dispensers, has produced a pair of … Continue reading William, Kate candy dispensers to be auctioned for charity: sweet manufacturer
Geelong Football Club star Andrew Mackie was married to the stunning Georgia Clark in a beautiful ceremony that then advanced to the River Room at Crown Casino where they found a beautiful wedding candy buffet to greet them (as well as 150 close friends and family). The candy buffet focussed on whites and creams to … Continue reading Andrew Mackie Enjoys Candy Buffet At Wedding
At The Candy Buffet Company, we’re all about inclusion – gathering guests together to share memories over sweet goodness is as good as it gets. So, after months of preparation, we are proud (and honoured) to announce that The Candy Buffet Company is now Kosher certified. As many of you would know, the Jewish community … Continue reading Kosher Candy Buffet For All To Enjoy!
Kate Middleton’s feeling apprehensive about her wedding to Prince William on 29 April and stress is giving her the munchies. The princess-to-be has been popping sugary sweets. ‘Kate loves Haribo Starmix, they’re her favourites, and Tangfastics,’ Kate’s local shopkeeper Hash Shingadia reveals. Hash and wife Chan, who run a store in Bucklebury, Berks, will be … Continue reading Kate Middleton calms nerves with candy before her wedding to Prince William
By LESLIE JOSEPHS March 17, 2011 8:05 a.m. ET NEW YORK—U.S. baked-goods and candy manufacturers pinched by rising sugar prices are pressuring the government to increase imports of the sweetener. The U.S. needs to import sugar every year, but the Department of Agriculture operates a limit for low-tariff or duty-free imported sugar to protect domestic … Continue reading US Bakers, Candy Makers Seek More Sugar Imports
She teaches yoga at the Nashville Ballet. She’s an assistant to musician Buddy Miller. She’s a silk artist, a single mother, and she makes marshmallows — fancy, homemade square pillows of sweetness. Half dipped in chocolate, her flavors include espresso praline, chocolate chili, toasted coconut, espresso chocolate and rose cardamom. You might have spotted her … Continue reading She makes candy for grownups
Baltimore’s Goetze’s Candy is making a nutritional claim it cannot back up, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration charged in a March 4 warning letter to the company. Those delectable Goetz’s Caramel Cream Double Chocolates in the 9-ounce package should not make the claim on the label that they are “Fortified With Calcium,” FDA said. … Continue reading No, You Can’t Claim Candy is Good For You!
Local candy makers are at the height of the Easter season, with chocolate bunnies & chicks in full production. However, the cost of making the sweet treats is up this year, thanks to recent spikes in the price of ingredients like cocoa and sugar. “Some of it is due to natural economic progression, but a … Continue reading Easter candy costs more to make this year
You’ve probably noticed your Facebook friends posting declarations that they’re giving up treats like chocolate and gum for Lent. It’s a common sacrifice, but not one big enough to put a dent in candy sales. In fact, they go up — consumers spend about half a billion dollars on candy this time of year. “Lent … Continue reading Candy Sales Take a Hit During Lent?
Susan Boyle Gives Up Candy for Lent For Charity – The ‘I Dreamed A Dream’ hit-maker is taking part in the Christian tradition of Lent, which sees followers cut out a favourite food or activity in the run-up to Easter. And Boyle will be putting her sacrifice to good use by collecting the savings she … Continue reading Susan Boyle Gives Up Candy For Charity